Patrick Kerr

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Patrick Kerr (born January 23, 1956) is an American film and television actor, known for his recurring role as Noel Shempsky on Frasier.[1]


He has appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm as a blind pianist and acquaintance of Larry, on ER as a patient who was attacked by a group of schoolgirls after he flashed them, and on Seinfeld as a New York Yankees employee whom George causes to break down. Other television appearances in Kerr's repertoire are on Law & Order, The Drew Carey Show, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Will & Grace, Friends and the Friends spin-off Joey. He also appeared in the Disney Channel's series Jessie as "Clement Brulee".

He starred in the 1993 Off-Broadway Paul Rudnick play Jeffrey. His Broadway debut was in the 2014 remake of You Can't Take It With You as Mr DePinna the fireworks expert. His costar was James Earl Jones among others.

He is also active on the American stage, appearing in productions at California Shakespeare Theater, South Coast Repertory, and Berkeley Rep, among others. In 2007, he appeared in the short films Random Acts of Kindness, Die Hardly Working, Anklebiters, Girl Trouble, Goldfish, Time Upon A Once, and The Losers which were produced during the reality show On the Lot.

He starred as Zazu in Disney's The Lion King at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas until its closure.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Vaudeville Victor
1995 Stuart Saves His Family Makeover Artist
1995 Jeffrey Waiter / Actor / Policeman
1996 Ed Kirby
1999 George Lucas in Love Professor Short
2002 Wrong Way to Sundance Jenna's Assistant
2005 Domino DMV Manager
2009 He Likes Guys Larry Segment "Waiting for Yvette"
2014 Friends and Romans Mr. Rothman
2015 Anesthesia Jerry


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Law & Order Frank Durnan Episode: "Benevolence"
1993 Loving Harvey Episode #1.2596
1994 Acapulco H.E.A.T. Sergeant Saunders Episode: "Code Name: Ghosts"
1994 The George Carlin Show Mitchell Episode: "George Destroys a Way of Life"
1994 Love & War Moose Episode: "The Great Escape"
1994–2004 Frasier Noel Shempsky 22 episodes
1995 Star Trek: Voyager Bothan Episode: "Persistence of Vision"
1995 The Drew Carey Show Johnson 2 episodes
1995–1996 The Home Court Elephant Ed 2 episodes
1996 Friends The Restaurant Manager Episode: "The One with the Prom Video"
1996 The Parent 'Hood Mr. Cumberpatch Episode: "The Lost Weekend"
1996 Seinfeld La Forge - Clerk Episode: "The Bottle Deposit"
1996 Alien Nation: The Enemy Within Pursuer #1 Television film
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney Mr. Wood Episode: "Toothless"
1997 Veronica's Closet Todd Episode: "Veronica's Christmas Song"
1997–1998 3rd Rock from the Sun Irving 2 episodes
1998 The Brian Benben Show Ned Episode: "Brian's Got Back: Part 1"
1998–2000 Oh Baby Brad 20 episodes
1999 Maggie Winters Gil Episode: "Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut"
2000 The David Cassidy Story Magazine Photographer Television film
2000–2001 The Norm Show Mike 2 episodes
2000–2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm Michael / Blind Man 4 episodes
2001 When Billie Beat Bobby Rheo Television film
2002 Will & Grace Choral Director Episode: "A Chorus Lie"
2002 The Parkers Mr. Brooks Episode: "Food Fiasco"
2003 Yes, Dear Delivery Guy #1 Episode: "Trophy Husband"
2003 Sabrina the Teenage Witch Doubt Episode: "Soul Mates"
2003 Just Shoot Me! Clark Finkel Episode: "Rivals in Romance"
2003 The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire Hootie Howell 3 episodes
2003 It's All Relative Ben Episode: "Artistic Differences"
2004 ER George Deakins 2 episodes
2005 Joey The Producer Episode: "Joey and the Wrong Name"
2006 Eve Phillip Episode: "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems"
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine Peter Episode: "A Long Day's Journey Into Stan"
2006 Hannah Montana Simon Episode: "Grandmas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Play Favorites"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Gregory Kimble Episode: "Way to Go"
2007 Crossing Jordan Conrad O'Dell Episode: "Faith"
2007 On the Lot Actor Episode: "14 Cut to 13 & 13 Directors Compete"
2013 Jessie Clement Brulee Episode: "All the Knight Moves"
2013 Elementary Simon Episode: "Poison Pen"
2020 Little America Frank Episode: "The Baker"
2022 Search Party Dr. Lombardo Episode: "Genesis"


  1. ^ "Patrick Kerr". IMDb. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  2. ^ "The LionKing | Las Vegas | Disney". Retrieved 2010-10-26.

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