Actor | Director | Producer | Writer
Producer, writer, actor. Born July 2, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. David attended the University of Maryland and started doing stand-up comedy in New York night clubs in 1974. In 1979, he was hired to write and perform for the comedy variety show Fridays, which was modelled after Saturday Night Live. He stayed with the show until 1982 when he was hired as a writer for Saturday Night Live, where he worked for a year.
In 1989, David received a call from fellow New York comedian Jerry Seinfeld who was working with NBC to develop a comedy pilot. Together, they developed the legendary "show about nothing" starring Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards and Jason Alexander. Though not initially successful, Seinfeld would become one of the most successful and influential shows in television history. With a talented cast and daring story lines, the show won legions of loyal fans. According to David, the character of George Costanza was modelled after himself, a cheap, ... Show more...
As: Larry David (archive footage)
An intimate portrait, in his own words, of the Indian writer Salman Rushdie, author of “The Satanic Verses” (1988), thirty years after the fatwa uttered by the Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini: his youth in multicultural Bombay, his life in England, his many years of forced hiding, his thoughts on President Trump's United States of America…
Runtime: 55 min.
Directed by: William Karel
Jon Stewart returns to television to host a live show presented from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Benefiting NEXT for Autism, the special features stand-up performances, sketches and short films.
Runtime: 131 min.
Comedian Lou DiMaggio contemplates a comeback after a 20 year absence from the stage and seeks advice from a collection of comedy greats.
Runtime: 75 min.
Directed by: Brad Kuhlman
He’s a legend, a comic genius, and a national treasure… but who is the real Martin Short? This film goes straight to the source in an attempt to get to know the person behind the persona. It looks at the inspiration for some of Short’s favourite roles and uncovers the depth of his talent for observing, absorbing and developing idiosyncratic characters.
Runtime: 6 min.
Directed by: Aleysa Young
America is experiencing an epidemic of pain. One man has the answer to the problem yet the medical establishment has ignored him. For nearly 50 years, Dr. John Sarno has been single-handedly battling the pain epidemic by focusing on the mind-body connection and the nature of stress and the manifestation of physical ailments. With a renowned practice in rehabilitative medicine at NYU he is ...
Runtime: 94 min.
As: Nathan Flomm / Rolly DaVore
Nathan Flomm, in order to avoid the humiliation of having missed out on a hugely successful business, assumes a new identity on Martha's Vineyard. He plots revenge when his former business partner moves to the same town.
Runtime: 101 min.
Directed by: Greg Mottola
As: Sister Mary-Mengele
While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.
Runtime: 92 min.
Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert B. Weide followed the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. "Woody Allen: A Documentary" chronicles Allen's career - from ...
Runtime: 195 min.
Directed by: Robert B. Weide
This Emotional Life is a three-part series that explores improving our social relationships, learning to cope with depression and anxiety, and becoming more positive, resilient individuals.
As: Boris Yellnikoff
Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into wildly unexpected romantic entanglements. Everyone discovers that finding love is just a combination of lucky chance and appreciating the value of "whatever works."
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Woody Allen
As: Himself - Actor / Comedian / Environmental Activist
Record high oil prices, global warming, and an insatiable demand for energy: these issues define our generation. The film exposes shocking connections between the auto industry, the oil industry, and the government, while exploring alternative energies such as solar, wind, electricity, and non-food-based biofuels.
Runtime: 112 min.
Directed by: Joshua Tickell
A half-hour look at what Seinfeld did to pull the show together to get season 8 going and what he did behind-the-scenes to substitute for Larry David. Most of the cast and crew discuss what went on
Runtime: 24 min.
As: Larry David
Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. This is the original special that gave birth to the long-running award-winning HBO series.
Runtime: 59 min.
Directed by: Robert B. Weide
As: Theater Manager
Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.
Runtime: 124 min.
As: Communist Neighbor
The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.
Runtime: 88 min.
Directed by: Woody Allen
As: Worker #2
The beloved owner of a New Orleans bordello dies of a heart attack, leaving the establishment to be run by an employee. However, the girls find out that a corporation owns 51% of the business, and the new owner sends the brothel's "residents" a message--earn more money for us or you're out of here.
Runtime: 86 min.
Directed by: Chuck Vincent
Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli. A very unlikely, funny and touching relationship develops between two lost souls in the big city, which is the third major character in this film
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Henry Jaglom
As: Monroe Clark
Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and her ex John Michael. A curious triangle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affections
Runtime: 98 min.
Directed by: Lawrence Turman