'I Need To Be In This Show More': How Julia Louis Dreyfus Fought For Seinfeld's Elaine!

Julia Louis-Dreyfus fought for more screen time for her character Elaine in the hit sitcom Seinfeld, which ultimately proved integral to the show's success. Despite initially having less to do in some episodes, Louis-Dreyfus worked with co-creators Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David to craft Elaine into an iconic character, complete with her own perspective and specificities that helped bring balance to the show. Through committed physical comedy and hilarious storytelling, Louis-Dreyfus elevated Elaine from a minor role to a series highlight and award-winning portrayal.