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Kevin Nealon at Cobb's Comedy Club
Date: February 17, 2011
Location: Cobb’s Comedy Club 915 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 928-4320
Adult Price: $25.50
Kevin Nealon has set himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit, and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” More recently, Nealon has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series “Weeds.” The show was honored at the 2006, 2007 and 2009 Golden Globes where they were nominated for “Best Television Series in a Musical or Comedy.” In 2007 and 2009 “Weeds” was also nominated in the “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” category at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.Return to event list.
Nealon can next be seen on the big screen opposite Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Nicole Kidman, and Heidi Montag in JUST GO WITH IT, a film about a man who enlists the help of a woman and her kids to land the woman of his dreams. In the film, Nealon stars as “Adon,” one half of a plastic-surgery-obsessed couple. Nealon has completed production for the sixth season of the Showtime series “Weeds.” The all-star cast which includes Mary Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins and Justin Kirk centers around a single mother, Nancy Botwin, who makes ends meet by selling marijuana. Nealon portrays Nancy’s nearly perpetually stoned accountant and business advisor. The sixth season of “Weeds” will premiere on August 16, 2010 on Showtime.
Nealon is also the voice for the title role in the stop-motion animated series “Glenn Martin, DDS.” He stars opposite Catherine O’Hara and Judy Greer. The show airs on Nick At Nite and follows the adventures of a traveling dentist and his family. The second season of “Glenn Martin, DDS” will premiere on June 11, 2010 Nealon was last seen on the big screen in ALIENS IN THE ATTIC opposite Tim Meadows and Ashley Tisdale. The adventure comedy, shot in New Zealand, follows a family who teams up against aliens invading their home through the attic.
In late 2009, Nealon’s first one hour stand up special called, “Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out!” aired on Showtime to rave reviews. It is currently available on DVD Nealon wrote a book entitled, Yes, You’re Pregnant But What About Me?, which is a comical look at the male
perspective of pregnancy. The book was released on May 13, 2008 and is available in bookstores. Nealon can be seen in the independent feature REMARKABLE POWER with Tom Arnold. Nealon stars as a late night talk show host who goes to great lengths to bring his cancelled show back on the air. He can also be seen in the upcoming Nick Swardson feature BORN TO BE A STAR.
Last year Nealon hosted TBS’s “Funniest Commercials of the Year” for the fifth time. The special highlights the most outrageous commercials from around the world and has been a continued success for the Network. As one of the longest running cast members on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” (1986-1995), Nealon created some of the show’s most memorable characters including ‘The Subliminal Man’ and ‘Hans and Franz.’ Nealon’s reoccurring role as an anchor on ‘Weekend Update’ made the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin was nominated for an Emmy Award as part of the SNL writing team.
Nealon can be seen in the comedic success ANGER MANAGEMENT opposite Jack Nicholson and fellow “SNL” comedian Adam Sandler. He also starred with Sandler in EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS, THE WEDDING SINGER, HAPPY GILMORE, and YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN, which grossed $201 Million worldwide. In addition, Nealon starred with “Saturday Night Live” alumni David Spade, in JOE DIRT. His other film credits include DADDY DAY CARE with Eddie Murphy, GOOD BOY with Molly Shannon, ROXANNE with Steve Martin, and the cult hit, GRANDMA’S BOY with Jonah Hill and Nick Swardson. Nealon is a familiar figure on television as well with a number of guest appearances on “Monk”, “Fat Actress”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Still Standing.” Currently, Nealon resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.