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Jason Alexander

 
Date Of Birth:
September 23, 1959 (63)
Birth Place:
Newark, NJ, USA
Bio:
Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the television series Seinfeld (1989–1998), 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 (1990), comic relief ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 23, 1959 (63)

Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA

Bio:
Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the television series Seinfeld (1989–1998), 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 (1990), comic relief ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Barry Dragonetti
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Norman Drexel [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Staged Reading, 2008
Oscar Madison
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2002
Max Bialystock [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Pseudolus
Tevye
Cigar
Floy
Pa
Emcee
The Setter
  [Broadway]
1986
Stanley
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Louis/Others
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Louis/Others
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
Punk
Uncle Fausto
Lenny
Lino
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Joe

Productions

 
[Los Angeles, 2008]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2007]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter

Photos

 Abigail Isom, Jason Alexander, Badia Farha, Spencer Garrett, Ro Boddie, Talia Thiesf Photo

Abigail Isom, Jason Alexander, Badia Farha, Spencer Garrett, Ro Boddie, Talia Thiesfield, Scooter Pietsch, and Dylan Wallach

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Date:
05/12/2022
Jason Alexander, Badia Farha and Talia Thiesfield Photo

Jason Alexander, Badia Farha and Talia Thiesfield

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Date:
05/12/2022
Jason Alexander Simon, David LaMarr, George Slotin,  Sean Thompson, Maria Wirries, Ph Photo

Jason Alexander Simon, David LaMarr, George Slotin, Sean Thompson, Maria Wirries, Philippe Arroyo.

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Date:
04/05/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Barry Dragonetti

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Norman Drexel [Replacement]

  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Staged Reading, 2008
Oscar Madison

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2002
Max Bialystock [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Pseudolus

Tevye

Cigar

Floy

Pa

Emcee

The Setter

  [Broadway]
1986
Stanley

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Louis/Others

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Louis/Others

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
Punk

Uncle Fausto

Lenny

Lino

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Joe

Productions

[Los Angeles, 2008]
Director

[Los Angeles, 2007]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter

Jason Alexander Biography

Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the television series Seinfeld (1989–1998), 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 (1990), comic relief gargoyle Hugo in the Disney animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), and the title character in the animated series Duckman (1994–1997). He has also made guest appearances on shows such as Dream On (1994), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2001, 2009) and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2019). For his role in Dream On, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

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! Broadway's Best in Los Angeles", where he has directed several musicals. In 2015, Alexander portrayed Norman Drexel in Fish in the Dark on Broadway.

Jason Alexander Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Jason Alexander, Jerome Robbins' Broadwa
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Best Actor - Musical Gold Star
Jason Alexander, Jerome Robbins' Broadway
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Jason Alexander , Jerome Robbins' Broadway
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Jason AlexanderBroadway Bound

Jason Alexander News

Previews: LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF BROADWAY and MOSTLY BROADWAY produced by Desert Thea Photo Previews: LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF BROADWAY and MOSTLY BROADWAY produced by Desert Theatricals with partner Rancho Mirage Amphitheater
by Kay Kudukis - Sep 28, 2022

'LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF BROADWAY' Desert Theatricals returns to the amphitheatre with the Fall Cabaret Line Up featuring Broadway Veterans Valerie Perri of Evita and David Burnham of Wicked.

Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal to Star in Blake Allen's INSOMNIA at Carnegie Hall Photo Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal to Star in Blake Allen's INSOMNIA at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

Award-winning composer Blake Allen will present the world premiere of his original musical work “INSOMNIA” at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall — on Tuesday, November 8 at 8 PM, with Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal.

Dance Lab New York Celebrates 10 Years Of Providing Crucial Resources To Choreographe Photo Dance Lab New York Celebrates 10 Years Of Providing Crucial Resources To Choreographers
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2022

Dance Lab New York (DLNY), the unique artist-centered and artist-led choreography incubator founded by Broadway veteran and choreographer Josh Prince, celebrates the launch of its 10th anniversary season with eight different Lab Cycles this fall, providing a launching pad to 21 choreographers.

Fountain Theatre's IF I FORGET, Directed by Jason Alexander, Extends Through Mid-Dece Photo Fountain Theatre's IF I FORGET, Directed by Jason Alexander, Extends Through Mid-December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

The Fountain Theatre’s hit production of If I Forget, written by Tony Award-winning playwright Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hanson) and directed by Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander (widely known from TV’s Seinfeld), has extended through December 18, re-opening at the end of October following a brief hiatus.

New Tickets On Sale For Sydney Season Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Photo New Tickets On Sale For Sydney Season Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

New tickets for the January school holidays are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, which will waltz into Sydney's Lyric Theatre in October. Pre-sales for tickets up to 22 January 2023 have begun and general public sales commence Friday 16 September.

Previews: Michael Childer's One Night Only Celebrates 16 Years at McCallum Theatre Wi Photo Previews: Michael Childer's One Night Only Celebrates 16 Years at McCallum Theatre With Star-Studded NEW YORK, NEW YORK
by David Green - Sep 6, 2022

Michael Childers “One Night Only' celebrates its 16th year in the desert with “New York, New York” on November 9, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is all about New York in all its glory from Harlem and the Cotton Club to Broadway and 42nd Street to Studio 54. All proceeds benefit The Barbara Sinatra Children's Foundation. Once again the creative team is helmed by director Scott Coulter and musical director Todd Schroeder. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 7, through the McCallum Theatre box office online at www.McCallumTheatre.com. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 760-340-2787.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

Broadway, TV Actress Rena Strober Turns Her Hit One-Woman Show SPAGHETTI & MATZO BALL Photo Broadway, TV Actress Rena Strober Turns Her Hit One-Woman Show SPAGHETTI & MATZO BALLS! Into a Short Film 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2022

Adapted from Rena Strober's hit Off-Broadway show, this film focuses on  the gripping story of how Strober was inspired to learn more about her heritage after  witnessing a mob hit during a performance at an iconic Italian restaurant. 

Wake Up With BWW 8/23: KPOP Cast, Angelica Ross in CHICAGO Rehearsal, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/23: KPOP Cast, Angelica Ross in CHICAGO Rehearsal, and More!
by - Aug 23, 2022

Top stories include casting for KPOP, the new musical headed to Broadway this season. The cast includes BoHyung, Min, Kevin Woo, and more! Plus, get a first look at Angelica Ross in rehearsal for Chicago, The Public announces casting for A Raisin in the Sun, and more!

CINDERELLA 20/20 Reunion Special Airs Tomorrow on ABC Photo CINDERELLA 20/20 Reunion Special Airs Tomorrow on ABC
by Michael Major - Aug 22, 2022

The 25th anniversary celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella will feature members of its all-star cast – Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Following the news special, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella for the first time on television in more than two decades.

Jason Alexander Videos

VIDEO: Watch Jason Alexander in Jeff Bezos the Musical Sketch on JIMMY KIMMEL! LIVE VideoVIDEO: Watch Jason Alexander in Jeff Bezos the Musical Sketch on JIMMY KIMMEL! LIVE
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 30, 2022

Jeff Bezos, who owns Blue Origin and Amazon may have been shut out at the Oscars on Sunday, so now, he is gunning for a Tony Award with a new musical called “Bezos Over Broadway,” starring Tony winner Jason Alexander & George Takei!

VIDEO: Broadway Salutes Stephen Sondheim at the 1993 Kennedy Center Honors VideoVIDEO: Broadway Salutes Stephen Sondheim at the 1993 Kennedy Center Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 29, 2021

Today we are flashing back to an epic moment in Sondheim's career- when he received his Kennedy Center Honor in 1993. Watch the full tribute, which included performances from Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, Angela Lansbury, and Scott Bakula.

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on LATE NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

Jason Alexander chats about his new film Faith Based, reveals the passionate reactions he received for his role in Pretty Woman and discusses his experience working with Stephen Sondheim in Merrily We Roll Along.

VIDEO: Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito Read SUPERMAN Radio Plays VideoVIDEO: Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito Read SUPERMAN Radio Plays
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Variety reports that Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito, and more have united to read Superman radio plays from the 1940s. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For FAITH BASED, Starring Vincent Masciale, Luke Barnett, an VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For FAITH BASED, Starring Vincent Masciale, Luke Barnett, and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2020

The official trailer and poster for FAITH BASED, the irreverent comedy from Director Vincent Masciale (Fear, Inc) written by Luke Barnett has arrived. Barnett and Tanner Thomason star in the film alongside Margaret Cho, David Koechner, with Lance Reddick, and Jason Alexander.

VIDEO: Jason Mraz, Jason Alexander and More Take Part in Children's Hospital Los Ange VideoVIDEO: Jason Mraz, Jason Alexander and More Take Part in Children's Hospital Los Angeles' 4th Annual WALK & PLAY LA
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2020

Children's Hospital Los Angeles held their 4th Annual Walk & Play LA event. In response to COVID-19, the event went virtual, giving everyone an opportunity to give back to the patients and essential health care workers at CHLA while staying active in the safety of their homes. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DC Universe's HARLEY QUINN VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DC Universe's HARLEY QUINN
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2019

The official trailer for the upcoming DC Universe original series HARLEY QUINN, from Warner Bros. Animation has been released.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2019

On this day in 2015, Fish In the Dark, a new comedy by Seinfeld creator Larry David, celebrated its opening night on Broadway. 

VIDEO: On This Day, February 26- JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY Opens At The Imperial Theatr VideoVIDEO: On This Day, February 26- JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY Opens At The Imperial Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2019

On this day in 1990, the Broadway production of Jerome Robbins Broadway opened at the Imperial Theatre. 

BWW Exclusive: Watch a Preview of Mandy Gonzalez Singing For New Streaming Service ST VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch a Preview of Mandy Gonzalez Singing For New Streaming Service STAGE
by Leigh Scheps - Apr 23, 2018

First there was Grease: You're the One That I Want! On NBC in 2007. Then on MTV came Legally Blonde: The Search for the Next Elle Woods on Broadway in 2008. Soon, theater fans will be excited to watch the next Broadway-themed reality show.


Jason Alexander Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jason Alexander been in?
Jason Alexander has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Jason Alexander been in?
Jason Alexander has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jason Alexander been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadwa , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadway Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadway and Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Broadway Bound .

What awards has Jason Alexander won?
Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadwa Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadwayand Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Jerome Robbins' Broadway.

How many shows has Jason Alexander written?
Jason Alexander has written 1 shows including Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Bookwriter).