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Gary Valentine

1961-11-22 New York City, New York, USA

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Gary Valentine, originally Gary Joseph Knipfing from Mineola, New York, is the brother of actor Kevin James and has German roots. Beginning his career in stand-up comedy, Valentine soon gained traction in Los Angeles, making appearances on renowned talk shows like The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He's notable for his nine-season role as "Cousin Danny" on CBS's The King of Queens and has also contributed as a writer. On TV, he's been featured in Men of a Certain Age, a Ray Romano creation, and had a special on Comedy Central, among other roles. His film credits include roles alongside Hollywood stars like Matt Damon in Stuck on You and Adam Sandler in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. He's also been seen in Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury, and the upcoming film Grumpy Old Santa where he plays the role of Spike. Valentine made a cameo in Jerry Seinfeld's documentary, Comedian, and is a frequent contributor to E!'s Chelsea Lately and the Dusty Peacock web series on Crackle.


Grumpy Old Santa Spike 2023-09-12
Home Team Coach Mitch Bizone 2022-01-28
Veggie Hunt 2020-09-04
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Saul Gundermutt 2015-04-16
The Dog Who Saved Summer George Bannister 2015-06-02
Wrong delivery man 2012-09-05
Here Comes the Boom Eric Voss 2012-10-10
The Dog Who Saved the Holidays George Bannister 2012-12-04
Zookeeper Pizza Guy 2011-07-06
Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury Officer Murdock 2011-07-22
Jack and Jill Dallas 2011-11-11
The Dog Who Saved Halloween George Bannister 2011-09-13
The Deported Maury 2010-06-15
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation George Bannister 2010-12-07
The Dog Who Saved Christmas George Bannister 2009-11-09
Paul Blart: Mall Cop Karaoke Singer 2009-01-15
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Karl Eisendorf 2007-07-12
Stuck on You Wes 2003-12-10
Comedian Self 2002-10-25