Craig Anton
Comedian/actor Craig Anton appeared in two episodes of King of Queens.


(1962-08-28) August 28, 1962 (age 57)


Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.



Years active


Appearance on King of Queens

as Mitch in "Package Deal" (Season 3)
Neal Berger in "Awed Couple" (Season 7)

Craig Anton (born August 28, 1962) appeared twice in different roles on the King of Queens first as Mitch in the season 3 episode titled "Package Deal", then as Neal Berger in "Awed Couple" in Season 7.

Early life and career Edit

Craig, eldest son of Antoinette and Arthur Anton, was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He has a younger brother, Brian and two sisters, Toni and Megan. Anton graduated from Omaha Burke High School in 1980. He attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney and graduated in 1984. Anton began his career as a college circuit comedian in the 1980s. In 1984 he traveled the Mediterranean and Middle East as part of an all-comedy USO tour, spending two months in Turkey, Greece, Bahrain, Italy, Israel and Spain entertaining troops. In 1985, he was named Showtime's Funniest Person in Nebraska.

In the late 1980s, Anton moved to New York City and pursued some acting opportunities. Seeing there were more open fields in Los Angeles, he moved there.

Personal lifeEdit

As of March 2006, Anton is currently living in Los Angeles, California with his wife Lesley Anton and two children, Ruby and Delphine. For the summers, Craig and his girls are a part of Helena, MT. Summer Grandstreet Theater Camp.

Recent careerEdit

Anton guest starred on ABC's television drama series Boston Legal as Ray Richardson in the episode "Word Salad Days" on March 28, 2006. Anton made a guest appearance in HBO's television comedy series Entourage on July 23, 2006 in the episode "Strange Days". Anton also appeared in the movie Careless in 2007. In 2010, Anton played the role of James Gilmore in The Mother of Invention. Anton is a member of comedy group 2 Headed Dog with comedians Jim Turner, Mark Fite, and Dave (Gruber) Allen. Craig is also a professor at California State University, Long Beach teaching theater.

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