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Steven Kampmann (born May 31, 1947) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his role as Kirk Devane on the first two seasons of Newhart.

Kampmann also had roles in The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me, L.A. Law, The Richest Cat in the World, Multiplicity, and Analyze That. Additionally, he was a writer for WKRP in Cincinnati. In 1981, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for his work on WKRP in Cincinnati. His screenplay credits include Back to School, The Couch Trip and Stealing Home.

In 2008, Kampmann wrote and directed Buzzkill, a film about a struggling writer who becomes famous when a serial killer steals his car and the newest draft of his script.

Kampmann is married to actress Judith Kahan and has four children. He is also the uncle of Katie Kampmann.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Steven Kampmann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Steven Kampmann (born May 31, 1947) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his role as Kirk Devane on the first two seasons of Newhart.

Kampmann also had roles in The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me, L.A. Law, The Richest Cat in the World, Multiplicity, and Analyze That. Additionally, he was a writer for WKRP in Cincinnati. In 1981, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for his work on WKRP in Cincinnati. His screenplay credits include Back to School, The Couch Trip and Stealing Home.

In 2008, Kampmann wrote and directed Buzzkill, a film about a struggling writer who becomes famous when a serial killer steals his car and the newest draft of his script.

Kampmann is married to actress Judith Kahan and has four children. He is also the uncle of Katie Kampmann.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Steven Kampmann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 12

Birthday 1947-05-31

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2012 Buzzkill Writer
2000 Special Delivery Writer
1988 Stealing Home Writer
1988 The Couch Trip Writer
1986 Back to School Screenplay
1982 The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me Writer

Acting

1996 Multiplicity as Coach Jack
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1986 Club Paradise as Randy White
1986 The Richest Cat in the World as Howard Piggans
1982 Newhart (44 episodes) as Kirk Devane
1982 The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me as Various

Production

2012 Buzzkill Co-Producer
1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (90 episodes)Producer

Directing

2012 Buzzkill Director
1988 Stealing Home Director

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