May 29, 2024 2:41 am

Jerry Seinfeld & Jim Gaffigan on the Difference Between Stand-Up and Acting
Jerry Seinfeld & Jim Gaffigan on the Difference Between Stand-Up and Acting

Jerry Seinfeld & Jim Gaffigan on the Difference Between Stand-Up and Acting

Jerry Seinfeld told Mo Rocca of CBS Sunday Morning, “I don’t take my work as an actor at all seriously.” It’s an interesting statement from someone who was the face of one of the world’s most successful sitcoms, and who now stars in Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story, which Seinfeld also directs. The film is filled with funny people who blend the line between stand-up comedy and acting (Bill Burr, Sarah Cooper, Amy Schumer, Cedric the Entertainer, Sebastian Maniscalco, Fred Armisen), along with great actors (Melissa McCarthy, Hugh Grant, James Marsden, Peter Dinklage, Jon Hamm, Christian Slater, Max Greenfield). Meanwhile, co-star Jim Gaffigan (Linoleum, Tesla) is one of the rare stand-up comics who is also a truly great actor. We spoke with Seinfeld and Gaffigan about the two different performative worlds.

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​Seinfeld and Gaffigan star in Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story and explained to us the difference between stand-up comedy and acting. Read More