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Kevin K. Porter (born 29 July 1969; age 45) is an actor, writer, director and producer who appeared as a Risian nightclub patron in the Star Trek: Enterprise first season episode "Two Days and Two Nights" in 2002. He received no credit for this appearance and was identified by the call sheet. Porter filmed his scenes on Wednesday 27 March 2002 on Paramount Stage 9.
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Porter started his acting career in the late 1990s with appearances in The X-Files (1999, directed by Kim Manners), The Hughleys (2000, with Barry Gordon), According to Jim (2001), and General Hospital (2001, with Robin Christopher and Ron Sarchian). Also trained as stuntman, Porter worked on the documentary Expendable Three (2002), the comic adaptation Daredevil (2003, with Michael Clarke Duncan, Erick Avari, Leland Orser, David Doty, Greg "Christopher" Smith, Jude Ciccolella, Michael Duisenberg, Kane Hodder, and Mark Margolis), an episode of Days of Our Lives (2004, with Renee Jones), and a featured role as Lazer in the action comedy Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004, with Stephen Root, William Shatner, Brandon Molale, and Spice Williams-Crosby).
Porter portrayed Batman / Bruce Wayne in the four short films Patient J (Joker) (2005), Batman Legends (2006), City of Scars (2010, with Jay Caputo), and Seeds of Arkham (2011). On the first two, he also worked as stunt coordinator and on the latter one as one of the producers.
Further acting work includes the short film The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: There Was a Girl (2005) which he co-created, wrote, directed, produced, and worked on the music and cinematography for, the television drama Recount (2008, with Ed Begley, Jr., Bruce McGill, Raymond Forchion, Bruce Gray, Jack Shearer, and William Schallert), the short drama N Word (2008), written, produced and directed by Porter, too, the western comedy Mad Mad Wagon Party (2010), the short fantasy film Wish Wizard (2011, with Ed Begley, Jr.), and three episodes of Exposure (2012).
As writer, producer and director, Porter worked on the short western Hell Comes to Montana (2007), the television movie Going Pro (2008, with Brandon Molale), the short films The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: Letting Go (2008) and The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: Fly for Me Now (2008), the documentary Bobbys Back: The Comeback Tour (2008), the drama It's a Long Ride Home (2009), the short drama Wish (2009, cinematography by A.J. Raitano), and several episodes of the television series The Willow (2012).