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Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon has set himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit, and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live. More recently, Nealon has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series "Weeds. The show was honored at the 2006, 2007 and 2009 Golden Globes where they were nominated for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy. In 2007 and 2009 Weeds was also nominated in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series category at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Nealon shot several films in 2010 including an untitled Happy Madison project with Nick Swardson, Jack and Jill with Adam Sandler and Al Pacino, and And They're Off with Sean Astin and Martin Mull.

Nealon recently finished production for the sixth season of the Showtime series "Weeds. The all-star cast which includes Mary Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins and Justin Kirk centers around a single mother, Nancy Botwin, who makes ends meet by selling marijuana. Nealon portrays Nancy's nearly perpetually stoned accountant and business advisor. The sixth season of Weeds premiered on August 16, 2010 on Showtime.

Nealon is also the voice for the title role in the stop-motion animated series Glenn Martin, DDS. He stars opposite Catherine O'Hara and Judy Greer. The show airs on Nick At Nite and follows the adventures of a traveling dentist and his family. The second season of Glenn Martin, DDS premiered on June 11, 2010.

Nealon was last seen on the big screen in Aliens in the Attic opposite Tim Meadows and Ashley Tisdale. The adventure comedy, shot in New Zealand, follows a family who teams up against aliens invading their home through the attic. Nealon can also be seen in the independent feature Remarkable Power with Tom Arnold. Nealon stars as a late night talk show host who goes to great lengths to bring his cancelled show back on the air.

In late 2009, Nealon's first one hour stand up special called, Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out! aired on Showtime to rave reviews. It is currently available on DVD.

Nealon wrote and released a book entitled, Yes, You're Pregnant, But What About Me?, which is a comical look at the male perspective of pregnancy. The book was released on May 13, 2008 and is available in bookstores.

Last year Nealon hosted TBS's Funniest Commercials of the Year for the fifth time. The special highlights the most outrageous commercials from around the world and has been a continued success for the Network.

As one of the longest running cast members on NBC's Saturday Night Live (1986-1995), Nealon created some of the show's most memorable characters including 'The Subliminal Man' and 'Hans and Franz.' Nealon's reoccurring role as an anchor on 'Weekend Update' made the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin was nominated for an Emmy Award as part of the SNL writing team.

Nealon can be seen in the comedic success Anger Management opposite Jack Nicholson and fellow SNL comedian Adam Sandler. He also starred with Sandler in Eight Crazy Nights, The Wedding Singer, Happy Gilmore, and You Don't Mess with the Zohan, which grossed $201 Million worldwide. In addition, Nealon starred with "Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade, in Joe Dirt. His other film credits include Daddy Day Care with Eddie Murphy, Good Boy with Molly Shannon, Roxanne with Steve Martin, and the cult hit Grandma's Boy with Jonah Hill and Nick Swardson.

Nealon is a familiar figure on television as well with a number of guest appearances on Monk, Fat Actress, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Still Standing.

Currently, Nealon resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.


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Kevin Nealon Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayNovember 18, 1953 (63)
SignScorpio
BirthplaceBridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Kevin Nealon compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Little Nicky
Just Go With It
Blended
Mr. Monk Goes to the Asylum
Happy Gilmore / Billy Madison Double Feature
Aliens in the Attic
Grandma's Boy
Liar Liar / Bruce Almighty / Happy Gilmore / Billy Madison Four Feature Films
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