Judah Friedlander is an American actor and a stand up comedian, who was born March 16, 1969, in Gaithersburg, Maryland to Shirley and Art Friedlander. Friedlander lived in New York City over most of the years and spent 2 years in Los Angeles. He graduated from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Judah Friedlander is best known for playing Frank Rossitano on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, and also known as Toby Radloff for the film American Splendor.
Read 11 Interesting Facts About Judah Friedlander that you may not know.
1. Judah Friedlander’s as Toby Radloff earned him favourable reviews and a nomination for best supporting actor at the 2004 Independent Spirit Awards.
2. Earlier Judah Friedlander was recognized from the music video for the 2001 Dave Matthews Band single “Everyday” as “the hug guy”.
3. Do you know Friedlander is also known for his distinctive look, which includes oversized glasses, shaggy hair, a T-shirt and trucker hat? Isn’t this strange.
4. In 2007, Friedlander was included in the list of “100 people you need to know about” by Heeb magazine.
5. The stand up comedian enjoys playing ping-pong. As a child he had played the sport competitively.
6. Apart from comedy, Judah Friedlander is a big fan of professional wrestling, which is often used as his trademark hats and shirts.
7. He is also a fan of the New York Red Bulls, he has attended games at Red Bull Arena, and has appeared in commercials for the team.
8. As a child, Friedlander drew political cartoons and made animated films. At the age of 19 while attending New York University in 1989 he first tried stand-up comedy. He only stated once that he has been doing stand-up just about every night since 1989.
9. The actor says stand-up comedy is the most relaxing thing he does. If at all he wants to unwind and de-stress, he goes out and does stand-up shows in a night.
10. Judah Friedlander’s loves playing ping-pong. Soccer and ping-pong are his two favourite sports to play.
11. Strangely Judah Friedlander always wears the coolest hat that says ‘World Champion’ in Morse Code and brings his own ping pong paddle and balls with him everywhere he goes.