Kevin Weisman Biography

Birthday: 1970-12-29
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: Kevin Weisman is recognized around the world for his work as "Marshall Flinkman" on the ABC series 'Alias', which ran for five critically acclaimed seasons. TV Guide named Kevin one of television's "Top Ten Scene Stealers", and he appeared on Entertainment Weekly's "Must List" in 2006. He received a BA from Ucla's school of Theatre/Film/Television and studied at New York's Circle in the Square Theater. Kevin has worked extensively in the theater, most recently at the La Mirada Theater for Performing Arts, where he appeared as 'Gabe' in Donald Margulies' Pulitzer prize winning play, "Dinner with Friends" ("Weisman shows Gabe's touching naiveté, his love of the stability and order of marriage, and his agonized confusion over having to take sides" O.C. Register), 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 1999 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', JJ Abrams and Jeff Pinkner (once again) 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. In it, Kevin plays 'Gil Ott', a small time crook with a big secret. 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 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, and .comEDY, written and produced by Brian Ford Sullivan, the CEO/Owner of TheFutonCritic.com. 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 (http://www.dmdfund.org).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Pauly Burger 1997 - 1997
First Years Private Investigator Richard Wad 2001 Drama
Alias Marshall Flinkman 2001 - 2006 Action
Hello Ladies Kives 2013 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Ollywoo Brad Resnick 1994 Drama, Thriller
Beverly Hills Family Robinson 1997 Comedy, Family
Man of the Century Squibb 1999
More Dogs Than Bones Arlo 2000 Comedy, Drama
Lip Service Jade 2001 Comedy, Drama
Undocumented Jim 2010 Horror
Unicorn City Jeff 2012 Biography
Purgatory Seth 2015 Horror, Mystery
The Trust Roy 2016 Crime, Thriller