Carol Leifer
Date of Birth
Jul 27, 1956
Birth Place:
New York, NY

Biography

Comedian Carol Leifer began making the rounds as a stand-up comic in the 1970s, making a name for herself in the male-dominated scene with sly observations and witty commentary. After being discovered by David Letterman in the '80s, her career took off, and Leifer expanded to become a writer and producer, as well, joining the writing staff of the sitcom Seinfeld, and producing TV series like The Ellen Show and Rules of Engagement. She competed on season 9 of the popular Donald Trump reality show The Apprentice. In 2009 she published a memoir, When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win: Reflection on Looking in the Mirror, which contained stories about her comedy career as well as her love life. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi

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