More Ken Marino Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Red Hot American Summer)Ken Marino received the Strasberg Studio Award from the famed institute and attended Circle Rep Summer School of the Arts, appearing in Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and the musical Pippin. He was later cast in the national touring company of A Few Good Men and in the Off-Broadway stage adaptation of Valley of the Dolls.
Marino has completed starring roles in the indie films Kissing Jessica Stein, Carlo's Wake and Love Happens, and was featured in Columbia Pictures' Gattaca. He is currently shooting NBC's midseason drama series, First Years. Marino played the lead in NBC's hit comedy Men Behaving Badly and has made appearances on The Practice, Spin City, Will & Grace, Angel and Veronica's Closet.
Marino was a co-founder of The State," with David Wain, Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. He performed, wrote and directed on the MTV series for four years, was a collaborator on the book State by State with the State and the album Comedy for Gracious Living and starred on CBS in The State's 43rd Annual Halloween Special.
Bio courtesy Magic Lantern for "Red Hot American Summer" (13-Nov-2003)