Dry Wit and Likable Demeanor
Fri 6/28 • 7:00p & 9:30p
Sat 6/29 • 7:00p & 9:30p
Kevin Nealon sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role as Doug Wilson in the Showtime series, Weeds. Kevin is currently starring alongside Matt LeBlanc on the CBS-TV comedy series Man With A Plan. Kevin is also currently hosting the YouTube series Hiking With Kevin.
Weeds, which ran for eight seasons, has been honored at the 2006, 2007 and 2009 Golden Globes with nominations for "Best Television Series Comedy or Musical." In 2007 and 2009, Weeds was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series." In the show, Nealon portrayed a stoned accountant and business advisor.
On the big screen, Kevin starred alongside Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in Just Go with It, a film about a man who enlists the help of his receptionist and her kids to land the woman of his dreams. In the film, he portrays one half of a plastic-surgery-obsessed couple. Just Go with It grossed over $30 million in its opening weekend and over $214 million worldwide
Nealon has found great comedic success in his extensive film career. In Anger Management, he played opposite Jack Nicholson and fellow Saturday Night Live comedian, Adam Sandler. He and Sandler also teamed up in Blended, Eight Crazy Nights, The Wedding Singer, Happy Gilmore and You Don't Mess with the Zohan, the latter of which grossed over $200 million worldwide. In Joe Dirt, Nealon joined another Saturday Night Live alumnus David Spade. Kevin's other film credits include Walk of Shame with Elizabeth Banks, Daddy Day Care with Eddie Murphy, Good Boy with Molly Shannon, Roxanne with Steve Martin and the cult hit Grandma's Boy with Jonah Hill and Nick Swardson.
Kevin has also recently starred in the comedy, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, opposite Andy Samberg and Sarah Silverman.
Kevin provided the voice for the title role in the Nick At Nite stop-motion animated series Glenn Martin, DDS. He starred opposite Catherine O'Hara and Judy Greer in the series that followed the adventures of a traveling dentist and his family.
As one of the longest running cast members on NBC's Saturday Night Live (1986-1995), Nealon created some of the show's most memorable characters, including 'Subliminal Man' and 'Hans and Franz.' Nealon's reoccurring role as an anchor on 'Weekend Update' helped make the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin earned an Emmy Award nomination as part of the SNL writing team.
In late 2009, Nealon's first one hour stand up special, "Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out!" aired on Showtime to rave reviews. It is currently available on DVD. Nealon's second standup special for Showtime. "Whelmed...But Not Overly," debuted in August, 2012 and is also available on DVD.
As well as being a regular on the talk show circuit, Kevin tours the country performing stand up comedy at theaters, clubs and casinos. He is currently working on his third, yet to be titled, stand up special.
A sought-after guest star on television, Kevin has made a number of appearances on Hot In Cleveland, The League, Soul Man, Drunk History and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
In 2008, Nealon released his first book, Yes, You're Pregnant, But What About Me? - a comical look at the male perspective of pregnancy. The book is available in bookstores.
Currently, Kevin resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son..