Jason Alexander

Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA

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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.

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Jason Alexander 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

Jason Alexander Productions

 
[Broadway, 2023]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2008]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2007]
Director

Writing


Jason Alexander Movies

[1981]The Burning Dave

[1986]Brighton Beach Memoirs Pool Player #1

[1986]The Mosquito Coast Clerk

[1990]White Palace Neil

[1990]Pretty Woman Philip Stuckey

[1990]Jacob's Ladder Geary

[1992]I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore Bernie Fishbine

[1993]Coneheads Larry Farber

[1994]North North's Dad

[1994]Blankman Mr. Stone

[1994]The Paper Marion Sandusky

[1995]The Last Supper The Anti-Environmentalist

[1995]For Better or Worse Michael Makeshift

[1996]The Hunchback of Notre Dame Hugo

[1996]Dunston Checks In Robert Grant

[1997]Love! Valour! Compassion! Buzz Hauser

[1998]Denial Art Witz

[1999]Love and Action in Chicago Frank

[1999]Madeline: Lost in Paris Uncle Horst, Henri

[2000]The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Boris

[2001]The Trumpet of the Swan Father

[2001]On Edge Zamboni Phil

[2001]Shallow Hal Mauricio

[2006]Ira & Abby Dr. Morris Saperstein

[2006]Hood of Horror British Record Mogul

[2006]How to Go Out on a Date in Queens Johnny

[2006]Farce of the Penguins Penguin on Belly

[2007]The Grand Dr. Yakov Achmed

[2009]Rock Slyde Mailman Stan

[2009]Hachi: A Dog's Tale Carl

[2010]Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Moronic

[2012]Delhi Safari Male Flamingo, Hyena Cook

[2014]Lucky Stiff Vinnie Di Ruzzio

[2015]Wild Card Pinky

[2015]Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant Larry's Dad

[2018]The Portuguese Kid Barry Dragonetti

[2020]Faith Based Nicky Steele

[2020]My Boyfriend's Meds Dr. Sternbach


Jason Alexander TV Shows

Listen Up Tony Kleinman

Young Sheldon Gene Lundy

TripTank Phil, Agent, Jim

The Orville Olix

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Asher Friedman

The Larry Sanders Show Jason Alexander

The Grinder Cliff Bemis

The Cleveland Show Saul Friedman

Seinfeld George Costanza

Curb Your Enthusiasm Jason Alexander

Kody Kapow Goji

Hercules Poseidon

Harley Quinn Sy Borgman

Fish Hooks Mr. Nibbles

Everybody Hates Chris Principal Edwards

E/R Harold Stickley

Dinosaurs UFO! Host, Announcer, Grown Baby

Dilbert Catbert

Jason Alexander Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actor - Musical

Jason Alexander, Jerome Robbins' Broadwa

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Best Actor - Musical

Jason Alexander, Jerome Robbins' Broadway

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Jason Alexander FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Jason Alexander has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Jason Alexander has not appeared in the West End.

Jason Alexander has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Jerome Robbins' Broadway." He also received a nomination for Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same show. Additionally, he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his role in "Jerome Robbins' Broadway." In a different production, Alexander was also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for his performance in "Broadway Bound."

Jason Alexander has won several awards for his performance in the musical "Jerome Robbins' Broadway." He received the Outstanding Actor - Musical award from the Drama Desk Awards, the Best Actor - Musical award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical award from the Tony Awards.

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

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