American actor and stand-up comedian Gilbert Gottfried was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and developed an interest in comedy at the age of fifteen. He began performing in local stand-up comedy shows and gained a strong following. Gottfried soon joined the cast of Saturday Night Live. He also appeared on several television shows and movies, including Hot to Trot, Funky Monkey, and Problem Child. Let Walmart help you find television shows and comedy movies starring Gilbert Gottfried.