Kevin James

Born Apr 26, 1965

Kevin George Knipfing, better known by his stage name Kevin James, is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is widely known for playing Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens. James is also known for his lead roles in the comedy films I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Grown Ups, The Dilemma, and Zookeeper.… Read More

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1965 Birth Born on April 26, 1965.


1983 18 Years Old James was raised in the "S-Section" of Stony Brook, New York, and graduated from Ward Melville High School in 1983, where he was on the football and wrestling teams. … Read More


1989 24 Years Old James began doing stand-up comedy in 1989, making his debut at the East Side Comedy Club in Long Island, New York managed by Richie Minervini. … Read More


1998 33 Years Old James moved to Los Angeles and befriended Ray Romano and he later guest-starred on a few episodes of Romano's hit CBS sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond. These appearances led to the development of his own sitcom, The King of Queens, which ran on the same network from September 21, 1998 to May 14, 2007. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old On June 19, 2004, James married actress Steffiana de la Cruz. … Read More


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…  He also starred in 2005 romantic comedy film Hitch alongside Will Smith. … Read More
2006 41 Years Old In 2006, he co-starred with his Everybody Loves Raymond colleague Ray Romano in the comedy Grilled and provided voice work in the animated films Monster House and Barnyard.
2007 42 Years Old In 2007, James co-starred opposite Adam Sandler in the widely scorned comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, and also made a cameo in Sandler's 2008 film You Don't Mess with the Zohan.
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James' 2009 comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop, where he patrolled the West Orange Pavilion Mall on a Segway PT, opened as the #1 film in North America with a weekend gross of $39 million, despite overwhelmingly negative reviews, and eventually grossed $219 million from ticket and home video sales. … Read More
He hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, on March 27, 2010. … Read More
2011 46 Years Old In 2011, he had a lead role opposite Vince Vaughn in the comedy/Drama, The Dilemma, he also had the leading role in the movie, Zookeeper, which he wrote and produced.
2012 47 Years Old In 2012, James had the leading role in the mixed martial arts comedy film Here Comes the Boom.
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