Was Rodney Dangerfield Jewish?

Rodney Dangerfield

Well, to make a long story short, Rodney Dangerfield was Jewish!

Since Rodney Dangerfield's mother was Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father was Jewish too.

Rodney Dangerfield (who's full birth name was Jacob Rodney Cohen) was born on November 22, 1921 in Deer Park, New York, U.S..

He is known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film roles, especially in Easy Money, Caddyshack, and Back to School.

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