Kirt Dow grew up in Palm Beach, FL. From a young age, he developed
a keen interest in acting and performing, especially making
people laugh. His dream has always been to perform, to act.
As he continued to act, he broadened his horizons by working
behind the scenes. Along with acting, he started working props,
lighting, sound, some direction and even a bit of writing
and found it all highly enjoyable. He believes that working
every side of the business has made him a better performer.
After high school, his comedic talents and impressions brought
him to stand-up comedy. He began in FL at many comedy clubs,
some included The PALM BEACH HILTON", "ABBEY ROAD',
"LAFF LINES", "THE BLUE MARUN LOUNGE",
and "THE COMEDY CORNER".
In the early 1990's, he relocated to Las Vegas, NV and has
performed numerous times at "CAROLEES COMEDY CLUB",
"Buffalo Bill's Hotel and Casino"( Main Showroom),
"THE COMEDY BUFFET" at "THE ESCAPE LOUNGE",
and "THE COMEDY BUFFET" at "UVE", "Sandy
Hackett's Comedy Club", "THE PALMS CASINO",
and last but not least, "THE RIVIERA COMEDY CLUB",
performing a one week engagement, as MC/Comedian, opening
for comedians such as "Johnny Dark", "George
Miller", and "Mitchell Walters".
Twenty years after starting stand-up, he continues to hone
his talent for impersonations. At last count, He can do 400+
voices, characters, and dialects. He also performed as a "Bill
Clinton" Look-A-Like/Sound-A-Like for numerous corporate
He has been a featured background artist in movies such as
"Mars Attacks", "Con-Air", "Austin
Powers", "Fools Rush IN", Rush Hour2","Oceans
Eleven", "Pay it Forward", "Vegas Vacation",
and many more.
He hasdone numerous radio voice over spots, several television
commercial spots, both local and national. Kirt has been a
featured background artist in several network television shows,
such as "Chicago Hope", "COACH", "The
Drew Carey Show", " ELLEN ", and "IRON
CHEF-USA", with host William Shatner.
From 1996-2000,he was afforded the great privilege to work
closely with producers JOE AND HARRY GANTZ, of the highly
acclaimed, "EMMYAWARCf winning cable reality series,
"WBO's" "TAXI-CAB CONFESSIONS-LAS VEGAS".
He worked behind the scenes as "PA" for 2 seasons,
and as the "Technical Associate" for the third season.
He worked as "Line Producer" behind the scenes
of the "STEELY DAN" promo/webcast video for their
2003 CD "EVERYTHING MUST GO", (producers JOE and
HARY GANTZ). Kirt also worked as a "PA" and "
Technical Consultant" for "HUMPTY HUMP" and
"SHOCK G" on their upcoming music video-( producer
"Robert "STRAW" Strawder.
He believes that with all the experiences over the last 25+yrs,
performing and in production, He has the confidenceand ability
to succeed, and excel, in whatever role he undertakes. Kirt
is a talented performer, inventive, intelligent, energetic,
and he thinks fast on my feet .
He is a "go-getter" who cannot and will not be
In his own words, "Whether I am performing, or working
behind the scenes, I can and will do whatever rt takes to
do the job done right. "THE SHOW MUST GO ON!" is
the creed I live by."