Steven Kampmann

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Steven Kampmann (born May 31, 1947) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his role as Kirk Devane on the first two seasons of Newhart. Kampmann also had roles in The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me, L.A. Law, The Richest Cat in the World, Multiplicity, and Analyze That. Additionally, he was a writer for WKRP in Cincinnati. In 1981, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for his work on WKRP in Cincinnati. His screenplay credits include Back to School, The Couch Trip and Stealing Home. In 2008, Kampmann wrote and directed Buzzkill, a film about a struggling writer who becomes famous when a serial killer steals his car and the newest draft of his script. Kampmann is married to actress Judith Kahan and has four children. He is also the uncle of Katie Kampmann. Description above from the Wikipedia article Steven Kampmann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Club Paradise (1986)

When Chicago firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small Caribbean island, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort. Together they renovate the resort and lure tourists to Club Paradise in an effort to fight off corrupt officials and businessmen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Rick Moranis  •  Jimmy Cliff

When Chicago firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small Caribbean island, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort. Together they renovate the resort and lure tourists to Club Paradise in an effort to fight off corrupt officials and businessmen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Rick Moranis  •  Jimmy Cliff

Multiplicity (1996)

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who offers Doug a rather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Harris Yulin  •  Eugene Levy

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who offers Doug a rather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Harris Yulin  •  Eugene Levy

Stealing Home (1988)

Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt returns home to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Kampmann  •  William Porter
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mark Harmon  •  Harold Ramis  •  Jonathan Silverman

Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt returns home to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Kampmann  •  William Porter
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mark Harmon  •  Harold Ramis  •  Jonathan Silverman

Buzzkill (2012)

Failed writer Ray Wyatt is ready to take his own life when a notorious serial murderer steals his latest movie script and begins publicizing it. Revived by the sudden deluge of celebrity, Ray starts tracking the killer to recover the manuscript.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Kampmann
CAST:  Daniel Raymont  •  Krysten Ritter  •  Darrell Hammond  •  Reiko Aylesworth

Failed writer Ray Wyatt is ready to take his own life when a notorious serial murderer steals his latest movie script and begins publicizing it. Revived by the sudden deluge of celebrity, Ray starts tracking the killer to recover the manuscript.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Kampmann
CAST:  Daniel Raymont  •  Krysten Ritter  •  Darrell Hammond  •  Reiko Aylesworth

The Richest Cat in the World (1986)

Leo Kohlmeyer is a talking cat who inherits $5 million from his late owner and is looked after by the owner's in-laws whose two children, Bart and Veronica, learn Leo's secret that he can talk, while a bumbling, but devious, couple called the Rigsbys plot to kidnap ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Beeman  •  Michael Kusley  •  Emmitt-Leon O'Neill  •  Dick Erickson
CAST:  Ramon Bieri  •  Steven Kampmann  •  Caroline McWilliams  •  Steve Vinovich

Leo Kohlmeyer is a talking cat who inherits $5 million from his late owner and is looked after by the owner's in-laws whose two children, Bart and Veronica, learn Leo's secret that he can talk, while a bumbling, but devious, couple called the Rigsbys plot to kidnap ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Beeman  •  Michael Kusley  •  Emmitt-Leon O'Neill  •  Dick Erickson
CAST:  Ramon Bieri  •  Steven Kampmann  •  Caroline McWilliams  •  Steve Vinovich

The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1982)

Rodney Dangerfield special, featuring stand-up and sketches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter C. Miller
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Bill Murray  •  Valerie Perrine

Rodney Dangerfield special, featuring stand-up and sketches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter C. Miller
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Aretha Franklin  •  Bill Murray  •  Valerie Perrine

I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)

In this HBO special, comedian Martin Short appears in a series of sketches, vignettes and musical performances about Hollywood, featuring some of his classic characters like Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Lawrence Orbach and Troy Soren, and co-starring some of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eugene Levy
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Stanley Brock  •  Robin Duke  •  Joe Flaherty

In this HBO special, comedian Martin Short appears in a series of sketches, vignettes and musical performances about Hollywood, featuring some of his classic characters like Ed Grimley, Jackie Rogers Jr., Lawrence Orbach and Troy Soren, and co-starring some of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eugene Levy
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Stanley Brock  •  Robin Duke  •  Joe Flaherty