Gary Valentine, who became a series regular in THE KING OF QUEENS in 2001, got his start in the world of standup comedy. For 13 years, he traveled the country refining his comedic routine by performing at comedy clubs and festivals. After headlining at the Montreal Comedy Festival, he moved to Los Angeles, where he appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, on CBS, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Valentine's television credits also include starring in his own half-hour comedy special on Comedy Central Presents and co-hosting FX's The X Show.
A native of New York, he lives in Los Angeles. His birth date is November 22.