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Atlantic City, NJ
Jerry performed in local clubs and Catskill Mountain resorts until his
career was boosted by an appearance on a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special.
His career took off after his first successful spot on The Tonight Show
Starring Johnny Carson at age 27. Appearances on Late Night with David
Letterman and The Merv Griffin Show followed. Also appeared four times
as Frankie on Benson sitcom. After he was abruptly fired from the show,
he swore never to do another sitcom unless he had greater control. This
opportunity emerged when he was invited to create a sitcom for NBC in
1989 and teamed with one-time stand-up colleague Larry David.