Kevin Pollak

BirthDay:

30 Oct 1957

BirthPlace:

San Francisco, California, USA

BirthName:

Kevin Elliot Pollak

Bio:

Kevin Pollak was born in San Francisco in 1957, to Elaine (Klein) and Robert Pollak. A stand-up comedy performer at age 10, he turned professional comedian a decade later and was puttering around from city to city when film roles beckoned. Pollak refocused thereafter on acting in what would be a wise and profitable career move. Landing his first film role in George Lucas' Willow (1988), directed by Ron Howard, became the wind beneath his wings, and he has been sailing ever since. Critically noticed for his role in Avalon (1990), it was Rob Reiner's A Few Good Men (1992) that shot him up the credit's list. Adept at displaying smarmy and/or shady, smug characters, such showy roles in The Usual Suspects (1995) and Casino (1995) were his reward. He co-created and co-executive produced The Underworld (1997) along with actress/writer/partner/wife Lucy Webb. They also appeared together in the movies The Don's Analyst (1997) and Outside Ozona (1998). Not only starring in two of his own HBO stand-up comedy specials, Pollak returned to the live stand-up stage in 2001, headlining a sold out 20 city tour. Most recently, he co-starred with Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry in The Whole Ten Yards (2004), a sequel to the hit comedy The Whole Nine Yards (2000).
Filmography

Actor ( 170 credits )

Soulmates (2018) Larry Copely
Axis (2017) Cru (voice)
The Lost Year (2017)
War Dogs (2016) Ralph Slutzky
Compadres (2016) Tex The Banker
Special Correspondents (2016) Geoffrey Mallard
The Tiger Hunter (2016) Mr. Womack
Angel from Hell (2016)  Marv (13 episodes, 2016)
Four Kings (2016)  Paulie (2 episodes, 2016)
Angie Tribeca (2016)  Lieutenant Weinberg (1 episode, 2016)
The Comedy Club (2016) Himself
Borealis (2015) Tubby
Camino (2015) Donald
Night Owls (2015)
Hypnotized (2015)
Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015)  Fracture / ... (2 episodes, 2015)
The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore (2015)  Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2015)
The IMDb Studio (2015)  Himself (1 episode)
The Impression Guys (2015)  Kevin Pollak (3 episodes, 2015)
The One I Wrote for You (2014) Mickey
Garfunkel and Oates (2014)  Andrew (1 episode, 2014)
Celebrity Name Game (2014)  Himself - Celebrity Player (3 episodes, 2016)
Max Rose (2013) Christopher Rose
A Country Christmas (2013) Max Schmucker
Grace Unplugged (2013) Frank 'Mossy' Mostin
If These Walls Could Talk: The Story of the Punchline (2013)
3 Geezers! (2013) Kevin
Chez Upshaw (2013) Heaton Upshaw
Mom (2013)  Alvin (5 episodes, 2014)
Family Tree (2013)  Marty Schmelff (1 episode, 2013)
Hollywood Game Night (2013)  Himself - Celebrity Player (1 episode, 2016)
Plus or Minus (+/-) (2012) Pregnancy Test Spokesman
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012) Joe Viola
Columbus Circle (2012) Klandermann
Men at Work (2012)  Pavel (1 episode, 2012)
Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)  FBI Agent Henry Officer (1 episode, 2014)
Gotham Comedy Live (2012)  Himself - Host (1 episode, 2013)
Inside Comedy (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Larry King Now (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
House of Lies (2012)  Joe Gideon (1 episode, 2015)
The Big Year (2011) Jim Gittelson
Choose (2011) Sheriff Tom Wagner
Red State (2011) ASAC Brooks
What's Trending (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Cop Out (2010) Hunsaker
Conan (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Special Collector's Edition (2010)  Himself / ... (1 episode, 2011)
This Week in Comedy (2010)  Himself (2 episodes, 2010)
Vamped Out (2010)  Elliot Finke. / ... (6 episodes, 2010)
Suitemates (2010)  Eli Moore (2 episodes, 2010)
Million Dollar Money Drop (2010)  Himself - Host (1 episode, 2010)
Our Little Genius (2010)  Himself - Host (1 episode)
The Annie Duke Show (2010)  Himself - Guest
The Talk (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Spärhusen Plays The Egyptian (2010) Himself
Middle Men (2009) Curt Allmans
2:13 (2009) Dr. Steve Simmons
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Celebrity Liar (2009)  Himself (4 episodes, 2010)
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009)  Himself - Host (195 episodes, 2009-2014)
ES.TV HD (2009)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
The Writers Room (2008) Himself
Otis (2008) Elmo Broth
Childrens Hospital (2008)  Kevin Pollak (1 episode, 2012)
Man v. Food (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Festival Road Trip (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Easy to Assemble (2008)  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2008-2012)
Celebrity Ghost Stories (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Numb (2007) Tom
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Xposé (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006) Cupid
Shark (2006)  D.A. Leo Cutler (8 episodes, 2007-2008)
Secret's Out (2006)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2007)
Comics Unleashed (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Niagara Motel (2005) Michael
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005) Director (voice)
Hostage (2005) Walter Smith
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2005-2012)
The Aristocrats (2005) Himself
Our Time Is Up (2004) Dr. Stern
Film Trix 2004 (2004) Himself
The Whole Ten Yards (2004) Lazlo
Seven Times Lucky (2004) Harlan
Entourage (2004)  Mr. Bob Levine (1 episode, 2008)
Blizzard (2003) Archimedes
Rolling Kansas (2003) Agent Brinkley (uncredited)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Himself (2 episodes, 2005-2012)
Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003)  Himself - Host (4 episodes, 2003-2004)
Movie Lover's Road Trip (2003)  Himself - Host
The Santa Clause 2 (2002) Cupid
Mother Ghost (2002) Dr. Norris
Juwanna Mann (2002) Lorne Daniels
Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002) Ronnie Rosengold
Life with Bonnie (2002)  Sidney Portinbody (1 episode, 2002)
Just for Laughs (2002)  Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (2002) (unknown episodes)
The Daily Buzz (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Stolen Summer (2002) Rabbi Jacobsen
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) Riley / Alligator
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Damitry
The Wedding Planner (2001) Dr. John Dojny
Dinner for Five (2001)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2002-2004)
Project Greenlight (2001)  Himself (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
Steal This Movie (2000) Gerry Lefcourt
The Whole Nine Yards (2000) Janni Pytor Gogolak
Ed (2000)  William Johnson (1 episode, 2001)
Deal of a Lifetime (1999) Jerry
Deterrence (1999) President Walter Emerson
End of Days (1999) Bobby Chicago
The Sex Monster (1999) Dr. Jerry Berman
She's All That (1999) Wayne Boggs
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999)  Himself (2 episodes, 1999-2001)
The Directors (1999)  Himself (1 episode)
The Martin Short Show (1999)  Himself (1 episode, 1999)
Work with Me (1999)  Jordan Better (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)  Judge Gerald Crane (1 episode, 2012)
Outside Ozona (1998) Wit Roy
Hoods (1998) Rudy
Buffalo '66 (1998) TV Sportscaster
The Howard Stern Radio Show (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2000)
Cannes Man (1997) Himself
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997) Gordon Jacobson
Perversions of Science (1997)  Pilot (1 episode, 1997)
That Thing You Do! (1996) Victor 'Boss Vic Koss' Kosslovich
House Arrest (1996) Ned Beindorf
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Himself (2 episodes, 1996-2002)
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen (1996)  Quote Reader (2 episodes, 1996)
Not Necessarily the Election (1996)  Himself - Correspondent (1 episode)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Himself (2 episodes, 1996-2000)
Chameleon (1995) Matt Gianni
Grumpier Old Men (1995) Jacob Goldman
Casino (1995) Phillip Green
Canadian Bacon (1995) Stu Smiley
The Usual Suspects (1995) Todd Hockney
Miami Rhapsody (1995) Jordan Marcus
The Drew Carey Show (1995)  Mr. Bell (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)  Grasshopper / ... (1 episode, 2000)
Clean Slate (1994) Rosenheim
Extra Terrorestrial Alien Encounter (1994) Spinlok
Grumpy Old Men (1993) Jacob Goldman
Wayne's World 2 (1993) Jerry Segel (as Kevin Pollack)
Indian Summer (1993) Brad Berman
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Himself (2 episodes, 1993-2006)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Himself (20 episodes, 1994-2007)
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992) Eli
A Few Good Men (1992) Lt. Sam Weinberg
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Ricochet (1991) Larry Doyle
Another You (1991) Phil
L.A. Story (1991) Frank Swan
Morton & Hayes (1991)  Chick Morton (6 episodes, 1991)
Charlie Rose (1991)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1996)
Avalon (1990) Izzy Kirk
One Night Stand (1989)  Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Willow (1988) Rool
Coming of Age (1988)  Brian Brinker (15 episodes, 1988-1989)
Million Dollar Mystery (1987) Officer Quinn
thirtysomething (1987)  Walter, the Bookstore Guy (1 episode, 1987)
Biography (1987)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Stand Up America (1987)  Himself
Amen (1986)  Photographer (1 episode, 1987)
Comedy Break (1985)  (1986)
Who's the Boss? (1984)  Scott (1 episode, 1987)
Hot Flashes (1984)  Barry Gold (5 episodes, 1984)
AM Northwest (1976)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)  Himself (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Today (1952)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
The Night Is Young (0) Producer

Producer ( 6 credits )

Borealis (2015) executive producer
Chez Upshaw (2013) producer
Columbus Circle (2012) co-executive producer
Vamped Out (2010) executive producer (unknown episodes)
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009) executive producer (200 episodes, 2009-2014)
Work with Me (1999) co-executive producer (unknown episodes)

Writer ( 3 credits )

Columbus Circle (2012) (written by)
Vamped Out (2010) (creator) (unknown episodes)
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009) (212 episodes, 2009-2015)

Director ( 2 credits )

The Late Bloomer (2016)
Vamped Out (2010) (unknown episodes)