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Cedric the Entertainer

1964-04-24 Jefferson City, Missouri, USA

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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 for Ice Age, the Madagascar film series, Charlotte's Web (2006), Planes, and Planes: Fire & Rescue. He hosted BET's ComicView during the 1993–1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995 as well as the 12th season of the daytime version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2013–14. In 2019, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Son of the South Reverend Ralph Abernathy 2021-02-05
Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11 Self 2021-09-11
They're Trying To Kill Us 2021-06-19
Protect or Neglect Self 2021-10-27
Poor Greg Drowning 2020-08-11
The Opening Act Billy G. 2020-10-16
This Is Stand-Up 2020-04-12
She Ball Councilmen 2020-08-21
Feeding America Comedy Festival Self 2020-05-10
#NoJoke Self 2019-09-09
First Reformed Pastor Joel Jeffers 2018-05-18
Summer Camp Island Moon (voice) 2017-04-16
Def Comedy Jam 25 Self 2017-09-26
Dying Laughing Himself 2017-02-24
Cedric the Entertainer: Live from the Ville Himself 2016-09-16
Why Him? Lou Dunne 2016-12-22
Barbershop: The Next Cut Eddie 2016-04-15
Top Five Jazzy Dee 2014-12-12
A Haunted House 2 Father Doug 2014-04-17
Planes: Fire & Rescue Leadbottom (voice) 2014-07-17
Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular Leadbottom 2014-11-04
Planes Fire and Rescue: Dipper Leadbottom (Voice) 2014-11-04
Caught on Tape Maintenance Man 2013-02-05
Planes Leadbottom (voice) 2013-08-09
A Haunted House Father Williams 2013-01-11
Madly Madagascar Maurice (voice) 2013-01-29
Phunny Business: A Black Comedy Self 2012-04-25
Dance Fu Detective 2012-07-06
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Himself 2012-02-19
Grassroots Richard McIver 2012-06-22
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Maurice (voice) 2012-06-06
Larry Crowne Lamar 2011-06-30
All's Faire in Love Professor Shockworthy 2009-05-15
All Star Comedy Jam Himself 2009-02-01
Merry Madagascar Maurice (voice) 2009-11-16
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Maurice (voice) 2008-10-30
Cadillac Records Willie Dixon 2008-12-05
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Clyde Stubb 2008-02-08
Street Kings Scribble 2008-04-10
Talk to Me 'Nighthawk' Bob Terry 2007-07-13
Code Name: The Cleaner Jake Rodgers 2007-01-05
Charlotte's Web Golly the Goose (voice) 2006-12-07
We Don't Die, We Multiply: The Robin Harris Story Himself 2006-10-17
Cedric the Entertainer: Taking You Higher Himself 2006-10-03
Madagascar Maurice (voice) 2005-05-25
The Honeymooners Ralph Kramden 2005-06-10
Earth to America Self 2005-11-20
Be Cool Sin LaSalle 2005-03-04
Man of the House Percy Stevens 2005-02-25
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Constable 2004-12-16
Barbershop 2: Back in Business Eddie 2004-01-20
Johnson Family Vacation Nate Johnson / Uncle Earl 2004-04-07
Intolerable Cruelty Gus Petch 2003-09-02
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Self 2003-01-01
Serving Sara Ray Harris 2002-08-23
Barbershop Eddie 2002-04-01
Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup Himself 2002-10-01
Ice Age Carl (voice) 2002-03-10
Platinum Comedy Series: Roasting Shaquille O'Neal himself 2002-01-29
Kingdom Come Rev. Hooker 2001-04-11
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner Self 2001-03-11
Dr. Dolittle 2 Zoo Bear #1 (voice) 2001-06-22
The Original Kings of Comedy Himself 2000-08-18
Def Comedy Jam, Vol. 7 2000-11-28
Big Momma's House Reverend 2000-05-31
Ride Bo 1998-03-27
Planes: Back to School Leadbottom
The Plus One Alfred Anders