You may know David Krumholtz as that cute guy from Numb3rs. If you’re of a certain generation (ie. mine), you may remember him as Michael from
But the comedian’s claim to fame isn’t his nice Jewish boy looks or his nebbishy humor. It’s his ability to credibly portray a 76-year-old bubbe from Boca named Gigi.
In “Gigi’s Bucket List,” Krumholtz will reprise the role — inspired by his own grandmother — he debuted on “http, slash, slash, colon, slash,WeatherFrom.com — and the dot is a period, on the computer.” According to Vulture, the new show has Gigi living it up after inheriting a “mysterious fortune from her late husband.”
You do you, Gigi. We’ll be watching.
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
David Krumholtz's Bubbe Impression Gets Its Own Show