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Sinbad


Sinbad was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan to two parents, Louise and the Baptist Rev. Dr. Donald Beckley Adkins and was then known as David Adkins. He is primarily known as an actor and somewhat a writer and proved his comedic acting style in House Guest (1994), Jingle All the Way (1996), First Kid (1996) and Good Burger (1997). He has been ... See full bio »
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Known For

Jingle All the Way
Jingle All the Way Myron Larabee
(1996)
First Kid
First Kid Sam Simms
(1996)
Good Burger
Good Burger Mr. Wheat
(1997)
A Different World
A Different World Coach Walter Oakes
(1987-1991)

Filmography

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 2017 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Shazaam
 2016 Zero Gravity Live (Video)
Master of Ceremony
 2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Noel DeSoil Holyfield
 2013-2014 Steven Universe (TV Series)
Mr. Smiley
- Watermelon Steven (2014) ... Mr. Smiley (voice)
- Ocean Gem (2014) ... Mr. Smiley (voice)
- Joking Victim (2014) ... Mr. Smiley (voice)
- Arcade Mania (2014) ... Mr. Smiley (voice)
- Tiger Millionaire (2014) ... Mr. Smiley (voice)
 2014 Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular (Short)
Roper (voice)
 2014 The Scout (TV Series)
 2013 Planes
Roper (voice)
 2007-2009 Slacker Cats (TV Series)
Eddie
- Work, Work, Work (2009) ... Eddie (voice)
- Casino Miaow (2007) ... Eddie (voice)
- Ozymandias (2007) ... Eddie (voice)
- Big Guy (2007) ... Eddie (voice)
 2008 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Sinbad
- Dennis Reynolds: An Erotic Life (2008) ... Sinbad
 2006 Leila (Short)
Leila's Uncle
 2002 Treading Water
The Security Guard
 2002 Hansel & Gretel
Raven (voice)
 2002 Crazy as Hell
Orderly
 2001 Angie Stone: Brotha (Video short)
 2000 Blue Shirts
 2000 Moesha (TV Series)
Prof. LeCount
 2000 Ready to Run (TV Movie)
Hollywood Shuffle (voice)
 1995-1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Big Bad Wolfgang / Simpleton / Frog Prince
- The Golden Goose (1997) ... Simpleton (voice)
- The Frog Prince (1995) ... Frog Prince (voice)
 1998-1999 Cosby (TV Series)
Del
- Afterschool Delight (1999) ... Del
- The Awful Truth (1999) ... Del
 1995 All That (TV Series)
- Sinbad/Coolio (1995)
 1994 Aliens for Breakfast (TV Movie)
 1993-1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
David Bryan
- Girls Unda Hoodz (1994) ... David Bryan
- Adoption: Part 2 (1994) ... David Bryan
- Adoption: Part 1 (1994) ... David Bryan
- Family Reunion (1994) ... David Bryan
- Can We Talk? (1994) ... David Bryan
 1993 Coneheads
Otto
 1992 Roc (TV Series)
Ruben Stiles
 1987 Keep on Cruisin' (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Hosted the 1996 Essence Awards with Halle Berry. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I had flaming red hair and they called me Red Chamberlain. I had "Baby Wilt" written on the side of my car. I was on my way to becoming All-American. I thought college ball was going to be the ticket. See more »

Trivia:

Friends with Steve Harvey. See more »

Trademark:

Buzz Cut See more »

Nickname:

Sinbad not the Sailor See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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