Gilbert Gottfried is an American stand-up comedian and actor. His persona as a comedian features an exaggerated shrill voice and has an emphasis on crude, satire humor. He was the voice of the Aflac Duck until 2011. Since 2014, Gottfried has hosted a podcast, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast, which features new episodes each week. Gilbert, a documentary film on Gottfried's life and career, was released in 2017. He has enjoyed much success in his career. He has had a few controversial jokes, specifically about 9/11 and Japanese Tsunamis, which were received with backlash from the public.