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Wayne Knight of Seinfeld fame appears with wife Clare De Chenu at the premiere of Saving Mr. Banks in Burbank, California on Dec. 9, 2013. He was the target of a death hoax on March 16, 2014 and debunked the reports on his Twitter page. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer / Startraksphoto.com
03/17/2014
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Jerry Seinfeld's onscreen adversary and Michael J. Fox's TV baby brother were both targets of trending death hoaxes over the weekend.

Both Wayne Knight, best known for playing Newman on the 1990s show "Seinfeld," and former child star Brian Bonsall, who played Andy Keaton on the 1980s sitcom "Family Ties" are alive and well, OTRC.com has confirmed.

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01/30/2014
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Jerry Seinfeld appears at the opening night of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Adam Nemser/startraksphoto.com

Jerry Seinfeld confirmed on Thursday, Jan. 30, that he is working on a secret "Seinfeld" project.

Seinfeld initially teased during a Jan. 6 Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) Q&A session (Warning: link contains explicit language) that he was working with "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David again.

04/30/2013
Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David appear in the Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which debuts on July 19, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Crackle.com

Several winners for the Webby Awards 2013 were announced on Tuesday, April 30, and celebrities like Frank Ocean and Jerry Seinfeld nabbed top honors.

Members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, like Arianna Huffington, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and Instagram creator Kevin Systrom, selected the winners and a star-studded ceremony will be able to be seen at watch.webbyawards.com on May 22 at 9 a.m. ET.

11/07/2012
Jerry Seinfeld talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at a post-Oscar party thrown by Vanity Fair magazine in Los Angeles  in 2007. - Provided courtesy of KABC / OTRC

Jerry Seinfeld promises to donate proceeds from his upcoming comedy show in Long Island to Hurricane Sandy victims.

"I grew up on Long Island, and New York City is home," Seinfeld said in a statement to the Associated Press. "This is a tough time for this area, and we're just glad to be able to help in the recovery."

07/13/2012
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Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David appear in the Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which debuts on July 19, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Crackle.com

Jerry Seinfeld reunites with "Seinfeld" alums Michael Richards and Larry David in a new web series that brings him, well, full circle. He even references a Nazi.

"You have finally done the show about nothing," David, co-creator of the popular1990s sitcom, tells the actor in a newly-released teaser for the program, which is called "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" and premieres next week.

03/02/2012
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Jerry Seinfeld performs comedy at the christening of the Disney Fantasy cruise ship in NY on March 1, 2012. - Provided courtesy of none / Walt Disney Company Jerry Seinfeld performs comedy at the christening of the Disney Fantasy cruise ship in NY on March 1, 2012.
02/22/2012
Mitt Romney appears at the GOP debate in Arizona on Feb. 22, 2012. - Provided courtesy of CNN

When Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney referenced Jason Alexander's "Seinfeld" character, George Costanza, at the GOP debate in Mesa, Arizona on Wednesday, the actor took to Twitter to crack some jokes of his own.

As Romney began his opening remarks, crowd members began clapping. He then said: "As George Costanza would say, when they're applauding, stop."

02/22/2012
Daniel von Bargen appears in a still from the 1997 film, G.I. Jane. - Provided courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

"Seinfeld" actor Daniel von Bargen survived a suicide attempt, after shooting himself in the temple on Monday.

The actor called 911 on Monday morning and entertainment outlet TMZ obtained a tape of his emergency call (Listen below). Law enforcement told TMZ that they were dispatched to the actor's apartment in Cincinnati, Ohio, shortly after receiving the call. Bargen was transported to a hospital and is in critical condition.

02/01/2012
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Jerry Seinfeld and Soup Nazi star Larry Thomas appear in Acuras Transactions ad in January 2012. - Provided courtesy of Acura / youtube.com/user/Acura / youtu.be/WUFSHzT2xuY

Prepare for a Super Bowl of Soup Nazi.

The character, played by Larry Thomas, is one of the most memorable ones seen on the 1990s comedy series "Seinfeld." The Soup Nazi is set to make his return in a commercial that is expected to air during the 2012 Super Bowl NFL championship game on February 5.

11/22/2011
Kelly Ripa and Jerry Seinfeld and his dog appear on LIVE! with Kelly on Nov. 22, 2011. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Jerry Seinfeld knows the secret to winning over viewers of ABC's daytime talk show "LIVE!" following Regis Philbin's exit: Puppies.

The comedian and "Seinfeld" star brought his new black and tan-colored dachshund, Jose, on the show on Tuesday, November 22, the second day of his co-hosting gig. He had said a day earlier that his family got it as an "impulse buy."

07/15/2011
Jerry Seinfelds Telluride, Colorado 11-bedroom mansion, which is on the market for $18 million. - Provided courtesy of SothebysRealty.com Check out photos of Jerry Seinfeld's Telluride, Colorado 11-bedroom mansion, which is on the market for $18 million.
07/15/2011
Jerry Seinfeld talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at a post-Oscar party thrown by Vanity Fair magazine in Los Angeles  in 2007. - Provided courtesy of KABC / OTRC

Jerry Seinfeld's Telluride, Colorado mansion was recently put on the market for $18 million.

There are 11 bedrooms, 11 full bathrooms and 3 half bathrooms on the 14,200 square feet property. The deck of the massive home is 5,500 square feet alone and overlooks the 26 acres of land, featuring aspen and spruce trees and a flowing creek. Check out photos of the property.

02/26/2011
Jerry Seinfeld appears on the NBC show The Marriage Ref in an episode that aired on June 26, 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

A New York man named Howie Kohlenberg says Jerry Seinfeld and his NBC show "The Marriage Ref" helped spur his wife to leave him and their child.

Kohlenberg, a 47-year-old cosmetics salesman, told the New York Post that his wife Christine, 37, became obsessed with fame after they appeared on the series in 2010 and left him and their 4-year-old son to "chase a dream of starring in a "Real Housewives"-style reality show." She has not responded publicly. Seinfeld's spokesperson declined comment.

02/26/2011

Jerry Seinfeld was given a big victory on Friday when a judge threw out a lawsuit by a cookbook author who accused the comedian of hurting her reputation by mocking her on national television, according to The Associated Press.

Seinfeld's attorney, Orin Snyder, called the decision "a complete victory for Jerry, and also a victory for the First Amendment and the right of comedians to tell jokes."

02/25/2011

Jerry Seinfeld and his wife Jessica have won a court battle against cookbook author Missy Chase Lapine, who had accused the comedian and television actor of defamation and his spouse of plagiarism.

Lapine had said Jessica Seinfeld used her ideas in a cookbook she wrote. A New York State Supreme Court judge on Friday dismissed Lapin's claims against publisher HarperCollins.

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