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Kirstie Alley sitcom canceled after one season

Kirstie Alley sitcom canceled after one season

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) --Kirstie Alley's comedy series "Kirstie" has been canceled by TV Land after one season.
Annie Martin
'Seinfeld' reunion: Jerry, George, Newman appear in commercial

'Seinfeld' reunion: Jerry, George, Newman appear in commercial

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Former "Seinfeld" co-stars Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander and Wayne Knight reunited for a Super Bowl-themed commercial in New York.
Seinfeld reunion revealed during Super Bowl ad

Seinfeld reunion revealed during Super Bowl ad

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Jerry Seinfeld's very anticipated "secret project" was unveiled during Sunday night's Super Bowl as he appeared in an ad featuring a pseudo Seinfeld reunion.
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Seinfeld confirms he and Alexander filmed a 'secret project'

Seinfeld confirms he and Alexander filmed a 'secret project'

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Jerry Seinfeld told WFAN-New York's "Boomer & Carton" show Thursday he and his former "Seinfeld" co-star Jason Alexander reunited for a "secret project."
'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Julie Bowen, Valerie Bertinelli, Lester Holt, Jason Alexander and Martin Short will be among the stars competing on "Hollywood Game Night," NBC said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
By United Press International

'Cheers' stars Alley, Perlman, Wendt to reunite on new sitcom

HOLLYWOOD, June 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actor George Wendt will guest star in an upcoming TV Land sitcom "Kirstie," joining former "Cheers" co-stars Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman.
NBC sitcom 'Community' plans puppet episode for April

NBC sitcom 'Community' plans puppet episode for April

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- NBC says the characters from its U.S. comedy series "Community" will be immortalized as puppets in an episode to air in April.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 23, 2011.
By United Press International
TBS to air 'Seinfeld' Steinbrenner shows

TBS to air 'Seinfeld' Steinbrenner shows

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- TBS says it will celebrate the life of George Steinbrenner by airing "Seinfeld" episodes featuring Larry David as the iconic New York Yankees owner.
'Seinfeld' has earned $2.7B since 1998

'Seinfeld' has earned $2.7B since 1998

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- U.S. sitcom "Seinfeld" has earned $2.7 billion since it ended its 9-season run in 1998, said Time Warner, the show's owner.
Alexander loses 30 pounds, dons spandex

Alexander loses 30 pounds, dons spandex

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and Jenny Craig spokesman Jason Alexander has achieved his weight-loss goal of 30 pounds in 18 weeks.
Alexander not cited for car-bike collision

Alexander not cited for car-bike collision

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) -- Actor Jason Alexander was not cited after he allegedly hit a 14-year-old bicyclist with his car Tuesday morning, police in Los Angeles said.
Alexander named Jenny Craig spokesman

Alexander named Jenny Craig spokesman

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Jason Alexander has been named a Jenny Craig celebrity spokesman, the weight management company announced Wednesday.
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Jason Alexander signs copies of his new book "Dad, Are You The Tooth Fairy?" at Borders Books in New York on May 19, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Jason Alexander (born September 23, 1959) is an American actor, comedian and singer. He is best known for his role as George Costanza on the television series Seinfeld, appearing in the sitcom 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 Jason 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 Horn, and a half-brother, Michael Greenspan. Alexander is a 1977 graduate of Livingston High School in Livingston, New Jersey. Alexander had a very wheezy voice growing up, primarily because of his asthma. 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 talented magician, and only switched to acting as a career when he realized that he was unlikely to succeed as a magician.

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 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. Alexander also appeared with Kelsey Grammer in the 2004 musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. He played Jacob Marley to Grammer's Ebenezer Scrooge.

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