Kevin Chamberlin

Kevin Chamberlin, born November 25, 1963, is an American actor and singer best known for playing Horton in “Seussical” and Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family.” He has been nominated for three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for his work. Chamberlin played the role of Bertram Winkle on Disney Channel’s “Jessie” between 2011 and 2015. He recently took the role of the Wizard of Oz on the Broadway run of “Wicked” from 2018 to 2019.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Kevin Chamberlin

Birth date:

November 25, 1963



Zodiac Sign:



5' 10"

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Net Worth:

$500 thousand

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Chamberlin was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and grew up in Moorestown, New Jersey. He began acting when he was young and played the role of Huck Finn in his elementary school’s production of “Tom Sawyer.” After graduating high school, he enrolled at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of Arts and graduated with a B.F.A. in acting. Immediately after that, Chamberlin began acting on Broadway.

The actor has an extensive list of acting credits. He has been nominated for three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for his roles in Broadway musicals. He has played Horton in “Seussical,” Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family,” and Charlie in “Dirty Blonde.” His other Broadway credits include “My Favorite Year,” “Triumph of Love,” “Abe Lincoln in Illinois,” “Chicago,” “The Ritz,” and “Wicked.” His film credits include “Trick,” the role of an N.Y.P.D. police officer in “Die Hard with a Vengeance,” “Irving,” “The Emoji Movie,” “Trouble,” and “The Prom.” His television career includes roles like Bertram Winkle on Disney Channel’s “Jessie” between 2011 and 2015. Chamberlin has also had minor roles in many other shows like “Modern Family,” “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “C.S.I: N.Y.,” “ Ghostwriter,” “ Ed,” “Kingpin,” “Jake In Progress,” and “Frasier.”

In 2020, Chamberlin, alongside other TikTok users, participated in creating a musical version of Disney-Pixar’s “Ratatouille” as an internet meme. A few months later, he was cast as Chef Gustaeu in a benefit concert presentation of the musical. The concert was streamed once on January 1, 2021.

Career timeline

The Graduation From Rutgers University

Chamberlin graduates from university and begins his Broadway career.

} The Movie Debut

Chamberlin plays the role of a cop in “Die Hard with a Vengeance.”

The Role in “Dirty Blonde”

Chamberlin plays the role of Charlie in “Dirty Blonde.”

Playing Winkle on “Jessie”

Chamberlin plays the role of Bertram Winkle in “Jessie.”

Why We Love Kevin Chamberlin

  1. He is a talented actor

    Chamberlin has a mile-long list of acting credits. His role as Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family” was one of his best performances.

  2. He can sing

    Chamberlin’s long run on Broadway is a testament to his vocal abilities. He has also created a musical version of Disney-Pixar’s “Ratatouille.”

  3. He is a great actor

    Chamberlin has been featured in dozens of shows, sitcoms, and Broadway shows. The awards he has received for his work are proof of his skill.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He is openly gay

    Chamberlin publicly acknowledged that he’s gay and never backtracks from his views.

  2. He’s single

    Chamberlin has been single these past few years.

  3. He works as a director

    Chamberlin has directed four episodes of “Jessie.”

  4. He is a Saggitarius

    Chamberlin’s sun sign is Saggitarius.

  5. He’s a Chinese rabbit

    Chamberlin was born in 1963, making his Chinese zodiac sign the rabbit.

Kevin Chamberlin FAQs

Are Emma Chamberlain and Kevin Chamberlin related?

No, they are not.

How old is Bertram in Jessie?

Winkle is in his 50s in the show.

Why is Kevin Chamberlin famous?

He’s famous because he played the role of Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family.”

Kevin Chamberlin’s birthday dates

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