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Kevin James (III)


Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, New York, to Janet, an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. He has German ancestry. James attended SUNY Cortland where he played fullback on the football team while majoring in sports management. He realized after 3 years that this ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The King of Queens
The King of Queens Doug Heffernan / Ed, Jr.
(1998-2007)
Here Comes the Boom
Here Comes the Boom Scott Voss
(2012)
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
(2009)
Hitch
Hitch Albert
(2005)

Filmography

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 2017 Sandy Wexler
Ted Rafferty
 2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin
Sam Larson / Mason Carver
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Frankenstein (voice)
 2015 Liv and Maddie (TV Series)
Mr. Clodfelter
- Cook-A-Rooney (2015) ... Mr. Clodfelter
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Frankenstein (voice)
 2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Hacky Sack Tournament Celebrity Judge (uncredited)
 2006 Barnyard
Otis the Cow (voice)
 2006 Barnyard (Video Game)
Otis (voice)
 2006 Grilled
Dave
 2005/I Hitch
Albert
 2004 50 First Dates
Factory Worker
 2002 Pinocchio
Giant (English version, voice)
 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Kevin
- Like No Business I Know (2001) ... Kevin
 1999 Becker (TV Series)
Doug Heffernan
- Drive, They Said (1999) ... Doug Heffernan (uncredited)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
Dallas Hampton
- Nitro Man (1999) ... Dallas Hampton
 1998 Cosby (TV Series)
Doug Heffernan
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Commercials for Mazzio's Pizza, playing hosts of bumbling characters.

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2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

For some reason and I don't know why, but I don't think that I'm funny in California. So I always want to do my movies east somewhere. See more »

Trivia:

His wife, Steffiana De La Cruz, gave birth to their third child, a boy named Kannon Valentine James, on April 24, 2011 (Easter Sunday). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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