58 Facts About Jason Alexander


Jason Alexander has made guest appearances on shows such as Dream On, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.


Jason Alexander remained active on Broadway acting in the musicals The Rink in 1984, Personals in 1985, and the Neil Simon play Broadway Bound in 1986.


Jason Alexander then starred in Jerome Robbins' Broadway in 1989, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.


Jason Alexander appeared in the Los Angeles production of Mel Brooks' The Producers.


Jason Alexander grew up in Maplewood and Livingston, New Jersey, and is a 1977 graduate of Livingston High School.


Jason Alexander began his acting career on the New York stage and is an accomplished singer and dancer.


Jason Alexander appeared with Kelsey Grammer in the 2004 musical adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, as Jacob Marley.


Jason Alexander continues to appear in live stage shows, including Barbra Streisand's memorable birthday party for Sondheim at the Hollywood Bowl, where he performed selections from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street with Angela Lansbury.


Jason Alexander was the artistic director of Reprise Theatre Company in Los Angeles, where he previously directed Sunday in the Park with George, and directed its 2007 revival of Damn Yankees.


Jason Alexander co-starred opposite Sherie Rene Scott in the September 2017 world premiere of John Patrick Shanley's The Portuguese Kid at the Manhattan Theatre Club.


Jason Alexander is best known as one of the key cast members of the award-winning television sitcom Seinfeld, where he played the bumbling George Costanza.


Jason Alexander was nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards for the role, but did not win any, mainly due to his co-star Michael Richards winning for his role as Cosmo Kramer.


Jason Alexander did win the 1995 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.


Jason Alexander made cameo appearances as himself in the second season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and he appeared in the show's seventh season with his three principal Seinfeld co-stars.


Jason Alexander had a part in the ABC sitcom Dinosaurs as Al "Sexual" Harris as well as other characters.


Jason Alexander was the principal executive producer of the series, based very loosely on the life of the popular sports-media personality Tony Kornheiser.


Jason Alexander appeared on the Family Guy: Live in Vegas CD and sang a verse in a song.


Jason Alexander was featured in the Friends episode "The One Where Rosita Dies" as Earl, a suicidal supply manager.


Jason Alexander describes himself as "free" and says he makes money "selling toner over the phone".


Jason Alexander appeared in the 1995 TV version of the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie, as Conrad Birdie's agent, Albert Peterson.


Jason Alexander guest-starred in episode 8 of the 1996 variety show Muppets Tonight.


In 1999, Jason Alexander presided over the New York Friars Club Roast event honoring Jerry Stiller, who played his father on Seinfeld; it featured appearances by Kevin James and Patton Oswalt, both Stiller's costars on The King of Queens.


Jason Alexander appeared in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Think Tank" as Kurros, a genius alien trying to get Seven of Nine to serve on his ship.


Jason Alexander appeared in "One Night at Mercy", the first episode of the short-lived 2002 revival of The Twilight Zone, playing Death.


Jason Alexander featured in the 2005 Monk episode "Mr Monk and the Other Detective" as Monk's rival, Marty Eels.


Jason Alexander hosted the July 4,2006, PBS "A Capitol Fourth" celebrations in Washington, DC, singing, dancing, and playing tuned drums.


In 2006, Jason Alexander signed on to feature as a regular cast member in the second season of Everybody Hates Chris.


Jason Alexander hosted the Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner on August 13,2006.


In 2007, Jason Alexander was a guest star in the third episode of the improv comedy series Thank God You're Here.


Jason Alexander has been a frequent guest and panelist on Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time; Hollywood Squares; the Late Late Show, with both Craig Kilborn and Craig Ferguson; and Late Show with David Letterman.


In 2008, Jason Alexander guest-starred in the season four episode "Masterpiece" of the CBS show Criminal Minds as Professor Rothschild, a well-educated serial killer obsessed with the Fibonacci sequence who sends the team into a race against time to save his last victims.


Jason Alexander returned in the same season to direct the episode "Conflicted", featuring the actor Jackson Rathbone.


In 2011, Jason Alexander was the guest star in an episode of Harry's Law, playing a high school teacher bringing a wrongful dismissal suit.


In 2018, Jason Alexander played Olix the bartender in The Orville.


In 2019, Jason Alexander appeared on The Marvelous Mrs Maisel as Asher Friedman, a blacklisted Broadway playwright who is an old friend of Midge Maisel's father Abe Weissman.


Jason Alexander voiced the gargoyle Hugo in Disney's 1996 animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame and its direct-to-video sequel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II.


Jason Alexander has dabbled in directing, starting with 1996's For Better or Worse and 1999's Just Looking.


In 2009, Jason Alexander had a small role in the movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale as a train station manager.


Jason Alexander voiced the character Abis Mal in The Return of Jafar and the TV series based on the 1992 film Aladdin.


Jason Alexander appeared in Kentucky Fried Chicken commercials in 2002, including one with Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants and another with Trista Rehn of The Bachelorette.


In 2018, Jason Alexander became one of several celebrities to play Colonel Sanders in commercials for KFC, reprising his role from the 2002 campaign.


Jason Alexander hosted the LOL Sudbury opening night gala in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on May 29,2008, which was simulcast throughout Canada at 60 Cineplex theaters, a first for any comedy festival.


Jason Alexander has lent his voice to several episodes of the Twilight Zone Radio Dramas.


Jason Alexander is backed up by several well-known Australian comedians.


In 2020, Jason Alexander hosted the Saturday Night Seder, an online Passover Seder that featured many celebrities and benefited the CDC Foundation.


Jason Alexander performed a mentalism and magic act at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, California, from April 24 to 30,2006, and he was later named The Academy of Magical Arts Parlor Magician of the Year for this act.


Jason Alexander won the Academy's Junior Achievement Award in 1989.


Jason Alexander was the national spokesman for the Scleroderma Foundation, a leading organization dedicated to raising awareness of the disease and assisting those who are afflicted.


Iacocca and Jason Alexander both have loved ones whose lives have been adversely affected by autoimmunity.


Jason Alexander appeared twice on Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown, winning the final table of the 8th season.


Jason Alexander won the $500,000 prize for the charity of his choice, The United Way of America, to help benefit the New Orleans area.


Jason Alexander played in the 2007 World Series of Poker main event, but he was eliminated on the second day.


Jason Alexander has appeared on NBC's Poker After Dark in the "Celebrities and Mentors" episode, finishing in 6th place after being eliminated by professional poker player Gavin Smith.


In 2021, Jason Alexander competed in a virtual National Poker Tournament, hosted by the Children's Tumor Foundation, to raise money for Neurofibromatosis research.


Jason Alexander has been a prominent public supporter of the OneVoice initiative, which seeks out opinions from moderate Israelis and Palestinians who want to achieve a mutual peace agreement.


Jason Alexander endorsed Barack Obama in 2012 and Joe Biden in 2020.


Jason Alexander has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration and he has ridiculed Donald Trump over his dancing.


Jason Alexander has called Republican senator Ted Cruz a jerk from the "jerk store" referencing a joke from Seinfeld.