David Steinberg
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"Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program#Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program/Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program"1991 63rd Academy Awards/The 63rd Annual Academy Awards

"Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program"1992 64th Academy Awards/The 64th Annual Academy Awards



File:David Steinberg and Susie Essman 2009.jpg/thumb/right/Steinberg and Susie Essman at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Woody Allen's film Whatever Works.

"David Steinberg" is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, and author. At the height of his popularity, during the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was one of the best-known comics in the United States. He appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson more than 130 times (second only to Bob Hope in number of appearances) and served as guest host 12 times, the youngest person ever to guest-host. Steinberg directed several films and episodes of many of the most successful television situation comedy/situation comedies of the last twenty years, including Seinfeld, Friends, Mad About You, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and more than 35 episodes of Designing Women.

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