Jay Scott Greenspan, known by his stage name Jason Alexander, is an American actor, comedian, singer, and director. Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the television series Seinfeld, for which he was nominated for seven consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. Other well-known roles include Phillip Stuckey in the film Pretty Woman, comic relief gargoyle Hugo in the Disney animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and the title character in the animated series Duckman. He has also made guest appearances on shows such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Alexander has had an active career on stage, appearing in several Broadway musicals including Jerome Robbins' Broadway in 1989, for which he won the Tony Award as Best Leading Actor in a Musical and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. He appeared in the Los Angeles production of The Producers. He was the Artistic Director of "Reprise!
|Born:||Jay Scott Greenspan, September 23, 1959, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Actor, comedian, singer, director|
|IMDb:||Jason Alexander's IMDb|
About Jason Alexander
Longtime actor best known for his role as George Costanza on the popular television show Seinfeld. He's also had roles in a number of films including Shallow Hal, Dunston Checks In and Coneheads. As a stage actor, he won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical for his work in Jerome Robbins' Broadway in 1989.
His was born with the name Jason Greenspan but changed his name to aid his acting career.
He's made appearances in a number of television shows including Friends, Monk, Malcolm in the Middle and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
He married Daena E. Title in 1982 and the couple had two sons.
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- Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Screen Actors Guild Award winners
- Male actors from Newark, New Jersey
- Jewish male comedians
- Boston University College of Fine Arts alumni
- American magicians
- Male actors from New Jersey
- Drama Desk Award winners