Celebrity Poker Profiles- Jason Alexander

jaapsc“Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.”

-George Costanza-

Sound advice for poker players!

Where you’ve Seen Him

Jason Alexander entertained television audiences throughout the 1990s with his brilliant portrayal of the neurotic George Costanza on the hit TV series Seinfeld. The “short, stocky, slow-witted, bald man,” as he was so accurately described by fellow Seinfeld characters, Alexander helped create what is arguably the most beloved sitcom personality of the past two decades.

In addition to his role as George, Alexander’s comedic genius has been showcased on the stage as well as on the silver screen. Jason has acted in a number of movies including: Pretty Woman, Shallow Hal, Jacob’s Ladder, the Last Supper, and as the voice of Duckman. Has has also performed in several Broadway plays and musicals, winning a best actor Tony Award in 1989.

Where He Plays Poker

Jason Alexander was recently signed by PokerStars as a celebrity endorsed player. He plays under the screen name “J. Alexander.”

Sign up for a PokerStars account to play online with Jason, aka “George.”

Best Poker Moment

Jason Alexander just missed finishing in the money in the 2009 World Series of Poker, eliminated on day three of the Main Event. Jason did turn some heads ending the first day as one of the chip leaders while holding his own against poker legend and PokerStars pro Greg Raymer.

Jason’s best poker moment occurred during the 8th season of Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown where he won $500,000 for the United Way of New Orleans.

Alexander also finished in 10th place at the Ante Up for Africa charity tournament in 2007.