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Brian Baumgartner is an American film and television actor who is best known for his role as Kevin Malone in The Office.


Baumgartner, Brian was born on November 29, 1972 in Atlanta.


Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Baumgartner attended Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, he attended and graduated high school at The Westminster Schools (before future Office co-star Ed Helms in 1992).


In addition, Baumgartner performed regionally at the Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Children's Theater Company, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune. Baumgartner studied acting at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. His television roles are in Jake in Progress, Arrested Development and Everwood.

He also acted as a talent scout on Last Comic Standing with his Office co-star Kate Flannery. He appears in the romantic comedy feature film License to Wed opposite Robin Williams, Mandy Moore, and Office co-star John Krasinski. His co-stars Angela Kinsey and Oscar Nunez also shared the award.

He was also featured in NBA 2K13 on the all star celebrity team. He also made an appearance in Ingrid Michaelson's music video "Time Machine.".


  • He then attended Southern Methodist University before moving to Los Angeles and served as Artistic Director of Hidden Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he received multiple awards for artistic and acting excellence. In June 2007, Baumgartner won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Broadband Program - Comedy, for his work on The Office: Accountants webisodes.


  • Other Work

    • Actor: (television series) The Office, since 2005 (Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Screen Actors Guild, 2007, 2008). (films) Herman United States of America, since 2001, Moosecock, since 2006, Northern 6, since 2006, License to Wed, since 2007, (appeared on) Computer Society of India: Crime Scene Investigation, 2003, LAX, 2004, Arrested Development, 2005, Jake in Progress, 2005, Everwood, 2005.


Married; 1 child.