Jay Kogen

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Jay Kogen
Born Jay Steven Kogen
(1963-05-03) May 3, 1963 (age 55)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Occupation Film writer, producer, actor, director
Years active 1988–present
Brown Kogen (m. 1997)

Jay Steven Kogen (born May 3, 1963) is an American comedy writer, producer, actor and director.


Born to a Jewish family,[1] Kogen has co-written several episodes of The Tracey Ullman Show and The Simpsons along with former writing partner Wallace Wolodarsky. Since then, he has written for several shows, including an Emmy Award winning stint at Frasier, Everybody Loves Raymond, George Lopez, and Malcolm in the Middle. Kogen also made an appearance in The Aristocrats. He was a consulting producer on The Class, co-writer of the Dave Foley/David Anthony Higgins 1997 film The Wrong Guy, as well as being a former stand-up comedian.

In 2009, he started working on the Nickelodeon TV series The Troop. He is also the creator of Wendell & Vinnie.

In 2015, he became a writer & co-executive producer of Dan Schneider & Dana Olsen's live-action sitcom, Henry Danger.

His father is comedy writer Arnie Kogen.

Notable filmography[edit]

The Simpsons
  • "My Fair Frasier"
  • "Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do"
  • "Sweet Dreams"
  • "Frasier's Curse"
  • "Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz"
  • "IQ"
  • "Something About Dr. Mary"
  • "Morning Becomes Entertainment"
Malcolm in the Middle


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