J.B. Smoove


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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 Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Date Night (2010) and Hall Pass (2011). He is married to Shahidah Omar. See full bio »

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Date Night Cabbie
(2010)
Hall Pass Flats
(2011)
Curb Your Enthusiasm Leon / Leon Black
(2007-2021)

Filmography

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 2022 Fables (TV Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (voice)
  Back on the Strip (post-production)
Pastor Amos 'Slim Sexy' Fowler
 2007-2021 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Leon / Leon Black
- Episode #11.10 (2021) ... Leon (as JB Smoove)
- Episode #11.9 (2021) ... Leon (as JB Smoove)
- What Have I Done? (2021) ... Leon (as JB Smoove)
- Irma Kostroski (2021) ... Leon (as JB Smoove)
- Man Fights Tiny Woman (2021) ... Leon (as JB Smoove)
 2021 Fairfax (TV Series short)
Quattro / Quattro the Pigeon
- Belly of the Hypebeast (2021) ... Quattro (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Secure the Bag (2021) ... Quattro (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Smells Like E-Spirit (2021) ... Quattro (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Chernobylfest (2021) ... Quattro (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Dale Hates His Dad (2021) ... Quattro (voice, as JB Smoove)
 2021 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Philip Johnson
- Episode #6.3 (2021) ... Philip Johnson
 2009-2021 American Dad! (TV Series)
Airport Security Guard / Radio Station Security Guard / Guy #1 / ...
- The Wondercabinet (2021) ... Radio Station Security Guard (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Ricky Spanish (2012) ... Guy #1 (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)
 2021 Mr. Mayor (TV Series)
Tik Tok Voice
- #PalmTreeReform (2021) ... Tik Tok Voice (voice, as J. B. Smoove)
 2021 On the Count of Three
Lyndell
 2020 Woke (TV Series)
Marker
- Rhymes with Broke (2020) ... Marker (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Blue Lies Matter (2020) ... Marker (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Prayers for Kubby (2020) ... Marker (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Dap, Peace, F*ck You (2020) ... Marker (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Oaktown Get-Down (2020) ... Marker (voice, as JB Smoove)
 2020 Mapleworth Murders (TV Series short)
Chief Billy Bills
- The Final Chapter for Mrs. Mapleworth - Part 3 (2020) ... Chief Billy Bills (as JB Smoove)
- The Final Chapter for Mrs. Mapleworth - Part 2 (2020) ... Chief Billy Bills (as JB Smoove)
- The Final Chapter for Mrs. Mapleworth - Part 1 (2020) ... Chief Billy Bills (as JB Smoove)
- Killer Voices - Part 3 (2020) ... Chief Billy Bills (as JB Smoove)
- Killer Voices - Part 2 (2020) ... Chief Billy Bills (as JB Smoove)
 2019-2020 Harley Quinn (TV Series)
Frank the Plant
- The Runaway Bridesmaid (2020) ... Frank the Plant (voice, as JB Smoove)
- A Fight Worth Fighting For (2020) ... Frank the Plant (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Bachelorette (2020) ... Frank the Plant (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Catwoman (2020) ... Frank the Plant (voice, as JB Smoove)
- The Final Joke (2020) ... Frank the Plant (voice, as JB Smoove)
 2020 The Last O.G. (TV Series)
Carl
- Come Clean (2020) ... Carl (as JB Smoove)
- Family Feud (2020) ... Carl (as JB Smoove)
- They Reminisce Over You (2020) ... Carl (as JB Smoove)
- Lookin at the Front Door (2020) ... Carl (as JB Smoove)
 2019 The Jesus Rolls
The Mechanic
 2018-2019 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series)
Phil
- A Glorious End, Part Two (2019) ... Phil (voice, as JB Smoove)
- A Glorious End, Part One (2019) ... Phil (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Race to Trollmarket (2019) ... Phil (voice, as JB Smoove)
- Asteroid Rage (2019) ... Phil (voice, as JB Smoove)
- There's Something About Gwen (of Gorbon) (2019) ... Phil (voice, as JB Smoove)
 2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home
Mr. Dell (as JB Smoove)
 2018 Uncle Drew
Angelo
 2018 New Girl (TV Series)
Van Bishop
- Godparents (2018) ... Van Bishop (as JB Smoove)
 2017 Sia: Santa's Coming for Us (Music Video)
J.B. Smoove
 2014-2017 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Bebop / Anton Zeck / Grum
- The Big Blow Out (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- The Foot Walks Again! (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- Wanted: Bebop and Rocksteady (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- End Times (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
- Heart of Evil (2017) ... Bebop (voice)
 2017 Peter Parker Takes His Driving Test (Short)
Mr. Dell
 2016-2017 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
Darryl
- Sleepover Dream Light Haze (2017) ... Darryl
- Pestilence War Famine Death (2016) ... Darryl
 2017 The Polka King
Ron Edwards (as JB Smoove)
 2016 The 5th Quarter (TV Series)
Doug Dripp / Gerald D. Lozenge
- Catching a Catcher (2016) ... Doug Dripp / Gerald D. Lozenge
- Space Scam (2016) ... Doug Dripp / Gerald D. Lozenge
 2016 The Kicker (TV Movie)
Gil
 2016 Conan (TV Series)
Phantom of the Apollo
- Louis C.K. (2016) ... Phantom of the Apollo (uncredited)
 2016 Almost Christmas
Lonnie (as JB Smoove)
 2016 Transparent (TV Series)
Porter
- Elizah (2016) ... Porter
 2016 Epic Rap Battles of History (TV Series short)
Frederick Douglass
- Frederick Douglass vs Thomas Jefferson (2016) ... Frederick Douglass
 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 (as JB Smoove)
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Portal Power (Video Game)
Bebop (voice)
 2015 Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (TV Short)
Bebop (voice)
 2015 Uncle Drew: Chapter 4 (Short)
Angelo
 2015 Hell and Back
Sal the Demon (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
- Highway to the Manger Zone (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)
 2014 Search Party
Berk
 2014 Top Five
Silk
 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, as JB Smoove)
 2013 Dealin' with Idiots
Coach Ted
 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 A Haunted House
Kisha's Stepdad (as JB Smoove)
 2013 Movie 43
Larry (segment "The Proposition")
 2012 The League (TV Series)
DeRon
- The Vapora Sport (2012) ... DeRon
 2012 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Bosco 'B.A.' Baracus / Satan
- Crushed by a Steamroller on My 53rd Birthday (2012) ... Bosco 'B.A.' Baracus / Satan (voice)
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Gravedigger #2
- Barney/Never (2012) ... Gravedigger #2 (as JB Smoove)
 2012 The Front Desk (TV Series)
- Hotel Amenities (2012)
 2012 Leon's Guide to NYC (Video short)
Leon Black
 2012 The Dictator
Funeral Usher
 2012 Bent (TV Mini 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 (Music Video)
J.B. Smoove (uncredited)
 2012 Think Like a Man
Bartender (as JB Smoove)
 2011 The Sitter
Julio (as JB Smoove)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo
Mr. Stevens (as JB Smoove)
 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)
- Ally Abroad (2010) ... Kenny Westchester
- Cold Case (2010) ... Kenneth Westchester (as JB Smoove)
 2010 Date Night
Cabbie
 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)
 2005 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Quantrel Jefferson / Wendell Price
- Lindsay Lohan/David Alan Grier/Dwight Yoakam (2005) ... Quantrel Jefferson
- Christina Applegate/Regina Hall/Black Eyed Peas (2005) ... Wendell Price (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
 2001 Pootie Tang
Trucky
 2000 ShortCuts (TV Series)
City Fellah (segment "Ugly Revenge")
- Comedy: Part 3 (2000) ... City Fellah (segment "Ugly Revenge")
 1998 Ugly Revenge (Short)
City Fellah
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Levon
- Bait (1998) ... Levon
 1998 Tomorrow Night
Mel the Mailman
 1997 Lesser Prophets
Chucky (as JB Smoove)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (122 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Personal Details

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TV commercial: McDonald's with Ken Jeong. See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. B. Smoove | JB Smoove

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)

Spouse:

Shahidah Omar

Children:

Brooks, Jerrica
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You got to start by doing little things if your quest is to take over the world. See more »

Trivia:

Best known for his role as Leon Black in Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) (TV). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and slender frame See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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