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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 December 1965Plymouth, North Carolina, USA
Birth NameJerry Brooks
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (1)

Shahidah Omar (? - present)

Trivia (6)

Started using his stage name when he was a hip-hop dancer.
Was raised in Mount Vernon, New York.
Had recurring roles on Everybody Hates Chris (2005) (TV) and Saturday Night Live (2003-2005) (TV).
Worked as a writer and was a recipient of the 2007 Writers Guild of America award for Best Comedy/Variety Series (Including Talk).
Best known for his role as Leon Black in Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) (TV).
Has one daughter.

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