Brian Baumgartner

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Brian Baumgartner
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Baumgartner at the premiere of Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, December 2007
Born(1972-11-29) November 29, 1972 (age 41)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2001-present
Spouse(s)Celeste Ackelson (m. 2014)
 
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Brian Baumgartner
Brian Baumgartner LF.JPG
Baumgartner at the premiere of Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, December 2007
Born(1972-11-29) November 29, 1972 (age 41)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2001-present
Spouse(s)Celeste Ackelson (m. 2014)

Brian Baumgartner (born November 29, 1972) is an American film and television actor who is best known for his role as Kevin Malone in The Office.

Biography[edit]

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Baumgartner attended Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, he attended and graduated high school at The Westminster Schools (before future Office co-star Ed Helms in 1992). He then attended Southern Methodist University before moving to Los Angeles and served as Artistic Director of Hidden Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he received multiple awards for artistic and acting excellence. In addition, Baumgartner performed regionally at the Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Children's Theater Company, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune. Baumgartner studied acting at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. His television roles are in Jake in Progress, Arrested Development and Everwood. He also acted as a talent scout on Last Comic Standing with his Office co-star Kate Flannery. He appears in the romantic comedy feature film License to Wed opposite Robin Williams, Mandy Moore, and Office co-star John Krasinski. In June 2007, Baumgartner won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Broadband Program - Comedy, for his work on The Office: Accountants webisodes. His co-stars Angela Kinsey and Oscar Nunez also shared the award.[1] He was also featured in NBA 2K13 on the all star celebrity team.

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
2001Herman U.S.A.RogerFilm debut
2003The Lyon's DenAl GrissomEpisode "The Fifth"
CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationDog Man (uncredited)Episode "Fur and Loathing"
2004LAXWes
2005Arrested DevelopmentGun Shop Owner
EverwoodContractor
Jake in ProgressMichael
2005 – 2013The OfficeKevin MaloneDirected the eighth season episode "After Hours"
2006MoosecockPaul Wood
2007License to WedJim
2008Four ChristmasesEric
Celebrity Family FeudHimselfBaumgartner took on the role of captain, he and his team (other The Office cast members) contested and donated $50,000 towards charity. They won and donated it to Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
2009Into TemptationFr. Ralph O'Brien
2010House of Good and EvilBob Bradley
Dirty GirlConcierge
2011Adventure TimeGeorgy
2012WilfredHospital OrderlyEpisode 2.1 "Progress"
2013Hot in ClevelandClaude
2013Mike & MollyJames, Molly's Union Rep.Episode 4.01 "Molly Unleashed"
2014Criminal MindsBill HardingEpisode 9.22 "Fatal"
The BridgeGary, Daniel Frye's AA sponsorEpisode 2.1 "Yankee"
Episode 2.7 "Lamia"

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