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Overview (2)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Veteran of stage and screen, Kevin Weisman became internationally known for his work as "Marshall Flinkman" on the JJ Abrams/Jennifer Garner series, 'Alias', which ran for five critically acclaimed seasons on ABC. TV Guide named Weisman one of television's 'Top Ten Scene Stealers', and he appeared on Entertainment Weekly's 'Must List'. Weisman portrays "Dale Yorkes" in 'Marvel's Runaways', based on the popular Brian K. Vaughn comic (HULU). TV Guide sited Kevin's work on the show as one of Television's 'favorite performances of 2017'. Season three starts production in May, 2019. Other recent memorable turns include agoraphobic genius, "Ned Berring", in the David Kelly Amazon drama, "Goliath" (opposite academy award winners, Billy Bob Thornton and William Hurt), as well as the brash ladies-man, "Kives" on Stephen Merchant's two time Emmy nominated HBO comedy series, 'Hello Ladies', (where he was sited as one of TV.com's ten best new characters of the fall, 2013 television season). Weisman also recurs as "Dr. Jeffrey Maynard" on NBC's 'The Blacklist', "Ray Spiewack" on 'Scorpion' (CBS), and as "Stevie" in the critically acclaimed series, 'Better call Saul' on AMC.

Other television work includes the character, Joseph Feller, on 'Fringe', simultaneously portraying the mysterious "Mr. Blonde" and the straight shooting "Detective Hawkins" on NBC's critically acclaimed drama, 'Awake', as well as duplicitous fight promoter on 'Kingdom' (Audience Network), and villainous poisoner, "Reardon Payne", on 'Chuck' (NBC). Additional credits include 'Felicity', 'Roswell', 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' (as fan favorite "Dreg"), 'The X-Files', 'Frasier', 'E.R.', 'October Road', all three installments of 'C.S.I.', and the cult hit, 'Moonlight' starring Alec O'Loughlin on CBS.

Kevin's film work includes 'Flipped', the Rob Reiner-directed feature adaptation of Wendelin Van Draanen's young adult novel, which revolves around the confusing romantic developments of 2 young neighbors as they age from 7 to 13. Aidan Quinn and Penelope Ann Miller play the girl's parents, while Weisman portrays her mentally-challenged uncle. Other work includes the independent horror film, 'Undocumented', Michael Bay's 'Gone in Sixty Seconds', Disney's 'Space Buddies', and Kevin Smith's cult classic 'Clerks 2', which featured Kevin as the very popular "hobbit-lover".

Kevin received a BA from Ucla's school of Theatre/Film/Television and studied at New York's Circle in the Square Theatre. Recent work includes J.T. Rogers' Tony winning 'Oslo' for LA Theatreworks, and as famed rogue poet, "Francios Villon", in Murray Mednick's world premiere play, 'Villon', at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles (LA Drama Critics nomination for 'Best Leading Male Performance'). At the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Weisman appeared as "Gabe" in Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize winning play, 'Dinner with Friends', and as "Uncle Louie" in Neil Simon's Pulitzer prize winning 'Lost in Yonkers'. As a founding member of the award-winning and critically acclaimed, Buffalo Nights Theatre Company, Kevin has served as an actor and producer on numerous productions in and around the Los Angeles area. He starred as "Griffith J. Griffith" in the award- winning 'Crazy Drunk' at the John Anson Ford Theatre, and appeared in the title role of "Anatol" in Arthur Schnitzler's 'Anatol'. Other work with the company includes Jean Giraudoux's 'Apollo of Bellac' (LA Weekly Production of the Year), Archibald McCleish's 'J.B.', 'Suburban Motel', Arthur Miller's 'Incident at Vichy', Oscar Wilde's 'Salome,' and the West Coast premiere of Jonathon Marc Sherman's 'Sophistry'. Additional theatre credits include 'Tis Pity She's a Whore', 'The Greeks,' (LA Weekly 2000 Production of the Year Award), and 'The Goldoni Trilogy' at the Mark Taper Forum.

Weisman produced and acted opposite screen legend Kirk Douglas in the feature film 'Illusion', directed by fellow Buffalo Nights founder & Emmy winner, Michael Goorjian. Quite prolific in the world of voice-over, Kevin's soothing vocal timbre can be heard on radio and television ads for such companies as Apple (Ipad), Nike, Coke, ATT, and as one of the longstanding voices of Honda. Also an accomplished drummer, Kevin was an original member of 'Trainwreck', the L.A. based band featuring Kyle Gass of Tenacious D.

Weisman takes advantage of every opportunity to participate in celebrity golf, ski and poker tournaments (he is an avid player) that benefit organizations such as Tony LaRussa's Celebrities Fore! ARF (Animal Recue Foundation), The Special Olympics, The Urban Health Institute, The Melanoma Research Foundation, and The Clear View Treatment Center, which provides a residential treatment program for adolescent boys who have been neglected,, abused & abandoned. Most importantly, Kevin is the proud parent of Maya Rose (born on 3/31/06) and Eli Samuel (born on 2/11/08). Kevin is an avid supporters of numerous children's charities and Jewish organizations, including the L.A. Children's Hospital, The Children's Defense Fund, Wheels For Humanity, Bet Tzedek, a non-profit law-firm that provides free legal services to low-income, disabled & elderly residents of Los Angeles Country, and Koreh LA, a local Jewish organization that assists kids in advancing their reading skills. Particularly close to his heart is Kevin's involvement in the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, serving as a board member of the Dmd Fund.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Representation

Spouse (1)

Jodi Tanowitz (21 May 2005 - ?) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (8)

Plays drums in the band Trainwreck with Kyle Gass from Tenacious D.
Daughter, Maya Rose Weisman, born 31 March 2006 at 1:57 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce.
Appeared on Entertainment Weekly's Must List in July of 2004, and TV Guide's Top Ten Scene Stealers in March, 2006.
Is expecting his second baby in February 2008.
Eli Samuel Weisman was born on February 11, 2008.
He works extensively in Voice Over, including voicing Honda's television and radio campaigns for the past several years.
Appeared on tv.com's list of 10 best new characters of the 2013 Fall television season for his work as Kives on HBO's comedy series, 'Hello Ladies'.
Nominated for Best Leading Male Performance 2015 Stage Raw Awards for his work in Murray Mednick's Villon.

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