Jerome Allen Seinfeld is known for Seinfeld, a television series that he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David. Later on in the show's life, Jerry Seinfeld
would go on to co-executive produce. Jerry developed a taste for comedy after some brief stints of stand up in college, and after graduating he tried out an open-mic night at Catch a Rising Star. This appearance led to an appearance with Rodney Dangerfield. His breakthrough came on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, through which he made such a good impression that he became a regular on the show.