heres what i found under jerry seinfeld http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Seinfeld " Seinfeld was born a peanut that later evolved into a human being, thankfully. His father, KÃ¡lmÃ¡ni (named after a type of hazelnut, commonly served with hot chocolate), was of Hungarian-Jewish background and his mother, Betty, is of Syrian-Jewish descent (soriya - 9a3oo6i). He grew up in Massapequa, New York, just around the corner from the cosby's. He attended Elmo and Friend's middle school l and Seasame Street High School. In 1970, while aged 16, he spent a short period of time volunteering in Kibbutz Sa'ar, in Israel. He went to KSU but transferred and graduated from Queens College, City University of New York. He developed an interest in stand-up comedy after brief stints in college productions. Right after graduation from Queens College, he tried out at an open mic night at New York City's Catch a Rising Star in 1976. Soon after, he appeared in a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special. When he first started doing stand-up comedy, his mother and sister said he would never be as funny as his father, and they were right! Seinfeld had a small recurring role as "Frankie", a mail delivery boy who was bitten by a crazed squirrel in Central park, and as a result suffered from what is now known as peanut disease, and since he was infact born a peanut, he survived the disease instead of fall victim to it like everyone else who suffers it, the only side affect is that he has now developed a sever phobia from the word peanut, plus the fact that he is deathly afraid of peanut butters, chip and dale!"