Kevin George Knipfing, better known by his stage name Kevin James, is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer, known for his role as Doug Heffernan in The King of Queens from 1998 to 2007. He also voiced Otis the cow in Barnyard, and Frankenstein in the Hotel Transylvania film series. He also played the title role in the 2009 comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop and its 2015 sequel.

For Disney, he guest starred in one episode of Disney Channel's Liv & Maddie, playing a character similar to one of his movie roles from Paul Blart: Mall Cop. He was also mentioned in A.N.T. Farm episode "Animal HubANTry".