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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)

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 2014-2017 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Bebop / Anton Zeck / Grum
- End Times (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- Heart of Evil (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- Owari (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- Requiem (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- The Tale of Tiger Claw (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
 2016-2017 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
Darryl
 2007-2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Leon Black
- Episode #9.1 (2017) ... Leon Black
- Mister Softee (2011) ... Leon Black (as JB Smoove)
- The Bi-Sexual (2011) ... Leon Black
- The Safe House (2011) ... Leon Black
 2016 The 5th Quarter (TV Series)
Doug Dripp / Gerald D. Lozenge
- Catching a Catcher ... Doug Dripp / Gerald D. Lozenge
- Space Scam ... Doug Dripp / Gerald D. Lozenge
 2016 Conan (TV Series)
Phantom of the Apollo
- Louis C.K. (2016) ... Phantom of the Apollo (uncredited)
 2016 Transparent (TV Series)
Porter
- Elizah (2016) ... Porter
 2015-2016 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Barry
- Hi, My Name Is ... (2016) ... Barry
- We Done Son (2015) ... Barry
 2016 The Kicker (TV Movie)
Gil
 2015 Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (TV Short)
Bebop (voice)
 2015 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Terrell
- Oh Snow You Didn't (2015) ... Terrell
 2013-2015 The Millers (TV Series)
Ray
- Hero (2015) ... Ray
- Louise Louise (2015) ... Ray
- Diggin' Up Bones (2015) ... Ray
 2011-2015 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
That Frog Kurtis / That Bastard Kurtis
- The Wizard of Watts (2015) ... That Frog Kurtis (voice)
- Seed of Kurtis AKA Father Is Just Another Word for Motherf*cker (2012) ... That Frog Kurtis / That Bastard Kurtis (voice)
- The Pilot (2011) ... That Frog Kurtis (voice)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Jaspar
 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
 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 The Front Desk (TV Series)
- Hotel Amenities (2012)
 2009-2012 American Dad! (TV Series)
Airport Security Guard / Tracy Bryant
- Ricky Spanish (2012) ... (voice)
- The Worst Stan (2011) ... Tracy Bryant (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
 2011 In the Flow with Affion Crockett (TV Series)
iDaddy
- Put the Kids to Bed (2011) ... iDaddy
 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 Castle (TV Series)
Norman Jessup
- Love Me Dead (2009) ... Norman Jessup
 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)
 2005 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Quantrel Jefferson
- Episode #12.146 (2005) ... Quantrel Jefferson
 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 Ed (TV Series)
Alvin
- Second Chances (2003) ... Alvin
 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
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Other Works:

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

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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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