Cedric the Entertainer


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Cedric the Entertainer was born on April 24, 1964 in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA as Cedric Antonio Kyles. He is an actor and writer, known for Barbershop (2002), Be Cool (2005) and A Haunted House (2013). He has been married to Lorna Wells since September 3, 1999. They have two children. See full bio »

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Barbershop Eddie
(2002)
Be Cool Sin LaSalle
(2005)
A Haunted House Father Williams
(2013)

Filmography

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  A Fall from Grace (pre-production)
Coroner Jake Miles
 2022 The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (TV Series) (post-production)
Uncle Bobby
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Uncle Bobby (voice)
 2022 Untitled Cars Project (TV Series)
Leadbottom
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Leadbottom (voice)
 2018-2021 The Neighborhood (TV Series)
Calvin / Calvin Butler
- Welcome to the Haunting (2021) ... Calvin Butler
- Welcome to Your Match (2021) ... Calvin Butler
- Welcome to the Porch Pirate (2021) ... Calvin Butler
- Welcome to the Sister from Another Mister (2021) ... Calvin Butler
- Welcome to the Intervention (2021) ... Calvin Butler
 2018-2021 Summer Camp Island (TV Series short)
Moon / Additional Voices
- Hall of Mooms (2021) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Just You and Me (2020) ... Moon (voice)
- Light as a Feather (2020) ... Moon (voice)
- We'll Just Move the Stars (2020) ... Moon / Additional Voices (voice)
- Glow Worm (2020) ... Moon (voice)
 2021 Bud Light Legends: Super Bowl LV (Video short)
 2020 The Opening Act
Billy G
 2020 Woke (TV Series)
Trash Can
- Rhymes with Broke (2020) ... Trash Can (voice)
- Blue Lies Matter (2020) ... Trash Can (voice)
- Black People for Rent (2020) ... Trash Can (voice)
 2020 Son of the South
Reverend Abernathy
 2020 She Ball
Councilmen
 2018-2020 The Last O.G. (TV Series)
Mullins
- Lookin at the Front Door (2020) ... Mullins (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
- Fight the Power (2019) ... Mullins (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
- Scenario (2019) ... Mullins (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
- Git Up, Git Out & Git Something (2019) ... Mullins (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
- Clemenza (2018) ... Mullins
 2019-2020 Power (TV Series)
Croop
- Reversal of Fortune (2020) ... Croop
- It's All Your Fault (2020) ... Croop
- No One Can Stop Me (2019) ... Croop
 2019 The Late Late Show with James Corden (TV Series)
Clown
 2018 Nobodies (TV Series)
Cedric the Entertainer / Cedric
- Meeting Steven Spielberg (2018) ... Cedric the Entertainer
- Tape Night (2018) ... Cedric
 2018 Poor Greg Drowning
Narrator
 2018 Black-ish (TV Series)
Smokey
- North Star (2018) ... Smokey
- Things Were Different Then (2018) ... Smokey
 2017 The Comedy Get Down (TV Series)
Cedric the Entertainer
- LA Story Part 1 (2017) ... Cedric the Entertainer
- Shirts and Skin (2017)
- Weekend at Eddie's (2017) ... Cedric the Entertainer (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
- Unsuitable (2017)
 2017 Superior Donuts (TV Series)
Reggie Wicks
- Thanks for Nothing (2017) ... Reggie Wicks
- Art for Art's Sake (2017) ... Reggie Wicks
 2017 First Reformed
Rev. Joel Jeffers (as Cedric Antonio Kyles)
 2017 Nightcap (TV Series)
Cedric the Entertainer
- Spinster Code (2017) ... Cedric the Entertainer
 2017 Master of None (TV Series)
The Magnificent Kenny
- Door #3 (2017) ... The Magnificent Kenny
 2016 Why Him?
Lou Dunne
 2016 Summer Camp Island (Short)
Moon / Additional Voices (voice)
 2016 Easy Life (Short)
Bill
 2016 Another Period (TV Series)
Scott Joplin
- Joplin (2016) ... Scott Joplin
 2012-2016 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine
- Boyce Don't Cry (2016) ... Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine
- Numb and Number (2016) ... Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine
- White Trash (2016) ... Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine
- No Bingo, No Peace (2016) ... Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine
- This Mud's for You (2016) ... Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine
 2014 Top Five
Jazzy Dee
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Leadbottom (voice)
 2014 Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular (Short)
Leadbottom (voice)
 2014 A Haunted House 2
Father Williams
 2011-2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Reverend Boyce
- Stayin' Alive (2014) ... Reverend Boyce
- Bridezelka (2011) ... Reverend Boyce
 2013 Planes
Leadbottom (voice)
 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
Cedric the Entertainer
- Blackstabbers (2013) ... Cedric the Entertainer
 2013 Caught on Tape
Maintainance Man
 2013 Madly Madagascar (Video short)
Maurice (voice)
 2013 A Haunted House
Father Williams
 2012 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
Darius
- And the Pre-Approved Credit Card (2012) ... Darius
 2012 Grassroots
Richard McIver
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Maurice (voice)
 2012 Potus (Video short)
God
 2011 Dance Fu
Detective
 2011 Behind the Scenes of Sacks West (Video short)
 2011 Sacks West (Short)
Cedric
 2011 Larry Crowne
Lamar
 2010 Caribbean Comedy Classic (TV Movie)
Host / Self
 2009 The Law (TV Movie)
Cedric Battiste
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short)
Maurice (voice)
 2009 All's Faire in Love
Professor Shockworthy / Silent Knight
 2008 Untitled Cedric the Entertainer Project (TV Movie)
Preston Stokes
 2008 Cadillac Records
Willie Dixon
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Maurice (voice)
 2008 Street Kings
Scribble (as Cedric 'The Entertainer' Kyles)
 2008 Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
Clyde (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
 2007 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Cousin Jericho Freeman
- Invasion of the Katrinians (2007) ... Cousin Jericho Freeman (voice)
 2007 Talk to Me
'Nighthawk' Bob Terry
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner
Jake Rodgers (as Cedric The Entertainer)
 2006 Charlotte's Web
Golly The Male Goose (voice)
 2006 All of Us (TV Series)
Clarence DeWitt
- Pass the Peas (2006) ... Clarence DeWitt (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
 2001-2005 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Bobby Proud
- Psycho Duck (2005) ... Bobby Proud (voice, as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
- She Drives Me Crazy (2005) ... Bobby Proud (voice)
- Penny Potter (2003) ... Bobby Proud (voice)
- Wedding Bell Blues (2003) ... Bobby Proud (voice)
- One in a Million (2003) ... Bobby Proud (voice)
 2005 The Honeymooners
Ralph Kramden
 2005 Madagascar
Maurice (voice)
 2005 Be Cool
Sin LaSalle
 2005/I Man of the House
Percy Stevens (as Cedric The Entertainer)
 2004 MADtv (TV Series)
Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde
- Episode #9.21 (2004) ... Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation
Nate Johnson / Uncle Earl
 2004 Bud Light: Spa (Short)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty
Gus Petch
 2002 Serving Sara
Ray Harris
 2002 Barbershop
Eddie
 2002 Nelly: Hot in Herre, Version 1 (Video short)
DJ
 2002 Nelly: Hot in Herre, Version 2 (Video short)
Doorman
 2002 Ice Age
Carl (voice)
 1996-2002 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Cedric Jackie Robinson / Grandma Puddin'
- California or Bust-Up (2002) ... Cedric Jackie Robinson
- The Graduates (2002) ... Cedric Jackie Robinson
- My Fair Homegirl (2002) ... Cedric Jackie Robinson
- The Shower Planner (2002) ... Cedric Jackie Robinson
- Hate Thy Neighbor (2002) ... Cedric Jackie Robinson
 2001 Cedric the Coach (TV Movie)
Cedric Hubbard
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Zoo Bear #1 (voice, as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
 2001 Kingdom Come
Rev. Beverly H. Hooker
 2000 The Smoker (Short)
 2000 Big Momma's House
Reverend
 1998 Ride
Bo
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Show Show Producer (19 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (235 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Donny in "American Buffalo" by David Mamet and directed by Robert Falls (Belasco Theatre, New York City). Finished on November 23, 2008. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Cedric 'The Entertainer' | Cedric 'the Entertainer' | Cedric The Entertainer | Cedric 'The Entertainer' Kyles | Cedric Antonio Kyles | Cedric Kyles | Ced St. Louis

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Lorna Wells  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love stand up and it keeps me grounded, to say the stuff I have been thinking without anyone changing it. See more »

Trivia:

Cedric was the subject of controversy when his opinionated character in the film Barbershop (2002) made unsavory remarks regarding Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. These comments were spoken in character, were part of the screenplay, and he has never apologized for them. See more »

Trademark:

Deep baritone voice See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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