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Tim Kazurinsky Biography
Timothy James Kazurinsky better known as Tim Kazurinsky is an American actor and a screenwriter best known for his appearance Saturday Night Live. He was born on March 3rd, 1950 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA.
His father was of Polish descent and had an Australian war mother. He spent most of his childhood in Australia and attended Birrong Boys High School. He moved to America when he was 16 years old. He completed his education and graduated from Greater Johnstown High School in 1967.
Tim Kazurinsky Age
He was born on March 3rd, 1950 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tim Kazurinsky Wife
He is married to Marcia Watkins and lives with their daughter, Zoe, and their son, Pete, outside Chicago.
Tim Kazurinsky Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million.
Tim Kazurinsky Career
Kazurinsky was given a role as the picture taker in the 1980 Christopher Reeve/Jane Seymour film, Somewhere in Time and played Pa Greavy in the 1981 Belushi/Aykroyd satire Neighbors. Soon after leaving Saturday Night Live, Kazurinsky co-expounded On Last Night… in light of David Mamet’s one demonstration play, Sexual Perversity in Chicago.
The movie featured Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, and Jim Belushi and was coordinated by Edward Zwick. A redo of About Last Night was discharged in 2014 featuring humorist Kevin Hart. Kazurinsky broadly depicted Officer Carl Sweetchuck in Police Academy 2, 3 and 4.
During the 1990s, Kazurinsky visitor featured in Married… with Children, Early Edition and Police Academy: The Series. During the 2000s, Kazurinsky composed for and visitor featured in satire arrangement, for example, Curb Your Enthusiasm, What About Joan?, Still Standing and According to Jim.
In 2001, he composed the screenplay for Strange Relations, a film featuring Paul Reiser, George Wendt, Julie Walters, and Olympia Dukakis. The screenplay was selected for a Writer’s Guild of America Award just as a BAFTA. Kazurinsky assumed a supporting job in the 2011 Zombie Army Productions film, The Moleman of Belmont Avenue, which additionally included Robert Englund.
As a phase entertainer, Kazurinsky showed up as Felix in The Odd Couple (inverse George Wendt’s Oscar), Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray, and Peter Quince in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Kazurinsky’s work in Chicago theater has been perceived by two Joseph Jefferson Award designations. On February 4, 2014, Kazurinsky joined the first National Tour of the hit melodic Wicked in the job of The Wizard, supplanting John Davidson. Kazurinsky completed his keep running on March 15, 2015, when the First National Tour shut.
In May 2015, Kazurinsky made his Broadway debut close by Jim Parsons and Christopher Fitzgerald in a restricted keep running of David Javerbaum’s new satire, An Act Of God, coordinated by Joe Mantello. The play opened May 28 at Studio 54 and shut August 2.
Kazurinsky and George Wendt rejoined during the fall of 2015 on the planet debut of Bruce Graham’s parody, Funnyman at Chicago’s Northlight Theater. The generation was coordinated by BJ Jones. In December 2016, Kazurinsky showed up as Frosch the corrections officer in Music Theater Works’ generation of Johann Strauss II’ operetta Die Fledermaus.
Kazurinsky was one of a couple of individuals to film Prince’s currently amazing off the cuff execution of Let’s Go Crazy at the SNL40 after gathering in February 2015. The video became a web sensation following Prince’s passing in 2016 and was shared by various news sources. In 2017, Kazurinsky assumed the common job of Judge Emerson on NBC’s Chicago Justice and showed up as Father Timothy in Netflix’s unique arrangement, Easy.
Tim Kazurinsky Saturday Night Live
He joined SNL in 1981 and spent 3 seasons in the show. He played the following recurring characters;
- Dr. Jack Badofsky, supposed science editor of “Weekend Update”, who presented absurd lists of humorous pun-based disease names. The character was alluded to in a 2016 episode of The Simpsons when Mr. Burns exclaims, “Wordplay is for crosswords and Kazurinskys!”
- Mr. Landlord from “Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood” with Eddie Murphy.
- Father Timothy Owens, an Irish priest.
- The Iguana, the male half of a hopelessly dorky couple who never revealed to his wife that he was a dangerous adventurer.
- Havnagootiim Vishnuuerheer, (pronounced “Having a good time wish you were here”) a Hindu “Enlightened Master” who cleared up “The Great
- Unanswered Questions of the Universe”.
- Wayne Huevos, a suave Latin-American businessman who appeared on Weekend Update with ideas on how to clean up New York City.
- Worthington Clotman, SNL’s resident network censor, based on real-life network censor Bill Clotworthy, who would interrupt sketches and point out objectionable material.
- Madge The Chimp’s Husband in the recurring soap opera drama “I Married a Monkey”.
Celebrity impressions on SNL
- Mahatma Gandhi (in a movie trailer parody called “Gandhi and the Bandit”)
- Billie Jean King
- Adolf Hitler
- Ozzy Osbourne
- Klaus Barbie
- Gary Hart
- Moe Howard
- Douglas MacArthur
- Deng Xiaoping
- Franklin Roosevelt
- Henry Thomas (as his character Elliott from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial)
Tim Kazurinsky Movies
Here is a list of his movies;
- My Bodyguard (1980) – Workman
- Somewhere in Time (1980) – Photographer, in 1912
- Continental Divide (1981) – Reporter
- Neighbors (1981) – Pa Gravy
- Billions for Boris (1984) – Bart
- This Wife for Hire (1985) – Mel Greenfield, M.D
- Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) – Sweetchuck, the Merchant
- Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986) – Cadet Sweetchuck
- About Last Night (1986) – Colin
- Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) – Cadet Sweetchuck
- Hot to Trot (1988) – Leonard
- Wedding Band (1989) – Badger Brother #1
- Shakes the Clown (1991) – 1st Party Dad
- The Cherokee Kid (1996) – Gaudy Hawker
- Plump Fiction (1997) – Priscilla, Queen of the Desserts
- The Silencer (1999) – Librarian
- Poor White Trash (2000) – Carlton Rasmeth
- Handicap Hunters (2001) – Narcoleptic
- Strange Relations (2001) – Attending Nurses
- Betaville (2001) – President XM
- Roll Bounce (2005) – Car Salesman
- 8 of Diamonds (2006) – Viggio
- I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006) – Bill Bjango
- Stash (2007) – John Bookenlacher
- Tapioca (2009) – Einstein
- Ca$h (2010) – Chunky Chicken Salesman (uncredited)
- Typing (2010) – Al
- John Belushi: Dancing on the Edge (2010) – Himself
- The Return of Joe Rich (2011) – Petey B
- Close Quarters (2012) – Morris
- Scrooge & Marley (2012) – Marley
- The Moleman of Belmont Avenue (2013) – Harold
- Thrill Ride (2016) – Gus
- Chicago Justice (2017) – Judge Emerson
- Hope Springs Eternal (2017) – Mr. Melvin Baxter
- Alonso, the Dream and the Call (2017) – Store Patron
- Easy (2017) – Father Timothy
Written with Denise DeClue:
- Big City Comedy (1980)
- About Last Night… (1986)
- For Keeps (1988)
- The Cherokee Kid (1996) – Gaudy Hawker
- Relativity (1996)
- Fame L.A. (1997)
- Saturday Night Live (1980-1984)
- Strange Relations (2003)
- According to Jim (2005)
Tim Kazurinsky Police Academy
He played the character role of Sweetchuck, the Merchant in this Movie series. When the mayor of a crime-ridden city loosens the restrictions on entering the police academy in order to get more cops on the street, all manner of oddball characters enlist to join the force.
Among the cadets are suave Carey Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg), hulking Moses Hightower (Bubba Smith), beautiful Karen Thompson (Kim Cattrall) and sound effects-generating Larvell Jones (Michael Winslow), who all have to show initiative and courage when they are faced with tough situations out on patrol.
Initial release: 23 March 1984 (USA)
Director: Hugh Wilson
Box office: 81.2 million USD (US)
Film series: Police Academy
Screenplay: Hugh Wilson, Neal Israel, Pat Proft
Tim Kazurinsky Chicago Justice
He portrayed Judge Emerson in this TV series. Dick Wolf’s Chicago universe expands into the city’s State’s Attorney’s office, where a dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigates the challenging world of politics and controversy while fearlessly pursuing justice.
The city’s high-stakes cases often capture the attention of the media, forcing State’s Attorney Mark Jefferies, Assistant State’s Attorney Peter Stone, Chief Investigator Antonio Dawson, and Investigator Laura Nagel to balance public opinion, embedded power struggles and their unwavering passion for the law.
First episode date: 1 March 2017
Final episode date: 14 May 2017