Jerry Seinfeld Get to know the 65-year old actor Jerry Seinfeld, before he got famous (e.g. Seinfeld). IMDB reports America Alive! (TV Series) was Jerry Seinfeld's first TV appearance in 1978. In 1980 he starred as Frankie in his first movie Benson (TV Series) . BirthdayApril 29, 1954NationalityAmericanName in PassportJerome Allen SeinfeldDebut Benson (TV Series) (1980)EthnicityAustrian, Syrian, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)JewishSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Brooklyn, New York, U.S.. His parents Kalman Seinfeld & Betty are of Austrian, Syrian, ethnicity. Jerry Seinfeld was born on April 29, 1954 on a Thursday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Massapequa High SchoolUniversity/College: State University of New York at Oswego, Queens College, City University of New York - communications and theaterChildhood Photos - When he was young Credit: Instagram.com Year Book Photos Credit: Classmates.com - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Photo of First movie or tv show debut Benson (TV Series) Character: Frankie| Date: 1980Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Jerry Seinfeld interview, 1993 Most popular video on Youtube Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: "Just Tell Him You’re The President” (Season 7, Episode 1) Views: 14,549,267 Share your real life experiences with Jerry Seinfeld here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!