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J.B. Smoove


J.B. Smoove was born on December 16, 1964 in Plymouth, North Carolina, USA as Jerry Brooks. He is an actor and writer, known for Date Night (2010), The Sitter (2011) and We Bought a Zoo (2011). He is married to Shahidah Omar. See full bio »

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 2015 Showing Roots (pre-production)
Two Step
 2014 Search Party
Berk
 2014 Top Five
 2014 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Sergeant Pruit
- Stepping Stone (2014) ... Sergeant Pruit (uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)
Dr. Ray De Angelo Harris (voice)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Jaspar
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Hackus (voice)
 2013 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Sergeant Pruitt
- Let Her Go (2013) ... Sergeant Pruitt (as JB Smoove)
 2013 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Basketball Player
- Dine & Dash (2013) ... Basketball Player
 2013 Movie 43
Larry (segment "The Proposition")
 2012 The League (TV Series)
DeRon
- The Vapora Sport (2012) ... DeRon
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Gravedigger #2
- Barney/Never (2012) ... Gravedigger #2 (as JB Smoove)
 2012 Leon's Guide to NYC (Video short)
Leon Black
 2012 The Dictator
Funeral Usher
 2012 Bent (TV Series)
Clem
- Tile Date (2012) ... Clem
- Mom (2012) ... Clem
- HD (2012) ... Clem
- A-Game (2012) ... Clem
- Smitten (2012) ... Clem
 2012 Think Like a Man
Bartender
 2012 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
That Frog Kurtis
- Just Beat It or Jackson Five Across Yo' Eyes (2012) ... That Frog Kurtis (voice)
 2011 The Sitter
Julio
 2011 We Bought a Zoo
Mr. Stevens (as JB Smoove)
 2009-2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
Airport Security Guard / Tracy Bryant
- The Worst Stan (2011) ... Tracy Bryant (voice)
- The People vs. Martin Sugar (2010) ... Airport Security Guard (voice)
- There Will Be Bad Blood (2010) ... Airport Security Guard (voice)
- Home Adrone (2009) ... Airport Security Guard (voice)
 2007-2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Leon Black
- Mister Softee (2011) ... Leon Black (as JB Smoove)
- The Bi-Sexual (2011) ... Leon Black
- The Safe House (2011) ... Leon Black
- The Divorce (2011) ... Leon Black
 2011 In the Flow with Affion Crockett (TV Series)
iDaddy
- Put the Kids to Bed (2011) ... iDaddy
 2011 Hall Pass
Flats (as JB Smoove)
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series)
DJ Kwanzaa
- Angry Dad: The Movie (2011) ... DJ Kwanzaa (voice)
 2010 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Curtis / Uncle Dexter
- Step Brother (2010) ... Curtis / Uncle Dexter (voice)
 2008-2010 'Til Death (TV Series)
Kenny Westchester / Kenneth Westchester
- Brother's Keeper (2010) ... Kenny Westchester (as JB Smoove)
- Family Vacation (2010) ... Kenny Westchester (as JB Smoove)
- Dog Fight (2010) ... Kenny Westchester (as JB Smoove)
- Cold Case (2010) ... Kenneth Westchester (as JB Smoove)
 2009 Hurricane Season
Team Bus Driver
 2009 Castle (TV Series)
Norman Jessup
- Love Me Dead (2009) ... Norman Jessup
 2009 Frankenhood
Leon
 2007-2008 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Manny
- Everybody Hates Being Cool (2008) ... Manny
- Everybody Hates Ex-Cons (2008) ... Manny
- Everybody Hates the BFD (2008) ... Manny
- Everybody Hates Kwanzaa (2007) ... Manny
 2008 Carpoolers (TV Series)
Parking Attendant
- Wheels of Fortune (2008) ... Parking Attendant (as JB Smoove)
 2003-2005 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Terrell / Guy / Football Player / ...
- Dane Cook/James Blunt (2005) ... Guy (uncredited)
- Lance Armstrong/Sheryl Crow (2005) ... Terrell (uncredited)
- Tom Brady/Beck (2005) ... Football Player (uncredited)
- David Spade/Jack Johnson (2005) ... Terrell (uncredited)
- Topher Grace/The Killers (2005) ... Terrell (uncredited)
 2004 Gas
Ignatius
 2003 The Watermelon Heist
Numbers
 2002-2003 Cedric the Entertainer Presents (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.10 (2003) ... Various
- Episode #1.16 (2003) ... Various
- Episode #1.15 (2003) ... Various
- Episode #1.14 (2003) ... Various
- Episode #1.13 (2003) ... Various
 2003 With or Without You
Darnell
 2003 Ed (TV Series)
Alvin
- Second Chances (2003) ... Alvin
 2002 Mr. Deeds
Reuben
 2000 ShortCuts (TV Series)
City Fellah (segment "Ugly Revenge")
- Comedy: Part 3 (2000) ... City Fellah (segment "Ugly Revenge")
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Levon
- Bait (1998) ... Levon
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Mel the Mailman
 1997 Lesser Prophets
Chucky (as JB Smoove)
 1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Various Characters (2003-)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (51 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial, "Talented," with J.B. Smoove and Fred Armisen for "Audi invites you to watch the Emmys, Monday on NBC".

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

JB Smoove

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Worked as a writer and was a recipient of the 2007 Writers Guild of America award for Best Comedy/Variety Series (Including Talk). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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Absolutely hilarious in the new Curb seasons... iaxon
funny writer but... MoogieMoo
Saw him at a comedy club, unfunny DarkGoeie
I can't believe no one has posted. invisible_kid
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Stand-up at Comix in NY March 21-22 Only $20!!! StormDragoon
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