It sounds apocryphal, but it's true: year-old Kevin Pollak did begin his Bar Mitzvah speech with "A funny thing happened on the way to the temple By 17, he was doing stand-up in his native San Francisco. He went on to play the West Coast comedy-club and improv circuit, and was briefly teamed with Dana Carvey, a professional collaboration that ended amicably when Carvey was hired by Saturday Night Live. Though Pollak himself didn't make it to SNL, he flourished as an impressionist, writer and film and TV supporting actor.
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A stand-up comedy performer at age 10, he turned professional comedian at 18 and rose to the top of the San Francisco comedy scene by Pollak refocused thereafter on acting in what would be a wise and profitable career move. Landing his first film role in George Lucas ' Willow , directed by Ron Howard , became the wind beneath his wings, and he has been sailing ever since.
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Kevin Elliot Pollak born October 30, is an American actor, impressionist, and comedian. Maisel on Amazon. Pollak was born in San Francisco , California. He has one older brother, Craig, who lives in San Jose , California. Pollak was raised in Reform Judaism.