Gilbert Gottfried

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Gilbert Gottfried
Writer's Guild of America East Soladarity Rally in Washington Square cropped.jpg
Gottfried (left) in New York City during 2007 writer's strike
Born (1955-02-28) February 28, 1955 (age 66)[1]
Brooklyn, New York, United States
MediumStand-up, film, television
Years active1980–present
GenresSatire, crude humor, blue comedy, improvisational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy
Subject(s)Religion, race relations, racism, pop culture, sex
SpouseDara Kravitz (2007–present)
Notable works and rolesSaturday 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,[2] but he was dismissed on March 14, 2011 and he was replaced by Daniel McKeague on April 26, 2011.[3]

Early life[change | change source]

Gottfried was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York on February 28, 1955, the youngest of 3 kids.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gilbert Gottfried. New York Times".
  2. "The AFLAC Duck Selected as One of America's Favorite Icons from
  3. Peterson, Kim (2011-04-26). "Aflac duck gets Minnesota accent?". MSN Money. Archived from the original on 2011-04-29. Retrieved 2011-04-26.
  4. "Gilbert Gottfried: Biography, Latest News & Videos".
  5. "Gilbert Gottfried Biography". Archived from the original on 2012-10-12. Retrieved 2012-04-14.

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