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Actor David Koechner Plays A Big Role For Kansas City Charity

Actor and comedian David Koechner at the premiere of the film Anchorman 2. A tall white man, bald on the top of his head, facing the camera wearing a blue or gray windowpane suit with a light blue shirr and and a dark and light blue striped tie.
Eva Rinaldi
Actor and comedian David Koechner will be one of the cohosts for the 2021 Big Slick charity event in Kansas City

With more than 200 credits to his name, Koechner says he knows how fortunate he is to be a working actor.

David Koechner's career path included stints at Second City and Saturday Night Live before his memorable roles in the "Anchorman" movies and "The Office" television series. Koechner explains why he chose comedy and acting and how he knows hisBig Slick cohosts Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle and Jason Sudeikis.

The "Big Slick Virtually Talented Show" streams live on Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. on the Big Slick YouTube and Facebook channels.

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