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Actors You Completely Forgot Were On 'Seinfeld'

November 12, 2020 1.2k votes 70 voters 2.4k views38 items

List RulesVote up the actors you forgot were on 'Seinfeld' before they became super well-known.

From "Jerry's Girlfriend" to... well, "Jerry's Girlfriend," many famous actors have appeared as guest stars on Seinfeld at one point or another. Some famous guest stars on Seinfeld have played pretty memorable roles, others... not so memorable. You'll have no trouble recognizing them now, but most of these stars were yet to be established when they popped into the world of Seinfeld

Here is a list of actors you completely forgot were on Seinfeld

  • Bryan Cranston As Jerry's Dentist
    Photo: NBC

    Bryan Cranston popped in for a memorable five-episode run as Tim Whatley, Jerry's dentist and Elaine's boyfriend. We now know him as Walter White. 

    Forgot about this?
  • Sarah Silverman As Kramer's Girlfriend 
    Photo: NBC

    Remember Kramer's girlfriend with the "jimmy legs"? That was comedian Sarah Silverman before she had her own show. 

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  • Bob Odenkirk As Elaine's Boyfriend
    Photo: NBC

    Bob Odenkirk, AKA everyone's favorite TV lawyer Saul Goodman, had a prior career as a doctor when he briefly appeared on Seinfeld as Elaine's med student boyfriend, Ben. 

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  • Jon Favreau As A Clown
    Photo: NBC

    One of the biggest directors in Hollywood made one of his first (but memorable) television appearances as Eric the Clown; his short screen time included arguing with George and putting out a fire with his clown shoes. 

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