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Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn has a vast resume that includes numerous motion picture and television roles. Kevin can be seen creating laughter as a series regular on “Veep” alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Ben, the president’s chief of staff and was seen in six episodes of HBO’s “True Detective” opposite Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as Major Ken Quesada. Kevin also garnered praise as Marcus, the leader of a rag tag foursome of handicappers in the critically acclaimed series “Luck”, also for HBO. Upcoming, he will be seen in Ashby, opposite Mickey Rourke, Nat Wolff, and Emma Roberts. Kevin was seen in “Draft Day” for Lionsgate opposite Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner and in director Diego Luna’s “Chavez” as Dr. Arlo, a Berkeley professor. Kevin was seen in “Frozen Ground” with John Cusack and Nicolas Cage playing Bob Jent, the Lt. for the Alaska State Troopers. He was also seen in the Sundance film, “Jobs” about the life of Steve Jobs. Kevin plays Gil Amelio, a former Apple employee who butts heads with Jobs. Kevin also was an executive producer on Katina Dunn’s award winning documentary “Kumpania” about Flamenco performers and culture in Los Angeles.

He is great at creating unique characters in every project he does. Dunn brings humanity to each one of his roles whether it is the principal rooting for his one of his teachers in a mixed martial arts fight in “Warrior”, to a blue collar, handy-man father in the “Transformers” trilogy, to a corporate suite more concerned with money than human lives in “Unstoppable” or a damaged soul who bans a group of degenerates together on the HBO series “Luck.” Kevin also was seen in the video “Fire With Fire” with Bruce Willis and Rosario Dawson playing an FBI agent also to be distributed by Lionsgate.  

Kevin was seen in Gavin O’Connor’s “Warrior” with Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton and Nick Nolte. “Warrior” is “Gladiator” set within a family of mixed martial arts fighters.  Dunn played “Joe Zito”, the principle of the middle school where Joel Edgerton’s character works. 

Kevin was a series regular on the HBO series LUCK. Michael Mann directed the pilot and served as an executive producing as well. David Milch wrote the pilot. Kevin starred with Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte about the world of horse racing and gambling. Kevin played the role of “Marcus”, a prodigious misanthrope, he ringmasters this syndicate of misfits.
His filmography includes “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”, for which Kevin reprised his role from the first two films as “Ron Witwicky”, “Sam Witwicky’s” (Shia LaBeouf) quirky, handyman father, Tony Scott’s “Unstoppable”, with Denzel Washington and Chris Pine where he plays “Oscar Galvin”, Rosario Dawson’s boss and head of the train yard. “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”, Woody Allen’s “Vicky Christina Barcelona” with Scarlett Johansson and Penelope Cruz where he and Patricia Clarkson’s characters play host to Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall’s character while in Barcelona, “Lions For Lambs” directed by Robert Redford where he played Meryl Streep’s editor, “The Gridiron Gang” with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, “Black Dahlia” and “All the King’s Men.”  His other films include “I Heart Huckabees,” the Christopher Guest comedy “Almost Heroes,” the thriller “Stir of Echoes,” “Nixon”, where he played Charles Colson, “Chaplin”, where he played J. Edgar Hoover, “Godzilla,” “Chain Reaction,” “Small Soldiers,” “1492,” “Bonfire of the Vanities,” “Mississippi Burning.”  One of his most known roles is in the film “Dave” as press secretary Alan Reed opposite Kevin Kline as the president.

A busy actor seen regularly on television Dunn has made dozens of guest appearances including playing a lawyer opposite Kathy Bates on David E. Kelley’s “Harry’s Law”, a con artist opposite Josh Holloway’s character, Sawyer on “Lost” as well as several other television series and has starred in many made-for-television movies.  He garnered great reviews for portraying Murray Wilson in the highly rated ABC mini-series “The Beach Boys: An American Family.”