July 5, 2019, will mark thirty years since the first episode of America’s favorite comedy, Seinfeld, aired. For the nine seasons of the show about nothing, fans fell in love with the characters, Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer. The show ended on May 14, 1988, and in the span of nine years, made the actors household names.
After Seinfeld, Jerry continued to do stand-up comedy and acted in various movies.
He is currently appearing on the series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The show’s 12th season premiered on July 6, 2018, on Netflix.
George Costanza - Jason Alexander
Already a Tony-winning actor before joining Seinfeld, he continuously appeared in various movies and TV shows after the show.
However, he focused mainly on theatre and is the artistic director of Reprise Theater Company. He recently appeared in Larry David’s Broadway musical, Fish in the Dark.
Elaine Benes - Julia Louis-Dreyfus
An SNL alum before the show, Dreyfus appeared in a number of TV shows and movies.
Her most famous roles after Seinfeld include Selina Meyer in Veep and Christine Campbell in The New Adventures of Old Christine.
Cosmo Kramer - Michael Richards
After Seinfeld, his show, The Michael Richards Show tanked and was canceled in two months. His stand-up career also failed after his public meltdown.
He appeared in a few episodes of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
Newman - Wayne Knight
Knight has had a successful voice-over and acting career in movies and television.
He has appeared in shows like The Exes, The Second Half, Catscratch, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and The Edge.
J. Peterman - John O’Hurley
After the show, he hosted Family Feud from 2006 to 2010 and has appeared in a number of shows, mainly in minor roles.
Susan Ross - Heidi Swedberg
Heidi continued appearing in minor roles in movies and TV shows. She started a band Heidi Swedberg and The Sukey Jump Band, where she plays the ukulele.
Morty Seinfeld - Barney Martin
Barney passed away of bladder cancer at the age of 82 on March 21, 2005, in Studio City, Los Angeles.
Helen Seinfeld - Liz Sheridan
Liz appeared in series, ALF until 2004. She last appeared in the comedy movie, Trim.
Uncle Leo - Len Lesser
Lesser passed away at the age of 88 on February 16, 2011, in Burbank, California, due to cancer-related pneumonia.
Frank Costanza - Jerry Stiller
Veteran comedian Jerry Stiller appeared as Arthur Spooner in The King of Queens, Pretty boy in Teacher’s Pet, and Principal Stickler in Fish Hooks.
His last role was in Zoolander 2 along with his son, Ben Stiller in 2016. He reprised the role from the 2001 movie, Zoolander.
Estelle Costanza - Estelle Harris
Estelle provided the voice to Ms. Potato Head in Toy Story franchise. She is set to reprise the role in 2019 film, Toy Story 4.
George Steinbrenner - Larry David
Creator of Seinfeld, David created another show, Curb Your Enthusiasm and has been appearing in minor roles in movies and TV shows.
Since you’ve stayed until the last.
Seinfeld’s Puffy Shirt
The shirt is currently on display in The American Museum of American History. NO KIDDING!