Kevin James Biography (1965-)

Born April 26, 1965, in Mineola (some sources cite Stony Brook), NY; father'sname, Joe (an owner of an insurance company); mother's name, Janet (a homemaker); brother of Gary Valentine (a comedian). Addresses: Office: c/o The King of Queens, CBS-TV, 7800 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036; or Columbia TriStar TV/CBS Productions, 10202 West Washington Blvd., David Lean Building, Suite 400, Culver City, CA 90232.; Agent: Scott Lambert, William MorrisAgency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Jeff Sussman,Jeff Sussman Management, 2840 Broadway, Suite 282, New York, NY 10025.; Publicist: Amy Zvi, Bragman/Nyman/Cafarelli, 9171 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, comedian, producer, writer
Birth Details
April 26, 1965
New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Doug Heffernan, The King of Queens, CBS, 1998-
  • Appeared as regular performer on Candid Camera, syndicated.
  • Specials
  • The World's Greatest Magicians ... at the Magic Castle, CBS, 1990
  • Host, Funny Flubs & Screw-ups, CBS, 1998
  • Host from New York City, The All-American Thanksgiving Parade, CBS, 1998
  • NFL All-Star Comedy Blitz, CBS, 1999
  • Host, Funny Flubs & Screw-ups III, CBS, 1999
  • Host, Funny Flubs & Screw-ups IV, CBS, 1999
  • The Comedy Central Presents the New York Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller, Comedy Central, 1999
  • Comedy Central Presents Behind-the-scenes at the American Comedy Awards, Comedy Central, 1999
  • Kevin James: Sweat the Small Stuff, Comedy Central, 2001
  • "Pre-game Show," Super Bowl XXXV, CBS, 2001
  • Jackie Gleason: The Great One, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Doug Heffernan (in archive footage), The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, ABC, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Doug, Nowhere Fast, 1995
  • Full Frontal Comedy, 1995
  • Kevin, "Captain Nemo," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1996
  • Kevin, "The Ball," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1996
  • Kevin, "Ray's on TV," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1997
  • Kevin, "Golf," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1997
  • Doug Heffernan, "Judgement Day," Cosby, CBS, 1998
  • Kevin, "Six Feet Under," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1998
  • Kevin, "The Wedding: Parts 1 & 2," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1998
  • Doug, "The Lone Barone," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1998
  • Doug, "Ray Home Alone," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1998
  • Dallas Hampton, "Nitro Man," Martial Law, CBS, 1999
  • Doug, "Be Nice," Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 1999
  • Doug Heffernan, "Drive They Said," Becker, CBS, 1999
  • Panelist, The List, 1999
  • Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 1999, 2000
  • Himself, Turn Ben Stein On, Comedy Network, 2000
  • Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001
  • Himself, Dinner for Five, 2001
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, 2001
  • Primetime Glick, 2001
  • Guest panelist on Hollywood Squares; also appeared in episodes ofStar Search and The Tonight Show.
  • Pilots
  • Kevin, Welcome Home, Mr. Evans, NBC, 1997
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 2000
  • Presenter, The 2nd Annual TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2000
  • Presenter, The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2000
  • Presenter, The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2001
  • Presenter, The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 2001
  • Host, The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2001
  • Presenter, The 44th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 2002
  • Host, The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Executive producer of The King of Queens, CBS.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Episodes
  • The King of Queens (also based on story by James), CBS, 1998-
  • Writer for Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS.
  • Television Specials
  • Kevin James: Sweat the Small Stuff, Comedy Central, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 11, 1998, pp. 55-56
    • Maxim, April, 1999, pp. 72, 73
    • Parade, April 8, 2000, pp. 38-40; June 2, 2002, p. 20
    • People Weekly, December 14, 1998
    Electronic
    • BRNTWD Magazine, http://www.brntwdmagazine.com, July 27, 2002
    • Entertainment Tonight Online, http://www.etonline.com, November 19, 2001
    • Talking Comedy, http://www.talkingcomedy.com/summer2001, July 29,2002

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