|Date of Birth
||22 November 1961
|Place of Birth
||New York, USA
A New York native, Gary Valentine honed his comic crafts with his improve group, where his brother Kevin James also became a member, and performed in clubs. His big break arrived in 1999 when he was hired to play series regular Danny Heffernan on the television comedy series “The King of Queens” (1998-?), starring brother James as his cousin, Doug. Not only acting, Valentine also contributed to the show’s writing for four episodes from 1999 to 2000.
Valentine next hosted “The X Show” (2000-2001), a talk show for FX, served as a writer in an episode of “Comedy Central Presents” (2001) and made his film debut by playing supporting role Stunner on Velocity Rules (2001), an 18-minute short directed and written by Patty Jenkins and starring Lucy Jenner and Jimmy Shubert. In 2003, he was featured in the Matt Damon-Greg Kinnear comedy Stuck on You, portraying Wes.
Valentine starred as Gary on the made-for-television comedy film Alive N’ Kickin,’ which premiered at Los Angeles, California on February 1, 2007. Among his costars were Joey Diaz, Billy Gardell, Dan Hicks, Jimmy Shubert and Jennifer Webb.