Kevin James

Film Producer / Screenwriter / Actor / Television Producer / Film Director / Comedian | * 04/26/1965 (58) | Stony Brook, New York (United States of America (USA))
Kevin George Knipfing (born April 26, 1965), known professionally as Kevin James, is an American comedian and actor. He began his career by performing stand-up at comedy clubs on Long Island in the 1980s. He rose to prominence for his portrayal of Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007), for which he received the nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006. In 2004, James made his first film appearance in 50 First Dates, and the following year co-starred in Hitch with Will Smith. He went on to star in I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Grown Ups (2010), Zookeeper (2011), ()
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Kevin James (born April 26, 1965) is an American playwright, actor, writer, and producer. He is widely known for playing Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens. He 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. He hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on March 27, 2010.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Talk-Shows | Kids & Family

Known for these Movies & Shows

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Movies with Kevin James as Actor(33)

as Ace (voice)2023 Leo
as Sean Payton2022 Home Team
as Actor (archive footage)2022 Winona Ryder: The Ghosts She Called
as Dominick2020 Becky
as Sgt. Steve Downey2020 Hubie Halloween
as Himself - Performance2018 Kevin James: Never Don't Give Up
as Frankenstein (voice)2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
as Ted Rafferty2017 Sandy Wexler
as Sam Larson / Mason Carver2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin
as President Will Cooper2015 Pixels
as Paul Blart2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
as Dr. Fox2015 Little Boy
as Frankenstein (voice)2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
as Eric Lamonsoff2013 Grown Ups 2
as Scott Voss2012 Here Comes the Boom
as Frankenstein (voice)2012 Hotel Transylvania
as Nick Brannen2011 The Dilemma
as Griffin Keyes2011 Zookeeper
as Eric Lamonsoff2010 Grown Ups
as Paul Blart2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
as Hacky Sack Tournament Celebrity Judge2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan
as Lawrence "Larry" Valentine2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
as Officer Landers (voice)2006 Monster House
as Otis the Cow (voice)2006 Barnyard
as Dave2006 Grilled
as Albert Brennaman2005 Hitch
as Factory Worker2004 50 First Dates

TV Shows/Series with Kevin James as Actor(27)

as Kevin Gibson2021 The Crew
as himself2021 Biography: WWE Legends
as Kevin Gable2016 Kevin Can Wait
as himself2015 Hot Ones
as Mr. Clodfelter2013 Liv and Maddie
as himself2010 Conan
as Self - Guest2009 The Justin Lee Collins Show
as himself2009 Cubed
as himself2009 Live from Studio Five
as Self - Guest2006 The One Show
as himself2005 The Reichen Show
as himself2001 Good Day Live
as Doug Heffernan (uncredited)1998 Becker
as Doug Heffernan1998 The King of Queens
as Doug Heffernan1996 Everybody Loves Raymond
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as Himself - Host1987 Kids' Choice Awards
as himself1981 Wetten, dass..?

Movies with Kevin James as Crew(15)

Directing/Director2024 Kevin James: Irregardless
Production/Executive Producer2024 Kevin James: Irregardless
Writing/Writer2024 Kevin James: Irregardless
Production/Producer2022 Home Team
Production/Producer2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Writing/Writer2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Writing/Characters2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Production/Producer2012 Here Comes the Boom
Writing/Writer2012 Here Comes the Boom
Production/Producer2011 Zookeeper
Writing/Screenplay2011 Zookeeper
Production/Producer2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Writing/Screenplay2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop

TV Shows/Series with Kevin James as Crew(6)

Writing/Writer2023 It's Easy for Rale
Production/Executive Producer2021 The Crew
Writing/Writer2016 Kevin Can Wait
Writing/Writer1998 The King of Queens
Writing/Story1998 The King of Queens
Writing/Writer1996 Everybody Loves Raymond

Additional Information

Full Name: Kevin Knipfing
Born: Monday, 04/26 1965 (April) in Stony Brook, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 58 years + 304 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Ward Melville High School, State University of New York at Cortland
Spouses (current/former): Steffiana de la Cruz
Children: Sienna-Marie James, Shea James, Sistine James, Kannon James
Siblings: Gary Valentine
Other names for Kevin James (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"케빈 제임스"
"Kevin George Knipfing"
Kevin James frequently works together with these people:
Adam Sandler (49x, Actor)
Allen Covert (17x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (15x, Actor)
Robert Smigel (15x, Actor)
Jennifer Garner (14x, Actress)
Jackie Sandler (13x, Actress)
Seth Rogen (12x, Actor)
Kevin Grady (12x, Crew)
Barry Bernardi (12x, Crew)
Daniel Radcliffe (11x, Actor)
Cameron Diaz (11x, Actress)
Tim Herlihy (11x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2843, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/23/2024