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Email: perrykurtz@gmail.com

 

Television

The New Gong  Show                         The Comedic Keytarist                                                 ABC       2018

The Late Late Show with James Corden     Featured Performer                                                  CBS        2018

America’s Got Talent                           Contestant (Rapper & Dancer)                                         NBC       2013

Let’s Make A Deal                                 Contestant (Winner)                                                CBS        2013

We The People                                Mark Rennick, Plaintiff                                      CBS        2014

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno                      Free Lance Writer & Guest               NBC      2012

Extreme Gong Show                                  Contestant(Winner)         The Game Show Network   1992 to Present

America's Funniest People                              Featured                                                     NBC       1985

The Good Time Café                                    Comedian                                     A&E  Network         1986

Dangerfield’s Young Comedians Showcase                  Comedian                                      HBO       1984

Partners In Crime                         Restaurant Patrons(Multiple Roles)                       NBC       1987

The Love Connection & Best Of Love Connection           Winner - Got Picked AND Went on the Date         NBC       1985 to Present  
        

Commercials

Booking.com - Be A Booker                Tango Dancer                                                  2019

Meijer Food, Olympic - Torch             Grandpa Passing The Torch                             2017

Canadian Real Estate Association            Janitor                                                         2016
 

Training

Trained the teenagers of That's So Raven TV show in Comedy and Improv Techniques                      2004-2006

Comedy and Humor Instruction at numerous Adult Schools around Los Angeles                                 2000-2010

3 Humor in Life & Sales Seminars at UCLA for over 2000 per class for students & business people     1995-2009

Over 671private comedy & humor students in "be A Comedian Or Just Seem Like One"                         1990-Present
 

Film

                    A-Hole Lawyer                     Industrial Training Film for CAPS                     2016                          

James Bond           AT&T Industrial -  Explaining new calling features        1987 
                                     

Stand-Up Comedy Clubs   (As A Paid Performer) *=Headliner  (More On Request)

Catch A Rising Star – Reno & Las Vegas, NV                 Dangerfields* – NY & Las Vegas

The Comedy Store   Hollywood (Name Is On The Wall) & La Jolla, CA      

The Comedy Zones - FL*, SC*, NC*, GA*,TX*, AL*, NJ*, PA*, MS*           The Comedy Underground*- Seattle & Spokane        

The Ice House – Pasadena         The Improvisation - L.A., San Francisco, San Jose         The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club - Universal City   

The Laugh Factory -  Hollywood            Laughs*-Seattle            The Punchlines – CA*, FL*, GA*, SC*, WA*
 

Music Video

Drinking Beer & Smoking Cigarettes (Over 2.3 million views & 26K comments)     Jon Lajoie Prods. 2012
 

Voiceovers

Wompler Turkeys                                  Thankgiving Turkey           WROQ, Greenville, SC                        1992

Weekly Caller As Dr. Ruth on The Howard Stern Show            1993-1998
 

Other Appearances

LA Comedy Awards Winner For Most Viral New Video, Laugh Factory                                              2013

LA Comedy Awards Winner For Most Hilarious Standup                                                                        2009-11

Host Of The Southern California AA Music Concert, Anaheim Hyatt Regency                                      2009

Host Of The Long Beach Labor Day Concerts & Host Of The Marina Del Rey Music Festivals             1995-97

Coca Cola Corporate Xmas Party, Anderson, SC                                                                               1995

Annual Host of The Southern California AA Roundup Comedy Nights                                                   1994-2015

The Friars Club. Hollywood. Congratulated for a clean set by Phyllis Diller, Joey Bishop, Shecky
Green, Don Rickles, & Johnny Carson(booked on the show through Milton)                                         1989

The National Organization of Women Convention, San Francisco                                                         1987

Host Of The Black & White Ball W/V.P. George Bush Sr., Louise Davies Hall, SF                                 1986 

Host Of The San Francisco Exotic Erotic Halloween Ball                                                                       1982-1989

 

Also

Close friends and mentored by Rodney Dangerfield & Milton Berle from 1984 till their passing, Dozens of Retirement homes & Senior Centers, Hospitals, Elk & Moose Lodges, Veterans Homes & Hospitals, Bar Mitzvahs, Foster Homes, Weddings, Anniversaries, Funerals; Opened or featured for or followed=% Comedians: Robin Williams%(13x), Rick Overton%(9x), Jerry Seinfeld, Rodney Dangerfield%(11x), Milton Berle%, Sam Kinison%(6x), Andrew Dice Clay%(9x), Ellen DeGeneres (2 weeks together in Reno), Dave Chapelle, Rosanne Barr, Tom Arnold, Kevin Pollack, Kevin Meaney%(8x), Eddie Griffin%, Dana Carvey%, Richard Pryor%(9x), Paula Poundstone, Paul Mooney%(12x), Rosie O'Donnel, Larry Miller, Bill Maher, Whoopi Goldberg%, and Bob Saget, been insulted by Don Rickles after his set at The Friars Club in 1988, opened for The Blue Oyster Cult in 1985; and was asked to sing his "Totally Narrational Improvisational Blues" with Big Brother & The Holding Company, The Chris Isaak Band, It's A Beautiful Day, Hootie & The Blowfish, The Jefferson Starship, Night Ranger, The Robert Cray Band, Great White (2 weeks before the fire), Huey Lewis And The News, The Tubes on New Years Eve at The SF Palace of Fine Arts, The Greg Allman Band (2x), Clarence Clemmons, Sammy Hagar (2x), War (2x), The Tommy Castro Band, B.B. King (who almost dropped his guitar while laughing), and Fleetwood Mac.

 

Skills

Proud Father of 4; Improvisation: Electric Guitar, Rhythm And Lead; Some Keyboards; Life Drawing, Painting And Instruction; Photography; Swimming; Vocals; Dance; Hip Hop Dance; True Narrative Freestyle Rapping; Narrative Blues; Computers; Sales Training; Radio Host And Guest; Host/Emcee; Ventriloquism; Ice Skating; Dozens Of Accents And Characters; Horseback Riding (Western); Parasail; Waverunner Jet Skis; an Amazing Dr. Ruth Impression, oral keytar playing; CA Driver's License

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