Cedric the Entertainer Comedian

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, MO and is the son of Rosetta Boyce, a school teacher, and Kitrell Kyles, an employee of a railroad company. His only sibling, younger sister Sharita Kyles Wilson, is 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 north east 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.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 24th, 1964
Place of birth
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Ethnicity
African American
Places lived
Jefferson City , Missouri
pop. 43,330 (2013)

Family

Parents
Siblings
Spouse
Children

Education

1. Haverhill High School School

Haverhill High School is the high school of Haverhill, Massachusetts. It enrolls about 2,200 students in grades 9 through 12 from many diverse backgrounds. The school offers a variety of Advanced Placement classes, a wide range of clubs, a number of varsity and junior varsity sports, as well as a program entitled the "Classical Academy". The Classical Academy is a school-within-a-school program and has a prescribed curriculum. It offers a rigorus curriculum consisting of entirely honors and AP classes. The Classical Academy is currently underway in its fifth year, and will be offered to future students via a test. The school also offers other services. The campus includes the Charles C. White Swimming Pool, the Manuel Epstein Library Media Center HHS/LMC and the Veterans' Memorial Skating Rink. At the school's entrance is a replica of one of the famous statues by Michelangelo in Tomb of Leorenzo De' Medici, affectionately nicknamed "The Thinker".

Headquarters
137 Monument Street, 01832 - Haverhill, Massachusetts
Official web page www.haverhill-ps.org
Wikipedia article

People attended Haverhill High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1978., Baseball First baseman
b. 1920., Fictional Character Creator
b. 1935.

2. Southeast Missouri State University Colleges/University

Southeast Missouri State University, is a public, accredited university located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, near the banks of the Mississippi River. The institution, having started as a normal school, has a traditional strength in teacher education. The recent addition of the River Campus, housing the Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts, has increased the university's commitment to education in the arts. As a comprehensive institution, the institution offers over 200 areas of study, including undergraduate degrees as well as master's degrees and a cooperative Ed.D. program with the University of Missouri.

Institution info

Type Public university
Endowment
2010. 39 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1873
Headquarters
One University Plaza, 63701 - Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Undergraduates
2010. 9,956
2009. 9,588
Postgraduates
2010. 1,077
Acceptance rate
2010. 97.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 6.56 K $
2010. 6.26 K $
2009. 6.26 K $
2008. 6.26 K $
Official web page www.semo.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Southeast Missouri State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1969., Comedian
b. 1967., Baseball Outfielder
b. 1961., American Football Guard
b. 1975., Operatic pop Artist
b. 1981., Athlete
b. 1947., TV Host
b. 1951., Radio personality
b. 1888., U.S. Congressperson

3. Berkeley High School High school

Berkeley High School is a high school in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Berkeley High School is located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. Berkeley High School won the state championship in 2009. Their mascot is a Stag.

Type State school
Institution colors
Founded
1955
Headquarters
406 West Main Street, 29461 - Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Official web page www.berkeley.k12.sc.us
Wikipedia article

People attended Berkeley High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1989., American Football Player

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Comedy305.53
Adventure76.8
Animation66.8
Action55.66
Crime55.62
Family55.28
Drama95.88
Romance45.67
Fantasy25.5
Biography27.15
History27.15
Documentary25.65
Short26.2

1. Planes (2013)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy
played Leadbottom
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
92.0
,
Traci Balthazor
Jeffrey M. Howard
15 Show list $50M

Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Cars franchise and the first film in a planned Planes trilogy. Despite not being produced by Pixar, the film was co-written and executive produced by Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios' chief creative officer John Lasseter, who directed the Cars films. The film stars the voices of Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Priyanka Chopra, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, Danny Mann, Cedric the Entertainer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Roger Craig Smith, John Cleese, Carlos Alazraqui, Val Kilmer, and Anthony Edwards. Like several of DisneyToon's films, it was initially set to be released as a direct-to-video film, but was instead theatrically released on August 9, 2013 in the Disney Digital 3D and RealD 3D formats with a box office gross of $219.8 million worldwide. A sequel, titled Planes: Fire & Rescue, was theatrically released on July 18, 2014.

Awards

Top cast

Bulldog
echo
El Chupacabra
Skipper
Dottie
Dusty Crophopper
Ripslinger
Brent Mustangburger
Roper
Zed, Ned
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English, Spanish, Czech
United States of America

2. Grassroots (2012)

Comedy, Drama
played Richard McIver
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
98.0
,
Brent Stiefel
,
Matthew Brady
,
Peggy Case
,
Peggy Rajski
Justin Rhodes
,
12 Show list

Grassroots is a 2012 American film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, based on the book Zioncheck for President by Phil Campbell. Shot in Seattle, the film revolves around a grassroots campaign for Seattle City Council and explores what happens when a dedicated activist tries to realize a vision by seeking political office.

Awards

Top cast

Grant Cogswell
Phil Campbell
Tommy
Nick Ricochet
Emily Bowen
Old Man
Theresa Glendon
NY News Reporter #3
Wayne
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Nick Urata
Sean Porter
Ronald Leamon
English
United States of America, United States Virgin Islands

3. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy
played Maurice
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
,
Mark Swift
29 Show list $145M

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the third installment of the Madagascar series, and it is the first in the series to be released in 3D. The film is directed by Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath and Conrad Vernon. Its world premiere was at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2012. Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria are still struggling to get home to New York. This time, their journey takes them to Europe where they are relentlessly pursued by the murderous Monaco-based French Animal Control officer Captain Chantel Dubois. As a means of getting passage to North America, the zoo animals purchase a failing traveling circus as they become close friends, including Gia, Vitaly, and Stefano. Together, they spectacularly revitalize the business and along the way find themselves reconsidering where their true home really is. The film was released on June 8, 2012, to critical and commercial success; it is the best-reviewed film in the series, with a 79% "Certified Fresh" approval rating on the review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes.

Awards

Top cast

Sonya
Second Policeman, Mason
Kowalski
Captain Chantel DuBois
Freddie the Dog
Marty
Skipper, First Policeman
Zoo Official, Zoo Announcer, Comandante
Stefano
Ernestina, Esmeralda, Esperanza
Circus Master, Croupier
Jonesy the Dog
Frankie the Dog
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

4. Dance Fu (2011)

Comedy
played Detective
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
,
Eric Rhone
,
Janis Woody
,
Mathew Gray
Janis Woody
,
15 Show list

Dance Fu is a 2011 martial arts comedy film starring Kel Mitchell. The film was co-written and co-produced by Mitchell and directed by Cedric the Entertainer, which is his directorial debut. It was released straight to DVD on October 4, 2011. In the film, Kel plays two roles: a young dancer named Chicago Pulaski Jones and a villain named Pretty-Eyed Willy. Cedric the Entertainer makes a cameo appearance as a homicide detective. Other cast members include Katerina Graham, Affion Crockett and Tommy Davidson.

Awards

Top cast

Julius Ho
Chaka
Pretty Eyed Willy, Chicago Jones
Jamal
Marcus
Ramie
Mayor Pope
Tornado
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Ralph Hawkins Jr.
Marc Shap
Renee Diane Hall
English
United States of America

5. Sacks West (2011)

Short, Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
Christin Trogan
Charles Ingram
,
Nick Corirossi
Nick Corirossi
,
Charles Ingram

Sacks West is a 2011 short comedy film written and directed by Nick Corirossi and Charles Ingram.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Kevin Stewart
English
United States of America

6. Larry Crowne (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Romance
played Lamar
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
98.0
21 Show list $30M

Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film was produced and directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. The film tells the story of Larry Crowne, a middle aged man who unexpectedly loses his job and returns to education. It was released on July 1, 2011 in the United States and Canada.

Awards

Top cast

Andrews
Dean Tainot
Cox
Jack Strang
Mercedes Tainot
Dave Busik
Officer Diamond
Frances
Wilma Q. Gammelgaard
Vacuum Shopper
Frank
Map Genie
Dell Gordo
Stan
Cubby
Natalie Calimeris
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

7. Caught on Tape (2011)

played Maintenance Man
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
,
Chuck Speed
,
Keith Louis Brown
Kevin Johnson
,
10 Show list

Caught on Tape is a 2011 musical film written by Sticky Fingaz and Kevin Johnson and directed by Kirk Jones.

Awards

Top cast

Nadine
Detective Roberts
Detective Brown
Mark
Marlon
Wagner
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Shelton 'Ess Man' Rivers
Derek Wells
,
Travis Zariwny
Glenda Maddox
English
United States of America

8. Cedric the Entertainer's Urban Circus (2010)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
60.0
David Higby
,
Evi Regev
Linda Mendoza

Cedric the Entertainer's Urban Circus is a 2010 comedy, tv film directed by Linda Mendoza.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

9. All's Faire in Love (2009)

Comedy
played Professor Shockworthy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
104.0
15 Show list

All's Faire in Love is a 2009 romantic comedy film directed by Scott Marshall and written by R. A. White and Jeffrey Ray Wine. The film stars Owen Benjamin as Will, a college student who is assigned to work at a renaissance fair by his professor after missing several classes, and Christina Ricci as Kate, an investment banker who leaves her job to work at the fair. The film was shot primarily at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Local residents, costumed participants and fairegoers were used as extras. The film was originally titled Ye Olde Times with Jack Black in the lead but was turned into a romantic comedy and renamed in late September 2008.

Awards

Top cast

Count Le Petite
Crocket
Princess Jeanette
Jester Roy, Horny
Mathilda
Renaissance Jester
Job Candidate
Mrs. Banks
Mr. Mendelson
Renaissance Fiddler
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Gary Jones
English
United States of America

10. Cadillac Records (2008)

Biography, Drama, History
played Willie Dixon
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
109.0
Andrew Lack
,
Sofia Sondervan
19 Show list 4 Show list $12M

Cadillac Records is a 2008 musical biopic written and directed by Darnell Martin. The film explores the musical era from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, chronicling the life of the influential Chicago-based record-company executive Leonard Chess, and a few of the musicians who recorded for Chess Records. The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Eamonn Walker as Howlin' Wolf, and Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James. The film was released in North America on December 5, 2008 by TriStar Pictures.

Awards

2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2008 Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble
2008 Black Reel Award for Best Film
2008 Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor

Top cast

Leonard Chess
Mississippi DJ
Black Mississippi DJ
Mr. Feder
Chess Engineer
Geneva Wade
Howlin' Wolf
Young Lover
Little Walter
Shirley Feder
Isabelle Allen
Revetta Chess
Alan Freed
Phil Chess
Slick Pimp
Charles Waters
Hip Hop Artist
Little Walter's Girlfriend
Jimmy Rogers
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Anastas N. Michos
Johnetta Boone
English
United States of America

11. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Animation, Action, Adventure
played Maurice
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
,
Mark Swift
33 Show list 1 Show list $150M

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan Cohen, and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. This sequel to the 2005 film Madagascar continues the adventures of Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippo. It stars the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter. Also providing voices are Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin, Sherri Shepherd, Elisa Gabrielli, and will.i.am. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures, and was released on November 7, 2008. The film starts as a prequel, showing a small part of Alex's early life, including his capture by hunters. It soon moves to shortly after the point where the original left off, with the animals deciding to return to New York. They board an airplane in Madagascar, but crash-land in Africa, where each of the central characters meets others of the same species; Alex is reunited with his parents. Problems arise, and their resolution occupies much of the remainder of the film.

Awards

2009 Blimp Award for Favorite Animated Movie

Top cast

Kowalski
Guide
Makunga
Poacher #1, Elephant, Teetsi
Additional Zebras, Marty
Zuba
Skipper, Lemur #1
Poacher #2, Joe the Witch Doctor
Female Tourist
Additional Giraffe
Telephone Recording
Hippo Girlfriend
Gloria
Newscaster #1
Tourist with New York T-Shirt
Newscaster #3
Little Giraffe
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English, Italian
United States of America

12. Street Kings (2008)

Action, Crime, Drama
played Scribble
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
107.0
,
Alexandra Milchan
,
Lucas Foster
24 Show list $20M

Street Kings is a 2008 American action thriller film directed by David Ayer, and starring Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Common and The Game. It was released in theaters on April 11, 2008. The initial screenplay drafts were written by James Ellroy in the late 1990s under the title The Night Watchman.

Awards

Top cast

Detective Tom Ludlow
Detective Paul Diskant
Detective Terrence Washington
Quicks
Captain Jack Wander
Linda Washington
OG Vato
Detective Cosmo Santos
Boss Kim
LAPD Captain
Sgt. Mike Clady
Captain James Biggs
Older Black Man
Detective Dante Demille
Sergeant Green
Toilet Man
NLR member in County Jail
Julie Fukashima
Grace Garcia
Troubled teen
The Chief
News Anchor
Co-Anchor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Gabriel Beristain
Michele Michel
Street Kings
Turkish, English
United States of America

13. Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

Comedy, Romance
played Clyde
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
114.0
, ,
Charles Castaldi
13 Show list $35M

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins is a 2008 American comedy film written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film features an ensemble cast featuring: Martin Lawrence, Michael Clarke Duncan, Mike Epps, Mo'Nique, Cedric the Entertainer, Louis CK and James Earl Jones.

Awards

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Danielle Hollowell
English
United States of America

14. Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)

Action, Comedy, Crime
played Jake Rodgers
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
91.0
, ,
Eric Rhone
,
Jay Stern
4 Show list $20M

Code Name: The Cleaner is an 2007 action comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Cedric the Entertainer, Lucy Liu, Callum Keith Rennie and Nicollette Sheridan. The film was released by New Line Cinema on January 5, 2007.

Awards

Top cast

Gina
Riley
Jacuzzi
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Code Name: The Cleaner
English
United States of America

15. Talk to Me (2007)

Biography, Drama, History
played 'Nighthawk' Bob Terry
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
119.0
, ,
Joe Fries
,
Josh McLaughlin
,
Michael Genet
14 Show list 4 Show list

Talk To Me is a 2007 biographical film about Washington, D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist, and Dewey Hughes, his friend and manager. The movie spans the time period May 1966 to January 1984, ending with the late Greene's memorial service. The film premiered as the opening night film of the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival, on June 22, 2007. It opened in North America in a limited release on July 13, 2007 and nationwide on August 3, 2007. The film was shot in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Washington, DC.

Awards

2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
2008 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
2008 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
2007 Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance

Top cast

Petey Greene
E.G. Sonderling
Dewey Hughes
Milo Hughes
Vernell Watson
Sunny Jim Kelsey
Warden Cecil Smithers
Bar Patron 2
Peaches
Poochie Braxton
WOL P.A.
Caller
Susan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Petey Greene
Stéphane Fontaine
Gersha Phillips
Talk to Me
English
United States of America

16. Charlotte's Web (2006)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy
played Golly the Goose
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
113.0
12 Show list 2 Show list

Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action/computer-animated feature film based on the popular book of the same name by E. B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount Pictures, Walden Media, The K Entertainment Company, and Nickelodeon Movies. The screenplay is by Susannah Grant and Karey Kirkpatrick, based on White's book. It is the second film adaptation of White's book, preceded by a 1973 cel-animated version produced by Hanna-Barbera for Paramount Pictures.

Awards

2007 Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress
2006 BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Family Film

Top cast

Templeton the Rat
Samuel the Sheep
Bitsy the Cow
Fern Arable
Charlotte A. Cavatica
Brooks the Crow
Ike the Horse
Dr. Dorian
Elwyn the Crow
Gussie, the goose
Mr. Arable
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Rita Ryack
Charlotte's Web: Music Inspired by the Motion Picture, Charlotte's Web
English
United States of America, Germany

17. The Honeymooners (2005)

Comedy, Drama, Family
played Ralph Kramden
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
Barry W. Blaustein
,
Danny Jacobson
, ,
4 Show list $27M

The Honeymooners is a 2005 family comedy film directed by John Schultz. Unlike the original television series of the same name, this version stars an African American cast featuring Cedric the Entertainer, Gabrielle Union, Mike Epps, and Regina Hall. The film was panned by critics; Roger Ebert was one of the few to give it a positive review.

Awards

Top cast

Ed Norton
Trixie Norton
Alice Kramden
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

18. Madagascar (2005)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy
played Maurice
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
86.0
21 Show list 3 Show list $75M

Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo animals who have spent their lives in blissful captivity and are unexpectedly shipped back to Africa, getting shipwrecked on the island of Madagascar. The voices of Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, and David Schwimmer are featured. Other voices include Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, and Andy Richter. Despite its mixed critical reception, it was a success at the box office. A sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, was released on November 7, 2008. The third film in the series, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, was released on June 8, 2012.

Awards

2006 Blimp Award for Favorite Animated Movie
2006 ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films
2006 Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Top cast

Kowalski
Willie
Marty
Panicky Man on Subway, Fossa, Skipper
Fossa, Lemur #1, Subway Car Announcer, Zoo Announcer
Zoo Animal
Police Officer
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Portuguese, German, English, French, Spanish
United States of America

19. Be Cool (2005)

Comedy, Crime
played Sin LaSalle
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
120.0
31 Show list $53M

Be Cool is a 2005 crime-comedy film adapted from Elmore Leonard's 1999 novel of the same name and the sequel to Leonard's 1990 novel Get Shorty about mobster Chili Palmer's entrance into the film industry. The film adaptation of Be Cool began production in 2003. It was directed by F. Gary Gray, produced by Danny DeVito, and starred John Travolta, reprising his role from the first film. The movie opened in March 2005 to generally mixed reviews, and was released to video and DVD distribution on June 7, 2005. This was Robert Pastorelli's final film, as he died one year before its theatrical release.

Awards

Top cast

Nick Carr
Martin Weir
Edie Athens
Elliot Wilhelm
Tommy Athens
Marla
Shotgun
Program Director
Hy Gordon
Derek, Derek
Assistant Director #1
Robin, Robin
Concert Goer, Concert Goer
Miss Bangkok
Beautiful Woman
Music Video Dancer #13
Fast Freddie
Dub MDs #2
Backup Singer #1
Music Video Dancer #15
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jeffrey L. Kimball
Be Cool
Russian, English
United States of America

20. Man of the House (2005)

Action, Comedy
played Percy Stevens
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0
,
Todd Garner
John J. McLaughlin
,
17 Show list $40M

Man of the House is a 2005 American crime comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, written by John J. McLaughlin and Scott Lobdell, and starring Tommy Lee Jones. The main plot revolves around Lt. Roland Sharp, a lonesome Texas Ranger who goes undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach to protect a group of college cheerleaders who have witnessed a murder. Much of the film was shot in Austin, Texas on the University of Texas campus. Texas Governor Rick Perry has a cameo appearance in the film as himself. The house used in the film was The Star of Texas Inn.

Awards

Top cast

Ranger Roland Sharp
Ranger Holt
Heather
Campus Girl #2
Morgan Ball
Agent Eddie Zane
Barbara 'Barb' Thompson
Professor Molly McCarthy
Teresa
UT Student #3
John Cortland
Binky Beauregard
Emma Sharp
Maggie Swanson
Pizza Delivery Guy
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Peter Menzies Jr.
English
United States of America

21. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Adventure, Comedy, Family
played Constable
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
108.0
14 Show list 8 Show list $140M

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American black comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. The film stars Emily Browning as Violet Baudelaire, Liam Aiken as Klaus Baudelaire, Kara and Shelby Hoffman as Sunny Baudelaire and Jim Carrey as the villanous Count Olaf, with narration by Jude Law. The film tells the story of three orphans who are adopted by a mysterious villain who attempts to steal their late parents' fortune. Nickelodeon Movies purchased the film rights to Daniel Handler's book series in May 2000 and soon began development of a film. Barry Sonnenfeld signed on to direct in June 2002. He hired Handler to adapt the screenplay and courted Jim Carrey for Count Olaf. Sonnenfeld eventually left over budget concerns in January 2003 and Brad Silberling took over. Robert Gordon rewrote Handler's script, and principal photography started in November 2003. A Series of Unfortunate Events was entirely shot using sound stages and backlots at Paramount Pictures and Downey Studios.

Awards

2006 Costume Designers Guild Award for Best Costume Design - Period or Fantasy Film
2005 Teen Choice Movie Award: Villain
2005 AACTA Awards - Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress
2005 Costume Designers Guild Award for Best Costume Design - Period or Fantasy Film
2005 BMI Film Music Award
2004 ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Period or Fantasy Film
2004 Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling
2004 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Makeup

Top cast

Arthur Poe
Lemony Snicket
Bald Man
Josephine Anwhistle
White-Faced Woman
Justice Strauss
Fernald
Person of Indeterminate Gender
White-Faced Woman
Violet Baudelaire
Klaus Baudelaire
Mrs. Poe
Sunny Baudelaire
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
English
Germany, United States of America

22. Johnson Family Vacation (2004)

Comedy
played Uncle Earl, Nate Johnson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
,
Eric Rhone
,
Paul Hall
,
Wendy Park
Christopher Erskin
Todd R. Jones
,
Earl Richey Jones
11 Show list $12M

Johnson Family Vacation is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Christopher Erskin. It stars Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams, Bow Wow, Gabby Soleil, Shannon Elizabeth, Solange Knowles, and Steve Harvey. The film is director Erskin's first feature film directorial project.

Awards

Top cast

Chrishelle Rene Boudreau
Arson Investigator
Glorietta Johnson
Dancer
Mack Jr.
Navarro
Jacqueline
Mack Johnson
Nikki Johnson
Destiny Johnson
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Al Eaton
Jeff Barnett
,
Shawn Maurer
Dana Campbell
Johnson Family Vacation
English
United States of America

23. Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Comedy, Drama
played Eddie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
106.0
Don D. Scott
18 Show list $18M

Barbershop 2: Back in Business is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on February 6, 2004. A sequel to 2002's Barbershop, also from State Street producing team Robert Teitel and George Tillman, Jr., Barbershop 2 deals with the impact of gentrification on the reputation and livelihood of a long-standing south Chicago barbershop. Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, Eve, and several other actors reprise their roles from the first Barbershop film. However, a few of the original film's actors such as Tom Wright and Jazsmin Lewis return with smaller roles. Barbershop 2 also features what is billed as a "special appearance" by Queen Latifah, who starred in a spin-off, Beauty Shop which was released in early 2005.

Awards

Top cast

Alderman Brown
Quentin Leroux
Hustle Guy
Ricky Nash
Jimmy James
Isaac Rosenberg
Detective Williams
Gina's Niece
Checkers Fred
Jennifer Palmer
Field Reporter
Customer Sam
Dexter
News Anchor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tom Priestley Jr.
Jennifer L. Bryan
Barbershop 2: Back in Business
English
United States of America

24. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

Comedy, Crime, Romance
played Gus Petch
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0
,
Ethan Coen
,
Joel Coen
Joel Coen
,
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
,
Ethan Coen
,
Matthew Stone
,
Robert Ramsey
28 Show list $60M

Intolerable Cruelty is a 2003 romantic black comedy film about divorce and lawyers, set in Los Angeles. The film was co-written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Geoffrey Rush, Billy Bob Thornton, Cedric the Entertainer, and Paul Adelstein. The film was released by Universal Pictures.

Awards

Top cast

Donovan Donaly
Freddy Bender
Soap Opera Actor on TV
Convention Secretary
Nero's Waitress
Wrigley
Bonnie Donaly
Mr. Gutman
Rex Rexroth
Claire O'Mara
Herb Myerson
Wheezy Joe
Santa Fe Tart #3
Santa Fe Tart #2
Gutman Trial Judge
Santa Fe Tart #5
Gus's Pal #2
Mr. MacKinnon
Sarah Sorkin
Rex's Young Woman
Santa Fe Tart #4
Gus's Pal #1
Santa Fe Tart #6
Father Scott
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Intolerable Cruelty
English, French
United States of America

25. Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup (2002)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
70.0
Jeff Clanagan
Leslie Small
1 Show list

Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup is the 2002 comedy film/tv special written by Cedric the Entertainer and directed by Leslie Small.

Awards

Top cast

Slave
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Walter Glover Jr.
English
United States of America

26. Serving Sara (2002)

Comedy, Romance
played Ray Harris
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
99.0
Jay Scherick
,
David Ronn
9 Show list $29M

Serving Sara is a 2002 romantic comedy film which stars Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, and Bruce Campbell. Joe Tyler is a process server who is given the assignment to serve Sara Moore with divorce papers. He does so, but Moore persuades Tyler to serve Moore's husband instead so that she can get a larger portion of his money in the divorce. The rest of the film follows their attempt to carry out Sara's plan.

Awards

Top cast

Gordon Moore
Kate
Vernon
Warren Cebron
Petey
Milton the Cop
Sara Moore
Joe Tyler
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Robert Brinkmann
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
English, Spanish
United States of America, Germany

27. Barbershop (2002)

Comedy, Drama
played Eddie
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
102.0
Don D. Scott
,
Marshall Todd
,
21 Show list $12M

Barbershop is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story, produced by State Street Pictures and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on September 13, 2002. Starring Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, and Anthony Anderson, the movie revolves around social life in a barbershop on the South Side of Chicago. Barbershop also proved to be a star-making vehicle for acting newcomers Eve and Michael Ealy.

Awards

Top cast

Lester Wallace
Hustle Guy
Ricky Nash
Janelle
Jimmy James
Isaac Rosenberg
Detective Williams
Billy
Checkers Fred
Bank Manager
Customer Tillman
Jennifer Palmer
Fine Woman
Customer Sam
Customer
Customer Rodney
Construction Worker
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tom Priestley Jr.
Devon Patterson
Barbershop
English
United States of America

28. Ice Age (2002)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy
played Carl
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
81.0
Lori Forte
Michael J. Wilson
,
Michael Berg
,
Peter Ackerman
20 Show list $59M

Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge from a story by Michael J. Wilson. The film stars Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, and Denis Leary and was nominated at the 75th Academy Awards for best animated feature. The film was met with mostly positive reviews and was a box office success, starting a series with three sequels, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, and Ice Age: Continental Drift.

Awards

Top cast

Oscar, Lenny, Dab
Frank, Start
Zeke
Diego
Saber-Toothed Tiger
Baby Moeritherium
Manfred
Dodo, Scrat
Aardvark, Dodo
Jennifer
Glyptodon
Glyptodont
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ice Age
English, Croatian language
United States of America

29. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy
played Zoo Bear #1
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0
,
Joseph Singer
Larry Levin
18 Show list $72M

Dr. Dolittle 2 is a 2001 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 1998 film Dr. Dolittle. The film again stars Eddie Murphy in the title role of a doctor who can talk to animals, as well as Raven-Symoné as his daughter. It was written by Larry Levin, one of the co-writers of Dr. Dolittle, and directed by Steve Carr. In the film, Dr. Dolittle tries to help the animals protect their forest from unscrupulous human developers. He decides to populate the forest with a species of animal that the law protects, and enlists the help of Ava, a lone Pacific Western bear living in the condemned forest. To provide her with a mate, Dolittle turns to Archie, a wise-cracking circus-performing bear. Dr. Dolittle spawned three additional sequels after Dr. Dolittle 2, although none included Murphy or Raven-Symoné, and all were released direct-to-video.

Awards

Top cast

Riley
Joe Potter
Lennie the Weasel
Archie
Sonny
Eugene Wilson
Joey the Raccoon
Pepito
Judge B. Duff
Eldon
Lisa Dolittle
Charisse Dolittle
Maya Dolittle
The Crocodile Hunter
Eric
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Dr. Dolittle 2
English
United States of America

30. Kingdom Come (2001)

Comedy, Drama, Family
played Rev. Beverly H. Hooker
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
Edward Bates
,
John Morrissey
David Dean Bottrell
,
Jessie Jones
11 Show list $7M

Kingdom Come is a 2001 comedy-drama film, written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, and directed by Doug McHenry. This film stars LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson and Whoopi Goldberg.

Awards

Top cast

Junior Slocumb
Lucille Slocumb
Charisse Slocumb
Raynelle Slocumb
Marguerite Slocumb
Clyde Kincade
Royce Slocumb
Nadine
Lady #1
Bernice Talbert
Juanita Slocumb
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
John E. Rhone
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
Kingdom Come
English
United States of America

31. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)

Comedy, Documentary
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
115.0
, ,
David Gale
$3M

The Original Kings of Comedy is a 2000 stand-up comedy film, directed by Spike Lee, and featuring the comedy routines of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac. Filmed in front of an audience at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina, the comedians give the audience their views about African-American culture, race relations, religion and family. The film was produced by MTV Films and Latham Entertainment, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was shot over the last two nights of the Kings of Comedy tour with Harvey, Hughley, Cedric, and Mac. Its on-stage routines are intercut with brief sections of video footage showing the comedians backstage, promoting the show on the radio, at the hotel, and during a basketball game. The film spawned into multiple spin-offs and films similar to this one.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Denise Marsh
The Original Kings of Comedy
English
United States of America

32. Big Momma's House (2000)

Action, Comedy, Crime
played Reverend
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
,
Michael Green
Darryl Quarles
,
10 Show list $30M

Big Momma's House is a 2000 American crime comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, and starring Martin Lawrence as FBI agent Malcolm Turner. The majority of the film took place in Cartersville, Georgia, but the film was shot on location in California. The prime shooting spots were Los Angeles and Orange County. The film is also notable for being one of only four titles to be released on the EVD video format.

Awards

Top cast

Lester Vesco
Malcolm Turner
Basketball Teen #2
Sherry Pierce
Trent Pierce
Ben Rawley
Hattie Mae Pierce (Big Momma)
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Michael D. O'Shea
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
Big Momma's House
English
United States of America, Germany

33. All Jokes Aside (2000)

Documentary, Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
76.0
Otis Edwards
Harell Smith

All Jokes Aside is a documentary about black comedians in Hollywood.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

34. Ride (1998)

Comedy
played Bo
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
1 Show list

Ride is an American comedy film, written and directed by Millicent Shelton. The film stars Fredro Starr, Malik Yoba, and Melissa De Sousa. The film is sometimes confused with The Ride, another film released in 1998.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

35. Madly Madagascar

played Maurice
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
22.0
Chad Hammes
,
Lisa Stewart
David Soren
David Soren
10 Show list

Madly Madagascar is a direct to DVD Valentine's Day special starring the characters from the Madagascar film series, and taking place during the second film. Produced by DreamWorks Animation, it was written and directed by David Soren. The special was released on DVD on January 29, 2013. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith returned to voice the main characters, except for Sacha Baron Cohen, who was replaced by Danny Jacobs. It was one of the first DreamWorks Animation DVD releases to be distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Awards

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

Movies produced

Title Year Budget Awards Co-producers Directors Writers External resources
Code Name: The Cleaner
Action,Comedy,Crime
2007 USD 20M
Jay Stern
Eric Rhone
The Honeymooners
Comedy,Drama,Family
2005 USD 27M
Barry W. Blaustein
Danny Jacobson
Johnson Family Vacation
Comedy
2004 USD 12M
Paul Hall
Wendy Park
Eric Rhone
Christopher Erskin
Todd R. Jones
Earl Richey Jones

Movies directed

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Co-directors Writers External resources
Dance Fu
Comedy
2011
Janis Woody
Mathew Gray
Eric Rhone
Janis Woody

Movies written

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Directors Co-writers External resources
Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup
Comedy
2002
Jeff Clanagan
Leslie Small
The Original Kings of Comedy
Comedy,Documentary
2000 USD 3M
David Gale

Personal movie appearances

Title Year Appearance type Budget Awards Producers Directors Writers
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education
Comedy
2010 Him/Herself
Alison Sandler
Eric Slovin
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Documentary,Comedy
2009
Quincy Newell
Angela Northington
Darryl 'D'Militant' Littleton
Quincy Newell
Quincy Newell

TV program created 2

Title Year Network Num. of seassons Num. of epizodes Co-creators First epizode air date Last epizode air date Languages External resources
The Soul Man 2012
TV Land
3 30 June 20th, 2012
English
Movie IMDB page
Cedric the Entertainer Presents 2002
FOX
1 18
Matt Wickline
John Bowman
September 18th, 2002 June 5th, 2003
English
Movie IMDB page

Starring TV roles

1. The Soul Man

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

TV Land
June 20th, 2012 3 English

2. The Proud Family

Animation, Family, Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Disney Channel
September 21st, 2001 December 31st, 2005 3
Lydia Look
English

3. Shake, Rattle, and Roll

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
NBC
September, 1977 1 English

4. The Steve Harvey Show

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Cedric Jackie Robinson
The WB
5, 6
1996-08-25 2002-02-17
Winifred Hervey
August 25th, 1996 February 17th, 2002 7 English

5. Cedric the Entertainer Presents

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

FOX
Matt Wickline
John Bowman
September 18th, 2002 June 5th, 2003 1
Amy Brassette
English

Guest TV appearances

Best Week Ever

Program genre

Talk show
Celeb
Comedy

Official site

External resources

Best Week Ever is an American comedy series that originally aired from 2004 to 2009 on VH1. In January 2010, it was announced that the show was canceled. On August 3, 2012, VH1 announced the return of Best Week Ever. New weekly episodes began January 18, 2013, but on April 23, 2014, VH1 canceled the series again.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E11 December 15th, 2006

Good Day Live

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E128 March 2nd, 2005

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Program genre

Talk show
Comedy
Music
Variety show

Official site

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E75 June 9th, 2005
S03-E162 November 21st, 2005

Kids' Choice Awards

Program genre

Award show

External resources

Kids' Choice Awards is a TV program broadcasting the eponymous awards show.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E19 April 1st, 2006
S01-E14 April 21st, 2001

Last Call with Carson Daly

Program genre

Late night television
Music
Talk show

Official site

External resources

Last Call with Carson Daly is an American late night television program hosted by Carson Daly and broadcast on NBC. Formerly a traditional talk show, the half-hour program consists of several produced segments, featuring interviews with musicians, filmmakers, and other artists, along with pre-taped on-location musical performances. It debuted in 2002 and currently airs weeknights at 1:35 a.m. Eastern / 12:35 a.m. Central; it also airs weeknights a second time on the cable channel, Fuse. Unlike other programs in NBC's late night line-up, Last Call typically records only 24 weeks of original shows a year with the rest of the year being taken up by re-runs.nIn 2003 and 2004, Last Call was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Show – Late Night.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E60 June 16th, 2005
S03-E16 February 13th, 2004
S01-E117 September 24th, 2002

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Program genre

Late night television
Talk show
Variety show

External resources

Late Night with Conan O'Brien was an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity interviews, and musical and comedy performances. Late Night aired weeknights at 12:37 am Eastern/11:37 pm Central and 12:37 am Mountain in the United States. From 1993 until 2000, Andy Richter served as O'Brien's sidekick; following his departure, O'Brien was the show's sole featured performer. The show's house musical act was The Max Weinberg 7, led by E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg.nThe second incarnation of NBC's Late Night franchise, O'Brien's debuted in 1993 after David Letterman, who hosted the first incarnation of Late Night, moved to CBS to host Late Show opposite The Tonight Show. In 2004, as part of a deal to secure a new contract, NBC announced that O'Brien would leave Late Night in 2009 to succeed Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon began hosting his version of Late Night on March 2, 2009.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S14-E68 January 5th, 2007
S12-E131 June 7th, 2005
S11-E100 April 8th, 2004

Late Show with David Letterman

Program genre

Comedy
Variety show
Talk show
Music

Official site

External resources

Late Show is an American late-night television talk and variety show on CBS. It first aired in August 1993 with host David Letterman, who previously hosted Late Night with David Letterman on NBC from 1982 to 1993. It is produced by Letterman's production company, Worldwide Pants, and CBS Television Studios. It originates from the Ed Sullivan Theater. In most U.S. markets the show airs from 11:35 p.m. to 12:37 a.m. Eastern and Pacific Time.nOn April 3, 2014, Letterman announced that he planned to retire in 2015. CBS announced Stephen Colbert as his successor soon after. CBS has confirmed that the new program will retain the Late Show name, and it will continue to be broadcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S14-E72 January 4th, 2007
Jerry Foley
S12-E155 June 6th, 2005
Jerry Foley
S11-E173 July 15th, 2004
Jerry Foley

Live! with Kelly and Michael

Program genre

Talk show

Official site

External resources

Live with Kelly and Michael is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. Executive-produced by Michael Gelman, the show has aired since 1983 locally on WABC-TV in New York City and 1988 nationwide.nWith roots in A.M. Los Angeles and A.M. New York, Live began as The Morning Show, hosted by Regis Philbin and Cyndy Garvey; the show rose to national prominence as Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, which ran for 12 years and continuing as Live with Regis and Kelly for another decade before Ripa, after hosting with guest co-hosts for nearly a year, was paired with former NFL defensive end Michael Strahan. The franchise has had longstanding success and has won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Hosts.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S17-E112 June 7th, 2005

MADtv

Program genre

Live action
Sketch comedy
Animation
Variety show
Satire
Comedy

Official site

External resources

MADtv is an American sketch comedy television series originally inspired by Mad magazine. The show featured animated Spy vs. Spy and Don Martin cartoon shorts as well as images of Alfred E. Neuman, although the sketch comedy rarely if ever had any relation to the magazine's content. Its first TV broadcast was on October 14, 1995. The one-hour show first-ran on Saturday nights on Fox, and was in syndication on Comedy Central. In Australia the show screens on satellite and cable TV channel The Comedy Channel and in late-night timeslots on free-to-air broadcaster the Nine Network and its affiliates.nMADtv was created by Fax Bahr and Adam Small. The series was originally produced by Bahr/Small Productions and Quincy Jones/David Salzman Entertainment. After Bahr and Small left the series at the end of the third season, the series was handled by QDE and WB Television Distribution. The series was directed by Bruce Leddy, as well as David Grossman, and Amanda Bearse.nOn November 12, 2008, Fox announced that MADtv's 14th season would be its last. David Salzman said that he would be exploring the continuation of the show on another channel; possibly cable.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S09-E21 April 17th, 2004

On Air with Ryan Seacrest

Program genre

Talk show

External resources

On Air with Ryan Seacrest is an American syndicated television talk show, which ran from January 12, 2004 through September 17, 2004. It was distributed in the United States and Canada by Twentieth Television.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E09 January 21st, 2004

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E01 March 16th, 2005

The Anna Nicole Show

Program genre

Reality television

External resources

The Anna Nicole Show is an American reality sitcom starring former model and Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith. The series debuted on August 4, 2002 on the E! entertainment television network and ran for two seasons.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E03 March 16th, 2003

The Boondocks

Program genre

Comedy
Action
Animation
Satire
Black comedy
Sitcom
Animated cartoon

Official site

External resources

The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim. Created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same name, the series premiered on November 6, 2005. The show begins with a black family, the Freemans, settling into the fictional, peaceful, and mostly white suburb of Woodcrest from Chicago's South Side. The perspective offered by this mixture of cultures, lifestyles, social classes, stereotypes, viewpoints and racial identities provides for much of the series' satire, comedy, and conflict.nThe Boondocks ended on June 23, 2014 with a total of 55 episodes over the course of the show's four seasons. The fourth and final season was produced without the same level of involvement from series creator Aaron McGruder. The series also airs in syndication outside the United States and has been released on various DVD sets and other forms of home media, including on demand streaming on Netflix.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E09 December 10th, 2007

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Program genre

Talk show
Music
Late night television
Variety show
Comedy

Official site

External resources

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson is an American late-night talk show hosted by Scottish American comedian Craig Ferguson, who is the third regular host of the Late Late Show franchise. It follows Late Show with David Letterman in the CBS late-night lineup, airing weekdays in the U.S. at 12:37 a.m. It is taped in front of a live studio audience from Monday to Friday at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, California, directly above the Bob Barker Studio. It is produced by David Letterman's production company Worldwide Pants Incorporated and CBS Television Studios.nSince becoming host on January 3, 2005, after Craig Kilborn and Tom Snyder, Ferguson has achieved the highest ratings since the show's inception in 1995. While the majority of the episodes focus on comedy, Ferguson has also addressed difficult subject matter, such as the deaths of his parents, and undertaken serious interviews, such as one with Desmond Tutu, which earned the show a 2009 Peabody Award.nOn April 28, 2014, Ferguson announced that he will leave the show on December 19, 2014.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E114 July 10th, 2007

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Program genre

Comedy
Talk show
Variety show
Late night television

Official site

External resources

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that initially aired from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February 6, 2014. The fourth incarnation of the Tonight Show franchise made its debut on May 25, 1992, three days following Johnny Carson's retirement as host of the program. The program originates from NBC Studios in Burbank, California, and was broadcast Monday through Friday at 11:35 PM in the Eastern and Pacific time zones. Unlike Carson or his predecessor Jack Paar, Leno only once utilized a guest host, preferring to host the series by himself.nThe series, which followed the same basic format as that of his predecessors, ran until May 29, 2009, after which Leno was succeeded by Conan O'Brien. NBC signed Leno to a new deal for a nightly talk show in the 10:00 pm ET timeslot. The primetime series, titled The Jay Leno Show, debuted on September 14, 2009, following a similar format to the Leno incarnation of Tonight.nNeither O'Brien's version of the program, which premiered June 1, 2009, nor The Jay Leno Show generated the ratings that NBC had expected.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S16-E89 March 31st, 2008
S15-E179 June 22nd, 2007
S14-E188 July 13th, 2006
S14-E40 November 18th, 2005
S12-E11 June 16th, 2003
S11-E96 November 12th, 2002
S11-E59 September 13th, 2002

The View

Program genre

Talk show

Official site

External resources

The View is an American talk show and entertainment/infotainment program that has aired on ABC since August 11, 1997, as part of its daytime programming block. The show's concept was conceived by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, and is executive produced by Walters and Bill Wolff. As of the 2014-15 season, its eighteenth, The View is the fourth-longest running national daytime talk show in history, behind Live! with Kelly and Michael, The Phil Donahue Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.nThe View focuses on a panel of four female co-hosts, who discuss a variety of social and political issues. The original panel consisted of Walters, Joy Behar, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, and Meredith Vieira; the current panel consists of Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie Perez, and Nicolle Wallace. In between said panels, the series has also employed Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Lisa Ling, Sherri Shepherd, and Jenny McCarthy.nThe View airs live from New York City weekdays at 11 a.m./10 a.m. in the Eastern and Central time zones, and is tape-delayed for the rest of the country. International versions of the program are aired in several countries.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E38 March 7th, 2002

VH1 Goes Inside

Program genre

News

External resources

Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E07 November 6th, 2003

Wild 'n Out

Program genre

Comedy

Official site

External resources

Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out is an American sketch comedy and improv television series that was created and hosted by comedian Nick Cannon. It debuted on July 28, 2005, on MTV and concluded in summer 2007. In 2014 Wild 'N Out was renewed for a sixth season.nIn November 2012, MTV2 announced that the series would be returning in 2013 after a six-year hiatus. The series will follow Cannon as he searches high and low for the newest upcoming comedy stars, along with bringing back familiar faces from previous seasons of the series. It will also feature the show's original cast.The premiere episode of Season 5 acquired 1.1 million total viewers, making it the highest rated telecast in MTV2 history. On October 8, 2013, Wild 'n Out was renewed for a sixth season, which premiered on July 2, 2014.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E03 February 16th, 2006

Awards won

2008 Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Cadillac Records Biographical Film
Jeffrey Wright

2007 Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Talk to Me Drama Film
Independent Filmmaker Project
Film
Indie film

2003 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Proud Family Animated TV Program
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

2002 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Steve Harvey Show TV Sitcom
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Steve Harvey Show TV Sitcom
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

2000 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Steve Harvey Show TV Sitcom
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

1999 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
The Steve Harvey Show TV Sitcom
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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