Born as Garold Joseph Knipfing, Gary Valentine is a well-known actor and comedian. He was born on November 22nd, 1961 in Mineola, which lies in New York, in the United States.
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Let’s start with the name that he is known by. Garold Joseph Knipfing is known by the stage name of Gary Valentine and most people know him only by his stage name, rather than his birth name.
Gary is a tall man with a height of 1.72 meters. Many times, people were confused between Garold Joseph Knipfing and Gary Lachman as both shared the same stage name.
You don’t have to be confused! Garold Joseph is an actor and comedian whereas Lachman is songwriter and bass player for a band called Blondie.
Not everyone can reach the height of success as he has! Gary is a very talented actor and standup comedian. He is also a writer and has done well in the field of writing. He had started working in Hollywood in 1993. At the age of 55, he has still not lost his charm and passion for acting.
Gary started his career with standup comedy, and he has never looked back. After being spotted due to with his performance at the Montreal Comedy Festival, he began to grab a lot of attention and a lot of opportunities came his way.
Surprises can happen anywhere! He was spotted in a lot of talk shows like The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
Roles to remember:
He has played a lot of roles in television, but his best role came in the series The King Of Queens. On the show, he was played the role of Danny Heffernan, who was the cousin of the principal character. The primary character was Doug Heffernan, and Gary played the role of his cousin for an impressive nine seasons. He impressed the audience with his extraordinary acting skills.
He also appeared on other television shows like Men of a Certain Age, where he played the role of a Gambler. He played the role of Deputy Knudsen in a television series called Fargo, which started in the year 2014.
He has done some excellent work in movies as well. He has worked in movies like Jack and Jill, Hosed, Stuck on You, Velocity Rules, Wrong and much more. His film, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, was released in 2015. In some movies, he has done shirtless scenes and added humor to the situation.
Gary Valentine married Jackyline Knipfing in the year 1993. The relationship between his wife and him is still unyielding and there is the very little probability of a divorce to occur between the lovely couple. His marriage proves that he is not gay. He does not have any children till now, but he might have plans for having children shortly.
A lot of information about Gary and his biography is available in the sites like Wikipedia. Gary Valentine is famous on social networking sites like Twitter. He uploads a lot of pictures and tweets via his account to address his fans. Gary has earned real money, and his net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million U.S dollars, which is a very impressive figure.
His Tweets are like this:
— Gary Valentine (@Gary_Valentine) January 4, 2017
Gary’s parents were Joseph Valentine Knipfing Junior and Janet Knipfing. His father Joseph Valentine Knipfing Junior was the owner of an insurance agency, whereas his mother Janet Knipfing worked at a chiropractor’s office.
Gary Valentine has two siblings, his older brother Kevin George Knipfing and his sister Leslie Knipfing. Kevin George Knipfing is a very famous actor and is known by the name of Kevin James.