Gilbert Gottfried


Gilbert Gottfried Trivia


  • Trivia

    • His raspy, grating, exploding voice is not his real one, but he uses it for his performance.

    • Announced in November 2008, that he and his wife Dara are expecting their second child. The couple share that baby-to-be is a boy with a due date of May 24th, 2009.

    • Height: 5' 5" (1.65m)

    • On December 6, 2006, Gottfried announced on The Howard Stern Show that he was engaged and that his fiancée was pregnant. Gottfried and Dara (née Kravitz), 36, were married under a chuppah on February 3, 2007, having been together for 10 years. Lily Aster Gottfried was born on June 12, 2007.

    • Gilbert Gottfried did celebrity impersonations of David A. Stockman and Roman Polanski on SNL.

    • Gilbert Gottfried played the character Mr. Beetle in the film, Thumbelina.

    • Gilbert Gottfried was named the unsexiest man in the world by the Boston Phoenix.

    • Gilbert Gottfried did a short voice cameo, reprising as Iago, in the Square/Disney game, Kingdom Hearts.

    • When doing standup, Gilbert Gottfried used to keep his eyes squinted shut out of nervousness.

  • Quotes

    • Gilbert Gottfried: If the police ever try to pick me up, Michael Jackson told me I can hide out at his house.

    • Gilbert Gottfried: I did an episode of In the House with LL Cool J and Debbie Allen. One of my many black show appearances. I've become the white step-in-fetch-it on black shows.

    • Gilbert Gottfried: The pressure to being a comedian is being funny, but I've given that up, so there is no pressure whatsoever.