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Comedian Kevin Hart fills arenas and is a TV and movie star. Meet him

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Kevin Hart's fourth filmed stand-up, which he helped finance, is being released in 750 theaters.

It makes no sense to be as famous as Kevin Hart is and still not be that famous. In 2011, Hart, 32, was the top-grossing touring comedian, having sold-out back-to-back nights at the Staples Center and Madison Square Garden. Last year's Think Like a Man, which he starred in, made more than $90 million in the U.S. Laugh at My Pain became the first hit stand-up film in years and Seriously Funny debuted as Comedy Central's highest-rated stand-up special of 2010. And yet there are agents, studio execs and a whole lot of moviegoers who don't know who he is. As...

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