Ken Marino

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Kenneth Joseph Marino
  • Birth Place: West Islip, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/19/1968, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; director; producer; screenwriter; composer
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Ken Marino Fast Facts:
  • Was a founding member of the sketch-comedy group The State, which was featured in the 1994-95 titular MTV series.
  • Studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute and NYU.
  • Costarred in two U.S. TV series, Men Behaving Badly and First Years, that were adaptations of long-running British television shows.
  • Had a recurring role as Prof. Wilder on Dawson's Creek.
  • Made his film debut in 1997's Gattaca.
  • Produced, wrote and starred in 2007's Diggers, a semiautobiographical comedy-drama about Long Island clam diggers in the 1970s.
  • Enjoys horror movies, and has played a demon on Angel and Reaper.
  • Ken Marino Relationships:
  • Riley Ken'ichi Marino - Son
  • Erica Oyama - Wife
  • Richard Marino - Father
  • Ken Marino Awards:
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs - Nominee
  • College:
  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY (BFA in Drama, 1991)

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