Born and raised in Chicago and then South Florida, Garlin studied filmmaking and began performing stand-up comedy while at the University of Miami. He has toured the country as a stand-up comedian, is an alumnus of Chicago's Second City Theatre, and has written and starred in three critically acclaimed solo shows (I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With, Uncomplicated and Concentrated). Garlin recently had his first film I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With released to critical acclaim. Garlin has also directed Curb Your Enthusiasm and both Jon Stewart (Unleavened) and Denis Leary (Lock-n-Load) in their HBO specials.
Garlin has extensive feature acting credits, including a starring role opposite Eddie Murphy in the Columbia/Tristar comedy Daddy Day Care. He recently voiced the role of The Captain in the Pixar film WALL-E.
Garlin lives with his wife, two sons and two dogs in Los Angeles. His hobbies include eating puddin' and taking naps.
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Jeff Garlin Facts
|Birthday||June 5, 1962 (55)|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is Jeff Garlin compared to you?|