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DiedJanuary 12, 2017

Anthony King (born October 27, 1957) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Andy on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens (1998-2007).

King was born in New York City, the son of Doris, a homemaker, and Joseph King, a postal worker. He has two sisters, Diane and Donna. King was raised in the Bronx. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School, where he played on the basketball team. After graduation, he studied acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

King’s first acting role was in the play The Sunshine Boys (1975). He made his film debut in the comedy film Animal House (1978). He has since appeared in numerous films and television shows. Some of his notable roles include Andy on The King of Queens, Doug on Roseanne, and Eddie on Seinfeld.

King has been married twice. His first wife was actress Amy Yasbeck, with whom he has two children. His second wife is actress Laurie Metcalf. They have one child together.

King has a net worth of $40 million. He earns a salary of $300 thousand per episode of The King of Queens. He has also earned royalties from the show’s DVD sales.

King is 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall and weighs 210 pounds (95 kg). He has brown hair and blue eyes.

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Full NameAnthony King
DiedJanuary 12, 2017
Height2.06 m
ProfessionProfessor, Political Scientist
EducationUniversity of Oxford


NominationsWriters Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy Series, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy, Variety, or Music Special, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding...
MoviesAlong Came Polly

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Search Party2016TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Trump vs. Bernie: Shout the Vote2016TV Movie consultant writer
Playing HouseTV Series executive story editor - 10 episodes, 2014 written by - 4 episodes, 2014 - 2015
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp2015TV Series staff writer - 8 episodes
Improv Everywhere Originals2015TV Series 1 episode
Broad CityTV Series staff writer - 9 episodes, 2015 written by - 1 episode, 2015
Save MeTV Series executive story editor - 7 episodes, 2013 written by - 1 episode, 2013
Bored Cops2012TV Series short creator / writer
Best Friends ForeverTV Series staff writer - 3 episodes, 2012 written by - 2 episodes, 2012
Musicals in Real Life2011TV Series 1 episode
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education2010TV Movie
I Love Lunch! The Musical2009Video short writer
Grocery Store Musical2009Video short writer


Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp2015TV Series staff writer - 8 episodes
Playing House2014TV Series executive story editor - 9 episodes
Save Me2013TV Series executive story editor - 6 episodes
Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat2008TV Movie for UCB Theatre


Search Party2016TV Series co-executive producer - 9 episodes
Trump vs. Bernie: Shout the Vote2016TV Movie consultant
Playing House2015TV Series supervising producer - 8 episodes
UCB Comedy Originals2008-2011TV Series producer - 4 episodes
M. Night Shyamalan Burger2008Short producer


Bored Cops2012TV Series short
Gotta Share: The Musical2011Video short
CollegeHumor Originals2010TV SeriesTed
I Love Lunch! The Musical2009Video shortPaul
Mystery Team2009Office Worker
Human Giant2008TV SeriesAuditioning Actor
Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn2004TV SeriesSwing Voter
Along Came Polly2004J.C. Superstar Band


Musicals in Real Life2011TV Series 1 episode
Gotta Share: The Musical2011Video short
I Love Lunch! The Musical2009Video short
Grocery Store Musical2009Video short


UCB Comedy Originals2008-2009TV Series 2 episodes
The Darryl Strawberry Show2008TV Series

Music Department

Old Dogs2009/IImusician: guitar


Ass Backwards2013special thanks
Vag Magazine2010TV Series special thanks
Orifice Visit2008Short special thanks
Fat Guy Stuck in Internet2007TV Series thanks - 1 episode


We Cause Scenes2013DocumentaryHimself
On the Cusp, Off the Cuff2012DocumentaryHimself

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