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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 29 December 1970Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kevin Weisman is internationally known for his work as "Marshall Flinkman" on the ABC series 'Alias', which ran for five critically acclaimed seasons, and more recently as "Kives" on Stephen Merchant's HBO comedy series, 'Hello Ladies'.

Kevin received a BA from Ucla's school of Theatre/Film/Television and studied at New York's Circle in the Square Theater. In the spring of 2014, Kevin appeared as the title character, Francios Villon, in Murray Mednick's world premiere play, 'Villon', at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles. Kevin has worked extensively in the theater, recently at the La Mirada Theater for Performing Arts, where he appeared as 'Gabe' in Donald Margulies' Pulitzer prize winning play, "Dinner with Friends", and as 'Uncle Louie' in Neil Simon's Pulitzer prize winning "Lost in Yonkers". A founding member of the award-winning and critically acclaimed Buffalo Nights Theatre Company, Kevin has served as an actor and producer on numerous productions. He starred as Griffith J. Griffith in the award- winning "Crazy Drunk" at the John Anson Ford Theatre. He also appeared in the title role in Arthur Schnitzler's "Anatol," Jean Giraudoux's "Apollo of Bellac," which received a Garland for Production of the Year and seven LA Weekly award nominations, Archibald McCleish's "J.B.," "Suburban Motel," Arthur Miller's "Incident at Vichy," Oscar Wilde's "Salome" and the West Coast premiere of Jonathon Marc Sherman's "Sophistry." Additional theatre credits include "Tis Pity She's a Whore," "The Greeks," which received the LA Weekly 2000 Production of the Year Award, and "The Goldoni Trilogy" at the Mark Taper. Since finishing 'Alias', Weisman has worked with esteemed director Rob Reiner on 'Flipped', reunited with JJ Abrams and Jeff Pinkner on 'Fringe', and with Anthony Zuiker on all three installments of 'CSI', in addition to Zuiker's New York Times Best Selling digi novel, 'Level 26'. Recent television projects include a recurring role simultaneously playing dual roles, both the mysterious 'Mr. Blonde' and the straight shooting, intense 'Detective Hawkins" on NBC's critically acclaimed drama, "Awake". Kevin also portrayed an airplane engineer, who elects to fight the system as a corporate 'whistleblower' on the USA hit show, 'Fairly Legal'. Other recent work includes: the mad genius, Martin Gleason, on 'Human Target' (Fox), the villainous poisoner, Reardon Payne on 'Chuck' (NBC), the snarky college professor, Duncan Bow, on 'October Road' (ABC), the descendant of a circus performance family attempting to hold on to his town's dignity, Ben Pershing, on 'The Glades', and as Dennis Hightower, a young man with high functioning Autism on 'The Ghost Whisperer' (CBS). Additional guest spots include 'Csi Miami' (CBS), 'Miami Medical' (CBS), 'The Forgotten' (ABC), 'Numbers' (CBS) and 'Csi NY' (CBS). He also played Steve Balfour, the 'sarcastic cameraman', on the cult hit, 'Moonlight' starring Alec O'Loughlin (CBS). Previous television credits include recurring and guest starring roles on 'Felicity', 'Roswell', 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' (as fan favorite 'Dreg', Glory's right-hand minion), 'The X-Files' (in a memorable season 7 episode entitled "Je Souhaite'), 'Frasier', 'E.R.'., 'Just Shoot Me', and 'The Drew Carey Show'. Kevin's recent film work includes 'Flipped', the Rob Reiner-directed feature adaptation of Wendelin Van Draanen's young adult novel, which revolves around the confusing romantic developments of 2 young neighbors as they age from 7 to 13. Aidan Quinn and Penelope Ann Miller play the girl's parents, and Weisman plays her mentally-challenged uncle. He also stars in the independent horror film, 'Undocumented', playing a member of a documentary crew that is captured by a gang of sadistic radicals while accompanying a group of illegal immigrants crossing the border, as well as the action/comedy 'Bending The Rules', which was filmed entirely on location in the city of New Orleans. Look for Kevin in the soon to be released comedy, 'Unicorn City', which is brought to you by some of the same madmen who worked on Jared Hess' 'Napoleon Dynamite'. Previous film work includes Michael Bay's 'Gone in Sixty Seconds', 'Robbers', 'Buying the Cow', Disney's 'Space Buddies', B.O.H.I.C.A., (2008 Winner of Special Jury Award at the WorldFest-Houston Intl. Film Festival and Audience Award at the Newport Intl. Film Festival), 'Man of the Century', the 1998 Slamdance Audience Award winner, and 'Clerks 2', Kevin Smith's cult classic which featured Kevin as the very popular 'hobbit-lover'. Weisman produced and acted in the feature film Illusion, which was released at theaters in 2006. Fellow Buffalo Nights founder & Emmy winner, Michael Goorjian directed, as well as starred in the film opposite screen legend Kirk Douglas. Illusion won the "Best Screenplay" award at the 12th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, and it was an official selection of the 16th Annual Palm Springs Int. Film Festival. The film also competed at the 8th Annual Sonoma Valley Film Festival, the 1st Annual Inspiration Film Festival (Santa Monica), & the Maui Film Festival. Kevin has also become quite prolific in the world of voice-over. You've probably heard his soul soothing vocal timbre on radio and television ads for such companies as Apple (Ipad), Nike, Coke, ATT, and as one of the current voices of Honda. Kevin has also been busy in the burgeoning world of Internet content, recurring in Level 26: The Dark Chronicles, written and directed by CSI franchise creator, Anthony Zuiker. Kevin was an original member of 'Trainwreck', the L.A. based band featuring Kyle Gass of Tenacious D. He takes advantage of every opportunity to participate in celebrity golf, ski & poker tournaments (he is an avid player) that benefit organizations such as Tony LaRussa's Celebrities Fore! ARF (Animal Recue Foundation), The Special Olympics, The Urban Health Institute, The Melanoma Research Foundation, and The Clear View Treatment Center, which provides a residential treatment program for adolescent boys who have been neglected,, abused & abandoned. Most importantly, Kevin is the proud parent of Maya Rose (born on 3/31/06) and Eli Samuel (born on 2/11/08). Kevin is an avid supporters of numerous children's charities and Jewish organizations, including the L.A. Children's Hospital, The Children's Defense Fund, Wheels For Humanity, Bet Tzedek, a non-profit law-firm that provides free legal services to low-income, disabled & elderly residents of Los Angeles Country, and Koreh LA, a local Jewish organization that assists kids in advancing their reading skills. Particularly close to his heart is Kevin's involvement in the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, serving as a board member of the Dmd Fund.

Look for Kevin opposite Stephen Merchant in the upcoming HBO movie, 'Hello Ladies the Movie', a guest appearance in Vince Gilligan's AMC hit show, 'Better Call Saul', and the upcoming feature, 'The Trust' with Nicholas Cage and Elijah Wood.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Representation

Spouse (1)

Jodi Tanowitz (21 May 2005 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Plays drums in the band Trainwreck with Kyle Gass from Tenacious D.
Daughter, Maya Rose Weisman, born 31 March 2006 at 1:57 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce.
Appeared on Entertainment Weekly's Must List in July of 2004, and TV Guide's Top Ten Scene Stealers in March, 2006.
Is expecting his second baby in February 2008.
Son, Eli Samuel Weisman was born on February 11, 2008.
He works extensively in Voice Over, including voicing Honda's television and radio campaigns for the past several years.
Appeared on tv.com's list of 10 best new characters of the 2013 Fall television season for his work as Kives on HBO's comedy series, 'Hello Ladies'.
Nominated for Best Leading Male Performance 2015 Stage Raw Awards for his work in Murray Mednick's Villon.

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