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Name  Marty Belafsky
Role  Actor
Education  Brown University

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Born  September 19, 1975 (age 40) (1975-09-19) Los Angeles, California
Occupation  Television, film, stage actor
TV shows  Hull High, The Lyricist Lounge Show
Movies  Newsies, America's Sweethearts, Men in Black II, Pearl Harbor, Funny Money
Similar People  Arvie Lowe - Jr, Luke Edwards, Gabriel Damon, Aaron Lohr, David Moscow

Marty belafsky


Marty Belafsky (born September 19, 1975) is an American actor/comedian born in Los Angeles, California. He began acting professionally at age 13 and was soon cast as Louis Plumb on the short-lived NBC series Hull High. Shortly thereafter, Belafsky landed the role of Crutchy in the Disney musical film, Newsies. He continued acting through his teens, making appearances in such television shows as The Wonder Years, Great Scott and Step By Step and the film Wrestling Ernest Hemingway. Belafsky also voiced Kent Swanson in the video game series Dead Rising released in 2006.

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Education

In 1993, Belafsky took some time off from acting to attend Brown University, where he honed his comedic skills in the improvisation comedy troupe, Improvidence. Following graduation, Belafsky returned to Hollywood.

Stand-up

He started doing stand-up comedy at The Laugh Factory, and was soon discovered by comedy legend, Rodney Dangerfield. Dangerfield hand-picked Belafsky to be his opening act at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and later gave him starring roles in two of his films, Back By Midnight and The 4th Tenor.

Films

Since then, Belafsky has been featured in such films as Pearl Harbor, Evolution, America's Sweethearts, Back by Midnight, Men in Black II, A Mighty Wind and Funny Money. He has also been featured on television, including a series regular role in MTV's The Lyricist Lounge Show, as well as guest appearances on Still Standing, Six Feet Under and Boston Legal. Belafsky has done over 40 commercials and continues to tour nationally throughout the US.

Filmography

  • Funny Money (2006)
  • Boston Legal (2005) (TV)
  • Still Standing (2004) (TV)
  • Back by Midnight (2004)
  • A Mighty Wind (2003)
  • The 4th Tenor (2002)
  • Men in Black II (2002)
  • America's Sweethearts (2001)
  • Six Feet Under (2001) (TV)
  • Evolution (2001)
  • Pearl Harbor (2001)
  • The Lyricist Lounge Show (2000) (TV)
  • Step By Step (1998) (TV)
  • Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
  • Breaking the Rules (1992)
  • Newsies (1992)
  • Hull High (1990) (TV)
  • The Wonder Years (1989) (TV)
  • References

    Marty Belafsky Wikipedia


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