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CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER is best known for his crowd-pleasing roles in the recent hit films BARBERSHOP with Ice Cube, INTOLERABLE CRUELTY with George Clooney, and THE ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY, MTV's documentary feature directed by Spike Lee. On the big screen Cedric has also been seen in BARBERSHOP 2, BIG MOMMA'S HOUSE with Martin Lawrence, KINGDOM COME with Whoopi Goldberg and SERVING SARA with Matthew Perry. He also displayed his vocal talent in DR. DOLITTLE 3 and ICE AGE.

Cedric will next be seen in THE HONEYMOONERS, in which he will star as Jackie Gleason's famed character "Ralph Cramden,” BE COOL (the sequel to GET SHORTY) with John Travolta, and LEMONY SNICKET with Jim Carrey.

Cedric has celebrated many career successes spanning television, live performances and film. Some notable accolades include receiving the AFTRA Award of Excellence in Television Programming for his Fox Television series "Cedric `The Entertainer' Presents...;” a record-breaking four consecutive NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of the lovable "Coach Cedric Robinson” on the WB's #1 rated "The Steve Harvey Show,” which ran for six seasons. His first comedy book, "Grown-Ass Man” was released in January of 2002 and sold out across the country. In 2001, a viewing audience of over 144 million saw Cedric star in the Bud Light commercial that landed in the #1 spot during the Super Bowl broadcast (subsequently, USA Today dubbed him "Madison Avenue's Most Valuable Player”). And, in 1994, Cedric received The Richard Pryor Comic of the Year Award from Black Entertainment Television for his groundbreaking work as host of Def Comedy Jam and BET's Comic View (1994-95 season).

Now helming his own production company, A Bird and a Bear Entertainment, Cedric will develop and produce feature films.

As a philanthropist, Cedric founded The Cedric The Entertainer Charitable Foundation which provides scholarships and outreach programs to enhance the lives of inner-city youth and their families in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. He plans to extend the foundation nationally.


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