Cedric the Entertainer - biography

Actor from United States of America

Cedric the Entertainer Cedric Antonio Kyles (born April 24, 1964), known professionally by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor, comedian and director. He is perhaps best known as the co-star of the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, as Eddie in the Barbershop films, and as one of the four comedians featured in the Spike Lee film The Original Kings of Comedy. Cedric was born in Jefferson City, Missouri, and is the son of Rosetta (née Boyce), a school teacher, and Kitrell Kyles, an employee of a railroad company. His only sibling is his younger sister Sharita Kyles Wilson, an adjunct communications instructor at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He was raised in Caruthersville, Missouri, but after junior high school he moved to Berkeley, Missouri. Cedric is a graduate of Berkeley High School in the northern suburbs of St. Louis. He continues his involvement with his high school by awarding a scholarship each year to a graduating senior through his Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc. The foundation's motto is, "Reaching Out...Giving Back." Cedric majored in Mass Communication at Southeast Missouri State University and worked as a State Farm insurance claims  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Ced St. Louis,Cedrick Antonio Kyles,Cedric Kyles,Cedric Antonio Kyles,Cedric The Entertainer,Cedric 'The Entertainer' Kyles,Cedric 'the Entertainer'
Date of birth
Place of birth
Jefferson City
United States of America
Kitrell Kyles, Rosetta Boyce
Lorna Wells
Tiara Kyles Croix Kyles Lucky Rose Kyles
Sharita Kyles Wilson
Film Producer, Actor, Comedian, Television Producer, Screenwriter


Institution From To
Southeast Missouri State University
Berkeley High School
Haverhill High School


Year Performance Character
2012 Dance Fu Detective
2011 Caught on Tape Maintenance Man
2011 Sacks West
2011 Larry Crowne Lamar
2009 The Law Cedric Battiste
2009 Merry Madagascar Maurice
2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Maurice
2008 Street Kings Scribble
2008 Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins Clyde
2007 Code Name: The Cleaner Jake Rodgers
2006 Charlotte's Web Golly the Goose
2005 Be Cool Sin LaSalle
2005 The Honeymooners Ralph Kramden
2001 Kingdom Come Rev. Beverly H. Hooker
2000 Big Momma's House Reverend
1998 Ride Bo

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