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Kevin E. West

Actor, Entrepreneur, Author

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Kevin E. West Biography

Kevin E. West (KEW) is a veteran television actor in Hollywood with over 65 plus credits including Guest Starring on Hawaii 5-0, Criminal Minds, Aquarius, Bones, Castle, Touch, CSI: Miami, Justified, Leverage, Lost, 24, Desperate Housewives, NCIS, Alias, CSI, Judging Amy and dozens more on IMDB. Kevin began his career as both a Stand-up Comic and Improv artist.

In November of 2019, TitleTown publishing presented Kevin’s first Companion book, and second in the series of ‘Kevin’s Dictionary’ series to America entitled, Politics…in a Word. This was the follow up to his initial gift book, Life…in a Word. The gift book series, Kevin’s Dictionary: Life…in a Word and Politics…in a Word are a creative, unique, poignant and endearing perspective at how we define a word based on a vignette of life. This followed his initial authored effort, 7 Deadly Sins: The Actor Overcomes, published in June of 2016 which was an expert culmination of his expertise regarding the business of show business.

As the Founder of The Actors’ Network in 1991, West has been recognized as the top expert opinion leader industry-wide on the ‘business of show business.’ The Actors’ Network is the most endorsed actor’s business organization in the U.S., winning consecutive BackStage West “Reader’s Choice” awards (06/07). A few of its alumni include Emmy Nominee Masi Oka (Heroes), Chelsey Crisp (Off The Boat), Chris Gorham (Covert Affairs-Ugly Betty) and Maggie Grace (Taken trilogy).

Kevin West is both a Corporate Keynote speaker (Communication Entrepreneur) and has spoken at the ShowBiz Expo, WGA, SAG LifeRaft Foundation, SAG Conservatory, UCLA, Chapman University, Cal State Fullerton and talent conventions across the U.S. from Dallas to Florida. In the Spring of 2015, he was on the panel in Stockholm for the A Date with Hollywood inaugural event at the Swedish Film Institute. He is widely recognized as the top opinion leader for performer’s business education. He was also featured as the Keynote speaker, at a prominent Hollywood education event, held at the Writers Guild of America and continues to speaking nationally and internationally.

West created the interview series, ActorBizGuru, voted #1 online educational resource by BackStage West. The series features, 49 video interviews with top industry professionals. In addition he Co-Authored the 2-hour audio CD with former top commercial instructor, Carolyne Barry, The Actor’s Guide to GETTING THE JOB.

In the Spring of 2004, his philanthropic soul, created the Hack n’ Smack, Kerry Daveline Memorial, Celebrity Golf Classic benefiting Melanoma research. The event was voted one of the top 10 celebrity golf events in SoCal by Southland Golf magazine. During its 10-year lifespan celebrity participation included: Joe Pesci, Joe Mantegna, Ron Perlman and Michael Chiklis. He also Executive Produced the spiritual event, Together We Can, Together We Will, in the wake of the L.A. riots, and the teen runaway benefit Runnin’ on Empty both of which included Jason Alexander.

West hails from Nashville, TN, and since 1992 has produced 40+ live events and has consulted for many others. He started his performance career in Atlanta in the mid-80s. He is a former collegiate golfer, has ran 4 LA Marathons, played in 6 Men’s Senior Baseball World Series and is a deadly serious Texas Hold-em player.

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Books
7 Deadly Sins - The Actor Overcomes: Business of Acting Insight By the Founder of the Actors’ Network

7 Deadly Sins - The Actor Overcomes: Business of Acting Insight By the Founder of the Actors’ Network

The Actor's Guide To Getting The Job

The Actor's Guide To Getting The Job

Speaking Topics
  • Equality: Women In Business | Women in Leadership

  • Leadership: Intelligent Courage, Powerful Vulnerability & the Bravery of Listening

  • Integrity: Ethics, Mutual Respect & Character v. Personality

  • Entrepreneurism: Embracing Disruptive Transformation & Breakthrough Creativity

  • Communication: Presence, Clarity, Influence, & Storytelling

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  • HOW TO BOOK Kevin E. West?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kevin E. West for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kevin E. West, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kevin E. West or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Kevin E. West?

    Booking fees for Kevin E. West, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kevin E. West, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Kevin E. West?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kevin E. West for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kevin E. West for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kevin E. West or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kevin E. West or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Kevin E. West Biography

Kevin E. West (KEW) is a veteran television actor in Hollywood with over 65 plus credits including Guest Starring on Hawaii 5-0, Criminal Minds, Aquarius, Bones, Castle, Touch, CSI: Miami, Justified, Leverage, Lost, 24, Desperate Housewives, NCIS, Alias, CSI, Judging Amy and dozens more on IMDB. Kevin began his career as both a Stand-up Comic and Improv artist.

In November of 2019, TitleTown publishing presented Kevin’s first Companion book, and second in the series of ‘Kevin’s Dictionary’ series to America entitled, Politics…in a Word. This was the follow up to his initial gift book, Life…in a Word. The gift book series, Kevin’s Dictionary: Life…in a Word and Politics…in a Word are a creative, unique, poignant and endearing perspective at how we define a word based on a vignette of life. This followed his initial authored effort, 7 Deadly Sins: The Actor Overcomes, published in June of 2016 which was an expert culmination of his expertise regarding the business of show business.

As the Founder of The Actors’ Network in 1991, West has been recognized as the top expert opinion leader industry-wide on the ‘business of show business.’ The Actors’ Network is the most endorsed actor’s business organization in the U.S., winning consecutive BackStage West “Reader’s Choice” awards (06/07). A few of its alumni include Emmy Nominee Masi Oka (Heroes), Chelsey Crisp (Off The Boat), Chris Gorham (Covert Affairs-Ugly Betty) and Maggie Grace (Taken trilogy).

Kevin West is both a Corporate Keynote speaker (Communication Entrepreneur) and has spoken at the ShowBiz Expo, WGA, SAG LifeRaft Foundation, SAG Conservatory, UCLA, Chapman University, Cal State Fullerton and talent conventions across the U.S. from Dallas to Florida. In the Spring of 2015, he was on the panel in Stockholm for the A Date with Hollywood inaugural event at the Swedish Film Institute. He is widely recognized as the top opinion leader for performer’s business education. He was also featured as the Keynote speaker, at a prominent Hollywood education event, held at the Writers Guild of America and continues to speaking nationally and internationally.

West created the interview series, ActorBizGuru, voted #1 online educational resource by BackStage West. The series features, 49 video interviews with top industry professionals. In addition he Co-Authored the 2-hour audio CD with former top commercial instructor, Carolyne Barry, The Actor’s Guide to GETTING THE JOB.

In the Spring of 2004, his philanthropic soul, created the Hack n’ Smack, Kerry Daveline Memorial, Celebrity Golf Classic benefiting Melanoma research. The event was voted one of the top 10 celebrity golf events in SoCal by Southland Golf magazine. During its 10-year lifespan celebrity participation included: Joe Pesci, Joe Mantegna, Ron Perlman and Michael Chiklis. He also Executive Produced the spiritual event, Together We Can, Together We Will, in the wake of the L.A. riots, and the teen runaway benefit Runnin’ on Empty both of which included Jason Alexander.

West hails from Nashville, TN, and since 1992 has produced 40+ live events and has consulted for many others. He started his performance career in Atlanta in the mid-80s. He is a former collegiate golfer, has ran 4 LA Marathons, played in 6 Men’s Senior Baseball World Series and is a deadly serious Texas Hold-em player.

Kevin E. West Videos

  • PZTV EP10 | Kevin E West | SAG-AFTRA
    In this episode of the Performance Zone, host Clay Banks is joined by SAG-AFTRA deligate, Kevin E West. They discuss challenges the film industry...
  • Headshots by Peggy: with Kevin E. WEST
    Kevin E. West joins me today, Kevin is a SAG/AFTRA Delegate and has leadership roles in several SAG/AFTRA committees. He is going to talk to us today...
  • Kevin E. West - Swiping Over 40 #8
    Get the first 3 chapters of my new book, "Swiping Over 40: Dating in a Fast Food World" FREE by signing up for my mailing list:...

Kevin E. West Books

Kevin E. West Speaking Topics

  • Equality: Women In Business | Women in Leadership

  • Leadership: Intelligent Courage, Powerful Vulnerability & the Bravery of Listening

  • Integrity: Ethics, Mutual Respect & Character v. Personality

  • Entrepreneurism: Embracing Disruptive Transformation & Breakthrough Creativity

  • Communication: Presence, Clarity, Influence, & Storytelling

FAQs on booking Kevin E. West

  • How to book Kevin E. West?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kevin E. West for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kevin E. West, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kevin E. West or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kevin E. West?

    Booking fees for Kevin E. West, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kevin E. West, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kevin E. West?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kevin E. West for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kevin E. West for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kevin E. West or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kevin E. West or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kevin E. West is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Equality: Women In Business | Women in Leadership, Leadership: Intelligent Courage, Powerful Vulnerability & the Bravery of Listening, Integrity: Ethics, Mutual Respect & Character v. Personality, Entrepreneurism: Embracing Disruptive Transformation & Breakthrough Creativity and Communication: Presence, Clarity, Influence, & Storytelling. The estimated speaking fee range to book Kevin E. West for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Kevin E. West generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Wood, Igor Beuker, Percy "Master P" Miller, Damon Dash and Andrew Shue. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kevin E. West for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kevin E. West Speaker Videos

  • PZTV EP10 | Kevin E West | SAG-AFTRA
    In this episode of the Performance Zone, host Clay Banks is joined by SAG-AFTRA deligate, Kevin E West. They discuss challenges the film industry has faced during Covid-19 and how they overcome...
    Headshots by Peggy: with Kevin E. WEST
    Kevin E. West joins me today, Kevin is a SAG/AFTRA Delegate and has leadership roles in several SAG/AFTRA committees. He is going to talk to us today about what is going on with the new Theatrical...
  • Kevin E. West - Swiping Over 40 #8
    Get the first 3 chapters of my new book, "Swiping Over 40: Dating in a Fast Food World" FREE by signing up for my mailing list: https://tinyurl.com/yxworhpj​ Life & Dating Coach Kathlyn Heim and...

Kevin E. West Speaking Topics

  • Equality: Women In Business | Women in Leadership

  • Leadership: Intelligent Courage, Powerful Vulnerability & the Bravery of Listening

  • Integrity: Ethics, Mutual Respect & Character v. Personality

  • Entrepreneurism: Embracing Disruptive Transformation & Breakthrough Creativity

  • Communication: Presence, Clarity, Influence, & Storytelling

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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