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Jason Alexander

Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), better known by his professional name of Jason Alexander, is an American actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian. He is best known for his role as George Costanza on Seinfeld, appearing from 1989 to 1998. He also has had an active career on the stage, appearing in several Broadway musicals including Jerome Robbins' Broadway in 1989, for which he won the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical. He appeared in the Los Angeles production of The Producers with Martin Short. He is the Artistic Director of "Reprise! Broadway's Best in Los Angeles," where he has directed several musicals. Alexander is also an avid poker player. Alexander was born Jay Scott Greenspan in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Jewish parents Ruth Minnie (née Simon), a nurse and health care administrator, and Alexander B. Greenspan, an accounting manager. He has a half-sister, Karen Van Horne, and a half-brother, Michael Greenspan. Alexander grew up in Livingston, New Jersey and is a 1977 graduate of Livingston High School. Alexander had a very wheezy voice growing up, primarily because of his asthma. He attended Boston University but left the summer before

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Team Britney -- Jason Never Hit Her, Audio Is FAKE

Team Britney
Jason Never Hit Her, Audio Is FAKE

The audiotape reportedly featuring Britney Spears saying that she was beaten by her boyfriend is 100% FAKE -- this according to one of Britney's co-conservators. TMZ spoke to Andrew Wallet who… READ MORE >

Britney Reportedly 'Beaten' By Boyfriend

Britney Reportedly 'Beaten' By Boyfriend

Britney Spears complained to her first husband that her current boyfriend beat her ... this according to Star magazine.According to the mag, Jason Alexander secretly taped Britney when she called… READ MORE >

- 1420 days ago
Jason Alexander 911 Call -- 'A Cyclist Just Got Hit'

Jason Alexander 911 Call -- 'A Cyclist Just Got Hit'

TMZ has obtained the 911 call made after "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander was involved in a car vs. bike accident with a young boy in Los Angeles back in April. The call was made by a woman who had… READ MORE >

- 1587 days ago
'Seinfeld' Star -- Let's Talk About My Crash ...

'Seinfeld' Star -- Let's Talk About My Crash ...

Jason Alexander might be the best celebrity to get into a car accident with -- because the "Seinfeld" star tells us he's kept in touch with the 14-year-old bike rider who crashed into him last… READ MORE >

- 1629 days ago
'Seinfeld' Star In Car vs. Bike Collision

'Seinfeld' Star In Car vs. Bike Collision

UPDATE: Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Alexander was not "at fault" for the accident. As for the condition of the kid, we're told he has a slight laceration on his head -- but he'll be OK. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1638 days ago
TMZ Live: Katherine Jackson, Ortiz & 'Seinfeld'

TMZ Live: Katherine Jackson, Ortiz & 'Seinfeld'

We took your questions on everything today -- including Katherine Jackson tossing Randy and Jermaine's kids out of the mansion, and Tito Ortiz claiming Jenna Jameson has an OxyContin addiction.… READ MORE >

- 1638 days ago
Jason Alexander -- No Butts About It

Jason Alexander -- No Butts About It

It can be hard for people of a certain body type to find jeans that fit at the Gap -- and Jason Alexander and his "Gap ass" are no different. More "Seinfeld" Kramer's Coming Back Atcha -- You… READ MORE >

- 1858 days ago
Britney's First Hubby Locked Up

Britney's First Hubby
Locked Up

Jason Alexander -- the dude who married Britney for 55 hours back in 2004 -- is currently sitting in a Van Nuys jail cell.According to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, 27-year-old Alexander… READ MORE >

- 2147 days ago
Bruce vs. Jason: Who'd You Rather?

Bruce vs. Jason
Who'd You Rather?

A happy birthday to two stars from New Jersey: Bruce Springsteen is 58 today, while "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander is 48.The question is ...  READ MORE >

- 2586 days ago

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