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Kevin Sussman

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"Kevin Sussman"
Gender Male
Birthday December 4, 1970
First Episode The Hofstadter Isotope
Role(s) Actor
Portrays Stuart Bloom
All of the Big Bang Theory Staff

Kevin Sussman (born December 4, 1970) is an American actor of television and film perhaps best known for his recurring roles as Stuart Bloom on The Big Bang Theory and as "Walter" on the now defunct comedy-drama Ugly Betty. Kevin has been promoted to series regular on CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory starting from the sixth season. While he was demoted back to recurring guest during the end of the sixth season, he was promoted to series regular again starting the eight season.

Education Edit

Kevin attended the College of Staten Island for one year and went on to graduate from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. He later studied with famous acting teacher Uta Hagen for four years.

Personal life Edit

Kevin was born in Staten Island, New York, and is the youngest of four brothers.

He is a very close friend of co-star John Ross Bowie, who plays Barry Kripke on The Big Bang Theory. They met on the set of Ugly Betty, where Sussman played the character of Walter, and Bowie's wife knew one of the actresses. Together they have written three TV pilots together, one of which (Dark Minions) was picked up by Amazon in 2013. Both provided voices for the main characters in the pilot.

Accident Edit

In November, 2014, Kevin broke his leg in a bike accident, causing him to be written out of a couple of episodes of the eight season of The Big Bang Theory. Just like in Kaley Cuoco and Mayim Bialik's cases, his injury was not written into the show when he got back; instead, his broken leg was mostly hidden behind the counter of the comic book store.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Ghost Stories Joey Howell 1 episode
1998 Third Watch Tuba guy 1 episode
1999 Jeff of the Universe Mike Pilot episode, never aired
 ? All My Children Gordon Feimster 1 episode
2000 The Sopranos Kevin 1 episode
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Phil Hobart 1 episode


ER Colin

2 episodes

2006 The Wedding Album Oswald Pilot episode, never aired
2006-2007 Ugly Betty Walter Recurring
2007-2008 My Name is Earl Dwayne 2 episodes
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Don 1 episode
2008 Sincerely, Ted L. Nancy Ted L. Nancy Pilot episode, never aired
2008 The Middleman Ivan Avi 1 episode
2009-present The Big Bang Theory Stuart Bloom Main character
2010 The Mentalist Phil Redmond 1 episode
2010 The Good Guys Skeeter 2 episodes
2010 Children's Hospital Daffy Giraffy 1 episode
2012 Weeds Terry Recurring character
2013 Dark Minions Andy Pilot episode
2015 Wet Hot American Summer Steve Recurring character


Year Film Role Notes
1999 Liberty Heights Alan Joseph Zuckerman
2000 Almost Famous Lenny
2001 Wet Hot American Summer Steve
2001 Kissing Jessica Stein Ned
2001 A.I. Supenerd Cut scene
2002 Pipe Dream James
2002 Changing Lanes Tyler Cohen
2002 Sweet Home Alabama Barry Lowenstein
2003 Garmento Caesar
2004 Little Black Book Ira Nachlis
2005 Hitch Neil
2006 Heavy Petting Rasman "Ras"
2006 Funny Money Denis Slater
2006 For Your Consideration Commercial Director
2007 Ira and Abbey Lenny
2008 Made of Honor Tiny Shorts Guy
2008 Burn After Reading Tuchman Marsh Guy
2008 Insanitarium Dave
2009 Taking Woodstock Stan Goldstein
2010 Killers Mac Bailey
2010 Alpha and Omega Shamey Voice
2012 Freeloaders Benedict "Benny" Vicvikis
2012 2nd Serve Scott "O.C.D." Belcher


Year Title Role Notes
2009 140 Himself Documentary
2013 TableTop Himself 2 episodes
2015 Reading Aloud Himself / Neil Simon
2015 CARDBOARD! Himself 1 episode


Year Title Notes
2011 The Ever After Party Never aired, written with co-star John Ross Bowie
2012 The Second Coming of Bob Never aired, written with co-star John Ross Bowie
2013 Dark Minions Pilot episode, written with co-star John Ross Bowie
2014 Wife of Crime
2015 ?


  • Kevin used to work at a comic book store in real life before he became an actor.
  • Kevin owns two dogs, Lucy and Ethel.

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Characters, Cast & Crew
Characters Main Leonard Hofstadter  ‧  Sheldon Cooper  ‧  Penny  ‧  Howard Wolowitz  ‧  Rajesh Koothrappali  ‧  Amy Farrah Fowler  ‧  Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz    Stuart Bloom  ‧  Leslie Winkle    The Social Group
Recurring Mrs. Wolowitz  ‧  Barry Kripke  ‧  Priya Koothrappali  ‧  Dr. V. M. Koothrappali  ‧  Mrs. Koothrappali  ‧  Lucy  ‧  Mrs. Mary Cooper  ‧  Zack Johnson  ‧  Dr. Beverly Hofstadter  ‧  Mike Rostenkowski  ‧  Emily Sweeney  ‧  Alex Jensen  ‧  Professor Proton  ‧  Althea  ‧  Cinnamon
Cast Regulars Johnny Galecki  ‧  Jim Parsons  ‧  Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting  ‧  Simon Helberg  ‧  Kunal Nayyar  ‧  Mayim Bialik  ‧  Melissa Rauch  ‧  Kevin Sussman  ‧  Sara Gilbert  ‧  Carol Ann Susi  ‧  John Ross Bowie
As Selves Wil Wheaton  ‧  Mike Massimino  ‧  Stephen Hawking  ‧  Katee Sackhoff  ‧ Steve Wozniak  ‧ Buzz Aldrin  ‧ Summer Glau  ‧ James Earl Jones  ‧ Carrie Fisher  ‧ Brent Spiner  ‧ Bill Nye  ‧ George Smoot  ‧ George Takei  ‧ LeVar Burton  ‧ Neil deGrasse Tyson  ‧ Brian Greene  ‧ Charlie Sheen  ‧ Stan Lee
Crew Writers Chuck Lorre * (Creator)  ‧  Bill Prady * (Creator)  ‧  Steven Molaro *  ‧  Steve Holland *  ‧  Maria Ferrari *  ‧  Jim Reynolds *  ‧  Eric Kaplan *  ‧  Anthony Del Broccolo  ‧  Lee Aronsohn *  ‧  Dave Goetsch *  ‧  Tara Hernandez  ‧  Richard Rosenstock *
Directors Mark Cendrowski  ‧  Peter Chakos * (mainly as Editor)  ‧  Anthony Rich  ‧  James Burrows
Science consultant : David Saltzberg Director of photography : Steven V. Silver
Costume designer : Mary T. Quigley * Unit production manager : Kelly-Anne Lee *
Theme composer / performer : Barenaked Ladies Chuck Lorre Productions
also as Producer The Big Bang Theory : Full cast & crew on IMDb

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