Kevin Pollak

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Kevin Elliot Pollak (born October 30, 1957) is an American actor, impressionist, game show host, and comedian. He started performing stand-up comedy at the age of 10 and touring professionally at the age of 20. In 1988, Pollak landed a role in George Lucas’ Willow, directed by Ron Howard, and began his acting career. Pollak was born in San Francisco, the eldest son of Elaine Harlow and Robert "Bobby" Pollak. He has one younger sister and one younger brother. He has since moved to and currently resides in San Francisco. His parents live in Chicago, his sister lives in Reno, Nevada and his brother resides with his family in Boston. He attended high school at Pioneer High School in San Jose. As an actor, Pollak's most notable roles are usually playing the best friend or confidant characters to the leading men, as he did in Ricochet (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), End of Days (1999) and The Wedding Planner (2001). However, Pollak has also played a wide variety of parts; he played a criminal in The Usual Suspects (1995) and a gangster in The Whole Nine Yards (2000). He also briefly hosted Celebrity Poker Showdown in its first season.

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