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Gass, Kyle 1960–

Gass, Kyle 1960–

PERSONAL

Full name, Kyle Richard Gass; born July 14, 1960, in Walnut Creek, CA. Education: Graduated from Juilliard with degree in classical guitar; graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles, 1983.

Addresses:

Agent—Michael Greene & Associates, 190 North Canon Dr., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career:

Actor, singer, and producer. Tenacious D (rock band), member; Trainwreck (band), guitarist and vocalist (as Klip Calhoun). Appeared in television commercials, including 7-UP Gold; Actors' Gang (acting troupe), founding member.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Anesthetist, Brain Dead (also known as Paranoia), Concorde Pictures, 1990.

Tony, Jacob's Ladder (also known as Dante's Inferno), TriStar, 1990.

(With Tenacious D) Bio-Dome, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

Couch potato, The Cable Guy, Columbia TriStar, 1996.

Guitar player, Bongwater, Alliance Independent Films, 1997.

Burger jungle guy, Idle Hands, Columbia, 1999.

Larry, Cradle Will Rock, Buena Vista, 1999.

(Uncredited; director's cut only) Quince Allen, Almost Famous (also known as Untitled: Almost Famous the Bootleg Cut), DreamWorks, 2000.

Bar dude, Saving Silverman (also known as Evil Woman), Columbia, 2001.

Reed/David, The Zeros, 2001.

Officer Drake, Evolution, DreamWorks, 2001.

Cemetery strummer, Frank's Book (short), 2001.

Artie, Shallow Hal (also known as Schwer verliebt), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Mr. Jailbait, That Darn Punk, Kung Fu Entertainment Group, 2001.

Mr. Luberoff, The New Guy, Columbia, 2002.

Eugene, Elf, New Line Cinema, 2003.

Nathan, Cake Boy, Image Entertainment, 2005.

Bartender, One Sung Hero (short), 2006.

KG, Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Walrus boy, Wieners, Screen Gems, 2007.

Film Work:

Automated dialogue replacement (ADR), Dead Man Walking, Gramercy Pictures, 1995.

Producer, Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

KG, Tenacious D, HBO, 1999-2000.

Ceissner, The Jake Effect, Bravo, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Joe, The Barefoot Executive, ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Tenacious D, HBO, 1999.

I Love the '70s, VH1, 2003.

Spinal Tap Goes to 20, IFC, 2004.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, MTV, 2006.

The British Comedy Awards 2006 Live, ITV, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Smoker, "The Abstinence," Seinfeld, NBC, 1996.

(With Tenacious D) Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL), NBC, 1998, 2006.

Himself, "Sweet for Brak," Space Ghost Coast to Coast (also known as SGC2C), Cartoon Network, 2001.

Eugene, "Eric Visits Again," Undeclared, Fox, 2001.

Eugene, "Eric's POV," Undeclared, Fox, 2002.

(Uncredited) Himself, Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL), 2002, 2003, 2005.

(With Tenacious D) Mad TV, Fox, 2002.

(With Tenacious D) Crank Yankers, Comedy Central, 2002.

"Tenacious D Guest Program Rage," Rage, ABC [Australia], 2002.

RI:SE, Channel 4, 2002.

Voice of Mr. Collingwood, "Test of the Tested," Fillmore! (animated; also known as Disney's "Fillmore!"), ABC, 2002.

(With Tenacious D), Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, BBC, 2002, 2006.

(With Tenacious D) "Little Brenda Dynamite," On the Spot, The WB, 2003.

Voice of Mr. Collingwood, "The Shreds Fell Like Snowflakes," Fillmore! (animated; also known as Disney's "Fillmore!"), ABC, 2003.

"The One with the Mugging," Friends, NBC, 2003.

(With Tenacious D) "Tenacious D a la Mode," Player$, Tech TV, 2003.

Naked man, "Panic House," Cracking Up, Fox, 2004.

Voice of Trapper Kyle, "Bear Traps," Tom Goes to the Mayor, Cartoon Network, 2004.

Rocker dude, "The Concert," Living with Fran, The WB, 2005.

(Uncredited) Airline mechanic number two, Video on Trial, MuchMusic, 2006.

Himself, the accused, Video on Trial, MuchMusic, 2006.

(With Tenacious D) Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 2006.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2006.

Access Hollywood, syndicated, 2006.

Television Work; Series:

Executive producer, Tenacious D, HBO, 1999.

Television Work; Specials:

Creator and producer, Tenacious D, HBO, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

Chip Donner, Henry Henderson, Bob, A-Company commando, and photographer, Carnage: A Comedy, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, Susan Stein Shiva Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Also appeared in Carnage, Edinburgh Theatre Festival; Hysteria, Actors' Gang Theatre; The Lower Depths, Al's National Theatre; Freaks, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles.

RECORDINGS

Albums:

(With Tenacious D) Tenacious D, Epic/SME Records, 2001.

(With Trainwreck) Trainwreck Live, Sony/Epic Records, 2004.

Music Videos:

Appeared in Tenacious D's "Wonderboy," "Tribute," and "Death of the Dream"; Good Charlotte's "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"; Foo Fighters' "Learn to Fly."

Videos; Appearances:

KG, Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks, Sony Music Entertainment, 2003.

Videos; Work:

Executive producer, Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks, Sony Music Entertainment, 2003.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Film Songs:

Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Television Episodes:

"The Search for Inspirado," Tenacious D, HBO, 1999.

Television Episodes; Songs:

Tenacious D, HBO, 1999.

Television Specials:

Creator, Tenacious D, HBO, 1999.

Video Screenplays:

Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks, Sony Music Entertainment, 2003.

Videos; Songs:

Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks, Sony Music Entertainment, 2003.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Entertainment Weekly, November 24, 2006, p. 66.

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