Favorite Actors/Actress

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1. Eddie Griffin

Actor | A Star Is Born

Eddie Griffin was born on July 15, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on A Star Is Born (2018), Def Comedy Jam 25 (2017) and The Comedy Get Down (2017).

2. Jamie Watson

Actor | Peep and the Big Wide World

Jamie Watson is an actor, known for Peep and the Big Wide World (2004), RedaKai (2011) and 6Teen (2004).

3. Jascha Washington

Actor | Enemy of the State

Jascha Washington was born on June 21, 1989 in Kings County, California, USA as Jascha Akili Washington. He is an actor, known for Enemy of the State (1998), Big Momma's House (2000) and Big Momma's House 2 (2006).

4. Mitchell Eisner

Actor | The Save-Ums!

Mitchell Eisner was born on April 29, 1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Save-Ums! (2003), Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends (2004) and Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007).

5. Tamar Braxton

Actress | Being Mary Jane

Tamar Braxton was born on March 17, 1977 in Severn, Maryland, USA as Tamar Estine Braxton. She is an actress, known for Being Mary Jane (2013), Redemption Of A Dogg (A Stageplay) (2018) and GangLand (2018). She has been married to Vince Herbert since November 27, 2008. They have one child. She was ...

6. Cedric the Entertainer

Actor | Barbershop

Cedric the Entertainer was born on April 24, 1964 in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA as Cedric Antonio Kyles. He is an actor and writer, known for Barbershop (2002), Be Cool (2005) and A Haunted House (2013). He has been married to Lorna Wells since September 3, 1999. They have two children.

7. Aries Spears

Actor | Jerry Maguire

Chicago native Aries Spears discovered his comedic abilities at the young age of 14, when he started doing his own comedy routine around his hometown. By the age of 17, he landed a part in the movie Home of Angels (1994), starring Abe Vigoda, Sherman Hemsley and Joe Frazier. Spears' additional film...

8. Tupac Shakur

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Born in New York City, Tupac grew up primarily in Harlem. In 1984, his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he became good friends with Jada Pinkett Smith. His family moved again in 1988 to Oakland, California. His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group Digital ...

9. Kevin Hart

Actor | Ride Along

Kevin Hart was born on July 6, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Kevin Darnell Hart. He is an actor and producer, known for Ride Along (2014), Central Intelligence (2016) and Grudge Match (2013). He has been married to Eniko Parrish since August 13, 2016. They have one child. He was ...

10. Walter Borden

Actor | Lexx: The Dark Zone

Walter Borden is an actor, known for Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (1996), Gerontophilia (2013) and Lexx (1997).

11. Wanda Sykes

Actress | Monster-in-Law

Wanda Sykes has been called one of the funniest stand-up comics by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand-up has sent her career in many different areas.

She was recently seen in Comedy Central's Wanda Does It (2004), where she tried ...

12. Melanie Tonello

Actress | Cheaper by the Dozen 2

Canadian born Melanie Tonello has had the honor of working with many world famous stars including: Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson in "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio", where she plays the role of Barbara: eighth of the ten children of Evelyn Ryan - of whom the film tells the inspirational ...

13. Traci Braxton

Actress | Sinners Wanted

Traci Braxton is an actress, known for Sinners Wanted (2018), All In and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (2014).

14. Toni Braxton

Soundtrack | The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

Toni Braxton was born on October 7, 1966 in Severn, Maryland, USA as Toni Michelle Braxton. She was previously married to Keri Lewis.

15. Martin Lawrence

Actor | Martin

Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was ...

16. Thomas Mikal Ford

Actor | Martin

Thomas Mikal Ford was born on September 5, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Martin (1992), Harlem Nights (1989) and Across the Tracks (1990).

He recently completed four seasons on TV One's hit show, Who's Got jokes hosted by Bill Bellamy, as the hilarious ...

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17. Godfrey Cambridge

Actor | Cotton Comes to Harlem

Cambridge won a four-year scholarship to study medicine but decided, instead, to become an actor, leaving college in his third year. He acted in many off-Broadway productions, winning the Village Voice's Obie Award in Jean Genet's "The Blacks"; and, on Broadway, he gained a Tony Award Nomination in...

18. Godfrey

Actor | Chain Reaction

Godfrey was born on July 21, 1969 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA as Godfrey C. Danchimah Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for Chain Reaction (1996), Soul Plane (2004) and Original Gangstas (1996).

19. Steve Harvey

Actor | It Follows

Steve Harvey is an actor, known for It Follows (2017).

20. LL Cool J

Actor | Deep Blue Sea

L.L. Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, the son of Ondrea Griffith and James Louis Smith, Jr. Todd, as he was called, did not have a very happy childhood. At the age of four, he saw his mother and grandfather shot by his own father. After they...

21. Thea Vidale

Actress | Ugly Betty

Thea Vidale was born on November 20, 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Ugly Betty (2006), Ellen (1994) and Thea (1993).

22. Method Man

Actor | How High

Method Man was born on April 1, 1971 in Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA as Clifford Smith. He is an actor, known for How High (2001), Garden State (2004) and Method & Red (2004). He has been married to Tamika Smith since 2001.

23. Sommore

Actress | Friday After Next

She is the half sister of Nia Long who played in the first Friday. She and Long share the same father and have never been in the same movie. She attended Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia (where movies like Drumline and Stomp the Yard were filmed). Sommore appeared with Monique in the ...

24. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

25. Faizon Love

Actor | Friday

Faizon Love was born on June 14, 1968 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba as Langston Faizon Santisima. He is an actor and writer, known for Friday (1995), Elf (2003) and Blue Crush (2002).

26. Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Actor | Friday

If you ever want a 6' 5", musclebound, broad-shouldered, shaved-head actor to play a terrifying bodyguard, a soldier of fortune or a fearsome gangster, then Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr. is the man you want. This African-American basketball player turned actor first popped up in minor roles such as a ...

27. Tony Cox

Actor | Bad Santa

Tony Cox was born on March 31, 1958 in Uniontown, Alabama, USA. He is known for his work on Bad Santa (2003), Spaceballs (1987) and Epic Movie (2007). He has been married to Otelia since 1989. They have one child.

28. Spike Lee

Director | Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher. He attended ...

29. Yvette Wilson

Actress | Friday

After attending San Jose State University in California, she began her entertainment career as a stand up comic, touring the comedy club circuit. One of her first on-screen appearances was as a recurring member of the cast of the short lived sitcom Thea. Yvette went on to land more on screen roles ...

30. Reynaldo Rey

Actor | Friday

Reynaldo Rey was born on January 27, 1940 in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA as Harold Reynolds. He was an actor and writer, known for Friday (1995), White Men Can't Jump (1992) and Young Doctors in Love (1982). He was married to Evelyn. He died on May 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.



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