• Kevin Chamberlin was born in Baltimore, Maryland USA in 196•
• He studied acting in New Brunswick, New Jersey at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of Arts.
• He has moved between television, theatre and films with roles such as Uncle Fester in "The Addams Family" and Mr Mushnick in the Pasadena Playhouse production of "Little Shop of Horrors".
• He is openly gay, and is an advocate for marriage equality and gay rights.
• His net worth is estimated at over $1 million.
Known for movies
|Date Of Birth||November 25, 1963|
|Fact||Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award three times including in 2000 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Dirty Blonde," and the following year, in 2001, as Best Actor (Musical) for playing Horton the Elephant in "Seussical - the Musical."|
- 1 Early life, family, educational background
- 2 Career
- 3 Personal life
- 4 Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- 5 Appearance
- 6 Net worth and salary
- 7 General Info
- 8 Accomplishments
- 9 Social profile links
- 10 Facts
- 11 Pictures
- 12 Movies
Early life, family, educational background
American television, film and theatre actor Kevin Chamberlin, was born on 25 November 1963, in Baltimore, Maryland USA. He was raised in Moorestown, New Jersey after his family moved there when he was nine years old. He starred as Huck Finn in his elementary school’s production of “Tom Sawyer.” After matriculating from high school, he studied acting in New Brunswick, New Jersey at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of Arts, and graduated in 1985 with a BFA in acting.
According to Playbill, he consistently moves between television, theatre and films, because he gets bored with each acting form, especially after an unpleasant experience.
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In 1992, he was the understudy for both Sy Benson and Herb Lee in Broadway’s “My Favorite Year.” He played Feargus on Broadway in “Abe Lincoln in Illinois” in 1993, then replaced the original actor as Amos Hart in “Chicago” in 1996 on Broadway, and played Dimas in 1997’s “Triumph of Love.”.
On Broadway in 2000, he played Charlie in “Dirty Blonde” and Horton the Elephant in “Seussical.” In 2004 he played in “West End,” in 2007 as Gaetano Proclo in “The Ritz”, then played Uncle Fester in 2010 in the Broadway show “The Addams Family”.
From 2018 to 2019, he played The Wizard of Oz in “Wicked” on Broadway, and Mr Mushnick in the Pasadena Playhouse production of 2019’s “Little Shop of Horrors”, alongside Amber Riley, George Salazar, Matthew Wilkas and Mj Rodriguez.
He was nominated for and won two Drama Desk Awards in 2000 – one for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for “Seussical”, and another for Outstanding Actor in the play “Dirty Blonde.” That same year, he was nominated for a Tony Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for “Dirty Blonde,” but didn’t win.
He was nominated again for a Tony Award in 2001 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for “Seussical.” In 2010 he was nominated for Drama Desk Award’s Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for “The Addams Family”, and for the same role was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, and for a Tony Award in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical category.
Kevin is one of a handful of actors who have been nominated for three of four Tony Award acting categories.
In 2018 in an interview with Broadwaybox.com, he compared his roles as Uncle Fester and Horton and said, ‘They’re actually very similar in that they’re incredibly childlike… That’s sort of the roles I gravitate towards: simple, childlike and full of joy. I always joke… that the name of my autobiography is going to be Find the Joy.’
In 1991 he guested in “Reading Rainbow” as Ted the Grateful Head, and had a recurring role as Audubon Poulet in “Ghostwriter” in 1994. In 2001, he guest-starred in an episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” as Roger Berry in the episode “Redemption.
” From 2001 to 2002 he played Mr. Bronkowski in “Ed”, and in 2003 guest-starred in “Without a Trace”, and as a guy in the waiting room in “Frasier.” In 2005 he played the recurring role of Momma in “Sex, Love & Secrets.” One of his most well-known roles was as the butler, Bertram Winkle in the Disney Channel Original Series “Jessie” from 2011 to 2015, alongside Debby Ryan, Cameron Boyce and Peyton List.
In 2015 he made a guest appearance as Monty in “Modern Family,” as Frank in the Netflix series “Grace and Frankie” in 2017, and played Mr Lesko in two episodes of the Netflix series “A Series of Unfortunate Events” in 2018.
He was the enthusiastic NYPD bomb-defusal expert Charles Weiss in “Die Hard with a Vengeance” in 1995. In 2001 he played Wayne in “Herman U.S.A,” Frank the Bouncer in 2002’s “Road to Perdition,” in 2004’s “Suspect Zero” with Aaron Eckhart as Harold Speck, and as Mr Scanlon in “Christmas with the Kranks” with Tim Allen.
In 2006 he had a supporting role of New York police officer Marty in “Lucky Number Slevin” with Josh Hartnett. On 19 July 2013 the Disney Channel Original and Jeffrey Hornaday-directed movie “Teen Beach Movie” aired – Kevin played Dr Fusion in the film, which starred Maia Mitchell, Ross Lynch, Grace Phipps, Barry Bostwick and Steve Valentine. In 2017 he voiced Gravel in “The Emoji Movie”, and in 2019 Uncle Tony in “Wonder Park.”
Kevin is openly gay, and proudly supported marriage equality and gay rights on his social media in 2012. As from 2012, he has also been fighting against gay violence in America. He is private about his personal life, but on 16 July 2015 revealed that he is married. He tweeted a response to a fan, ‘… yes, I am happily married.’ It is unknown if they are still married or have any children together. He has posted pictures of his dog, Samantha, on social media. On 15 June 2019, he was an online celebrity death hoax victim on various social media sites. According to the hoax, he passed away from a heart attack.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
He is a passionate photographer, and is exceedingly fond of wildlife.
He is bald and has blue eyes. He is 5ft 10in (1.78m) tall and weighs around 205lbs (93kg).
Net worth and salary
As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1 million. He makes his money from endorsements, acting work, advertisements and other work.
|Full Name||Kevin Chamberlin|
|Date Of Birth||November 25, 1963|
|Profession||Writer, Actor, Composer, Singer, Television Director|
|Education||Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts|
|Music Groups||Disney Channel Circle of Stars|
|Nominations||Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a P...|
|Movies||Teen Beach Movie, Die Hard with a Vengeance, Lucky Number Slevin, Suspect Zero, The Girl Next Door, Road to Perdition, A Christmas Melody, Taking Woodstock, Christmas with the Kranks, Letters from a Killer, Loudmouth Soup, Bound by Lies, Trick, Herman U. S. A., Meat and Potatoes, Possessions|
|TV Shows||Jessie, New York News, State of Mind|
Social profile links
|1||Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award three times including in 2000 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Dirty Blonde," and the following year, in 2001, as Best Actor (Musical) for playing Horton the Elephant in "Seussical - the Musical."|
|Internet Famous||2016||Larry Trambone|
|A Christmas Melody||2015||TV Movie||Thomas|
|Where the Bears Are||2015||TV Series||Beach Minister|
|Modern Family||2015||TV Series||Monty|
|Jessie||2011-2015||TV Series||Bertram Bertram Winkle Ravi Ross|
|Lucky Stiff||2014||Fred Mahew III|
|Meat and Potatoes||2013||Short||Charlie|
|Teen Beach Movie||2013||TV Movie||Dr. Fusion|
|Austin & Ally||2012||TV Series||Bertram|
|Late Show with David Letterman||2010||TV Series||Uncle Fester|
|Better Off Ted||2009||TV Series||Mr. Crisp|
|Taking Woodstock||2009||Jackson Spiers|
|State of Mind||2007||TV Series||Fred Smedresman|
|The Girl Next Door||2007||Officer Jennings|
|Heroes||2007||TV Series||Aron Malsky|
|The Valley of Light||2007||TV Movie||Moody|
|Twenty Good Years||2006||TV Series||Bailiff|
|Queer Duck: The Movie||2006||Video||Additional Voices (voice)|
|So Notorious||2006||TV Series||Lionel|
|CSI: NY||2006||TV Series||Patient #1 / The Flash|
|Lucky Number Slevin||2006||Marty|
|Crumbs||2006||TV Series||Massage Client|
|Sex, Love & Secrets||2005||TV Series||Momma|
|Loudmouth Soup||2005||Charlie Baker|
|Jake in Progress||2005||TV Series||Carl|
|Bound by Lies||2005||Video||Gus Boyle|
|Listen Up||2005||TV Series||Dave|
|Crossing Jordan||2005||TV Series||Neville|
|Christmas with the Kranks||2004||Mr. Scanlon|
|Suspect Zero||2004||Harold Speck|
|The D.A.||2004||TV Series||Prosecutor Eams|
|It's All Relative||2004||TV Series||Wayne|
|According to Jim||2003||TV Series||Wallace|
|Nip/Tuck||2003||TV Series||Dr. Pendelton|
|Kingpin||2003||TV Mini-Series||Cat Man|
|Frasier||2003||TV Series||Guy in Waiting Room|
|Without a Trace||2003||TV Series|
|Road to Perdition||2002||Frank the Bouncer|
|Ed||2001-2002||TV Series||Mr. Bronkowski|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||2001||TV Series||Roger Berry|
|Earthly Possessions||1999||TV Movie||Policeman|
|Letters from a Killer||1998||Cutler|
|In & Out||1997||Carl Mickley|
|New York News||1995||TV Series||Victor|
|Die Hard with a Vengeance||1995||Charles Weiss|
|Ghostwriter||1994||TV Series||Audubon Poulet|
|ABC Afterschool Specials||1992||TV Series||Referee|
|Reading Rainbow||1991||TV Series||Ted the Grateful Head|
|Jessie||2012-2015||TV Series 4 episodes|
|Meat and Potatoes||2013||Short producer|
|Late Show with David Letterman||2010||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Walk It Out||2015||Video short completed||Himself|
|Broadway.com #LiveatFive||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|Teens Wanna Know||2015||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|The 64th Annual Tony Awards||2010||TV Special||Himself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Musical|
|The 55th Annual Tony Awards||2001||TV Special||Himself - Nominee: Best Leading Actor in a Musical|
|The 54th Annual Tony Awards||2000||TV Special||Himself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Play|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia