Steve Bannos

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Steve Bannos
Born (1960-08-05) August 5, 1960 (age 56)
Chicago, Illinois, US
Occupation Actor, writer, photo dealer
Years active 1992–present

Steve Bannos (born August 5, 1960) is an American television and film actor, writer and photo dealer. As an actor, he is best known[citation needed] for his cameos in Judd Apatow and Paul Feig films, and for his portrayal of Frank Kowchevski on the short-lived NBC dramedy Freaks and Geeks.

Life and career[edit]

Bannos appeared in the films Spy, The Heat, Bridesmaids, Funny People, Superbad, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Drillbit Taylor, Pineapple Express, and Unaccompanied Minors; and TV appearances in Love (TV series), Mike & Molly, Days of Our Lives, Eagleheart, The Mentalist and Without a Trace. Bannos also played the characters "Mr. Combover" and "Mr. Gross" on the Nickelodeon TV show, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.

Bannos also wrote for Freaks and Geeks, Disney's Recess, the Nickelodeon program Doug and was a four-time guest writer on Saturday Night Live.

Bannos is also a copywriter in the entertainment field. His copywriting work consists of movie teasers and trailers, special-shoot movie and television ad campaigns, and movie taglines.

Bannos wrote the pre-taped comedy sketches starring Warren Buffett for the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders' meetings for the years 2004–2008.

Bannos is also a collector and dealer of vernacular photography. His found snapshots have been used in books, museums, films, record album covers and collections.

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