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Marc Maron Biography

Birth Name:
Marcus David Maron
Birth Place:
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Actor, comedian, podcaster

Fast Facts

  • Started his comedy career in Boston in the mid-1980s and soon after moved to New York City
  • In 2000, his first one-man show, Jerusalem Syndrome, had an extended off-Broadway run and was released as a book in 2001
  • A few of his comedy album titles include Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available, and Final Engagement
  • Created, in 2009, the podcast WTF with Marc Maron, which featuring interviews with comedians, old friends, and acquaintances
  • He is often praised for creating a comfortable space on his podcast for comedians to open up about personal issues; notably in his interviews with Robin Williams and Carlos Mencia


  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated


  • Craig Maron -- Brother
  • Kimberly Reiss -- Ex-wife
  • Mishna Wolff -- Ex-wife
  • Barry R. Maron -- Father
  • Toby Maron -- Mother