Biography

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Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), better known by his professional name of Jason Alexander, is an American actor, writer, comedian, television director and producer, and singer. He is best known for his role as George Costanza on the television series Seinfeld, appearing in the sitcom from 1989 to 1998. He also has had an active career on the stage, appearing in several Broadway musicals including Jerome Robbins' Broadway in 1989, for which he won the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical. He appeared in the Los Angeles production of The Producers with Martin Short. He is the Artistic Director of "Reprise! Broadway's Best in Los Angeles," where he has directed several musicals. Alexander is also an avid poker player.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), better known by his professional name of Jason Alexander, is an American actor, writer, comedian, television director and producer, and singer. He is best known for his role as George Costanza on the television series Seinfeld, appearing in the sitcom from 1989 to 1998. He also has had an active career on the stage, appearing in several Broadway musicals including Jerome Robbins' Broadway in 1989, for which he won the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical. He appeared in the Los Angeles production of The Producers with Martin Short. He is the Artistic Director of "Reprise! Broadway's Best in Los Angeles," where he has directed several musicals. Alexander is also an avid poker player.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 125

Birthday 1959-09-23

Place of Birth Newark - New Jersey - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Jason Scott Greenspan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Harley Quinn (0 episodes) as (voice)
2019 My Boyfriend's Meds as Dr. Sternbach
2018 The Portuguese Kid as Barry Dragonetti
2018 Bucky and the Squirrels as Jason Alexander
2017 Hit the Road (10 episodes) as Ken Swallow
2017 The Orville (2 episodes) as Olix
2017 Kody Kapow (21 episodes) as Goji (voice)
2017 The Truth Is in the Stars as Himself
2016 Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened... as Himself
2016 For the Love of Spock as Himself
2016 Match Game (2 episodes) as Himself
2015 The Grinder (2 episodes) as Cliff Bemis
2015 Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant as Larry's Dad
2015 Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (1 episode) as Jason Alexander
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Misery Loves Comedy as Himself
2015 Wild Card as Pinky
2014 Tom's Restaurant - A Documentary About Everything
2014 How Murray Saved Christmas as Doc Holiday (voice) as Doc Holiday
2014 Lucky Stiff as Vinnie Di Ruzzio
2013 Drunk History (1 episode) as William Tweed
2012 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey as Moronic (voice)
2012 Stars In Shorts as Sid Rosenthal
2012 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (1 episode) as Himself
2012 Say It Ain't Solo as Himself
2011 The Voyages of Young Doctor Dolittle as Eugene
2011 Talking Dead (1 episode) as Himself
2011 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! as Cosmo
2010 Not Your Time as Sid Rosenthal
2010 Fish Hooks (80 episodes) as Mr. Nibbles
2010 Rock Slyde as Mailman Stan
2009 The Cleveland Show (1 episode)
2009 Community (1 episode) as Mountain Man
2009 Meteor (2 episodes) as Dr. Chetwyn
2009 Hachi: A Dog's Tale as Carl
2008 Step It Up and Dance (1 episode)
2007 Jerry Seinfeld, Submarine Captain as Himself
2007 The Grand as Dr. Yakov Achmed
2006 Farce of the Penguins as Penguin on Belly (voice)
2006 Talkshow with Spike Feresten (1 episode)
2006 Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner as Himself
2006 How to Go Out on a Date in Queens as Johnny
2006 Hood of Horror as British Record Mogul
2006 Where My Dogs At? (1 episode)
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine (1 episode)
2006 Ira & Abby
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode) as Prof. Rothchild
2005 Everybody Hates Chris (2 episodes)
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
2004 A Christmas Carol as Jacob Marley / Marley's Ghost
2004 Seinfeld: How It Began
2004 Listen Up! (22 episodes) as Tony Kleinman
2004 The Tony Danza Show (3 episodes)
2003 Two and a Half Men (1 episode) as Dr. Goodman
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2 episodes)
2003 The Very Best America's Funniest Comedians
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher (6 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2003 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure as Lightning (voice)
2002 The Twilight Zone (2002) (2 episodes)
2002 Monk (1 episode)
2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II as Gargoyle Hugo (voice)
2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas as A.C. Gilbert
2001 Shallow Hal as Mauricio Wilson
2001 Bob Patterson (10 episodes) as Bob Patterson
2001 Good Day Live (1 episode)
2001 The Legend of Tarzan (1 episode)
2001 The Trumpet Of The Swan as Father
2001 Disney's House of Mouse (0 episodes)
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (2 episodes)
2000 The Huntress (1 episode)
2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle as Boris
2000 Son of the Beach (1 episode)
2000 Let's Rap Fire Safety
1999 Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments as Host
1999 The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller as Himself (Roastmaster)
1999 Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm as Himself
1999 Love and Action in Chicago as Frank Bonner
1999 Madeline: Lost in Paris
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1 episode)
1999 Jingle Bells as Elf (Voice)
1998 Hercules (66 episodes) as Poseidon
1998 Denial as Art Witz
1997 Cinderella as Lionel
1997 Love! Valour! Compassion! as Buzz Hauser
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame as Gargoyle Hugo (voice)
1996 Muppets Tonight (2 episodes)
1996 Dunston Checks In as Robert Grant
1996 Critics' Choice Movie Awards (1 episode) as Himself
1996 Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen
1995 Bye Bye Birdie as Albert J. Peterson
1995 For Better or Worse as Michael Makeshift
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (1 episode)
1994 The Return of Jafar as Abis Mal - the Chief of the Thieves (voice)
1994 Friends (1 episode) as Earl
1994 Aladdin (86 episodes) as Abis Mal (12 episodes)
1994 Blankman as Mr. Stone
1994 North as North's Dad
1994 The Paper as Marion Sandusky
1994 Duckman (70 episodes) as Eric Duckman
1993 Coneheads as Larry Farber
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (1 episode)
1993 Down on the Waterfront
1992 The Larry Sanders Show (1 episode)
1992 I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore as Bernie Fishbine
1991 Dinosaurs (4 episodes)
1990 Jacob's Ladder as Geary
1990 White Palace as Neil
1990 Dream On (1 episode)
1990 Pretty Woman as Philip Stuckey
1989 Seinfeld (180 episodes) as George Costanza
1986 The Mosquito Coast as Hardware Clerk
1986 Rockabye as Lt. Ernest Foy
1984 E/R (1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1982 Newhart (1 episode)
1982 Late Night with David Letterman (1 episode)
1981 The Burning as Dave
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Himself - Host
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1 episode)
1949 The Emmy Awards (1 episode)

Directing

2010 Mike & Molly (1 episode)Director
2006 Campus Ladies (1 episode)Director
2005 Everybody Hates Chris (2 episodes)Director
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode)Director
1999 Just Looking Director
1995 For Better or Worse Director
1989 Seinfeld (2 episodes)Director

Production

2003 Agent Cody Banks Executive Producer

Creator

2001 Bob Patterson Creator

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