Larry Charles

One of the more subversive figures in late 20th century and early 21st century comedy, Larry Charles was a former stand-up who brought a sense of enlightened anarchy to such groundbreaking series as "Seinfeld" (NBC ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1956 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (9)

Mixology 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

New Girl 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

The Dictator 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Curb Your Enthusiasm 1991 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Brüno 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Religulous 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

Masked & Anonymous 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

The Dirt (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (7)

Dilbert 1990 - 2008, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Mad About You 1990 - 2008, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Seinfeld 1990 - 2008, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Supervising Producer

Reel Comedy: Borat 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Producer

Entourage 1995 - 2002, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Masked & Anonymous 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Tick 1995 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (3)

The Comedians 2015 (Tv Show)

Himself

Religulous 2008 (Movie)

(Himself)

Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (2)

The Arsenio Hall Show 1988 - 1994 (TV Show)

Writer

Richard Belzer in Concert 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Writer
Other (1)

Off the Wall 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Consultant

Biography

One of the more subversive figures in late 20th century and early 21st century comedy, Larry Charles was a former stand-up who brought a sense of enlightened anarchy to such groundbreaking series as "Seinfeld" (NBC, 1989-1998) and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO, 2000- ) as well as to big screen hits like "Borat" (2006). A provocateur whose skill at intelligent, absurdist humor was matched - or countered - by his penchant for gross-out gags, Charles' creations amassed a huge fan base that elevated him to the forefront of the comedy scene. Not every project matched "Borat" and "Seinfeld" in popularity, but when Charles struck pay dirt, it invariably made headlines and furthered his status as one of the industry's most creative figures.

Milestones

2012

Third film with Cohen, political satire "The Dictator"

2009

Reteamed with Cohen to direct "Brüno"

2008

Documentary debut, "Religulous"

2006

Directed the comedy feature "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"; first collaboration with Sacha Baron Cohen

2004

Made a cameo as a producer on HBO's "Entourage"

2003

Made feature directorial debut with "Masked and Anonymous," starring Bob Dylan, John Goodman, and Jessica Lange

2000

Helmed several episodes of Larry David's show "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

1996

Wrote several episodes of NBC series "Mad About You"

1991

Wrote for NBC's "Seinfeld"; also acted on several episodes including the pilot

1980

TV writing debut, ABC's short-lived sketch comedy show "Fridays"; first met Larry David

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