Kurt Long (born July 2, 1973) is an American television actor/comedian who began pursuing acting while in high school. He portrays Johnny Nimbus on the Disney Channel Original Comedy Series, Liv and Maddie.
Kurt Long was born on July 2, 1973 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The ½ Hour News Hour (2007), Bagboy! (2002) and Kardashianitis: Ignore for a Cure (2011). He attended Emerson College where he earned a degree in communications. He moved to Los Angeles when he was hired as a production assistant on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
His acting career started taking off with a recurring role in the 2003 TV sitcom Abby and in a small role in the comedy film Soiree. He has since appeared in a couple of reality shows including Games Across America as host, a recurring role in Scare Tactics, and has guest starred in a number of comedy and drama television series including Miss Match, Cuts and Without a Trace. In early 2007, he landed the co-starring role of anchorman Kurt McNally in the failed news satire show The 1/2 Hour News Hour on the Fox News Channel.
After the show's cancellation, Kurt received recurring roles in The Game and CSI: Miami. He also appears in commercials for Pella Windows and Lowe's Home Improvement. He has appeared in over 60 nationwide commercials throughout his career. In September 2009, he appeared as an audience participant on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.
He is a recurring character in Liv and Maddie. He has appeared in eleven episodes.
He began acting in high school.
He shares a podcast with Joey Bragg called "Dudes of Future Past."