Fast Facts

  • Is friends with Defending the Caveman playwright Rob Becker; the two were classmates at Pioneer High School in San Jose.
  • At age 17, he was invited on stage by Rich Little so they could perform their respective Columbo impersonations.
  • Known for impressions of William Shatner, Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Christopher Walken, Walter Matthau and Robert De Niro. 
  • Cofounded Calm Down Productions.
  • Is an avid poker player. He began competing against professionals in 1995 and hosted Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown in 2003.
  • Was a contributor to the book I Killed: True Stories of the Road From America's Top Comics (2006).
  • Launched a weekly Internet series called Kevin Pollak's Chat Show in April 2009.


  • Bob Pollak — Father
  • Lucy Webb — Wife (separated)
  • Elayne Harlow — Mother
  • Craig Pollak — Brother


  • Attended San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

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  • Birth Name: Kevin Elliot Pollak
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Writer

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