Birth Name: Jeff Garlin
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Jeff Garlin was born on June 5, 1962, and spent the first 11 years of his life in the Chicago, IL suburbs, where his father had a plumbing supply business and his mother was active in community theater. His parents took their funny eight-year-old son to see a live performance of Jimmy Durante at a Chicago theater, at which point Garlin decided "That's the job I want." The family moved to Southern Florida, where Garlin graduated from Nova High School in Davie before entering the film program at the University of Miami as a "backup plan" to appease the parents who insisted the wannabe comedian get an education. On the night of his 20th birthday, Garlin made his stand-up comedy debut at The Com...
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