Kevin James is a stand-up comic and actor from Mineola, New York. His career in stand-up comedy started in 1989 as an aspiring comic, experimenting with his material and presentation at all of the local comedy clubs. His regional popularity led to greater opportunities, where he gained exposure to much larger audiences through appearances on several late night talk shows. He eventually landed a leading role on the hit sitcom ‘The King of Queens’ which ran for almost ten years. He has appeared in numerous famous movies, and continues to take his act on the road.