Gottfried (left) in New York City during 2007 writer's strike
February 28, 1955 |
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Medium||Stand-up, film, television|
|Genres||Satire, crude humor, blue comedy, improvisational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy|
|Subject(s)||Religion, race relations, racism, pop culture, sex|
|Spouse||Dara Kravitz (2007–present)|
|Notable works and roles||Saturday Night Live
Comedy Central Roasts
Host of USA Up All Night
Igor Peabody in Problem Child, Problem Child 2 and Problem Child 3
Iago in Aladdin
Digit in Cyberchase
Aflac Duck in the Aflac commercials
Host of Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast
Gilbert Gottfried (born February 28, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and comedian. He was the voice of Iago in the movie Aladdin and the TV show based on the first movie. He was originally the voice of the Aflac Duck, but he was dismissed on March 14, 2011 and he was replaced by Daniel McKeague on April 26, 2011.
Early life[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Gilbert Gottfried. New York Times".
- "The AFLAC Duck Selected as One of America's Favorite Icons from Aflac.com
- Peterson, Kim (2011-04-26). "Aflac duck gets Minnesota accent?". MSN Money. Retrieved 2011-04-26.
- "Gilbert Gottfried: Biography, Latest News & Videos".
- "Gilbert Gottfried Biography".