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Jeff Garlin Biography

Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Actor, comedian, producer, director, writer

Fast Facts

  • Made his debut as a stand-up comedian at the Comic Strip in Ft
  • Lauderdale at the age of 20
  • Was a member of Chicago's famed Second City comedy troupe
  • Lived with Conan O'Brien in the '80s in an apartment adjacent to Chicago's Wrigley Field
  • Released a memoir, My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World, in 2010, that documents his journey to lessen his carbon footprint, which was inspired by his work in WALL-E (2008)
  • Suffered a stroke at the age of 37 and also suffers from Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and Attention Deficit Disorder

Awards

  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Michael Garlin -- Brother
  • Gene Garlin -- Father
  • Carole Garlin -- Mother
  • Duke Garlin -- Son
  • James Garlin -- Son