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He is a versatile comedic actor who has proven he can work in any medium and continues to do so impressively. He now has various television and film projects in the works. His inspired lunacy continues to bring him an increasing number of fans and accolades.
Kevin has made more than a dozen appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Other television credits include "The Late Show with David Letterman," NBC's "Sunday Night," "Good Morning America," "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee," "The Arsenio Hall Show," MTV's "Half-Hour Comedy Hour" and NBC's "Friday Night Videos."
In 1985 he won an Emmy Award for his performance on the PBS series, "Comedy Night" and made his film debut in Penny Marshall's "Big."
In a world of few absolutes, this is one: Kevin Meaney
was born to entertain. From his earliest days as a singing altar boy at Mass,
he's gone on to achieve mass appeal for his singular brand of comedy that
includes acting out stories, musical flights of fancy and telling tales on the
Kevin Meaney has been one of the country's most popular standup comedians for more than 25 years. Tom Shales of the Washington Post said, "Picture the precocious love child of Jonathan Winters and Ethel Merman and you have some idea of Kevin Meaney's act."
Making people laugh has always been a top priority for Kevin. From his early years doing standup comedy in San Francisco and Boston he's amassed an impressive list of credits along the way. His first HBO special in 1986 catapulted him to the forefront of the comedy scene. In 1987, Kevin made his debut appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and was invited by Johnny to join the guest panel. Since his first appearance, Kevin has returned to the show a dozen times. He was a special guest on Saturday Night Live and has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Regis, Oprah and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
Kevin also starred in the CBS sitcom Uncle Buck which ran for a full season. In addition, he has done numerous guest appearances on both sitcoms and dramas. He also had a featured role in the movie Big.
Known for drawing upon his family relationships for much of his material, Kevin has made such lines as "That's not Right" and "We're Big Pants People" and "We're going to lose the house" (delivered in the tremulous voice of his mother) catch phrases for hilarity. An evening with Kevin is a trip to the funhouse and one laugh escalates into a bigger one and good-hearted humor prevails.
Kevin Meaney is also a successful writer and producer. He wrote and produced and starred in a one-man autobiographical play titled Wedding Vows in Vegas which premiered at the prestigious U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado before going on to a successful summer run in Boston at the Hasty Pudding Theatre. Steve Martin called it, "The most innovative, heart-rending and funny show I've seen in a long, long time."
Then there is the Kevin Meaney Christmas Show, which is unlike any Christmas show you've ever seen before. Kevin has written and produced this show so as to combine his unique and irresistible brand of humor, his gift for singing, zany man-on-the-street interviews and featured comedy guests. The show is a wildly entertaining evening and has played in numerous theaters across the country.
In 2002, Kevin moved home to New York from Los Angeles and began working on Broadway in the hit musical, Hairspray. Hairspray has been a life changing experience for Kevin and during an interview on XM Radio's Stand Up Sit Down on May 28, 2008, Kevin told the host that he was gay. It's been a big transition but he's seemed to find humor in how this all happened.
So, Big Pants People of the world unite... your leader is here, his name is Kevin Meaney and he's on a mission of mirth.
Notable Credits of...
Bill Nye The Science Guy --
Big -- 20th Century Fox
The Day My Parents Ran Away -- 20th Century Fox
Brotherly Love -- Guest star --
Ned and Stacey -- Guest star -- FBC
Bob Hope Special -- NBC
Something Wilder -- Guest star -- NBC
Uncle Buck -- Series regular (lead) -- CBS
Jackie Thomas Show -- Guest star -- ABC
Tonight Show -- multiple appearances -- NBC
Late Night with David Letterman -- multiple appearances -- NBC
The Arsenio Hall Show -- multiple appearances
HBO Special Correspondent -- HBO Entertainment News -- HBO
London Underground -- Host -- Comedy Central
HBO One Night Stand -- HBO Special -- HBO
Get That Puss Off Your Face -- HBO Special -- HBO
America's Super Showcase -- pilot - ABC
Limited Partners -- pilot -- CBS
Saturday Night Live -- Special guest -- NBC
Comic Strip Live -- Fox
Sunday Night (SNL spinoff) -- Series regular -- NBC
MTV Half Hour Comedy Hour -- MTV
Cooking w/ Kevin Show -- MTV
Short Attention Span Theatre -- Host -- Comedy Central
New York Regional
Wedding Vows in Vegas -- one man
show (written & performed by Meaney)
Fiddler On the Roof -- Fyedka
Oklahoma -- Judd Frye
1776 -- Richard Henry Lee
Come Blow Your Horn -- Buddy
Winner of Emmy Award for PBS Series "Comedy Night"
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