"Whatever happened to the proud tradition of zaftig Jewish actor/comedians?" — Jew or Not Jew, 2011
Since we wrote that... have you heard about Josh Gad? You know, Josh Gad! Triple threat: actor, comedian, even a singer! TV, movies, Broadway! He is Olaf! Loved by children and adults! And, yes, very zaftig! Josh Gad! Profile over!
Ah, crap. We already profiled Josh Gad.
So, ahem... how do we put it... Although Kevin James is not exactly Jewish (he is a practicing Catholic), he does have Jewish roots through his mother. You know, Kevin James! Triple threat: actor, comedian, even... ahem... Kevin James! You know him as the King of Queens, and that other TV show he is on, and he is a friend of Adam Sandler, and then he was a mall cop! Loved by children and adults! Mostly by Midwestern children and adults, but loved!
"... our search for talented zaftig Jewish actor/comedians." — Jew or Not Jew, 2011
So, you know, there is Josh Gad.