Jeffrey Lee Gurian, (born December 29, somewhere during the 20th century) is an American comedy writer, stand-up comic, host, author, producer, director, media personality, doctor, Assist. Clinical Professor at N.Y.U. in the Oral Medicine-Oro-Facial Pain Department, lecturer, and Spiritual Healer who discovered a cure for Stuttering, which he used to cure himself of that affliction.
Gurian decided at the age of 12 that he wanted to become a dentist and he was already writing comedy. While a student at Temple University School of dentistry he contrived a way to get backstage to meet his idol Woody Allen, who was starring on Broadway at the time in a play called “Play It Again Sam”!
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Jeffrey, you're the best! We could have had a great 2 man act. We should have been on the road together. Why didn't we meet earlier? To which I said, " It's not too late Jimmy, I know a guy who has a late night talk show." To which he said, " Make the call!" Jimmy Fallon I can't say no to Jeffrey Gurian. Who says "No" to Jeffrey Gurian? No one can say "No" to Jeffrey Gurian. I've known you my whole career and I can't say "No" to you! Bob Saget Is there any comic that won't talk to Jeff Gurian? What is it? The biggest names in The Universe. It's a testament to YOU Jeffrey Gurian! And you don't OPEN with a Jeff Gurian, you CLOSE with a Jeff Gurian! Paul Provenza Pres. of Just for Laughs- the biggest comedy festival in the world - At the end of the festival when I really wanna know what happened, or what went down, to really understand what people felt, what people thought, I talk to Jeffrey Gurian. Jeffrey gives a sh*t, and he covers it the way it should be covered. Now you know why it means something when I say "You're watching Comedy Matters TV!" Andy Nulman Comedy icon-Owner/founder of The Comic Strip in NYC- "You are the James Lipton of comedy! You know everyone, and everyone knows you!!!" Richie Tienken (on being told of Richie Tienken's remark) - I'm honored. The compliment is to me! James Lipton Jeffrey is singular, pretty much in everything he does. He's unique but in such an endearing way. He's got a gentle spirit, a warmth, and he's very tactile, he's a Healer, and all joking aside, you feel that when he touches you. Jeffrey also knows everybody in comedy. If you don't know Jeffrey then you're probably not really a comedian, cause he's just that entrenched in the business, and he's EVERYWHERE! You're never surprised to see Jeffrey!" Ted Alexandro - Comic I thought he was the King of Comedy when I first saw him, cause he looks like he's in charge of comedy!" Jon Fisch - Comic (With his Dad Robert Smigel) - "When I'm not watching the internet, I make a point of NOT watching Comedy Matters TV, with Jeffrey Gurian!" And then he yelled out "Guuuuuuuuuriannnnnnnnnnnn! Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Thank G-d that Jeffrey does Comedy Matters TV because if he didn't , no one would have the time or have any incentive to do it, and that's why he has to go to a hospital right after I finish my interview!" Richard Lewis Thank you for letting me matter on Comedy Matters! Artie Lange Star of Daily Grace on My Damn Channel- You're watching Comedy Matters TV, … lucky YOU!!!" Grace Helbig Don Juan meets Hugh Hefner, meets Phil Spector, in terms of if I had to bottle him up, or encapsulate him in something. I'm envious of Jeff. It's a righteous thing that he does. Jeff is AMAZING!" Patrice O'Neal In describing JG as his guest on the radio: "My guest tonight is the hilarious, the eccentric, the intelligent, … highly intelligent, and always interesting Jeffrey Gurian! Pete Dominick- Comedian/Radio Host You're watching Comedy Matters TV! He MADE me do this! Billy Crystal