10 Hollywood Stars You Had No Idea Were In Seinfeld

Can you believe it's been three decades since Seinfeld premiered on the TV screen?

Roi Berger
Created By Roi Berger
On Jul 30, 2019
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Yep, the show that changed comedy, television (and comedy television) was first screened on July 5th, 1989, which is a great excuse to look back and dig up some Hollywood stars who appeared on the show during its 9 seasons.

1

Bryan Cranston

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Yes, before he was the cancer ridden gangster Walter White AKA Heisenberg on Breaking Bad, Cranston was Dr. Tim Whatley, a very bizarre character with recurring roles as Jerry's dentist and Elaine's one time date.

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Bob Odenkirk

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Another Breaking Bad star and the main actor on the spin-off show Better Call Saul, Odenkirk is also known for his versatility of performances from the dramatic to the hilarious. Which brings us to Seinfeld. Odenkirk portrayed Ben, Elaine's would be doctor boyfriend, who got some some hot tips from her, only to dump her later.

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Teri Hatcher

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She was a bond girl, Superman's Lois, a Desperate Housewife and one of Jerry's many girlfriends. Hatcher portrayed Sidra Holland, a girl Elaine claims has fake breasts. She also has one of the most spectacular exit lines in TV history.

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Courtney Cox

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The rivalry between Seinfeld and Friends had to pause for an episode when Monica became Meryl, a girl who acts as Jerry's wife only to get dry cleaning discount.

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Amanda Peet

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The gorgeous actress portrayed Lanette, a girl who Jerry dates, but has some issues with her way too intimate roommate.

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Jeremy Piven

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Most people know him as Ari Gold from Entourage. Not a lot of people know that years before he portrayed Michael Barth, an actor who auditions for the role of George on the fictional show within Seinfeld.

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Jon Favreau

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You might know him as Happy, Iron-Man's bodyguard and right hand man, or as the director of the first 2 Iron-Man films, as well as the new versions of The Jungle Book and Lion King. On Seinfeld he portrayed Eric the Clown, a man who George hires only to mock him for not knowing who Bozo the Clown was.

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Sarah Silverman

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One of the funniest women on stage or screen had a small role as Kramer's girlfriend. They had great time together, but she kept waking him up, and Kramer had to come up with a very creative solution.

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Patton Oswalt

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He's known as one of the funniest and busiest man in Hollywood. Way back in the 90's, Patton's first appearance on TV was as a video store clerk. Remember those ancient jobs?

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James Spader

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Another top Hollywood actor, Spader is known for his roles on Boston Legal, The Blacklist and as the voice of Ultron in Avengers: Age Of Ultron. On Seinfeld he portrayed Jason Hanky, a recovering alcoholic who has another problem: George Constanza.

Which one surprised you the most?

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