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Jay Scott Greenspan

Hebrew: ג'יי ג'ייסון אלכסנדר
Also Known As: "Jason Alexander"
Birthplace: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
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Son of Alexander B Greenspan and Ruth Minnie Greenspan
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Half brother of Karen Van Horne and Michael Greenspan

Occupation: Actor
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About Jason Alexander Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959),[2][3] 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 1989-98. He has also 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 Leading 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.

Contents [show] Early life[edit] Alexander was born Jay Scott Greenspan[2][3] 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.[4] Alexander grew up in Livingston, New Jersey and is a 1977 graduate of Livingston High School.[5] He attended Boston University but left the summer before his senior year, after getting work in New York City. He was later given an honorary degree in 1995. He is a practiced magician, and only switched to acting as a career when he realized that he was unlikely to succeed as a magician.[6]

Acting career[edit] Stage career[edit] Alexander began his acting career on the New York stage and is an accomplished singer and dancer. On Broadway, he appeared in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, Kander & Ebb's The Rink, Neil Simon's Broadway Bound, Accomplice, and Jerome Robbins' Broadway, for which he garnered the 1989 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. Returning to the stage in 2003, Alexander was cast in a successful run, opposite Martin Short, in the Los Angeles production of Mel Brooks' The Producers.[7] Alexander also appeared with Kelsey Grammer in the 2004 musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, playing Jacob Marley to Grammer's Ebenezer Scrooge. He continues to appear in live stage shows, including Barbra Streisand's memorable birthday party for Stephen Sondheim at the Hollywood Bowl, in which he appeared with Angela Lansbury, performing selections from Sweeney Todd. Alexander was recently named the Artistic Director of Reprise Theatre Company in Los Angeles, where he previously directed Sunday in the Park with George. He is scheduled to direct the upcoming revival of Damn Yankees at Reprise!

Television[edit] Alexander is best known as one of the key cast members of the award-winning television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), in which he played George Costanza (Jerry Seinfeld's character's best friend since childhood).

Alexander first found success on television in the commercial for the McDonald's McDLT.

Before Seinfeld, he starred in a short-lived CBS sitcom called Everything's Relative in 1987 which lasted six episodes. Concurrently with his Seinfeld role, Alexander provided the voice of the lead character in the cult animated series Duckman (1994–1997). Alexander also voiced Catbert, the evil director of human resources, in the short-lived Dilbert animated series based on the popular comic strip.

He made cameo appearances in the second season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, playing himself. Alexander also appeared in the seventh season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, along with the other three principal Seinfeld cast members.[8] He also had a part in the ABC sitcom Dinosaurs, as Al "Sexual" Harris (who frequently engaged in sexual harassment) as well as other voices. Despite a relatively successful career in film and stage, Alexander never managed to repeat his Seinfeld-level of success in television. 2001 marked his first post-Seinfeld return to prime-time television: the heavily promoted but short-lived ABC sitcom Bob Patterson (which was canceled after just 5 episodes). Alexander partially blames the lack of success on the mood of the country after 9/11.[9]

His second chance as a TV series lead, the CBS sitcom Listen Up! (September 20, 2004 to April 25, 2005), also fell short of a second season. Alexander was also the principal executive producer of the series, based very loosely on the life of the popular sports-media personality Tony Kornheiser. Alexander appeared on the Family Guy: Live in Vegas CD singing a verse in the song "All Cartoons are Fuckin' Dicks". He was featured in the Friends episode "The One Where Rosita Dies" as a suicidal supply manager named Earl. Phoebe calls him trying to sell him toner and she learns about his problem and tries to persuade him not to commit suicide. This is referred to in an episode of Malcolm in the Middle where Alexander appears as a neurotic and critical loner called Leonard. He describes himself as free and mentions that he makes money with a job "selling toner over the phone". Also in the episode, he is repeatedly harassed by a man named George – his character's name on Seinfeld. Alexander appeared in the 1995 TV version of the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie, as Conrad Birdie's agent, Albert Peterson. He guest-starred in episode 8 of the 1996 variety show Muppets Tonight.

Alexander appeared on Star Trek: Voyager on the episode "Think Tank" playing a genius alien named Kurros who was trying to get Seven of Nine to serve on his ship. He appeared in "One Night at Mercy", the first episode of the short-lived 2002 revival of The Twilight Zone, playing Death. He featured in the 2005 Monk episode "Mr. Monk and the Other Detective" as Monk's rival, Marty Eels. On the June 26, 2006 episode of the Jimmy Kimmel Live! talk show, Alexander demonstrated several self-defense techniques. He was also the Host of the 230th July 4, 2006 of the PBS July 4 "A Capitol Fourth" Celebrations in Washington, D.C. in which he sang, danced, and played tuned drums. In 2006, Alexander signed on to feature as a regular cast member in the second season of Everybody Hates Chris. Alexander was the host of the Comedy Central Roast of actor William Shatner on August 13, 2006 (first airdate: August 20, 2006). In 2007, Alexander was a guest star in the third episode of the improv comedy series Thank God You're Here. He is also a frequent guest and panelist on: Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time shows; Hollywood Squares; the Late Late Show, with both Craig Kilborn and Craig Ferguson; and the Late Show with David Letterman.

In 2008, Alexander guest-starred on the CBS show Criminal Minds in the season four episode "Masterpiece" as Prof. Rothschild,[10][11] a well-educated serial killer obsessed with the Fibonacci sequence who sends the team into a race against time to save his last victims. He returned in the same season to direct the episode "Conflicted", featuring the actor Jackson Rathbone. In 2011, Alexander was the guest star in an episode of Harry's Law, playing a high school teacher bringing a wrongful dismissal suit.[12]

Movies[edit] In addition to his roles as an insensitive lawyer in Pretty Woman, co-starring with Richard Gere, and as an inept womanizer Mauricio in Shallow Hal, with Jack Black, Alexander has appeared in Love! Valour! Compassion!, Dunston Checks In, Love and Action in Chicago, The Last Supper and psychological horror film Jacob's Ladder. He voiced the gargoyle Hugo in Disney's 1996 animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame, its direct-to-video sequel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II, House of Mouse, and the video game Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.[13] He has also dabbled in the art of directing, starting with 1996's For Better or Worse and 1999's Just Looking. He also played the phenomenally successful US toymaker A.C. Gilbert in the 2002 movie: The Man Who Saved Christmas. In 2009, Alexander had a small role in the movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale as a train station manager, again working next to Richard Gere. Alexander starred in A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! as Cosmo.

Other work[edit] Alexander is also featured in country music star Brad Paisley's music videos "Celebrity" and "Online", the latter of which he directed and won the 2007 Country Music Association's Video of the Year Award. In August 2012, he co-starred in the music video "Trying Not to Love You" by Nickelback with former Baywatch star Brooke Burns. In January 1995, Alexander did a commercial for Rold Gold pretzels to be broadcast during the Super Bowl. The commercial depicts him with Frasier dog "Eddie" jumping out of an airplane with a parachute over the stadium. After the commercial, the audience is brought back to a supposedly "live feed" of the playing field hearing startled sports commentators as Alexander and the dog land in the field to wild applause. In the summer of 2005, he appeared with Lee Iacocca in ads for DaimlerChrysler. Lee Iacocca did the ads as part of a way to raise money for Dr. Denise Faustman's research to cure autoimmunity.[14] Both Lee Iacocca and Jason Alexander have had loved ones whose lives have been adversely affected by autoimmunity. Alexander has also done a McDonald's commercial advertising the McDLT, in which he sings. He has also appeared in Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) commercials, including one with baseball superstar Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants and another one opposite Trista Rehn of The Bachelorette. It was rumored that he no longer appears in these commercials due to the alleged cruelty to animals by KFC suppliers and slaughterhouses, but he refuted that in the August 2, 2006 issue of Adweek. Alexander said, "That's PETA bullcrap. I loved working for KFC. I was targeted by PETA to broker something between them. I think KFC really stepped up to the plate; unfortunately PETA did not."

He performed a mentalism and magic act at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California from April 24 to 30, 2006. He has been awarded the Parlor Magician of the year award at the Castle. Alexander was the national spokesman for the Scleroderma Foundation, a leading organization dedicated to raising awareness of the disease and assisting those who are afflicted. He also voiced the character Abis Mal in The Return of Jafar and the television series based on Disney's 1992 animated film, Aladdin. Jason Alexander guest starred in Malcolm in the Middle as an intelligent but unpleasant individual (Lenard) who Malcolm meets in the park. He makes money as a telephone salesman and spends his time playing chess in the park. Malcolm, afraid of ending up like Lenard, tries to get him to change his ways and get a full-time job. In 2007, Alexander appeared in a commercial for the ASPCA, which has aired on cable TV stations.[15] In 1987, Alexander appeared in a commercial for Miller Lite, with Yogi Berra as the celebrity, speaking about Miller Lite using his unique malapropism eloquence, sitting at a bar with many others including a young Jason Alexander standing behind Berra's left shoulder.

In 2009, Alexander also lent his voice talents in the Thomas Nelson audio Bible production known as The Word of Promise. In this dramatized audio, Alexander played the character of Joseph. The project also featured a large ensemble of well known Hollywood actors including Jim Caviezel, Lou Gossett Jr., John Rhys-Davies, Jon Voight, Gary Sinise, Christopher McDonald, Marissa Tomei and John Schneider.[16][17]

Playing poker[edit]

Alexander playing at Annie Duke's charity event in the 2009 World Series of Poker

Alexander with Alan F. Horn in May 2010 In recent years, Alexander has also competed on televised poker shows and in various tournaments. He has appeared twice on Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown, winning the final table of the 8th season. Alexander won the $500,000 prize for his charity, The United Way of America to help benefit the New Orleans Area. An avid poker player, Jason was also one of the "famous faces"[18] due to being a regular player on the online poker website Hollywood Poker which is run in conjunction with Ongame Network. Alexander also played in the 2007 World Series of Poker main event, but was eliminated on the second day. He returned to play in 2009. He made it to Day 3 of the event, finishing in the top 30% of the field. Alexander has also appeared on NBC's Poker After Dark in the "Celebrities and Mentors" episode, finishing in 6th place after being eliminated by professional poker player Gavin Smith. He also signed with PokerStars where he plays under the screen name "J. Alexander".

Recent appearances[edit] Alexander was host of the LOL Sudbury opening night Gala in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on May 29, 2008, which was simulcast throughout Canada at 60 Cineplex theaters, a first for any comedy festival. He has loaned his voice to several episodes of the Twilight Zone Radio Dramas.

In 2008 and again in 2009, Alexander fronted Jason Alexander's Comedy Spectacular, a routine exclusive to Australia. The show consists of stand-up and improvisation and incorporates Alexander's musical talent. He is backed up by a number of well-known Australian comedians. His first time performing a similar show of this nature was in 2006 for Jason Alexander's Comedy Christmas. In February/March 2010, Alexander starred in his own show, The Donny Clay Experience, at the Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Donny Clay character, which he has performed in a tour of the United States, is a self-help guru in a similar mold to his Bob Patterson character.

It was announced in July 2010 that Alexander would be joining the cast of the Nickelodeon films based on their series The Fairly Oddparents, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! and A Fairly Odd Christmas. He played Cosmo, one of Timmy Turner's fairies.[19]

On January 6, 2010, it was announced that Alexander would be the new face of the weight loss company Jenny Craig.[20]

Alexander stars in the music video for Nickelback's "Trying Not To Love You" as a coffee foam artist.[21]

Personal life[edit] He has been married to Daena E. Title since May 31, 1982.[22] They have two sons, Gabriel[22][23] and Noah.[22]

Alexander has been a prominent public supporter of the OneVoice initiative, which seeks out opinions from moderate Israelis and Palestinians who want to achieve a mutual peace agreement between their societies. He explained on Real Time with Bill Maher (July 17, 2009) that he has visited Israel many times. On his appearance, he spoke about progress towards peace that he has recently observed.

In 2012, Alexander announced his support for Democratic President Barack Obama, who was running for re-election. [24]

Filmography[edit] Film[edit] Year Title Role Notes 1981 The Burning Dave 1981 Senior Trip Pete Television film 1986 The Mosquito Coast Clerk 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs Pool Player 1986 Rockabye Lt. Ernest Foy Television film 1990 Pretty Woman Philip Stuckey 1990 White Palace Neil 1990 Jacob's Ladder Mr. Geary, the lawyer 1992 I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore Bernie Fishbine 1993 Sexual Healing Frank 1993 Coneheads Neighbor Larry Farber 1993 For Goodness Sake VCR Customer Short film 1994 The Paper Marion Sandusky 1994 North North's Dad 1994 Aladdin: The Return of Jafar Abis Mal 1994 Blankman Mr. Stone 1995 Bye Bye Birdie Albert Peterson Television film 1995 The Last Supper The Anti-Environmentalist 1995 For Better or Worse Michael Makeshift 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Hugo Voice 1996 Dunston Checks In Robert Grant 1997 Love! Valour! Compassion! Buzz Hauser 1997 Cinderella Lionel Television film Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film 1998 Denial Art Witz 1999 Love and Action in Chicago Frank Bonner 1999 Madeline: Lost in Paris Henri/Uncle Horst 1999 Jingle Bells Elf Television film 2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Boris Badenov Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor 2000 Let's Rap Fire Safety Smoke Detector Voice 2001 The Trumpet of the Swan Father Voice 2001 Shallow Hal Mauricio Wilson 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II Hugo 2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas A.C. Gilbert Television film 2003 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure Lil' Lightning 2004 A Christmas Carol Jacob Marley Television film 2006 Farce of the Penguins Penguin on Belly 2006 Ira and Abby Dr. Morris Saperstein 2006 Hood of Horror British Record Mogul 2006 How to Go Out on a Date in Queens Johnny 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 Voice 2011 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! Cosmo Television film 2011 The Voyages of Young Doctor Dolittle Eugene 2012 Stars in Shorts Sid Rosenthal 2014 Wild Card Completed 2015 The Gettysburg Address Noah Brooks Voice Television[edit] Year Title Role Notes 1984–1985 E/R Harold Stickley 15 episodes 1987 Everything's Relative Julian Beeby 10 episodes 1988 Newhart Ramming Episode: "Courtin' Disaster" 1989–1998 Seinfeld George Costanza 170 episodes American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series (1992–93) Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1995, 1997–98) Nominated—American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series (1996, 1999) Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (1993–95, 1998) Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1992–98) Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1996–99) Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated—Viewers for Quality Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Comedy Series (1993–95) 1992–1993 Dinosaurs Additional Voices 7 episodes 1993 Dream On Randall Townsend Episode: "Oral Sex, Lies and Videotape" Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series 1994–1997 Duckman Eric Duckman 70 episodes 1994–1998 The Larry Sanders Show Himself 2 episodes 1994 Aladdin Abis Mal 14 episodes 1996 Muppets Tonight Himself Episode: "Jason Alexander" 1996 The Nanny Jack Episode: "The Tart with Heart" 1997 Remember WENN Alan Ballinger Episode: "Nothing Up My Sleeve" 1998 Hercules Poseidon 4 episodes 1999–2000 Dilbert Catbert 9 episodes 1999 Star Trek: Voyager Kurros Episode: "Think Tank" 2001–2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself 5 episodes 2001 Friends Earl Episode: "The One Where Rosita Dies" 2001 Bob Patterson Bob Patterson 10 episodes 2001 The Legend of Tarzan Zutho Episode: "Tarzan and the Face from the Past" 2002 Son of the Beach Tex Finklestein Episode: "Penetration Island" 2002 House of Mouse Hugo Episode: "Donald Wants to Fly" 2002 The Twilight Zone Death Episode: "One Night at Mercy" 2003 Malcolm in the Middle Leonard Episode: "Future Malcolm" 2004–2005 Listen Up! Tony Kleinman 22 episodes 2005 Monk Marty Eels Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Other Detective" 2006 Odd Job Jack Don Episode: "Twenty-One You're Dead" 2006–2008 Everybody Hates Chris Principal Edwards 2 episodes 2006 Campus Ladies Professor Episode:"A Very Special Episode" 2008 The New Adventures of Old Christine Dr. Palmer Episode: "One and a Half Men" 2008–2009 Criminal Minds Prof. Rothchild Episode: "Masterpiece" 2009 Meteor Dr. Chetwyn 2 episodes 2010–2011 Fish Hooks Mr. Nibbles 2 episodes 2010 The Cleveland Show Saul Friedman Episode: "Brotherly Love" 2010 American Dad! Sal Episode: "White Rice" 2011 Glenn Martin DDS Brandon Episode: "GlenHog Day" 2011 Franklin & Bash Carter Lang Episode: "Big Fish" 2011 Harry's Law Richard Cross Episode: "Bad to Worse" 2011 China, IL Harold Episode: "Coming Out of the Casket" 2012 Two and a Half Men Alan's cardiologist Episode: "The Straw in My Donut Hole" 2012 Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? Himself Unknown episodes 2012 Clipaholics Narrator 8 episodes 2013 Community Mountain Man Episode: "Intro to Felt Surrogacy" 2013 Hollywood Game Night Himself 2 episodes 2014 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee George Costanza Episode: "George Costanza: The Over-Cheer" 2014 Kirstie Stanford Temple Episode: "Maddie's Agent" 2014-present The Tom and Jerry Show Rick Video games[edit] Year Title Role Notes 2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Hugo

About Jason Alexander (עברית)

ג'ייסון אלכסנדר

' (באנגלית: Jason Alexander; עם לידתו ניתן לו השם ג'ייסון סקוט גרינספן; נולד ב-23 בספטמבר 1959) הוא שחקן טלוויזיה, קולנוע ומחזות זמר ובמאי קולנוע יהודי אמריקאי, שנודע בעיקר בזכות תפקידו כג'ורג' קוסטנזה בסדרת הטלוויזיה המצליחה סיינפלד.

תוכן עניינים 1 ביוגרפיה 1.1 תחילת הדרך 1.2 קריירה 1.2.1 תיאטרון 1.2.2 טלוויזיה וקולנוע 1.3 חיים אישיים 2 קישורים חיצוניים ביוגרפיה תחילת הדרך אלכסנדר נולד בניוארק שבניו ג'רזי לג'וש ורות גרינספן. יש לו אחות למחצה בשם קרן, ואח למחצה בשם מייקל.

בשנת 1977 סיים אלכסנדר את לימודיו בבית הספר התיכון "ליווינגסטון", אשר בליווינגסטון ניו ג'רזי.

הוא למד באוניברסיטת בוסטון, אך עזב את הלימודים בקיץ לפני שנתו האחרונה מכיוון שמצא עבודה בניו יורק. מאוחר יותר הוענק לו תואר כבוד. בספטמבר 2006, בריאיון ל-Access Hollywood, הוא ציין את רוברט לאמפף כמורה האהוב עליו, וכזה שהשפיע עליו ביותר ועודד אותו לפתח את קריירת המשחק שלו.

קריירה תיאטרון אלכסנדר החל את קריירת המשחק שלו על במות ניו יורק ונחשב לזמר מיומן. בברודוויי, הוא הופיע במחזמר "מתגלגלים" מאת סטיבן זונדהיים, במחזמר The Rink, במחזה Broadway Bound של ניל סיימון, ב-Accomplice ובברודוויי של ג'רום רובינס, עבורו זכה בפרס טוני לשנת 1989 לשחקן הטוב ביותר במחזות זמר. טרם הצטרפותו לצוות "סיינפלד" הופיע אלכסנדר בתפקיד משנה כעוה"ד הנבל בסרט "אישה יפה" בכיכובם של ריצ'רד גיר וג'ולייה רוברטס.

הוא חזר לבמה בשנת 2003 בהפקה המוצלחת "המפיקים" של מל ברוקס, שנעשתה בלוס אנג'לס. לאחר מכן הופיע במחזות ובמחזות זמר נוספים, וגם בקומדיית מצבים קצרת-ימים ב-CBS. אלכסנדר מוסיף להשתתף במופעי במה, כולל בחגיגת יום ההולדת הבלתי נשכחת, שערכה ברברה סטרייסנד לסטיבן זונדהיים בהוליווד. לאחרונה התמנה אלכסנדר למנהל האמנותי של ה-"Reprise Broadway's Best" בלוס אנג'לס, שם הוא ביים בעבר את "יום ראשון בפארק עם ג'ורג'". הוא עתיד לביים את החידוש הצפוי ל"Damn Yankees" ב-"Reprise" ומבטיח גרסה כמוה לא נראתה.

טלוויזיה וקולנוע לפני שפרץ לתודעת המיינסטרים, שיחק אלכסנדר במספר סדרות טלוויזיה וסרטי קולנוע, ביניהם המיני-סדרה "בן מועדף" (1988), של רשת NBC שעלתה לשידור באותו שבוע של הבחירות לנשיאות ארצות הברית 1988. אלכסנדר ידוע במיוחד בזכות תפקידו הקבוע בקומדיית המצבים עטורת הפרסים סיינפלד, שבה גילם את דמותו הנוירוטית וחסרת הכבוד של ג'ורג' קוסטנזה, חברו הטוב ביותר של ג'רי סיינפלד. במקביל לחובותיו ב"סיינפלד", אלכסנדר דיבב את הדמות המובילה בסדרת הפולחן המונפשת "דאקמן" (Duckman), ששודרה בין השנים 1994 - 1997. אלכסנדר דיבב גם את קאטברט, המנהל המנוול ממחלקת משאבי אנוש, בסדרה המונפשת קצרת המועד דילברט, שהתבססה על הקומיקס הפופולרי באותו שם. הוא כיכב בתפקיד הראשי בסרט הקולנוע אהבה! אומץ! חמלה!, והופיע בעונות השנייה והשביעית של הסדרה "תרגיע", בה שיחק את עצמו.

ג'ייסון אלכסנדר נטל חלק גם ב-"Disnosaurs" ב-ABC, כדמות בשם Al (Sexual) Harass. הדמות הייתה מדברת בדרך כלל על הטרדה מינית בעבודה.

בשנת 1995 ביים את סרטו הראשון "לטוב או לרע", בו גם שיחק בתפקיד הראשי לצדם של ג'יימס וודס, ג'ו מנטניה, רוב ריינר והיילי ג'ואל אוסמנט.

למרות קריירה מוצלחת יחסית בסרטים ובתיאטרון, אלכסנדר לא הצליח לשחזר את תהילתו מ"סיינפלד" על המסך הקטן. בשנת 2001 הוא הצליח לחזור לשעת השיא בטלוויזיה בקומדיית המצבים Bob Patterson, שבוטלה אחרי 5 פרקים.

באלבום הפסקול Family Guy: Live in Vegas, שר אלכסנדר בית מתוך השיר "All Cartoons are Fuckin' Dicks". לאלכסנדר מיוחס טביעת הביטוי "asshat" בפליטת פה ידועה מהמופע "Seinfeld".

הוא הופיע בסדרה חברים בפרק שנקרא "הפרק שבו רוזיטה מתה", שם גילם מנהל אספקה בעל נטיות אובדניות, בשם ארל. כשפיבי מצלצלת אליו ומנסה למכור לו טונר, היא לומדת על הבעיה שלו ומנסה לשכנעו שלא יתאבד. האפיזודה הזו מצוטטת גם בפרק מתוך מלקולם באמצע, שבו אלכסנדר מופיע כאיש בודד נוירוטי וביקורתי בשם לאונרד. הוא מתאר עצמו כחופשי, ומציין שהוא עושה כסף בעבודה הכרוכה ב"מכירת טונר בטלפון". בפרק זה כל הזמן מציקה לו דמות בשם "ג'ורג'" - שמה של דמותו ב"סיינפלד".

אלכסנדר הופיע בסדרה מסע בין כוכבים: וויאג'ר בפרק Think Tank, בו הוא מגלם חייזר גאון בשם קוּרוׁס המנסה להביא את הדמות שבע מתשע לספינתו. בשנת 2002 הוא הופיע בפרק הראשון מתוך ניסיון החידוש קצר-הימים של אזור הדמדומים, שם שיחק את המוות.

הוא הופיע בשנת 2005 בפרק של הסדרה מונק - "מר מונק והבלש השני" בו גילם את יריבו של מונק, מארטי אילז.

ב-26 ביוני 2006 בתוכנית האירוח של ג'ימי קימל, הדגים אלכסנדר מספר טכניקות להגנה עצמית. הוא היה גם המארח בחגיגות ה-4 ביולי (יום העצמאות האמריקאי) 2006, של ה-PBS בוושינגטון הבירה, שם הוא שר, רקד ותופף בתופים.

אלכסנדר הופיע פעמיים בתוכנית הפוקר לידוענים Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown וזכה בשולחן האחרון בעונה השמינית. הוא זכה בסכום של חצי מיליון דולר עבור ארגוני צדקה.

ב-6 באוגוסט 2006, אלכסנדר חתם על חוזה לגלם דמות קבועה בסדרה כולם שונאים את כריס עד 2007.

בשנת 2015 ו-2016 שיחק בסיטקום "הכריש" (The Grinder) של רשת FOX, בכיכובו של רוב לאו. בשנת 2018 התארח בסדרה הקומית "שלדון הצעיר".

חיים אישיים אלכסנדר נשוי לדיאנה א. טייטל מאז ה-31 במאי 1981. לזוג יש שני ילדים, גבריאל (נולד במאי 1992) ונח (נולד בפברואר 1996). אלכסנדר תומך פעיל של תנועת קול אחד, וביקר מספר פעמים בישראל כדי לקדם את מטרות התנועה.

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September 23, 1959
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States