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Born: September 23, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1974:
Adopted stage name Jason Alexander at age 15
1977:
First professional acting job at age 17 in the children's theater special, "The Pushcart Players: Feelings and Friends"
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Acted in nationally broadcast TV commercials while a student at Boston University
1981:
Made Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along"; played a Broadway producer
1981:
Feature acting debut, "The Burning"
1981:
Television acting debut, "Senior Trip!" (CBS)
1984:
Played the recurring role of Harold Stickley on the CBS sitcom, "E.R.," starring Elliott Gould
1986:
Returned to features after five years to play a small role as a hardware store clerk in Peter Weir's "The Mosquito Coast"
1987:
Starred as Julian Beeby on the short-lived CBS sitcom, "Everything's Relative"
1988:
First TV miniseries, "Favorite Son" (NBC)
1989:
Won a Tony Award playing multiple roles, including the narrator, in the musical revue "Jerome Robbins' Broadway"
1989:
Played George Costanza on the popular NBC comedy series, "Seinfeld"; earned Golden Globe (1993, 1994, 1995, 1998), Emmy (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998) and SAG (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999) nominations for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
1990:
Played Richard Gere's misogynistic lawyer in "Pretty Woman"
1992:
Cast as Harry Truman in a Los Angeles revival of the one-person stage play, "Give 'Em Hell, Harry"
1992:
First leading role in a feature, "I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore"
1992:
Made TV directorial debut with "The Good Samaritan" episode of "Seinfeld" (NBC); earned a nomination from the Directors Guild of America
1993:
Taught "How to Break into Show Business" at the Los Angeles Learning Annex
1994:
Voiced the title character in the USA Network's animated series, "Duckman"
1994:
Had a small role as the parking commissioner in "The Paper"
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Formed AngelArk Productions
1995:
Feature directorial debut, "For Better or Worse" (opened in limited release and later aired on TNT)
1996:
Played a hotel manager coping with an orangutang in "Dunston Checks In"
1996:
Voiced one of the gargoyles in Disney's animated "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
1997:
AngelArk signed production agreement with Universal TV
1997:
Played an HIV-positive musical/comedy loving gay man in "Love! Valour! Compassion!"
1998:
Directed the feature "Just Looking/Cherry Pink"; screened at the 1999 Hamptons Film Festival
1999:
Featured in the festival screened "Love in Action in Chicago"
2000:
Portrayed Boris Badenov in the part live action, part animated feature, "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle"
2000:
Directed the coming-of-age comedy feature "Just Looking"
2001:
Returned to series TV as star of the short-lived ABC fall sitcom "Bob Patterson"
2001:
Co-starred as the title character's best friend in "Shallow Hal"
2001:
Appeared as himself on episodes of "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David's HBO series "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
2003:
Served as Executive Producer on the action feature "Agent Cody Banks"
2003:
Returned to the stage to star as Max Bialystock in the Los Angeles production of "The Producers"
2004:
Starred in the short-lived CBS comedy "Listen Up," as a character based on sportswriter Tony Kornheiser
2006:
Guest-starred on two episodes of the UPN sitcom, "Everybody Hates Chris"
2007:
Named Artistic Director of the 10-year-old "Reprise! Broadway's Best" series in Los Angeles
2007:
Cast as Jennifer Westfeldt's (Abby) therapist in "Ira and Abby"
2009:
Re-teamed with "Seinfeld" co-creator, Larry David, and the other three principal "Seinfeld" cast members, to appear as himself on several episodes of David's HBO series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
2010:
Starred in the one-man show "The Donny Clay Experience" in Las Vegas

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