Jason Alexander Played George Costanza
Jason Alexander played George Costanza on Seinfeld. George, Jerry's long-time best friend, was cheap, insecure, often dishonest and lazy. But America just loved him.
The truth is, Jason really isn't like George at all, and he had some trouble understanding the character's motivation. So when was the moment when he came to know George?
"I can't remember the episode but it was early, like eight or nine episodes in," Jason says. "We got a script and I went to [Seinfeld co-creator Larry David], and I said, 'You've got to help me on this one, because, first of all, this would never happen to anybody. And if it did, they'd never react like this.' And Larry said, 'What do you mean? This happened to me and this is exactly what I did.' And I went, 'Oh, okay.' And then he became my guide [to George] after that."