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Kevin Shinick

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19 March 1969 Merrick, New York, USA
Kevin Shinick grew up in Merrick, Long Island, attending nearby Calhoun High School and Hofstra University. A year after graduation, Kevin received his first big break when legendary actor Tony Randall cast him in the Broadway production of The Seagull opposite Ethan Hawke, Laura Linney, Tyne Daly, Jon Voight and Tony Roberts. Subsequent Broadway plays followed, including Night Must Fall with Matthew Broderick, The School For Scandal with Tony Randall, The Government Inspector with Lainie Kazan and the Tony nominated productions of Timon of Athens and Saint Joan.During this same time, Kevin entertained television audiences as the host and Squadron Leader of the Emmy award winning television series, Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego? - a popular PBS show which resulted in Kevin appearing in Teen Magazines, on trading cards and at the top of TV Guide's list of "Top Ten Shows for Kids."In 2003, Kevin wrote and directed the 2 million dollar production of Spider-Man Live! at Radio City Music Hall. The show toured the country for nine months and picked up rave reviews, most notably from the New York Times, which described the show as "Awesome! Offers things the film never could!"Soon after Kevin would turn his talents to the world of independent film by writing, directing and starring in "It's About Time," his award winning romantic comedy in which Tony Randall makes his final appearance.Currently, Kevin continues to split his time between acting and writing. He has written and performed for shows on E!, Spike TV, VH1, Nickelodeon and most recently on Robot Chicken - Seth Green's animated sketch show airing on Adult Swim.
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