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Kelly Perine

A native of State College, Pennsylvania, Perine has been in and around theatre since birth. His father, a staple in the local community theatres, had Perine watching performances since infancy and he was on stage by the age of five. Perine's love of acting kept him active throughout his upbringing, performing in numerous community theatre productions around Pennsylvania. His high school days were spent at Lake Forest Academy on the North Shore of Chicago where he was not only active in school productions, but also got his first taste of the big time while doing work as an extra for numerous productions shooting in the city.

After graduating from Pomona College with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies, Perine went on to receive his Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of California at Irvine. Since graduating, Perine has remained active in film and television.

His additional television credits include guest starring roles on E.R., Seinfeld, The Practice, Living Single and Mad About You. He was also a series regular on UPN's Between Brothers and The Parent 'Hood.

Perine has also been featured in national advertising campaigns for AT&T, Callaway Golf Balls, Foot Locker, Kelly Tires, Motel 6, Wendy's, Toyota, Wausau Insurance and Pizza Hut.

When not acting, Perine can often be heard providing the lead vocals for his funk rock band Birthday Suit, for which he writes the lyrics. He also enjoys golfing, collecting Zippo lighters and spending time with the dynamic duo, his dogs Casper and Rio, whom he rescued from a shelter.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Kelly Perine Facts

BirthdayMarch 23, 1969 (52)
BirthplaceState Collega, Pennsylvania, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.