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Gary Valentine (I)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
The King of Queens (1998–2007) | Here Comes the Boom (2012) | I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 35-45
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG | WGA
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Short)
EYES *
Hazel
WEIGHT *
185 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
ATHLETICS *
Tennis | Baseball | Golf
ACCENTS *
Italian | British | Southern
INSTRUMENTS *
Guitar
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Music Video | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Industrial | Internet | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Producing | Stunts | Writing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/garyvalentine
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for FargoFargo (TV Series) Deputy Knudsen (6 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 6
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  • Primary photo for The Dog Who Saved the HolidaysThe Dog Who Saved the Holidays (TV Movie) George Bannister  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Dog Who Saved HalloweenThe Dog Who Saved Halloween (TV Movie) George Bannister  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Men of a Certain AgeMen of a Certain Age (TV Series) Gambler at Craps Table (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The Dog Who Saved Christmas VacationThe Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (TV Movie) George Bannister  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Dog Who Saved ChristmasThe Dog Who Saved Christmas (TV Movie) George Bannister  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Danny Heffernan (83 episodes, 1999–2007), Writer (3 episodes, 1999–2000), Performer ("I Just Want to Be Your Everything") (1 episode, 2001), Writer (Story) (1 episode, 1999), Performer ("Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 1999–2007 85
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  • Primary photo for Alive N' Kickin'Alive N' Kickin' (TV Movie) Gary  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Comedy Central PresentsComedy Central Presents (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 2001), Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for World's Funniest FailsWorld's Funniest Fails (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Himself - Men Over 40 / Himself - Round Table / Himself - Round Table & Gross Person / Himself (63 episodes, 2009–2014)  Less 2009–2014
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  • Primary photo for After LatelyAfter Lately (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Dog Tracks: The Making of 'The Dog Who Saved Halloween'Dog Tracks: The Making of 'The Dog Who Saved Halloween' (Short) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Web.FilesThe Web.Files (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for FilmnutFilmnut (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Celebrity BlackjackCelebrity Blackjack (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Wayne Brady ShowThe Wayne Brady Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ComedianComedian Himself  Less 2002 $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 28th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The X ShowThe X Show (TV Series) Host (2000-2001)  Less 1999–2001
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for DirecTV Movie ShowcaseDirecTV Movie Showcase (TV Series) Himself - Host  Less 2000– 

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About
  • * GV got his start in show business on the stand up comedy stage. After an appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival, he left his native New York for heavier traffic in Los Angeles. There, he quickly landed spots on various talk shows including, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, among others. He’s been headlining comedy clubs and theaters for the past fifteen years.

    GV is best know for his nine seasons as “Cousin Danny” on the hit CBS sitcom, The King of Queens. As well as appearing on screen, he co-wrote a few episodes, which he claims....are the best. Elsewhere on the small screen, he notably appeared on the television show Men of a Certain Age, which was written and directed by Ray Romano, and met with critical acclaim. Prior to his run on the series, he starred in his own half hour special on Comedy Central along with hosting The X Show on FX.

    On the big screen, Gary has worked alongside such Hollywood heavyweights as Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear (Stuck on You), and Adam Sandler (I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry). In addition to a number of specials for the Comedy Central Network, as well as a cameo in Jerry Seinfeld's lauded documentary, Comedian, he can be seen in such films as Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, and Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury, along with the independent short Alive ‘n’ Kickin.

    More recently, he makes occasional appearances as a round table comedian on the popular E! Network late-night talk show Chelsea Lately, and also stars in the Dusty Peacock web series on Crackle (crackle.com).

    By the way, Gary is convinced that Sandler said, “GV will be one of People magazines 100 sexiest stars......soon.”
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