Leeves appeared on Seinfeld during the fourth season as Marla, Jerry's girlfriend who is a virgin. Strong played Elaine's nemesis and Oh Henry! Gender Beyond its core stars, Seinfeld featured a number of memorable guest stars who went on to make it big in Hollywood. Davis has also acted in live productions of The Best Man in 2012 and Fatal Attraction in 2014. The character is first introduced during the seventh season when she buys the last marble rye bread, which George needs, from Schnitzer's. Her film credits include roles in In Her Defense, Askari, Excision, No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie, No One I Love, How to Make Love Like an Englishman and Silent Knights, which she also executive produced. George appeared on the sitcom as Babu Bhatt, a restaurant owner who takes business advice from Jerry. The actress later played Dr. Linda Abbott on Everwood before she was cast as Bree Van de Kamp on Desperate Housewives. She later returns when she finds success performing a stand-up routine mocking Jerry. and Timber the Treasure Dog. She has also directed episodes of Cougar Town, the 2012 Lifetime movie Talhotblond and the 2014 film Just Before I Go. During the episode, Elaine tests whether or not Billy is worthy of using her limited supply of contraceptive sponges. Valerie also has a domineering stepmom who becomes jealous of Jerry climbing the speed-dial ranks. from 2002-2003 and as Christie Dunbar on Blind Justice in 2005. Matlin starred as Jodi Lerner on The L Word from 2007-2009 and as Jocelyn Turner on Quantico in 2018. Following her guest appearance on Seinfeld, Davis went on to star on HBO's Sex and the City as Charlotte. [Source]. During the episode, Henry confronts Kramer after the main character terminates his mail service after he gets fed up with receiving junk that he doesn't want. The actress narrated the Investigation Discovery documentary series Blood Relatives from 2012-2017 and currently stars as Nora Walker on the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Read on to see what those actors and others who played memorable characters or went on to have greater success in the entertainment industry have been up to since appearing on Seinfeld. https://seinfeld.fandom.com/wiki/Molly_Shannon?oldid=18754. He earned an Emmy nomination for the guest-starring appearance in 1994. The comedy ran for nine seasons and had a total of 180 episodes before the series finale aired May 14, 1998. When Mary Anne mistakes George for a tourist, he plays along and pretends that he's visiting from Little Rock, Ark. Since his role on the sitcom, Reinhold has made guest appearances on Ellen, Easy Money and The Detour. Sam Cord Hosenbeck & Tish Cattigan/Chrissy Metz/Florence + The Machine, Katy Perry Feat. The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish! Hatcher's film credits include roles in Tomorrow Never Dies, Fever, Spy Kids, Resurrecting the Champ and Coraline. Jerry is dismissive of her penchant for talking about saving lives and dubs her "Pimple Popper, MD" before realizing that she helps treat skin cancer. Since portraying Joe, Hall has appeared in the films The Truman Show, Rush Hour, Let the Devil Wear Black, The Sum of All Fears, In Good Company, The Amityville Horror, Zodiac, You Kill Me, Fired Up, People Like Us, Playing It Cool, Person to Person and The Last Word. She has won 11 Emmys throughout her career. Cox's film credits include the Scream franchise,The Shrink Is In, November, Bedtime Stories and Mothers and Daughters. Female The comedian went on to star as Vicki Groener on the NBC series Suddenly Susan from 1996-2000. The character was inspired by Ali "Al" Yeganeh, a Persian soup vendor based in New York City. Strong later made guest appearances on 7th Heaven, Ally McBeal, Gilmore Girls, Dawson's Creek, Malcolm in the Middle, Everwood and Nip/Tuck before she started playing Mary Alice Young on Desperate Housewives. Hall played library cop Lt. Joe Bookman during the third season of the series. Patterson portrayed Elaine's boyfriend Billy during the seventh season of Seinfeld. Molly Helen Shannon (born September 16, 1964, in Shaker Heights, OH) is an American comedic actress who portrayed Sam on Seinfeld; she made her lone appearance in "The Summer of George". In another episode, Jerry is responsible for Babu's arrest when he was accidentally sent his immigration visa renewal papers. After winning outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for Seinfeld in 1996, she won outstanding lead actress in a comedy series in 2006 for her titular role on The New Adventures of Old Christine. Messing appeared in the seventh and eighth seasons of Seinfeld as Jerry's love interest Beth. Sofer appeared on Seinfeld during the eighth season as Mary Anne, George's love interest who works for the New York Visitors Center. Since playing George Costanza, Jason Alexander has gone on to appear in the films Shallow Hal, Ira & Abby, Wild Card and Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant. His film credits include roles in Austin Powers, Postal, Paranormal Calamity, Not Another B Movie, Doctor Spine, Red Team Go and Twilight: The Story of Hope. Since her appearance on the sitcom, Garofalo has starred in the films Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Wet Hot American Summer, Manhood, Wonderland, Bad Parents, A Little Game, Free the Nipple, Speech & Debate, Submission and Mercy Black. Davis also made guest appearances on the shows Friends and Will & Grace. Since his guest-starring role on the show, Brimley has acted in the films Progeny, A Place to Grow, Summer of the Monkeys, Brigham City, The Road Home, Did You Hear About the Morgans? She later played the recurring role of Claire Haas on the ABC drama Quantico from 2015-2018. Sitemap | She starred as Lesley Shackleton on Cracking Up from 2004-2006, as Kath on Kath & Kim from 2008-2009 and as Gail Dana Starfield on Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. The Hollywood Reporter, LLC is a subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, LLC. She and Jerry pose as a married couple so that they can receive a family discount on dry-cleaning.