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Smalls (I)

With his incredible presence mixed with an undeniable wit Smalls has come a long way since his debut on such shows as Mad T.V. and Saved by the Bell, which led to national commercial bookings allowing for roles on E.R., The Huntress, The Hughley's, and The Steve Harvey Show. Most recently he can be seen playing Ruben Banks on the hit UPN show All ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bringing Down the House
Blades of Glory
Blades of Glory Frank the Security Guard
Today You Die
Today You Die Dinky-D
ER Earl


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 2018 Lucifer (TV Series)
- Let Pinhead Sing! (2018) ... Bob
 2015 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Ten Mohs Bodyguard
- Nice to Meet You, Dr. Isles (2015) ... Ten Mohs Bodyguard
 2014 Quick Draw (TV Series)
Gatling Gun Man
- The Grasshopper Plague (2014) ... Gatling Gun Man
 2014 Growing Up Fisher (TV Series)
- Madi About You (2014) ... Eddie
 2012 Miss Holland (TV Series)
- Straight Outta Compton (2012) ... Bobby
 2012 Louis Lake
Bar Owner
 2012 Speed Demons
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Cause for Alarm (2009) ... Security Guard
 2008 The Riches (TV Series)
Jena Correctional Guard
- Field of Dreams (2008) ... Jena Correctional Guard
 2007 Blades of Glory
Frank the Security Guard (as Ricardo "Smalls" Strickland)
 2005 Today You Die (Video)
 2005 All of Us (TV Series)
Mr. Banks
- Sail On (2005) ... Mr. Banks
 2005 Jake in Progress (TV Series)
- Rivals and Departures (2005) ... Bouncer
 2004 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Beefy Security Guard
- Degas Away with It (2004) ... Beefy Security Guard
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Security Man
 2004 The Guardian (TV Series)
- Blood In, Blood Out (2004) ... Guard
 2004 It's All Relative (TV Series)
- Philip in a China Shop (2004) ... Jonesy
 2003-2004 I'm with Her (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Winners & Losers & Whiners & Boozers: Part 1 (2004) ... Security Guard
- Pilot (2003) ... Security Guard
 2004 ER (TV Series)
- Get Carter (2004) ... Earl
 2003 Ride or Die (Video)
 2003 The Parkers (TV Series)
- Squatter's Rights (2003) ... Bob
 2003 Bringing Down the House
 2002 The King (Short)
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Larry 'Biggy' Little
- In the Line of Booty (2002) ... Larry 'Biggy' Little
 2002 L.A.X.
James (as Rick Smalls Strickland)
 2001 The Huntress (TV Series)
- Now You See Him (2001) ... Bruce (as Rick 'Smalls' Strickland)
 1999 Charmed (TV Series)
- The Devil's Music (1999) ... Bouncer
 1999 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
The Man
- Devil's Advocate (1999) ... The Man
 1997 Ill Gotten Gains
Slave #4
 1996 Malibu Shores (TV Series)
- Against the Wall (1996) ... Spike (as Rick Strickland)
 1995 MADtv (TV Series)
Notorious B.I.G.
- Episode #1.8 (1995) ... Notorious B.I.G. (as Rick Smalls Strickland)

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Alternate Names:

Ricardo "Smalls" Strickland | Rick 'Smalls' Strickland | Rick Smalls Strickland | Rick Strickland


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Was in The Ranger Division of The United States Army, where he served in Desert Storm, earning numerous honors including The Purple Heart. See more »

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