Nealon, Kevin 1953–

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NEALON, Kevin 1953–


Born November 18, 1953, in St. Louis, MO (some sources cite Bridgeport, CT); son of Emmett (an aircraft company executive) and Kathleen (a homemaker) Nealon; married Linda DuPree (a model and stunt performer), 1989 (divorced, 2002); married Susan Yeagley (an actress), September 3, 2005. Education: Sacred Heart University, degree in marketing; attended Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT.

Addresses: Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Agency for the Performing Arts, 16 Penn Plaza, Suite 1750, New York, NY 10001; The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor and comedian. Stand-up comedian at various venues. Appeared in commercials. Appeared in The Fortune Teller, a short film promoting Mercedes-Benz automobiles. Appeared as the left ventricle in Cranium Command, an amusement park attraction at the Wonders of Life Pavilion, EPCOT Center, Disney World. Worked as a bartender, at a car leasing company, and at a moving company. Member of rock and roll bands as a teenager.

Member: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding writing in a variety or music program, 1986, for Saturday Night Live.


Television Appearances; Series:

Regular performer, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," SNL, and Saturday Night), NBC, 1986–95.

Host, Amazing America, The Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel, 1994–95.

Marty Heslov, Champs, ABC, 1996.

Ted Hiller, Hiller and Diller, ABC, 1997–98.

Host, Late Friday, NBC, 2001–2002.

Host, The Conspiracy Zone (also known as TNN's "Conspiracy Zone with Kevin Nealon"), The National Network, 2002.

Voices of Jack Gravat and OCD Ken, Crank Yankers, Comedy Central, beginning 2002.

Host, Poker Royale: The WPPA Championship, Game Show Network, beginning 2004.

Doug Wilson, Weeds, Showtime, beginning 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Franklin Fitz, "Principal Takes a Holiday," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1998.

Roger, These Old Broads, ABC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Comic Relief II (also known as Comic Relief 2), HBO, 1987.

Saturday Night Live 15th Anniversary, NBC, 1989.

Himself, Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial (also known as The Best of Saturday Night Live: SNL Goes Commercial), NBC, 1991.

Just For Laughs: The Montreal International Comedy Festival (also known as Just for Laughs), NBC, 1991.

Joe Biden and Pierre Du Pont, Saturday Night Live's Presidential Bash (also known as Saturday Night Live: Election Special), NBC, 1992.

Saturday Night Live: All the Best For Mother's Day, NBC, 1992.

Why Bother Voting?, PBS, 1992.

"A New York Night—Live!," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1993.

The Second Annual Saturday Night Live Mother's Day Special, NBC, 1993.

Springfield's Most Wanted, Fox, 1995.

"Disney's Scott Hamilton: Upside Down," The Walt Disney Company Presents, CBS, 1997.

Host, Live by Request: James Taylor, 1997.

Host, Richard Lewis & Kevin Nealons Top 10 Picks, ABC, 1997.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley, NBC, 1998.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman, NBC, 1998.

Himself, Comedy Central Presents: Kevin Nealon, Comedy Central, 1999.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler, NBC, 1999.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock, NBC, 1999.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin, NBC, 1999.

Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies, NBC, 1999.

Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special (also known as Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special), NBC, 1999.

Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000, NBC, 2000.

Kevin Wongle, The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch, [Great Britain], 2002.

Night of Too Many Stars, NBC, 2003.

Voice of Jack Gravat, Crank Yankers Christmas Special, Comedy Central, 2004.

Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses, Comedy Central, 2004.

101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments, 2004.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks, NBC, 2004.

Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2004, NBC, 2004.

Doug Wilson, Suburban Shakedown, Showtime, 2005.

Host, Funniest Commercials of the Year: 2004, TBS, 2005.

Himself, Earth to America!, TBS, 2005.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Alec Baldwin, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1991.

Cohost, Ninth Annual Genesis Awards, 1995.

Presenter, The 1998 Genesis Awards, 1998.

Hollywood Salutes Arnold Schwarzenegger: An American Cinematheque Tribute, TNT, 1998.

Presenter, The 13th Annual Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 1999.

Presenter, The 2001 Genesis Awards, Animal Planet, 2001.

2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards, 2004.

Presenter, Hollywood Salutes Steve Martin: An American Cinematheque Tribute, American Movie Classics, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1983.

"Tail of the Dancing Weasel," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1985.

"Small Blessings," Monsters, 1990.

Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind, Comedy Central, 1991.

The Edge, Fox, c. 1992.

Himself, "Life behind Larry," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1993.

Grave Squad lawyer, "Partners," Directed By, Showtime, c. 1994.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2005.

Himself, "Larry's Sitcom," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1995.

Voice of Kevin, "Earring," Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist (animated), Comedy Central, 1995.

Joel, "Something about Two April Fools," Something So Right, NBC, 1996.

Himself, "The New Writer," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1996.

Dennis Caslow, "Dick 'The Mouth' Solomon," 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life as We Know It and 3rd Rock), NBC, 1998.

Mr. Clayborn, "Yes, We Have No Bananas (or Anything Else for That Matter)," Dharma and Greg, ABC, 1998.

Dr. Mark Crest, "Deja Vu," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, Sci-Fi Channel, and syndicated, 1999.

Mr. Clayborn, "One Flew over the Lawyer's Desk," Dharma and Greg, ABC, 1999.

Terry, Third Watch, NBC, 1999.

The Martin Short Show, syndicated, 1999.

Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1999, 2000.

Smith, "Norm vs. Fear," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 2000.

Terry, "The Manny," Three Sisters, NBC, 2001.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Linda Blair (documentary), Lifetime, 2001.

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2005.

John Wurster, "Mr. Monk Goes to the Asylum," Monk, USA Network, 2002.

Himself, The Daily Show (also known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition), Comedy Central, 2002.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2002.

Himself, Saturday Night Live: TV Tales, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Ted Halverson, "Still Believing," Still Standing, CBS, 2004.

Ted Halverson, "Still Hangin' Out," Still Standing, CBS, 2004.

"Tournament 1, Game 1," Celebrity Blackjack, Game Show Network, 2004.

Dennis Miller, CNBC, 2004.

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004, 2005.

Johnny Knightley, "Holy Lesbo Batman," Fat Actress, Showtime, 2005.

Himself, "Kamikaze Bingo," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2005.

Himself, "Tournament 7, Game 4," Celebrity Poker Showdown, Bravo, 2005.

Himself, Brooke Shields: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2005.

Himself, The View, ABC, 2005.

Also appeared in Late Night with David Letterman, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Marty Heslov, Champs, ABC, 1996.

Ted Hiller, Hiller and Diller, ABC, 1997.

Doug Wilson, "You Can't Miss the Bear," Weeds, Showtime, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Ratboy, Warner Bros., 1986.

Second drunk, Roxanne, Columbia, 1987.

Hot Shot, International Film Marketing/Arista, 1987.

Tony Boer, All I Want For Christmas, Paramount, 1991.

Senator, Coneheads, Paramount, 1993.

(Uncredited) Television reporter, Jeffrey, Orion Classics, 1995.

Potter, Happy Gilmore, Universal, 1996.

Mr. Simms, The Wedding Singer, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Albino advocate, Kill the Man, 1999.

Chuckie, Bar Hopping, 1999.

Gatekeeper, Little Nicky, New Line Cinema, 2000, also appeared in the audio commentary in the DVD version.

Himself, Cecil B. DeMented (also known as Cecil B. Demented), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

(Uncredited) Greasy mechanic, Joe Dirt (also known as The Adventures of Joe Dirt), Columbia, 2001.

Man at the bar, Heartbreakers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Comedian, Comedian (documentary), Miramax, 2002.

Voice of mayor, Eight Crazy Nights (animated; also known as Adam Sandler's "Eight Crazy Nights"), Columbia, 2002.

White collar executive, The Master of Disguise, Columbia, 2002.

Bruce, Daddy Day Care, Columbia, 2003.

Mr. Baker, Good Boy!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Sam, Anger Management, Columbia, 2003.

Himself, The Aristocrats, ThinkFilm, 2005.

Simon Cheezle, Grandma's Boy (also known as Nana's Boy), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.



Best of Schiller's Reel, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 1994.

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers, 1998.

Panelist, Wild Desk Ride (also known as Conan O'Brien's "Wild Desk Ride"), 2001.

Adam Sandler Goes to Hell, New Line Home Video, 2001.

Satan's Top Forty, New Line Home Video, 2001.

Albums with Others:

Adam Sandler, What the Hell Happened to Me?, Warner Bros. Records, 1996.


Teleplays with Others; Series:

Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," SNL, and Saturday Night), NBC, 1986–95.

Teleplays; Specials:

Comedy Central Presents: Kevin Nealon, Comedy Central, 1999.


Author of the screenplay Cupidity.



Entertainment Weekly, September 16, 2005, p. 16.

People Weekly, November 18, 1991.