Tim Kazurinsky

D.O.B: Mar 03, 1950 |  Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA

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Tim Kazurinsky is an American actor and screenwriter known for his tenure as a writer and cast member on Saturday Night Live (1981-1984) and for playing Officer Carl Sweetchuck in the Police Academy film franchise. Notable screenwriting credits include About Last Night...

Biography

Tim Kazurinsky is an American actor and screenwriter known for his tenure as a writer and cast member on Saturday Night Live (1981-1984) and for playing Officer Carl Sweetchuck in the Police Academy film franchise. Notable screenwriting credits include About Last Night... (1986) and For Keeps? (1988). Kazurinskys screenplay for the film Strange Relations (2001) earned him nominations for a BAFTA Award and WGA Award. Additional film and television appearances include Shakes The Clown, Neighbors, Somewhere In Time, Curb Your Enthusiasm, According To Jim and Chicago Justice. A mainstay of the Chicago theatre scene, Kazurinsky was a member of The Second City. He has twice been nominated for Chicagos prestigious Joseph Jefferson Award for his stage work. Kazurinsky toured the United States as the Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the hit musical Wicked and later appeared on Broadway in the critically-acclaimed comedy, An Act Of God (opposite Jim Parsons). Kazurinsky resides in Chicago with his family.