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Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, New York, to Janet, an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. He has German ancestry. James attended Cortland University where he played fullback on the football team while majoring in sports management. He realized after 3 years that ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Pixels
 2015 Liv and Maddie (TV Series)
Mr. Clodfelter
- Cook-a-Rooney (2015) ... Mr. Clodfelter
 2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Hacky Sack Tournament Celebrity Judge (uncredited)
 2006 Barnyard
Otis the Cow (voice)
 2006 Grilled
 2005/I Hitch
 2004 50 First Dates
Factory Worker
 2002 Pinocchio
Mangiafuoco (English version, voice)
 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
- Like No Business I Know (2001) ... Kevin
 1999 Becker (TV Series)
Doug Heffernan
- Drive, They Said (1999) ... Doug Heffernan (uncredited)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
Dallas Hampton
- Nitro Man (1999) ... Dallas Hampton
 1998 Cosby (TV Series)
Doug Heffernan
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Commercials for Mazzio's Pizza, playing hosts of bumbling characters.

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2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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It's always cool to meet people who can do things that you have no capacity to do. See more »


In June 1999 and 2000, he hosted the Florida Sports Awards, the official sports award show for the state of Florida, in Jacksonville, Fla. This event raises funds for the Otis F. Smith Foundation. See more »

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Hilarious in King of Queen, but isn't as funny in movies. Peloquin_T15
Total Jerk temcd10
He is so incredibly sexy McMe
Best King of Queens lines maxell_tw
His standup jgillman
Not funny. Not talented. Why danjam67
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