Kenneth's first major screen credit was the television series He & She in 1967.
Even though he is well known for his comedic roles, Kenneth wishes that he could do more dramatic roles.
Kenneth feels that acting in the film Desperate Characters directed by Frank Gilroy has been his most important professional accomplishment to date.
A couple of Kenneth's favorite television programs are He and She (aired 1967 to 1968) and Will and Grace (aired 1998 to 2006).
Kenneth graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Speech.
Kenneth got his first co-starring role in a movie feature called What's Up, Doc? in 1972
Kenneth go his first big break playing Max in a national touring company of "The Sound of Music"
Kenneth first became involved in dramatics at a local radio station.
Kenneth started his acting apprenticeship in a variety of stock roles and national touring companies before appearing on Broadway in the mid-1960s, most notably in Any Wednesday with Sandy Dennis.
The one thing that Kenneth has not done but would love to do is acting in a Gilbert & Sullivan musical.
Kenneth's favorite books are the novel Moby Dick and short stories by Paul Bowles.
Kenneth's favorite movies are anything by Ingmar Bergman, Woody Allen's Crimes & Misdemeanors, The Producers, and What's Up Doc?.
Kenneth favorite music is the operas La Boheme and Madame Butterfly and anything by Gilbert and Sullivan.
Kenneth has been in at least 24 movies in his career.
Kenneth often plays characters with exaggerated accents.
Kenneth has been an actor since 1962 when he did some voice acting on the classic cartoon The Jetsons.
Kenneth recorded a comedy LP where he portrayed Henry Kissinger.
Kenneth is married to Barbara Newborn and they have two daughters.
He had a few roles in the audio program Adventures in Odyssey.
He provided the voice of King Triton in the video games Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts 2 as well as The Little Mermaid movie and sequels.
Kenneth: (Responding to the question if people recognize him more for his voice than his face) No... you know, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, What's Up Doc?, all these roles have kind of caught up with me. I'm surprised at how many people do recognize me and want to talk about these movies. Nobody much recognizes your voice!