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Encyclopedia > Jerry Seinfeld (character)
Jerry Seinfeld
First appearance The Seinfeld Chronicles
Last appearance The Finale, Part II
Cause/reason End of Show
Created by Jerry Seinfeld.
A fictional variant of himself.
Portrayed by Jerry Seinfeld
Information
Gender Male
Age 30s
Occupation stand-up comedian
Family Morty (father)
Helen (mother)
A Sister
Relatives Leo, Mac (uncles); Stella, Silvia, Rose (aunts); Jeffery, Artie, Douglass (cousins); Nana (grandmother)

Jerome "Jerry" Seinfeld is a semi-fictional character on the United States television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998) who was named after, based on, and played by the comedian of the same name. This article is about the comedian. ... Image File history File links Seinfeld_s6e15. ... The Seinfeld Chronicles (also known as Good News, Bad News and originally Stand Up) is the pilot episode of the NBC series, Seinfeld. ... The Finale is the name given to the final two episodes of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... This article is about the comedian. ... This article is about the comedian. ... Mortimer Morty Seinfeld, played by Barney Martin, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998). ... Helen Seinfeld, played by Liz Sheridan, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998). ... Uncle Leo is Jerry Seinfelds uncle, a bit character who is, even by Seinfield universe standards, eccentric. ... Alice, a fictional character based on a real character from the work of Lewis Carroll. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989 to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ... For the documentary about Jerry Seinfeld, see Comedian (film). ... This article is about the comedian. ...


The series revolves around Jerry's misadventures with his best friend George Costanza, wacky neighbor Cosmo Kramer, and ex-girlfriend Elaine Benes. He is usually the voice of reason amidst his friends' antics and the focal point of the foursome's relationship. An eternal optimist, he rarely runs into major personal problems. Jerry is the only main character on the show to maintain the same career (a stand-up comedian, like the real Seinfeld) throughout the series. He is the most observational character, sarcastically commenting on his friends' quirky habits. George Louis Costanza is a fictional character in the United States-based television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), played by Jason Alexander. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Cosmo Kramer is a fictional character on the American television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), played by Michael Richards. ... Elaine Marie Benes is a fictional character on the American television sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus. ... Observational comedy is a brand of humor based on making remarks about various facets of daily life. ...


Much of the show's action takes place in Jerry's apartment located at 129 West 81st Street, apartment 5A, as stated in the episode "The Alternate Side". He and his friends also frequently appear in "Monk's", a fictional cafe. The outside sign for Monk's that is shown before we see the inside scene is actually that of Tom's Restaurant, a diner style eatery located near Columbia University on Broadway. The Alternate Side was the twenty-eighth episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Alma Mater Columbia University is a private university in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. ...


Jerry appeared in 180 episodes of Seinfeld (including several 2-part episodes), and holds the distinction of being the only character in the show to appear in every episode.[1]

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Character summary

Jerry is the most grounded character in the show, a figure who is "able to observe the chaos around him but not always be a part of it."[2] Plot lines involving Jerry often concern his various relationships — Jerry often finds "stupid reasons to break up" with women[3] which, according to Elaine, occurs "every week."


Jerry is generally completely indifferent to what goes on in his friends' lives, seeing their misery as merely an entertaining distraction, as well as an opportunity for joke material. He often plays along with their hare-brained schemes, though this is often just so that he can see them fail. In the episode "Serenity Now", Jerry lets out his emotions and cries, and is perplexed by the experience ("What is this salty discharge?")[4] In "The Foundation", Elaine points out that he has "never felt remorse," to which Jerry replies, "Yeah, I feel kinda bad about that."[5] He will often nonchalantly state, "That's a shame" when something bad happens (often due to his or his friends actions). Serenity Now is an EP by The Bluetones, released in 2005. ... The Foundation is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ...


Despite his usual indifference to his friends and their actions, Jerry apparently is quite satisfied with his life, to the point that he actually feels worried about anything that may threaten the group lifestyle. In the episode, "The Invitations," for example, Jerry admits that he feels depressed about George getting married, seeing as George will eventually leave the group and Jerry will never see him again. Once Elaine told him that she was "Getting out" of the group, Jerry became so worried about a near future of just him and Kramer that he almost unknowingly walked into the street with a car approaching while thinking about a horrible future life with just Kramer. In the episode, "The Bizarro Jerry," Jerry also grows panicky about losing the group dynamic when Kramer becomes too busy with his fake job and Elaine temporarily leaves to join the bizarro group, claiming that "The whole system's breaking down!" The Invitations is the 24th and final episode of the seventh season of Seinfeld (along with the one-hundred and thirty-fourth overall episode). ... The Bizarro Jerry is the third episode of the eighth season of Seinfeld. ...


Jerry rarely runs into major personal problems, unlike George and Elaine. In "The Opposite," this tendency is explicitly pointed out, as Jerry goes through a number of experiences after which he constantly "breaks even", even as his friends are going through intense periods of success or failure. In "The Rye," during a particularly trying time for Elaine, she angrily tells Jerry, "You know, one of these days, something terrible is going to happen to you. It has to!" Jerry simply replies, "No, I'll be fine." Many of the problems he does run into are the result of the actions of his archnemesis Newman, a disgruntled postal worker. The Opposite is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Rye is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... Newman is a recurring character on the television show Seinfeld, played by Wayne Knight from 1991 until the shows finale in 1998. ...


As in real life, Jerry is a fan of comic book characters, particularly of Superman, who is his hero. As far as sports, Jerry is a fan of the New York Mets, New York Knicks, New York Giants and New York Rangers. In early episodes, a Yankees hat sat on the counter near his computer. Later on, by the middle of season 3, it was replaced with a Mets cap, possibly to better reflect Jerry's real-life support of the Queens side. Jerry is also portrayed as a neat freak in numerous episodes. Superman is a fictional character and comic book superhero , originally created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league... Knicks redirects here. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


In the series finale, "The Finale, Part 2", Jerry and the other main characters are sentenced to a year in prison for violating a Massachusetts Good Samaritan law; they stood by and laughed as a man was mugged. The Finale is the name given to the final two episodes of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Good Samaritan laws (Acts) in the United States and Canada are laws/acts protecting from blame those who choose to aid others who are injured or ill. ...


Background

Jerry grew up in New York with George, who, according to "The Outing," were friends ever since an encounter in gym class in their school days, although Jerry once beat George up in the fourth grade. Flashbacks in episodes such as "The Library" portray Jerry and George in high school. A pizza place which they frequented is portrayed in "The Frogger." Jerry and George attended school together at Edward R. Murrow Middle School, John F. Kennedy High School and university at Queens College.[6] After college, Jerry briefly worked as an umbrella salesman and reportedly invented the "twirl" to make the umbrella look more attractive. He eventually quit the job and went into stand-up comedy. Plot Spoiler warning: No thanks to Elaine, Jerry must work hard to prove he is straight when a college reporter mistakenly reports that he and George are gay, not that there is anything wrong with that. ... The Library is a third season episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Frogger is the eighteenth episode of the ninth season of Seinfeld. ... John F. Kennedy High School is a five-year comprehensive public high school, located at 99 Terrace View Avenue in the New York City borough of the Bronx. ... Queens College is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York. ... Parasol redirects here. ...


Family

Jerry's parents are Morty and Helen Seinfeld, a retired Jewish couple living in Florida. Although born and raised Jewish, Jerry apparently doesn't practice and generally doesn't "observe" many traditions, like the real Seinfeld. As shown in "The Soup Nazi", he does not keep kosher, as he is seen eating crab bisque. He also has a sister (mentioned in "The Chinese Restaurant"), although she is never named, and never appears on screen. Mortimer Morty Seinfeld, played by Barney Martin, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998). ... Helen Seinfeld, played by Liz Sheridan, is a fictional character on the US television sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998). ... A Jewish American (also commonly American Jew) is an American (a citizen of the United States) of Jewish descent who maintains a connection to the Jewish community, either through actively practicing Judaism or through cultural and historical affiliation. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... The Soup Nazi is the title of the 116th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, which was the 6th episode of the 7th season. ... The circled U indicates that this can of tuna is certified kosher by the Union of Orthodox Congregations. ... For other uses, see Crab (disambiguation). ... Bisque can refer to: A fired piece of unglazed clay; see Bisque (pottery). ... The Chinese Restaurant was the 16th episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... Television shows and stage plays sometimes include continuing characters — characters who are currently in frequent interaction with the other characters and who influence current story events — who are never seen or heard by the audience and only described by other characters. ...


Jerry has an uncle, Leo, an eccentric minor character who appears in 15 episodes. Uncle Leo has a son, Cousin Jeffrey, who works for the parks department, about whom he constantly talks, but who never appears. In "The Stakeout," Jerry speaks to an "Uncle Mac," as well as a cousin "Artie Levine." In "The Truth", Jerry mentions a cousin named "Douglass" who has an obsession with Pepsi. In "The Pony Remark," Helen, Morty, Jerry, Elaine, and Leo attend a 50th-anniversary party for Manya and Isaac, an elderly couple whose relationship to Jerry is never explicitly defined. Manya is described as a Polish immigrant. In the same episode, Jerry references having an "Aunt Rose," and Helen mentions a family member named "Claire" who is getting married. In "The Soup" episode, Jerry mentions an "Aunt Silvia", who he compares to Elaine in terms of conversation. Uncle Leo is Jerry Seinfelds uncle, a bit character who is, even by Seinfield universe standards, eccentric. ... The Stakeout is the third episode to be made, and the second to air, of the hit NBC comedy Seinfeld. ... The Truth was the 19th episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... Pepsi Cola is a non-alcoholic carbonated beverage produced and manufactured by PepsiCo. ... The Pony Remark was the 7th episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Soup is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ...


Jerry's maternal grandmother, Nana, is an elderly woman living alone in the city and suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Nana makes appearances in "The Pledge Drive," "The Kiss Hello," and "The Doodle." The Pledge Drive is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Kiss Hello is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Doodle is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ...


Relationships

Jerry is notorious for his detached approach towards relationships and for breaking up with women for the slightest of flaws or for the most minor of reasons.


Elaine

Jerry and Elaine had once dated, and usually mention that things didn't work out. There are subtle references to the fact that it was Jerry who ended it. However, they slept together at least twice after breaking up: In "The Deal", they create a set of rules whereby they can sleep together but remain only friends. Their theory is ruined, however, when they start squabbling too much (Elaine is furious when Jerry gives her $182 cash as a birthday gift). Then, in "The Mango", Jerry is so upset at learning that Elaine had faked her orgasms while they were together, that she agrees to give him another chance "to save the friendship". Despite this, Jerry and Elaine do prove that a former couple can still remain friends. The Deal is the fourteenth episode of Seinfeld. ... Plot Spoiler warning: George tells Jerry about his lack of confidence below the equator. ... // An orgasm (sexual climax) is the conclusion of the plateau phase of the sexual response cycle, and is experienced by both males and females. ...


There are several other hints throughout the series that suggest that Jerry and Elaine still have feelings for each other:

  • In "The Tape" when Jerry listens to an erotic message on his tape recorder that Elaine made as a joke, and he becomes attracted to her again.
  • In "The Cadillac Parts 1 and 2," after Jerry buys his parents a Cadillac and Elaine realizes how much money he has, she becomes very flirtatious towards him.
  • In "The Abstinence" when Elaine is denying her current boyfriend sex in the hope that it will help him pass his medical licensing exam, she practically begs Jerry to do it with her, but he steadfastly turns her down.
  • Finally in "The Finale", when they think their plane is about to crash, Elaine says "Jerry, I gotta tell you something. I've always..." When, after the plane rights itself, Jerry asks Elaine what she was trying to say, she makes the claim that she was trying to say "I've always loved United Airlines."

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Long term relationships

Other than Elaine, Jerry has only dated a couple of other women for more than one episode:

  • He starts dating Vanessa in "The Stake Out" and breaks up with her in "The Stock Tip". Although she is only seen in these two episodes, Jerry dated her throughout the course of four episodes (three in production order). They break up because of an uncomfortable weekend trip to Vermont.
  • Rachel is the only other woman that Jerry dated over multiple episodes. He dated her over the course four episodes, and appears in all these episodes: "The Raincoats" (a two-part episode), "The Hamptons" , and "The Opposite". Rachel ends the relationship, but Jerry, who was "even steven" at the time, didn't become upset, and was confident that he would find another girlfriend (which he did in the deleted scenes for that episode).
  • He dates Marla, a virginal woman in the closet business, in "The Virgin" and "The Contest" and Tia, a model, in "The Airport" and "The Pick". These relationships are strange in that both women break up with Jerry for reasons of disgust, rather than it being the other way around.
  • He dates Dolores (a.k.a. Mulva) in "The Junior Mint" and "The Foundation". (Season 4 then Season 8). This was the only time he dated a woman for 2 episodes that weren't in a row.

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Engagements

Only twice in the entire series has Jerry considered marriage.

  • The first time was with his "perfect" girlfriend, Jeannie, in the Season 7 finale, "The Invitations", but he soon learned that he didn't want to be with someone exactly like himself. In the first Season 8 episode, "The Foundation", Jerry tells Elaine that he had a perfectly mutual break-up with Jeannie over the summer.
  • Jerry almost got engaged a second time, to Elaine. In the Season 9 episode "The Serenity Now", after Jerry undergoes a personality change and becomes deeply sensitive and emotional, he proposes to a shocked Elaine. She leaves the apartment, but returns later to accept his proposal. By that point, however, he had gone back to his old self and he turns her down.

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Breakups

Jerry has broken up with women (or provoked them into breaking up with him) for some of the most trivial of reasons. They include:

  • For refusing to taste his pie at the coffee shop ("The Pie").
  • For wearing the same dress on every date (she dumped him for snooping around her closet.) ("The Seven").
  • For eating her peas one at a time ("The Engagement").
  • Because she had "man hands" ("The Bizarro Jerry").
  • Because he realizes he doesn't want to be with someone exactly like himself ("The Invitations").
  • Because she had once dated Newman, who had ended the relationship ("The Big Salad").
  • Because she wouldn't give him a massage ("The Masseuse").
  • Because he drugged a woman with wine and turkey so he could play with her old toy collection. ("The Merv Griffin Show")

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Jerry's famous guest star girlfriends

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Career and finances

Jerry is also very financially successful and occupationally stable in comparison with his friends (and perhaps with other standup comedians in general) and never seems to be at a loss for money, in comparison to George and Elaine who go through various phases of being extremely successful (more than Jerry's ever been) and extremely unsuccessful (also more than Jerry's ever been). Throughout the entire series, Jerry has been involved in numerous financial and material losses; however, he is almost always unfazed by these losses, equal to his lack of emotions when breaking up with women, indicating that he apparently has more than enough money to do with what he wants. Generally, his losses are due to his friend's actions, especially Kramer's.

  • For example, Jerry buys his father a Cadillac Fleetwood[7] and buys it back after his parents sell it, spending over $20,000. Jerry himself seems to only drive luxury European makes, such as BMW (The Smelly Car) and SAAB, although in early episodes such as The Ex-Girlfriend, he drives a mid-70s American coupe. In "The Apartment," it is revealed that Jerry could easily lend Elaine $5,000 for an apartment. Also, Jerry is regularly called upon to pay the check for the group at Monk's and allows Kramer to depend on him for food. Despite his apparent financial security, his parents seem to think he needs money, offering to pay for everything when they visit him (even if they have no money, as seen in The Watch) and occasionally urging him to find a new job.
  • In "The Checks", Jerry is revealed to be famous in Japan where he appears in the opening montage of Japanese TV's "Super Terrific Happy Hour" and he even continues to earn royalties from each appearance (although each royalty check is only for twelve cents).
  • Jerry spends most of the series making a living from stand-up comedy, except for the periods when he and George co-write their own sitcom. Jerry also acts in the pilot episode of their show "Jerry", playing himself.
  • Twice, Jerry is encouraged to switch to a career at Bloomingdales in their Executive Training Program. First his parents suggest it after he bounces a check; then in another episode, George and Kramer suggest it after he starts dating a "loser".

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  • In The Fire, Jerry is thrown off his act by Kramer's girlfriend's heckles and later sees his entire crowd run for the exits when George screams "he's got a gun!" when referring to a prop comic.
  • In The Diplomat's Club, Jerry's manager oddly warns him that the pilot of the plane in which he flew to the show in was in the audience. Jerry tells that there is no way that could bother him but when he takes the stage, he can't stop looking at the pilot.
  • In The Abstinence, Jerry is twice bumped from playing an assembly at his old middle-school. When he finally takes the stage, he's promptly booed. David Letterman later calls him to bump him from the Late Show due to the poor middle-school performance.
  • In The Butter Shave, Jerry intentionally "takes a dive" to expose Kenny Bania, whom Jerry had accused of benefiting from the fact that Jerry warms up the audience for him.
  • In The Finale, Part 2, Jerry performs stand-up for his fellow inmates in jail but gets no laughs (except from Kramer) and is heckled and threatened by a prisoner who was in for grand theft auto (the last scene of the series).

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Cleanliness

  • Jerry has an obsessive insistence on cleanliness and neatness. A girlfriend of his (played by Teri Hatcher) comments that "he would have made a great Nazi" because "everything has to be just so."[8]
  • In "The Pothole," Jerry inadvertently knocks his girlfriend's toothbrush into the toilet bowl, and after she uses it, he is unable to bring himself to kiss her. As revenge, she proceeds to put one item of his in the toilet without telling him what it was; a distraught Jerry, thinking it could be anything, ends up throwing away virtually every item in his apartment in panic. Upon learning it was the toilet brush, he reassures himself that it can be replaced (his girlfriend is later bombarded with toilet water following a plumbing accident in her bathroom, causing him to break up with her).
  • In "The Voice", he throws out a belt because it touched the edge of a urinal.
  • In "The Butter Shave", he throws out a shoelace because it touched the floor of a men's room.
  • "The Statue" is the only show in season two when cleanliness is discussed (between Jerry and Elaine).

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Newman

Jerry has a long-running hatred of Newman, describing him as his "sworn enemy" in "The Andrea Doria" and showing general contempt for him at their every meeting. Newman usually reciprocates, although at other times he seems quite pleased by Jerry's hostility, as if it is a testimony to his effectiveness at irritating him. Seinfeld has also commented in interviews that Newman is his "Lex Luthor". The origin of their feud is never explained. Newman is a recurring character on the television show Seinfeld, played by Wayne Knight from 1991 until the shows finale in 1998. ... The Andrea Doria is the 144th episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... Lex Luthor is a fictional DC Comics supervillain and a prominent member of Supermans rogues gallery. ...


Jerry's snide and sarcastic greeting for him ("Hello, Newman") becomes a trademark of their relationship. Even Jerry's mother utters the greeting, with as much displeasure as Jerry, in "The Raincoats, Part 2". Jerry wants rid of Newman so badly that he once even helped him on his postal route so that he could get a prized transfer to Hawaii ("The Andrea Doria"). The Raincoats, Part Two is the eighty-third episode of the American sitcom Seinfeld. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The Andrea Doria is the 144th episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ...


Despite their antagonistic relationship, Jerry and Newman have ended up working in unison on rare occasions. In "The Sniffing Accountant", Jerry worked with Kramer and Newman to find out if their accountant was on drugs. In "The Soul Mate", Jerry and Newman help each other with their romance problems. Newman told Jerry about Kramer's crush on his then-girlfriend, Pam, while Jerry helps Newman get a chance to date Elaine. The Sniffing Accountant is the sixty-eighth episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Soul Mate is an episode of the American television sitcom Seinfeld. ...


Certain instances would even define their relationship as one of friendship or at least mutual tolerance built around their shared friend, Kramer. In "The Pick," he casually walks over to Newman's apartment and brings him back to his own to examine Elaine's Christmas card. Newman apparently puts up little fight and doesn't make a sarcastic remarks, then walks out without a confrontation. In "The Old Man," Jerry says "my friends" in reference to Kramer and Newman and in "The Bottle Deposit" he has no qualms about leaving Kramer and Newman alone in his apartment, trusting they'll "keep an eye on one another". Finally, in "The Barber", Jerry allows Newman to use his bathroom and even sit down and watch Edward Scissorhands with him, a move which comes back to haunt him later. The Pick is the fifty-third episode of the hit sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Old Man is the fifty-eighth episode of the American television sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Bottle Deposit, Part 1 is the 131st episode and 21st episode of the seventh season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... The Barber is an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. ... Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 fantasy film, directed and co-written by Tim Burton and written by Caroline Thompson. ...


References

  1. ^ George did not appear in The Pen; Elaine did not appear in The pilot, The Trip, Part 1, and The Trip, Part 2; and Kramer did not appear in The Chinese Restaurant and The Pen.
  2. ^ BBC Comedy Guide: Seinfeld
  3. ^ "The Engagement"
  4. ^ "The Serenity Now"
  5. ^ "The Foundation"
  6. ^ "The Marine Biologist"
  7. ^ "The Cadillac, Part 1" and "Part 2"
  8. ^ "The Implant"

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Jerry Seinfeld (character) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1469 words)
Jerry grew up in New York with George Costanza, who, according to "The Outing," were friends ever since an encounter in gym class in their school days.
Jerry is notorious for his detached approach towards relationships and for breaking up with women for the slightest of flaws or for the most minor of reasons.
Jerry has a long-running hatred of Newman, describing him as his "sworn enemy" in "The Andrea Doria" and showing general contempt for him at their every meeting.
Jerry Seinfeld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1415 words)
Seinfeld had a small recurring role as "Frankie", a mail delivery boy who had a slew of comedy routines that no one wanted to hear, on the Benson sitcom in 1979, but he was abruptly fired from the show.
Seinfeld also appeared in two commercial 'webisodes' promoting American Express Credit Cards, entitled "The Adventures of Seinfeld and Superman," in which he appeared together with an animated rendering of Superman (who was referenced in numerous episodes of Seinfeld as Jerry's hero), voiced by Patrick Warburton (who had portrayed David Puddy on Seinfeld).
Jerry Seinfeld was born to a Jewish family of a Syrian mother, Betty Husney, and a Hungarian father, Ken Seinfeld.
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