Kevin Chamberlin

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Kevin Chamberlin
Born (1963-11-23) November 23, 1963 (age 58)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.[1]
Occupation Actor, Singer, Composer, and Writer
Years active 1992–present

Kevin Chamberlin (born November 23,1963)[1] is an American actor and television director. He starred as the butler, Bertram on the Disney Channel Original Series sitcom Jessie.

Chamberlin has been nominated for Drama Desk and Tony Awards for Dirty Blonde (as Charlie), Seussical (as Horton), and The Addams Family (as Uncle Fester). Additional Broadway theatre credits include My Favorite Year, Triumph of Love, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Chicago, and The Ritz. He also appeared in the 1999 gay-themed movie Trick. He also appeared in Die Hard with a Vengeance as an enthusiastic NYPD bomb defusal expert. In Lucky Number Slevin, he again had a supporting role as a New York police officer. Chamberlin's most recent work includes the role of Aron Malsky in the NBC prime-time series Heroes. He also made an appearance in a Law and Order: Special Victims Unit episode titled "Redemption" where he played a man named Roger Berry. He was also a guest on the sitcom Frasier, in season 10 episode 13. Chamberlin previously appeared as Uncle Fester in the musical The Addams Family, a role for which he won a Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Performance By a Featured Actor In a Broadway Musical.[2] Brad Oscar replaced him in the role of Uncle Fester on March 8, 2011.[3] Chamberlin also starred in the Disney Channel Original Series sitcom Jessie as a butler named Bertram. He appeared as a villain in Teen Beach Movie, a Disney Channel Original Movie starring Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell and Steve Valentine which aired July 19, 2013.

Personal life

Kevin Chamberlin was born on November 23, 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland and was raised in Moorestown, New Jersey. In elementary school, he starred as Huck Finn in the school's production of Tom Sawyer. After he graduated high school, Chamberlin studied acting at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of Arts in New Brunswick, Jersey, and graduated with a B.F.A. in acting. Chamberlin has since acted on Broadway - nominated for three Tony Awards, and has an extensive list of film and television credits.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "About - Kevin Chamberlin". Kevin Chamberlin official website. Retrieved October 26, 2014. BORN: November 23, 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Jones, Kenneth (2009-07-22). "Addams Family Musical Finds a Broadway Home". Playbill. Retrieved 2009-07-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Jones, Kenneth."Brad Oscar Will Play Uncle Fester in Addams Family; Blickenstaff, Grupper, Potter Join Cast" playbill.com, February 4, 2011
  4. http://www.kevinchamberlin.com/about/

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