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Overview (3)

Born in Tarrytown, New York, USA
Nickname Ken- yeah
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ken was born in Tarrytown, New York, but he spent his early years living in Los Alamos, New Mexico. This was a closed city at the time, his father worked for the Atomic Energy Commission as a firefighter. The family moved back to New York for a short time, and his father continued his work as a firefighter, and his mother worked as a meter maid. She was actually the first meter maids in the country. After spending a short time in New York, his family headed west to California. While attending school in Hawthorne, California, he met Richard Albain. He was a Special Effects man on "I Dream of Jeannie" Once Ken graduated from Hawthorne High School, he followed in Albain's footsteps, and started working for Paramont, Disney, and Warner Brothers. While at Warners, he met a crew from Cannell. He followed the crew and worked on a show called, "Greatist American Hero". Next, he went to work on the "A-Team," and continued working on that show for five years. He became a Special Effects Coordinator on many independent films including, "The Doors" and UTurn" with Oliver Stone, He also worked on "Weekend at Bernies", and "Crime Story" with Michael Mann. Next, he worked on projects with Chuck Norris, including, "Sidekicks" and "Walker Texas Ranger." He worked with Chuck Norris over a period of ten years on various projects including "HellBound," and "Top Dog." As of 2009 he is working on films in New Orleans, Miami, Dallas, and New Mexico.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: JS -TW -TS-?

Spouse (2)

Regina Speed (13 December 2011 - present)
Jerrie Speed (26 June 1969 - 3 January 2005) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

Has been NRA certified in weapons,Also have ATF Licenses in Firearms and High Explosives,also carry many State Licenses for Explosives.
Has completed CPR/AED/ Advance First Aid For Set Medic. Has Been NRA Certified in Weapons. Also ATF Licences in Firearms and Explosives.
Has obtained his FAA Private Pilots License 2009 (single engine fixed wing). Has CDL and motorcycle endorsements. Working on his Captain's License for Marine Coordinator.
Opening offices at Celtic studios, Living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana [January 2009]
Working on films in Miami, Florida [January 2009]
Hollywood, calif on the screen actors stunt and safety board [May 2013]
Miami, Florida on the executive board of local 477 [May 2013]
During off time opening a fishing and game lodge in Medford Oregon [March 2009]
Doing airshows at Barksdale Airforce base in Shreveport La [April 2010]
While working on Sleepy Hollow for Fox TV. He felt a complete circle, He was born in Sleepy Hollow (Tarrytown) and his family were buried at Sleepy hollow cemetery.
Member of the Academy of Television Arts and Science.

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