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J.B. Smoove


J.B. Smoove was born on December 16, 1965 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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Known For

Date Night
Date Night Cabbie
(2010)
The Sitter
The Sitter Julio
(2011)
We Bought a Zoo
We Bought a Zoo Mr. Stevens
(2011)
Top Five
Top Five Silk
(2014)

Filmography

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 2016 The Kicker (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Gil
 2015-2016 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Barry
- Hi, My Name Is ... (2016) ... Barry
- We Done Son (2015) ... Barry
 2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut
One-Stop
 2016 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
Darryl
- Pestilence War Famine Death (2016) ... Darryl
 2015 Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (TV Movie)
Bebop (voice)
 2015 Hell and Back
Sal the Demon (voice)
 2014-2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Bebop / Anton Zeck / Ogre #2
- Annihilation: Earth! Part 2 (2015) ... Bebop (voice)
- The Fourfold Trap (2015) ... Bebop (voice)
- Attack of the Mega Shredder! (2015) ... Bebop (voice)
- The Noxious Avenger (2015) ... Bebop (voice)
- The Pig and the Rhino (2015) ... Bebop / Ogre #2 (voice)
 2013-2015 The Millers (TV Series)
Ray
- Hero (2015) ... Ray
- Louise Louise (2015) ... Ray
 2015 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Terrell
- Oh Snow You Didn't (2015) ... Terrell
 2012-2015 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
That Frog Kurtis / That Bastard Kurtis
- The Wizard of Watts (2015) ... (voice)
- Just Beat It or Jackson Five Across Yo' Eyes (2012) ... That Frog Kurtis (voice)
 2014 Search Party
Berk
 2014 Top Five
Silk
 2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series)
J.B. Smoove
- Rock, Paper, Stealers (2013) ... J.B. Smoove
 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
 2009-2012 American Dad! (TV Series)
Airport Security Guard / Tracy Bryant
- Ricky Spanish (2012) ... (voice)
- 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)
 2012 Bent (TV Series)
Clem
- Tile Date (2012) ... Clem
- Mom (2012) ... Clem
- HD (2012) ... Clem
- A-Game (2012) ... Clem
- Smitten (2012) ... Clem
 2012 Crispus Attucks: Today Was a Good Day (Video short) (uncredited)
 2012 Think Like a Man
Bartender
 2011 The Sitter
Julio (as JB Smoove)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo
Mr. Stevens (as JB Smoove)
 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 Earth Day (2008) ... Manny
- Everybody Hates Ex-Cons (2008) ... Manny
- Everybody Hates the BFD (2008) ... 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
 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 The Watermelon Heist
Numbers
 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)
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Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (68 credits)

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

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Alternate Names:

JB Smoove

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Started using his stage name when he was a hip-hop dancer. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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