Jeff Garlin is a multi-talented person who encompasses the qualities of a producer, comedian, actor, podcast host, writer and much more. He had acted in many television shows and some films. Garlin hails from Chicago, Illinois. He was born to Gene and Carole Garlin. Michael is his younger sibling. His hobbies in school included playing sports, but he relinquished his hobby because of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. He is an alumnus of Nova High School, Florida. Garlin studied film at the University of Miami. Jeff is married to Marla Beth Cahan, and the couple has two sons. Being an all rounder in the industry, Jeff has honed a successful career. Jeff was exceedingly influenced by comedians of his childhood. Jeff Garlin had starred in the HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (1999). He was the executive producer as well. He had been in collaboration with “The Second City” and had worked in the box office too. He had helped
Denis Leary and
Jon Stewart in developing the direction and editing the scripts of their shows “Lock-n-Load” and “Unleavened” respectively.
Jeff had fabricated and appeared in critically acclaimed shows like “I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With”, “Uncomplicated”, “Concentrated”, etc. He was executive producer of the documentary “ Finding Vivian Maier” in 2009. Garlin directed “Dealin’ With Idiots” too. Garlin was the author of the book “My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World”. It was released on February 23, 2010. Jeff hosts a show titled “By The Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin”. Jeff lives with his family in Los Angeles.