Kevin Sussman (born December 4, 1970) is an American actor and comedian. He played Walter on the ABC comedy-drama Ugly Betty and Stuart Bloom on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Starting with the sixth season of The Big Bang Theory, he was promoted to a series regular.
Sussman at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
|Alma mater||American Academy of Dramatic Arts|
(m. 2006; div. 2017)
Kevin Sussman is one of four brothers, born to Jewish parents. He grew up in Staten Island. He attended the College of Staten Island for one year and went on to graduate from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan. He later studied with acting teacher Uta Hagen for four years.
Sussman got his start in commercials, playing geeks or nerds during the dot-com boom for companies like FedEx. In 1999, he made his film debut in Liberty Heights as Alan Joseph Zuckerman. Sussman moved to Los Angeles when he was cast in Ugly Betty. He played the character Stuart Bloom on The Big Bang Theory from 2009 to the series end in May 2019.
|1999||Liberty Heights||Alan Joseph Zuckerman|
|2001||Wet Hot American Summer||Steve|
|2001||Kissing Jessica Stein||Calculator Guy|
|2001||A.I. Artificial Intelligence||Supernerd|
|2002||Changing Lanes||Tyler Cohen|
|2002||Sweet Home Alabama||Barry Lowenstein|
|2004||Little Black Book||Ira|
|2006||The Wedding Album||Oswald|
|2006||Funny Money||Denis Slater|
|2006||Ira & Abby||Lenny|
|2006||For Your Consideration||Commercial Director|
|2008||Sincerely, Ted L. Nancy||Ted|
|2008||Made Of Honor||Tiny Shorts Guy|
|2008||Burn After Reading||Tuchman Marsh Man|
|2010||Alpha and Omega||Shakey|
|2011||Freeloaders||Benedict 'Benny' Vicvikis|
|2012||2nd Serve||Scott Belcher/O.C.D.|
|1998||Ghost Stories||Joey Howell||1 episode|
|1999||Third Watch||Tuba Guy||1 episode|
|2000||The Sopranos||Kevin||1 episode:|
"Guy Walks into a Psychiatrist's Office..."
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Phil Hobart||1 episode|
"Just a Touch" (season 10: episode 19)
"2Abby Normal" (season 10: episode 20)
|2006–2007||Ugly Betty||Walter||Main role (season 1)|
|2007–2008||My Name Is Earl||Dwayne||2 episodes:|
"My Name Is Inmate #28301-016: Part 1" (season 3: episode 1)
"No Heads and a Duffle Bag" (season 3: episode 17)
|2008||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Don||1 episode|
|2008||The Middleman||Ivan Avi/The Palindrome||1 episode|
|2009–2019||The Big Bang Theory||Stuart Bloom||Season 2–5; 7 (recurring)|
Season 6; 8–12 (series regular) 72 episodes
|2010||The Mentalist||Phil Redmond||1 episode:|
"Rose-Colored Glasses" (season 2: episode 11)
|2010||The Good Guys||Skeeter||2 episodes:|
"Bait & Switch" (season 1: episode 2)
"$3.52" (season 1: episode 5)
|2010||Childrens Hospital||Daffy Giraffy||1 episode|
"Allosaurus Crush Castle" (season 8: episode 6)
"Five Miles From Yetzer Hara" (season 8: episode 8)
"Threshold" (season 8: episode 10)
|2015||Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp||Steve||3 episodes|
- "'Big Bang Theory' Star Kevin Sussman Getting Divorced … Who Knew Stuart Was Married?!". TheBlast.com. The Blast. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
- "Big Bang Theory Makes 'Stuart' a Series Regular". TVLine.com. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
- "BA #243: Kevin Sussman". the Box Angeles podcast. August 3, 2018.
- "Film Production Notes". levinson.com.
- "JUF : Tweens : Celebrities : Kevin Sussman". juf.org.
- Goldberg, Lesley (August 29, 2012). "'Big Bang Theory' Duo Sell Semi-Autobiographical Comedy to CBS". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved October 18, 2012.