"The greatest part of the job was... that was for nine years it was a pleasure to go to work."Jason Scott Greenspan
—Jason Alexander, summing up his time on Seinfeld
, otherwise known as Jason Alexander
(born September 23, 1959) is an American actor known to the world as the one and only George Costanza from Seinfeld
In actuality, the man is an accomplished performer on the stage, having won a Tony Award for his singing contributions. However, it would be his role as George Costanza, Jerkass and best friend
to main character Jerry Seinfeld that would make Costanza a true household name. Being named "the greatest sitcom character of all time" by none other than Ricky Gervais
, Costanza's accolades for the role included Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, as well as a win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. One could say that, along with Michael Richards as Kramer, he became a Breakout Character
on the show.
He's also an expert poker player.
His Credits include:
Tropes associated with Jason include: