September 14, 1970 |
The Bronx, New York City
|Occupation||Comedian, actor, writer, producer|
Elon Gold was born on September 14, 1970. He has a younger brother Ari, an openly gay R&B singer. He attended the Westchester Day School in Mamaroneck, New York and the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy in Manhattan.
He starred in the television series Stacked. He also starred in the short-lived sitcom In-Laws. Known for his impressions, including those of Jeff Goldblum, Howard Stern and Jay Leno, Gold was also a judge on the ABC celebrity impersonation competition series The Next Best Thing. Gold was also in the movie Cheaper by the Dozen as a cameraman from The Oprah Winfrey Show.
He often writes with his long-time friend and writing partner, Ari "Ace" Schiffer. The two have written multiple pilots together including one that sold to Touchstone Television. Touchstone purchased the script, Wifeless, which is about two straight best friends who get married.[when?]
He appeared on Frasier in 2004, the final season of the show.
He is an observant Jew. On Friday, August 22, 2014, he was a victim of an "antisemitic incident" after attending the Shabbat in Los Angeles, California. He wrote an op-ed about it in The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles a few days later.
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