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Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey. Most everyone who went to high school in Livingston, NJ, with Newark-born Jason Alexander knew that the lad was destined to become a major actor. Though inclined to stoutness -- and baldness -- from age 16 onward, Alexander had such a commanding stage presence that he was invariably cast as the star in school plays, in roles ranging from romantic leads to elderly character parts. While attending Boston University, the year-old Alexander was cast in the lead of the Stephen Sondheim Broadway musical Merrily We Roll Along, which might have made him an overnight star had it not closed almost as soon as it opened. By , Alexander had two major industry awards to his credit: the Tony and Grammy, both for his participation in Jerome Robbins' Broadway. In , he was cast as clueless loser George Costanza in the popular sitcom Seinfeld the character was allegedly based on series co-creator Larry David. And in , his voice could be heard each week on the USA cable network as the web-footed, sex-obsessed private eye hero of the animated cartoon series Duckman. Though still best-known for his portrayal of George Costanza, Alexander's feature film career picked up speed during the '90s as both a character actor in major comedies such as Dunston Checks In and a voice-over artist on such animated Disney features as Aladdin and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. After a disappointing blink-and-you-miss-it comeback to the small screen as a self-help guru in Bob Patterson, Alexander leapt back to the big screen opposite Jack Black in the Farrelly brothers' Shallow Hal.
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Jay Scott Greenspan    born September 23, ,  known by his stage name Jason Alexander , is an American actor, comedian, singer, and director. Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the television series Seinfeld — , 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 , comic relief gargoyle Hugo in the Disney animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame , and the title character in the animated series Duckman — Maisel He appeared in the Los Angeles production of The Producers. He was the artistic director of "Reprise!