Cedric the Entertainer

Screenwriter / Film Director | * 04/24/1964 (59) | Missouri (United States of America (USA))
Cedric Antonio Kyles (born April 24, 1964), better known by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host. He hosted BET's ComicView during the 1993–1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. He is best known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, as one of The Original Kings of Comedy, and for starring as Eddie Walker in Barbershop. He hosted the 12th season of the daytime version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2013–14 and starred in the TV Land original series The Soul Man, which aired from 2012 to 2016. He has also done voice work for Ice Age, the Madagascar film series, Charlotte's Web, ()
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Cedric Antonio Kyles (born April 24, 1964), known professionally as Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor and comedian. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Calvin Butler on the CBS sitcom The Neighborhood, Mullins on The Last O.G., Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine on The Soul Man, co-starred as Cedric Jackie Robinson on the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, Eddie in the Barbershop films, and as one of the four comedians featured in the Spike Lee film The Original Kings of Comedy.He has starred as the lead in the films Johnson Family Vacation and Code Name: The Cleaner. His other films include First Reformed, Why Him?, A Haunted House 1 & 2, Larry Crowne, Cadillac Records, The Honeymooners (2005), Be Cool, Man of the House, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Intolerable Cruelty, Dr. Dolittle 2, and Big Momma's House. He has also done voice work forIce Age, theMadagascarfilm series,Charlotte's Web (2006),Planes,andPlanes: Fire & Rescue.He hostedBET'sComicViewduring the 1993–1994 season andDef Comedy Jamin 1995 as well as the 12th season of the daytime version ofWho Wants to Be a Millionairein 2013–14.In 2019, he received a star on theHollywood Walk of Fame.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Cedric the Entertainer

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Cedric the Entertainer as Actor(69)

as Notorious BAG2024 A Hip Hop Story
as Alfred Anders2023 The Plus One
as himself2021 Protect or Neglect
as Reverend Ralph Abernathy2021 Son of the South
as Councilmen2020 She Ball
as Billy G.2020 The Opening Act
as himself2019 #NoJoke
as Pastor Joel Jeffers2018 First Reformed
as Moon (voice)2017 Summer Camp Island
as himself2017 Dying Laughing
as himself2017 Def Comedy Jam 25
as Lou Dunne2016 Why Him?
as Father Doug2014 A Haunted House 2
as Leadbottom (voice)2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
as Jazzy Dee2014 Top Five
as Father Williams2013 A Haunted House
as Maurice (voice)2013 Madly Madagascar
as Leadbottom (voice)2013 Planes
as Maintenance Man2013 Caught on Tape
as Richard McIver2012 Grassroots
as Maurice (voice)2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
as Detective2012 Dance Fu
as Lamar2011 Larry Crowne
as Maurice (voice)2009 Merry Madagascar
as Professor Shockworthy2009 All's Faire in Love
as himself2009 All Star Comedy Jam
as Scribble2008 Street Kings
as Clyde Stubb2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
as Willie Dixon2008 Cadillac Records
as Maurice (voice)2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
as 'Nighthawk' Bob Terry2007 Talk to Me
as Jake Rodgers2007 Code Name: The Cleaner
as Golly the Goose (voice)2006 Charlotte's Web
as Maurice (voice)2005 Madagascar
as Sin LaSalle2005 Be Cool
as Ralph Kramden2005 The Honeymooners
as Percy Stevens2005 Man of the House
as himself2005 Earth to America
as Nate Johnson / Uncle Earl2004 Johnson Family Vacation
as Gus Petch2003 Intolerable Cruelty
as Carl (voice)2002 Ice Age
as Ray Harris2002 Serving Sara
as Eddie2002 Barbershop
as Rev. Hooker2001 Kingdom Come
as Zoo Bear #1 (voice)2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
as Reverend2000 Big Momma's House
as Bo1998 Ride

TV Shows/Series with Cedric the Entertainer as Actor(51)

as himself2023 Kings of BBQ
as himself2021 Friday Night Vibes
as Self - Host2020 The Greatest At Home Videos
as Self - Guest2019 Tamron Hall
as Calvin Butler2019 Bob Hearts Abishola
as Calvin Butler2018 The Neighborhood
as Mullins2018 The Last O.G.
as Moon (voice)2018 Summer Camp Island
as Additional Voices (voice)2018 Summer Camp Island
as himself2017 The Comedy Get Down
as himself2016 To Tell the Truth
as Scott Joplin2015 Another Period
as Herself - Host2015 Cedric's Barber Battle
as himself2015 Celebrity Family Feud
as Croop2014 Power
as Host2011 It's Worth What?
as Darius2011 2 Broke Girls
as Reverend Boyce2010 Hot in Cleveland
as Self - Panelist2010 The Marriage Ref
as himself2001 Good Day Live
as himself1997 The View
as Cedric Jackie Robinson1996 The Steve Harvey Show
as Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde1995 MADtv
1993 WWE Raw
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Movies with Cedric the Entertainer as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2012 Dance Fu
Production/Executive Producer2009 All Star Comedy Jam
Production/Producer2007 Code Name: The Cleaner
Production/Producer2004 Johnson Family Vacation
Writing/Writer2000 The Original Kings of Comedy

TV Shows/Series with Cedric the Entertainer as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2018 The Neighborhood
Creator/Creator2012 The Soul Man

Additional Information

Full Name: Cedric Kyles
Born: Friday, 04/24 1964 (April) in Missouri (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 59 years + 306 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Southeast Missouri State University, Berkeley High School
Member of: Kappa Alpha Psi
Influenced by/Role models: Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy
Other names for Cedric the Entertainer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Cedric Antonio Kyles"
"Cedric Kyles"
Cedric the Entertainer frequently works together with these people:
Anthony Anderson (18x, Actor)
Wayne Brady (16x, Actor)
Snoop Dogg (15x, Actor)
George Lopez (15x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (14x, Actress)
Tyra Banks (14x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (14x, Actor)
Wanda Sykes (14x, Actress)
Chris Rock (13x, Actor)
Martin Short (13x, Actor)
Tom McGrath (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3698, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/11/2024