|Date of Birth||
March 23, 1969
|Place of Birth||
State College, Pennsylvania
Kelly Perine(born March 23, 1969) is an American television actor and a comedian. Perine attended Lake Forest Academy near Chicago, Illinois, where he studied stage acting. He spent his undergraduate years at Pomona College in Claremont, California. After graduating, he studied at the University of California, Irvine where he continued his studies in Fine Arts.
Perine began his career performing as a stand-up comedian at various comedy clubs in the United States. He has appeared in many television commercials, and has had bit parts in numerous sitcoms, including 21 Jump Street, Seinfeld, The Drew Carey Show, Coach, Mad About You, Living Single, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Malcolm & Eddie, The Steve Harvey Show, The Hughleys, How I Met Your Mother, True Jackson, VP, Austin & Ally, and The Bernie Mac Show. Perine had regular roles in the sitcoms Between Brothers where he played Dustin "Dusty" Q. Canyon, The Parent 'Hood where he played Kelly Peterson, and One on One which he portrayed Duane Odell Knox, from seasons 1 to 4, and has made appearances in numerous independent films like Convincing Clooney where he played the role of Disco. He starred in the MyNetworkTV comedy Under One Roof where he played Winston Hill. In 2001, Perine appeared in the Motel 6 commercial.