Kevin Weisman

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Kevin Weisman
Kevin Weisman at Sydney Supanova 2006.jpg
Weisman at Sydney Supanova, October 28, 2006
Born (1970-12-29) December 29, 1970 (age 44)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Film, television actor
Spouse(s) Jodi Tanowitz
Children 2

Kevin Weisman (born December 29, 1970) is an American film, television and stage actor. He played Marshall Flinkman on the television series Alias (2001–2006).

Early life[edit]

Weisman was born to a Jewish family[1] in Los Angeles, California. He pursued acting at a young age, participating in local drama festivals in and around the Los Angeles area (DTASC). He received a BA from UCLA's prestigious School of Theater, Film and Television in 1993[2] and also studied at New York's Circle in the Square Theatre. As a founding member of Buffalo Nights Theater Company, Weisman has produced and acted in over fifteen award winning shows in and around the Los Angeles area.

Stage credits[edit]

Weisman was recently nominated for a Leading actor Award (Stage Raw) for his work as Francois Villon in Murray Mednick's Villon, which premiered at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles.[3] The show was produced by the Padua Playwrights. ("Kevin Weisman, known for his TV roles on 'Alias' and 'Hello Ladies', plays the lovable ne'er-do-well Villon with a brash, commanding assurance" —Danny Margulies, Arts in L.A. "[Villon is] portrayed with gleeful lack of repentance by charismatic Kevin Weisman" — Los Angeles Times.) In the fall of 2012, Kevin immersed himself in the principal role of frustrated writer, Arthur Kellog in Jaime Pachino's West Coast premiere of The Return to Morality at the Production Company at the Lex Theater in Hollywood ("Weisman's five seasons opposite Jennifer Garner on TV's Alias makes his casting as Arthur a particular coup for The Production Company, but as his starring roles in La Mirada Theatre's Lost In Yonkers and Dinner With Friends have made abundantly clear, the UCLA grad is as dynamic and charismatic on stage as he is on the small screen, qualities which make him an ideal choice to bring playwright Pachino's surprised and dismayed Conservative Hero to amusingly conflicted life." — LA Drama Critics).

Weisman is a founding member of the award winning, critically acclaimed, Buffalo Nights Theatre Company. His stage résumé with Buffalo Nights includes roles in Arthur Schnitzler's Anatol, Jean Giraudoux's Apollo of Bellac, which received a Garland for Production of the Year and seven LA Weekly award nominations; Madman and the Nun, The Firebugs, Suburban Motel, Ethan Lipton's Hope on the Range, Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy, Oscar Wilde's Salome, and the West Coast Premiere of Jonathan Marc Sherman's Sophistry.[4]

His other theatre credits include 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, The Greeks (which received the 1999 LA Weekly Theater Award for Production of the Year) and The Goldoni Trilogy. Weisman has also worked at the La Mirada Theater for Performing Arts, where he appeared as 'Gabe' in Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize–winning play, Dinner with Friends ("Weisman shows Gabe's touching naiveté, his love of the stability and order of marriage, and his agonized confusion over having to take sides" O.C. Register) and as Uncle Louie in Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize–winning Lost in Yonkers.

Other work[edit]

In addition to his five seasons on the critically acclaimed ABC series Alias, Weisman recently appeared as a series regular in the Stephen Merchant/HBO project, Hello Ladies,[5] where he was named one of the season's "best new characters" by[6] He appeared in a pivotal episode of AMC's Better Call Saul entitled "Hero", and has a recurring role as Dr. Jeffrey Maynard on The Blacklist on NBC, and as Ray Spiewack on Season 2 of 'Scorpion' on CBS. Weisman recently completed filming the feature, The Trust, also starring Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood. He played a recurring role as Assistant DA, Todd Erlich, on TNT's Perception, and portrayed Anson Stokes in a fan favorite, cult-classic X-Files season 7 episode, entitled "Je Souhaite", written and directed by Vince Gilligan. Kevin is also widely known for his 'hobbit lover' role in Kevin Smith's cult-classic feature film, Clerks II. He appeared as Aidan Quinn's character's younger, mentally challenged brother, Daniel Baker in Rob Reiner's Flipped. He had a recurring role as the mysterious 'Mr. Blonde', in the NBC show, Awake.[7] Kevin has also appeared on various shows such as Buffy, Roswell, E.R, Frasier, JAG, The Pretender, The Drew Carey Show, Pauly, Just Shoot Me, Chuck, Miami Medical, Ghost Whisperer, Moonlight, Awake, Fairly Legal, Felicity, Human Target, The Forgotten, The Glades, CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: New York, Fringe, and October Road. Other film work includes The Rock, Gone in 60 Seconds, Space Buddies, Robbers, Unicorn City, Bending The Rules, B.O.H.I.C.A, and Undocumented.

Weisman produced and acted in the 2004 feature film The Illusion, directed by Michael Goorjian. He is recognized around the world for his work as Marshall Flinkman on the hit television series Alias (2001–2006). He has also appeared on Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown. Weisman was the drummer for the rock band Trainwreck and loves to play poker, softball and golf. He had a recurring role as the mysterious 'Mr. Blonde', in the NBC show, Awake.[7]

Weisman is also a prolific voice-over artist.

He was appeared on both the Entertainment Weekly "Must List" and Matt Rouch/TV Guide‍ '​s "Top 10 scene stealers"


In 2004, Weisman was a participant in the first-ever national television advertising campaign supporting donations to Jewish federations. The program featured "film and television personalities celebrating their Jewish heritage and promoting charitable giving to the Jewish community" and included Greg Grunberg, Marlee Matlin, Joshua Malina, and Jonathan Silverman.[1] In addition, he is involved in a number of charities, including Koreh LA, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and Wheels for Humanity.

Personal life[edit]

In 2005, Weisman married Jodi Tanowitz, a preschool teacher, in a Jewish ceremony.[8] Their daughter, Maya Rose, was born on March 31, 2006, in Los Angeles, and their son, Eli Samuel, was born on February 11, 2008. They divorced in 2011.



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Frasier Decorator Episode: "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine"
1997 The Weird Al Show Spike Episode: "Bad Influence"
Pauly Burger 8 Episodes/Series Regular
Just Shoot Me! Neil Episode: "The Experiment"
1998 ER Glenn Karkowski Episode: "Exodus"
The Drew Carey Show Carl Episode: "Drew and the Conspiracy"
Maggie Winters Harold Episode: "Dinner at Rachel's"
1999 JAG Jerry Kemp Episode: "The Adversaries"
1999–2000 Roswell Larry 2 Episodes/Recurring
2000 Felicity Earl 2 Episodes/Recurring
Love & Money Eddie Episode: "Puff the Magic Sister"
The Pretender Mr. Abel Episode: "Meltdown"
The X-Files Anson Stokes Episode: "Je Souhaite"
2001 Gideon's Crossing Mr. Ryan Episode: "The Crash"
Charmed Lukas Episode: "Sin Francisco"
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Lost & Found employee Episode: "An Eye for a Finger"
In a Heartbeat Distressed Man Episode: "Star Struck"
First Years PI Richard Wad 2 Episodes/Recurring
2000–2001 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Dreg 3 Episodes/Recurring
2001–2006 Alias Marshall Flinkman 105 Episodes
Nominated–Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Sidekick (2003, 2005)
2006 Ghost Whisperer Dennis Hightower Episode: "The Ghost Within"
2007 Moonlight Steve Balfour 4 Episodes/Recurring
Chuck Reardon Paine Episode: "Chuck Versus the Truth"
October Road Duncan Bow Episode: "How to Kiss Hello"
2008 CSI: NY Mike Hess Episode: "The Box"
2009 Numb3rs Bus Driver Episode: "Jacked"
2010 The Forgotten Ziipper Episode: "Double Doe"
Human Target Martin Gleason Episode: "Lockdown"
CSI: Miami Ricky Spano Episode: "Meltdown"
Miami Medical Moose Episode: "Man on the Road"
Fringe Gemini Episode: "6955 kHz"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Craig Higgins Episode: "Man Up"
The Glades Ben Pershing Episode: "Welcome to Gibtown"
2012 Fairly Legal Danny Martin Episode: "Shine a light"
Awake Ed Hawkins 4 episodes/Recurring
2013 Perception AUSA Todd Erlich Recurring role
Hello Ladies Kives Series Regular
2015 Better Call Saul Stevie Episode: "Hero"
The Blacklist Dr. Jeffrey Maynard 2 episodes/Recurring
2015 Kingdom Eddie Rayburn Episode: "New Money"
2015 Scorpion Ray Spiewack 9 episodes/Recurring

Film credits[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1994 Ollywoo Brad Resnick
Cage II Cab Driver
1996 The Rock Tourist Uncredited
1997 Beverly Hills Family Robinson Brinx TV Movie
1999 Man of the Century Squibb
2000 Robbers Director
Gone in 60 Seconds Intern #2
More Dogs Than Bones Arlo
2001 Lip Service Jade
2002 Buying the Cow Cabdriver
2004 Sweet Underground Film Director
Illusion Kay
2006 Clerks II Hobbit Lover
2007 Business Class G. Glenn Ross TV Movie
2008 Bohica Nasty
2009 Space Buddies Dr. Finkel Video
Level 26: Dark Origins Josh Banner Short
Undocumented Jim
2010 Flipped Daniel Baker
2011 Unicorn City Jeff
2012 Bending the Rules Gil
High Midnight Seth Pre-Production
2015 "The Trust" Roy Post-Production


  1. ^ a b Jewish Federations of North America: "Film and Television Celebrities Promote Jewish Federations in First-Ever National Television Advertising Campaign - Jewish Stars Promote Federations' Initiatives and Mission" August 2, 2004
  2. ^ "NOTABLE ALUMNI ACTORS". UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "STAGE RAW Announces First Ever Nominations, April 13 at LA Theater Center". Broadway World. March 14, 2015. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ bio info
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 4, 2012). "Duo Cast In HBO Comedy Pilot 'Hello Ladies'". Deadline. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  6. ^ "The 12 Best New Characters of the Fall 2013 TV Season". October 24, 2013. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b Hibberd, James (January 26, 2012). "'Alias' actor joins NBC's 'Awake' -- EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ People: "The Marrying Kind" June 6, 2006

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