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Kevin Pollak Biography

Birth Name:
Kevin Elliot Pollak
Birth Place:
San Fernando, California, United States
Actor, comedian, producer, writer

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


  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner