Jason Alexander

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Jason Alexander
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Birth name Jason Scott Greenspan
Born September 23, 1959 in Newark, New Jersey, USA
Sometimes credited as Jason Greenspan
Notable Roles Seinfeld: George Costanza
Listen Up: Tony Kleinman
Dilbert: Catbert
Notable Episodes Dream On: Oral Sex, Lies and Videotape
Star Trek: Voyager: Think Tank
Awards 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards
2 American Comedy Awards

Jason Alexander is a Screen Actors Guild Award and American Comedy Award winning American Actor. He is best known for portraying the nervous George Costanza on the award-winning show Seinfeld. He recently starred in the short-lived sitcom Listen Up.

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
E/R Harold Stickley 1984–1985 1
Everything's Relative (1987) Julian Beeby 1987 1
Seinfeld George Costanza 1989–1998 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Duckman Eric Duckman 1994–1997 1 2 3 4
Bob Patterson Bob Patterson 2001 1
Listen Up Tony Kleinman 2004–2005 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Newhart Jim Ramming 6x24 - Courtin' Disaster May 9, 1988
Dinosaurs The Job Wizard 2x08 - Career Opportunities November 6, 1991
Dinosaurs Gus Molehill 2x11 - Switched at Birth November 27, 1991
Dinosaurs Sexual Harris 2x13 - What "Sexual Harris" Meant December 18, 1991
Dinosaurs General H. Norman Conquest 2x20 - Nuts to War (2) February 26, 1992
Dinosaurs Stu 3x05 - Little Boy Boo October 30, 1992
Dinosaurs Grown Baby 3x15 - Steroids to Heaven February 12, 1993
Dinosaurs UFO! Host/Announcer 3x20 - We Are Not Alone May 2, 1993
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 18x17 - Jason Alexander/Peter Gabriel April 10, 1993
Dream On Randall Townsend 4x01 - Oral Sex, Lies, and Video Tape June 2, 1993
The Larry Sanders Show Himself 3x03 - Would You Do Me a Favor? July 6, 1994
Muppets Tonight Himself 1x08 - Show 8 June 30, 1996
The Nanny Jack 4x01 - The Tart with Heart (2) September 18, 1996
The Single Guy Himself 2x18 - Grandfather Clause March 26, 1997
Remember WENN Alan Ballinger 3x08 - Nothing Up My Sleeve October 11, 1997
The Larry Sanders Show Himself 6x06 - Adolf Hankler April 19, 1998
Star Trek: Voyager Kurros 5x20 - Think Tank March 31, 1999
Friends Earl 7x13 - The One Where Rosita Dies February 1, 2001
Walker, Texas Ranger Marshall 9x17 - Medieval Crimes April 21, 2001
The Huntress Himself 1x18 - Undercover June 10, 2001
Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself 2x01 - The Car Salesman September 23, 2001
Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself 2x02 - Thor September 30, 2001
Son of the Beach Tex Finklestein 3x01 - Penetration Island June 18, 2002
The Twilight Zone (2002) Death 1x02 - One Night at Mercy September 18, 2002
Malcolm in the Middle Leonard 4x19 - Future Malcolm May 4, 2003
Monk Marty Eels 4x01 - Mr. Monk and the Other Detective July 8, 2005
Odd Job Jack Don 3x01 - Twenty-One You're Dead July 21, 2006
Everybody Hates Chris Principal Edwards 2x06 - Everybody Hates the Buddy System November 6, 2006
Campus Ladies Professor 2x02 - A Very Special Episode December 5, 2006
Everybody Hates Chris Principal Edwards 2x13 - Everybody Hates Snow Day February 5, 2007
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Himself 1x21 - K&R (3) June 21, 2007
The New Adventures of Old Christine Dr. Palmer 3x10 - One and a Half Men March 31, 2008

Specials

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Senior Trip Pete December 30, 1981
Rockabye Lt. Ernest Foy January 12, 1986
The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame Himself 1993 Comedian Hall of Fame
A Celebration of the Performing Arts Himself December 29, 1993 The Kennedy Center Honors
Comic Relief VI Himself January 15, 1994 Comic Relief
The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Host September 10, 1995 Primetime Emmy Awards
Bye Bye Birdie Albert J. Peterson December 3, 1995
The Making of Disney's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' Himself - Host 1996
Cinderella Lionel November 2, 1997
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards
The Best of Muppets Tonight Himself December 21, 1997 Muppets Tonight
Comic Relief VIII Himself June 14, 1998 Comic Relief
Jingle Bells Elf 1999
Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself October 17, 1999 Curb Your Enthusiasm
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller Himself October 27, 1999 The NY Friars Club Roast
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments Capt. Kirk December 1, 1999
Get into My Shorts Himself March 20, 2001
The Women Host June 18, 2002 Stage on Screen
The Man who Saved Christmas A.C. Gilbert December 15, 2002
The 57th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Host June 8, 2003 Tony Awards
A Life of Laughter: Remembering John Ritter Himself September 16, 2003
The 46th Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Presenter February 8, 2004 Grammy Awards
Channel Chasers Nickelodeon Manager July 23, 2004 The Fairly OddParents
A Christmas Carol Jacob Marley/Marley's Ghost November 28, 2004
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards Himself January 9, 2005 People's Choice Awards
Unforgettable Moments in Television Entertainment Himself September 17, 2005
Mississippi Rising Himself October 1, 2005
Earth to America Himself November 20, 2005
The Aristocrats Himself 2006 Hollywood's Master Storytellers
A Capitol Fourth Himself July 4, 2006
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself - Roastmaster August 20, 2006 Comedy Central Roast
Neil Simon Himself 2006 The Mark Twain Prize

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno March 17, 1994
Dennis Miller Live Psychotherapy March 29, 1996
The Rosie O'Donnel Show February 26, 1997
Howard Stern January 16, 1996
Late Show with David Letterman Show 807 March 29, 1996
Politically Incorrect November 18, 1997
Howard Stern May 13, 1998
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 8-12, 1999
The Martin Short Show Show 52 November 23, 1999
The Howard Stern Radio Show May 1, 1999
Howard Stern June 24, 1999
Hollywood Squares (1998) September 27-October 1, 1999
The Howard Stern Radio Show November 13, 1999
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 7-11, 2000
Hollywood Squares (1998) May 8-12, 2000
The Howard Stern Radio Show November 4, 2000
Howard Stern November 28, 2000
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 5-9, 2001
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 19-23, 2001
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn October 8, 2001
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 11-15, 2002
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 25-March 1, 2002
Howard Stern February 3, 2003
Primetime Glick Mel Brooks / Jason Alexander May 29, 2003
Pyramid November 3-7, 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Episode 25 February 13, 2004
Hollywood Squares (1998) April 26-30, 2004
Pyramid May 10-14, 2004
Real Time with Bill Maher Episode 35 September 3, 2004
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Show 202 October 25, 2004
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn October 28, 2004
The Tony Danza Show Show 53 November 24, 2004
The Oprah Winfrey Show November 29, 2004
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Show 4 January 6, 2005
Real Time with Bill Maher Episode 48 March 18, 2005
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Show 303 April 26, 2005
Live with Regis and Kelly May 30, 2005
The Tony Danza Show July 15, 2005
The Tony Danza Show July 27, 2005
Live with Regis and Kelly November 23, 2005
Real Time with Bill Maher Episode 72 March 24, 2006
Real Time with Bill Maher Episode 86 October 20, 2006
TALKSHOW with Spike Feresten Jason Alexander November 4, 2006
9am with David and Kim December 13, 2006
Real Time with Bill Maher Episode 95 March 16, 2007
Thank God You're Here (USA) Episode 105 April 16, 2007
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Show 558 September 13, 2007
Entertainment Tonight December 31, 2007
Entertainment Tonight March 6, 2008

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Pretty Woman Philip Stuckey July 27, 1990
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Hugo November 28, 1996
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Boris June 30, 2000

Director

Episodes Directed

Series Episode Airdate
Seinfeld 3x20 - The Good Samaritan March 4, 1992
Campus Ladies 2x02 - A Very Special Episode December 5, 2006
Everybody Hates Chris 2x19 - Everybody Hates Gambling April 23, 2007

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
Bob Patterson 2001 Executive Producer 1

Episodes Produced

Series Producer Credit Episode Airdate
Listen Up Producer 1x01 - Pilot September 20, 2004
Listen Up Producer 1x06 - Mickey Swallows a Bee October 25, 2004
Listen Up Producer 1x16 - Colon-Oopscopy February 14, 2005

Specials Produced

Title Producer Credit Airdate Series/Banner
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments Executive Producer December 1, 1999
The Whitey Show Co-Producer 1999

Notable Films Produced

Film Producer Credit Release Date
Agent Cody Banks Executive Producer July 31, 2003

Writer

Specials Written

Title Airdate Series/Banner
The Whitey Show 1999

Awards and Accolades

American Comedy Awards

(2 Wins/2 Nominations)

  • Won: Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series (1992)
Seinfeld
  • Won: Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series (1993)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series (1996)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series (1999)
Seinfeld

DGA Awards

(1 Nomination)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (1993)
Seinfeld

Primetime Emmy Awards

(8 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1992)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1993)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1994)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (1994)
Dream On
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1995)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1996)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1997)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1998)
Seinfeld

Golden Globe Awards

(4 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1993)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1994)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1995)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1998)
Seinfeld

Satellite Awards

(1 Nomination)

  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (1998)
Cinderella

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(3 Wins/4 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1995)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1996)
Seinfeld
  • Won: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1997)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1997)
Seinfeld
  • Won: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1998)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1998)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1999)
Seinfeld

Other Awards

  • DVD Exclusive Awards
    • Nominated: Best Animated Character Performance in a DVD Premiere Movie (2003) - 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure
    • Nominated: Best Animated Character Performance (2003) - The Hunchback of Notre Dame II
    • Nominated: Best Original Song (2003) - The Hunchback of Notre Dame II
    • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor (2001) - Love and Action in Chicago
  • Saturn Award
    • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor (2001) - The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
  • Tony Award
    • Won: Best Actor in a Musical (1989)- Jerome Robbins' Broadway
  • Drama Desk Awards
    • Won: Outstanding Actor in a Musical (1989) - Jerome Robbins' Broadway
    • Nominated: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (1986) - Personals