MIKE EPPS' was most recently seen opposite Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac in the springtime box office hit GUESS WHO. He will next be seen in THE HONEYMOONERS, in which Epps plays comedic legend Ed Norton alongside Cedric the Entertainer. He is currently in production on Focus Features' 42.4 PERCENT, in which he will star opposite Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker.
Epps starred alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyonce Knowles in the comedy THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS and opposite Milla Jovovich in the blockbuster sequel RESIDENT EVIL: APOCALYPSE. His feature filmography also includes a starring role opposite Ice Cube in "All About the Benjamins" and a reprisal of his role as Day-Day in FRIDAY AFTER NEXT, the third installment of the "Friday" series.
Epps has been mastering and performing his comedy act "The Mike Epps Show" to sold-out theatres and clubs around the country.
A native of Indiana who has steadily climbed his way up the stand-up comedy ranks for the last seven years, Epps' comedic talent was recognized by a national audience in 1995 when he appeared on the Def Comedy Jam tour and appeared on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" broadcasts. Epps moved to Los Angeles after his successful performance at the 1999 Laffapalooza festival in Atlanta. During his performance at LA's Comedy Store, Epps caught the attention of Ice Cube. This led to him being cast in the co-starring role of Day-Day in his feature film debut, 2000's hit comedy NEXT FRIDAY. Epps has also appeared in BAIT with Jamie Foxx, HOW HIGH with Method Man and Redman, and was the voice of Sonny in DR. DOLITTLE 2.
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