Kevin James

Kevin James

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Age
52
Birthday
Apr. 26th, 1965
Born in
Stony Brook, New York, USA
Height
5' 9"

Kevin James' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The King of Queens TV Show
The King of Queens
Kevin Can Wait TV Show
Kevin Can Wait
Dinner for Five TV Show
Dinner for Five
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Pixels
2015 - Hotel Transylvania 2
2015 - Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
2014 - Little Boy
2013 - Grown Ups 2
2012 - Hotel Transylvania
2012 - Here Comes the Boom
2011 - The Dilemma
2011 - Zookeeper
2010 - Grown Ups
2009 - Paul Blart: Mall Cop
2007 - I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
2006 - Barnyard
2006 - Monster House
2006 - Grilled
2005 - Hitch
2004 - 50 First Dates
2002 - Pinocchio

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Kevin Daniels
8
Himself - Guest
4
Himself - Guest
3
Doug Heffernan
1
Doug Heffernan
1
Mr. Clodfelter
1
Kevin
1
Himself - Guest
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Kevin was born April 26, 1965, to Janet and Joseph Valentine Knipfing. He attended Cortland University where he played fullback on the football team while majoring in sports management. He realized after 3 years that this wasn't the path for him. After returning home, he decided to go back home and to break up the monotony of the summer, he joined a community theater. During a play in which he had a comedic role, he so enjoyed the crowd reaction, that he joined his brother's (comedian Gary Valentine (I)'s) improv group. He began going to clubs with Gary and realized he, too, had the knack for comedy. He has performed standup up for about 11 years. It was on the comedy circuit that he met Ray Romano (I). While Ray was getting a big break with his own sitcom, Kevin was getting recognition on "Star Search" (1983). After appearing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992), his big break came at the 1996 "Just for Laughs" Montreal Comedy Festival. Afterward, he landed a recurring role on Ray's sitcom, "Everybody Loves Raymond" (1996). He has since received his own sitcom "The King of Queens" (1998).


TRIVIA:
  • He was raised in Stony Brook, NY, and graduated from Ward Melville High School (Long Island, New York) in 1983. One of his wrestling teammates at Ward Melville High School was future WWE star and author 'Mick Foley (I)' (qv) ("Mankind"). He also attended Cortland University with 'Mick Foley (I)' (qv).
  • Born to Janet and Joseph Valentine Knipfing.
  • In June 1999 and 2000, he hosted the Florida Sports Awards, the official sports award show for the state of Florida, in Jacksonville, Fla. This event raises funds for the Otis F. Smith Foundation.
  • One of his teammates on the wrestling team at Ward Melville High School was future WWE star and author 'Mick Foley (I)' (qv).
  • He met his wife on a blind date arranged by his interior decorator.
  • His now-wife 'Steffiana De La Cruz' (qv) appears in 4 episodes of his sitcom _"The King of Queens" (1998)_ (qv) (in small roles).
  • Helped corner 'Bas Rutten' (qv) for his comeback fight (win by KO -- Leg Kicks) vs. Ruben Villareal at an MMA event (_"Inside MMA" (2007)_ (qv)) held on July 22, 2006.
  • Attended Cortland University, along with former wrestler and current best selling author 'Mick Foley (I)' (qv) (with whom he also attended high school).


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