Kevin Blair/Spirtas - "Nick"
(July 29, 1962 - )
8033 Sunset Blvd. #637
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Website: Official Kevin Spirtas Site
Biography: "Kevin Spirtas (aka Kevin Blair) started his career as a stage actor on Broadway, and then worked his way into films as a stunt performer. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Kevin Spirtas is no stranger to the world of soap operas. Before joining the cast of Days of Our Lives, he starred as Hollywood agent Tim Burke in the syndicated mini-soap opera, Valley of the Dolls, based on Jaqueline Susann's best-selling novel, and Tom Gallagher in the late-night series Rituals.
In 1996, Spirtas received the Dramalogue Critics Award for his portrayal of Nick Brenner in Chuck Ranberg's critically acclaimed comedy End of the World Party. On Broadway, Spirtas portrayed the roles Mike Costa in A Chorus Line and Warren Sheffield in Meet Me in St. Louis.
Spirtas currently lives in Los Angeles. In his spare time, he enjoys jet skiing, snowboarding and a variety of outdoors sports." - Official Kevin Spirtas Site
Update: "Kevin Spirtas spent time as the understudy for Hugh Jackman for the Broadway production of The Boy From Oz. He is currently playing Corny Collins in Hairspray at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas." - HairsprayLasVegas.com
Quote: "My birth name is Kevin Blair Spirtas. I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. As a kid, I performed a lot and sang a lot, and when I was eighteen, around 1981, I went to New York, where I got A Chorus Line, and then I toured with that across the country, which brought me out to Los Angeles. Once I realized there was such a grand opportunity in TV and film, that was really it.|
I remember being called in for a movie called 'Birthday Bash' and I met the director John Carl Buechler. I went in, I read and I left. I really did not think anything of it. Then when I got home that night my agent called me and said, 'They want you for the lead in the new Friday the 13th movie.' I went, 'What Friday the 13th movie?' He goes, 'Well that's the thing you just went in on.' I remember seeing the very first Friday the 13th when I was in high school, and loving it - so when I got cast as Nick in Part VII, I was thrilled." - pg. 176, Crystal Lake Memories
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Horror High (2005)
God's Helper (2001)
Embrace the Darkness (1998)
Apt Pupil (1998)
Striking Resemblance (1997)
Defying Gravity (1997)
Green Plaid Shirt (1996)
Who Killed Buddy Blue? (1996)
Raging Angels (1995)
Bloodlust: Subspecies III (1994)
Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993)
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1985)
Love Bytes (2001)
Days of Our Lives (1997-2003)
The Young and the Restless (1997)
A Match Made in Heaven (1997)
Valley of the Dolls (1994)
Television Guest Appearances
Search Party (2000)
L.A. Heat (1999)
Fired Up (1997)
Married... with Children (1997
Silk Stalkings (1995)
Quantum Leap (1989)
The Facts of Life (1986)
Where Is He Now?: Kevin Spirtas continues to be involved in television, film and acting on Broadway. He recently played Corny Collins in Hairspray in Las Vegas, and will be at a special night with fans in Florida on February 10th, 2007.
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