Former Saturday Night Live stalwart Kevin Nealon will be performing at The Comedy Vault in Batavia the Friday and Saturday for five shows.
Nealon is an Emmy and SAG-nominated actor and comedian best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role in the hit Showtime series Weeds. Kevin currently produces and hosts his digital series Hiking with Kevin, and tours his stand-up globally. He released his latest book, I Exaggerate: My Brushes with Fame (Abrams), in 2022.
Nealon’s extensive television credits include the CBS sitcom, Man With a Plan, in which he starred alongside Matt LeBlanc; Showtime’s Weeds, which ran for eight seasons and was honored at the 2006, 2007 and 2009 Golden Globes with nominations for “Best Television Series Comedy or Musical.” In 2007 and 2009, Weeds was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.” Additional television roles include two critically acclaimed stand-up specials for Showtime; and a number of appearances on Hot In Cleveland, Franklin & Bash, Monk, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Still Standing.
As one of the longest running cast members on 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 recurring role as an anchor on ‘Weekend Update’ helped make the sketch a show staple. In 1988, he earned an Emmy nomination as part of the SNL writing team.
For tickets and more information, visit www.comedyvaultbatavia.com. The Comedy Vault is located at 18 East Wilson Street in Batavia.