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Kenny began his career as an actor at 8 years old appearing on some of the TV shows his dad Production Managed like "Naked City", "Hawk", and commercials. He starred as "The Prince" in the 1969 musical motion picture "The Prince & The Pauper" and then took 4 years off to study acting at Boston University.
 

After graduation, Kenny was cast as one of the "understudies"  in the National Tour of "GREASE," and then the Guber-Gross Tour of "GREASE" as "Sonny."  After the tour, Kenny was offered a job to be a casting director for the famed NYC casting office of Sylvia Fay, doing many films such as "TAXI DRIVER" and 70's TV series such as "KOJAK" and "BANACEK and "Law & Order."

After moving to Los Angeles, Kenny starred as "Pontius Pilate" in an L.A. Company of "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR," and then starred in the amazing musical productions of "PEPPER STREET" & "2nd WIND" in addition to commercials and television acting work.

After taking a year to work in Production at 20th Century Fox, Kenny co-created two Comedy Improv Troupes.  It was during this period that Kenny was offered the opportunity to use his comedy skills to become a "Comedy Traffic School Teacher".....a  new phenomenon in the late 80's and he quickly became famous for his classes in Los Angeles with national and international media attention.

It was then that Kenny created, produced and hosted the award winning cable TV show "ASK MR. TRAFFIC" show from 1990-2005, using his encyclopedic knowledge of all things "Driving" to answer callers questions and that led to appearances on national and international media. He hosted his own radio version of his cable TV show, "THE DRIVING SHOW with MR. TRAFFIC" on KRLAam1110 for 2 years and "DRIVETIME with MR. TRAFFIC " for Premiere Radio outlets on Sirius/xm for 3 years. He was featured for his work as "Mr. Traffic" in an unprecedented FIVE PAGE PROFILE in The New Yorker Magazine as "Mr. Traffic" in 2009. 
 

During this period, Kenny had created and hosted the most popular nightclub singing show in West Hollywood for 22 years and in 2009, was offered an opportunity to become a regular "Stand-In/Rehearsal Actor" on the hit TV series "AMERCIAN IDOL" which led to him playing TV judge, rock icon Steven Tyler, Howie Mandel on "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT" and almost every TV talent and award show since.  Kenny returned to on-screen acting on the ABC Soap Opera "GENERAL HOSPITAL" , the motion picture "TALES FROM BEYOND" and "THE NEWEST PLEDGE" recently aired on Showtime.

 

2018 & 2019 included The Golden Globe Awards, The AARP Movie Awards, The Hollywood Film Awards, The Emmys and The Daytime Emmys, his annual job as "Howie" on America's Got Talent in 2018 and in 2018, ending the year as Jeff Ross's stand-in on the new Netflix show "Historical Roasts." 2019 began with his return to The Golden Globes and The SAG Awards, The Daytime Emmys and The EA Sports Awards.

2019 Finished off with The Hollywood Film Awards and 2020 is The GOLDEN GLOBES & THE SAG AWARDS & The AARP AWARDS once again in January.