Kentotis Alvin "Ken" Foree (born February 29, 1948) is an American actor.

Foree was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He began acting in the 1970s, appearing in the 1976 film The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings and the 1979 films The Wanderers and Dawn of the Dead, a cult horror film. He also had roles in the films The Dentist (1996) and Knightriders (1981). In 2005, he played Charlie Altamont in the film The Devil's Rejects, starring opposite Sid Haig and Bill Moseley, as the adopted brother of Haig's character. Foree also played the role of Roger Rockmore, Kenan and Kyra's father on the Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan & Kel with Teal Marchande as his wife,Sheryl.

Foree's upcoming roles include Brotherhood of Blood and Brutal Massacre: A Comedy. He appeared in director Rob Zombie's 2007 film, Halloween, a remake of the 1978 horror film.

Ken has his own horror festival entitled "Foree Fest." Held in the U.K, the first event took place in 2007, and the second is scheduled for October 2009.


Year Film Role Other notes
1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Honey, Potter's Goon
1978 Dawn of the Dead Peter Washington
1979 The Wanderers Black Sportsman
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Python player uncredited
1981 Knightriders Little John
1986 From Beyond Buford 'Bubba' Brownlee
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Big Joke
1987 Terror Squad Deputy Brown
1988 Death Spa Marvin
Viper Harley Trueblood
1989 True Blood Det. Charlie Gates
Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge Acardi
1990 Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Benny
Taking Care of Business J.B., Prisoner making demands
Without You I'm Nothing Emcee (M.C.)
Down the Drain Buckley
1991 Night of the Warrior Oliver
Diplomatic Immunity Del Roy Gaines
Hangfire Billy
1993 Joshua Tree Eddie Turner
1995 Sleepstalker Detective Rolands
1996 The Dentist Detective Gibbs
2004 Dawn of the Dead The Televangelist
2005 The Devil's Rejects Charlie Altamont
Brotherhood of Blood Stanis
2006 The Devil's Den Leonard
2007 Splatter Disco Shank Chubb
Halloween Big Joe Grizzley
Black Santa's Revenge Black Santa
Brutal Massacre: A Comedy Carl post-production
Live Evil Max filming
2008 Dead Bones The Bartender filming
2009 Zone of the Dead Reyes filming