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Eddie Griffin's Voodoo Child - Full Standup -

Edward James "Eddie" Griffin, Jr. (born July 15, 1968) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his sitcom Malcolm & Eddie along with co-star Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and his role in the 2002 comedy film Undercover Brother as the film's title character.

Early life
 
Griffin was born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised by his single mother, Doris Thomas, a phone company operator.[3] After attending high school in Kansas City, he enrolled as a biological engineering major at Kansas State University, but left after three months.[4]
 
[edit] Career
 
[edit] Acting career
 
Griffin starred in many films, including The Meteor Man (1993), Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), Double Take (2001), Undercover Brother (2002), John Q (2002), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005) and Norbit (2007). Later in 2007, Eddie starred alongside Steven Seagal in Urban Justice a thriller set in New Mexico. He also starred in the UPN television series Malcolm & Eddie (1996--2000).
 
[edit] Stand-up career
 
He was ranked at number 62 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.[5] In 2011 Comedy Central released You Can Tell 'Em I Said It on DVD. It was 82 minutes of unedited and uncensored content.
 
[edit] Other work
 
In addition to his acting credits, he also performed on two tracks from Dr. Dre's 1999 album, 2001. He also has appeared on commercials for Miller Beer's Man Laws. Griffin is well known for his comedic routine of imitating Michael Jackson on crack cocaine. He also made an appearance on Chappelle's Show in the skit "World Series of Dice" as the character "Grits n' Gravy".
 
[edit] Personal life
 
Griffin has been married three times. He married his first wife Carla in 1983 when he was 15 years old, but divorced one year later. Griffin married his second wife, Rochelle, in 2002, but has since divorced. Griffin has nine kids and the oldest is 25 years old, Eddie, Jr.[6] On September 8, 2011, Griffin married Nia Rivers.[7]
 
[edit] Car accident
 
In March 2007,[8] Griffin participated in a charity race at Irwindale Speedway to promote the film Redline, using a Ferrari Enzo owned by Daniel Sadek. During a practice run, Griffin accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake and lost control of the Enzo, crashing hard into a concrete barrier.[8] He walked away unscathed, but the $1.5 million supercar was badly damaged.[8] Griffin later lashed out at reporters who claimed the crash was a publicity stunt.
 
[edit] Filmography
 


Year
 
Film
 
Role
 


1991
 
The Last Boy Scout
 
Club DJ
 


1992
 
Brain Donors
 
N/A
 


1993
 
The Meteor Man
 
Michael Anderson
 


1994
 
House Party 3
 
N/A
 


Jason's Lyric
 
Rat
 


1995
 
The Walking Dead
 
Pvt. Hoover Brache
 


1997
 
Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child
 
Himself
 


1998
 
Armageddon
 
N/A
 


1999
 
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
 
Tiberius Jefferson "T.J." Hicks
 


The Mod Squad
 
N/A
 


Foolish
 
Miles "Foolish" Waise
 


2000
 
All Jokes Aside
 
Himself
 


Picking Up the Pieces
 
N/A
 


2001
 
Double Take
 
Freddy Tiffany
 


2002
 
John Q
 
Lester Matthews
 


The New Guy
 
Luther
 


Undercover Brother
 
Anton Jackson/Undercover Brother
 


Pinocchio
 
N/A
 


2003
 
Dysfunktional Family
 
Himself
 


Scary Movie 3
 
Orpheus
 


2004
 
Blast
 
Lamont Dixon
 


My Baby's Daddy
 
Lonnie
 


2005
 
The Wendell Baker Story
 
McTeague
 


Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
 
T.J. Hicks
 


2006
 
Date Movie
 
Frank Jones
 


Irish Jam
 
Jimmy Winston "Da Jam" McDevitt
 


2007
 
Norbit
 
Pope Sweet Jesus
 


Redline
 
Infamous
 


I'm Rick James
 
Himself
 


Urban Justice
 
Armand Tucker
 


Freedom of Speech
 
N/A
 


2008
 
Beethoven's Big Break
 
Stanley
 


2009
 
Young World
 
N/A
 


2010
 
Hollywont
 


Bunyan and Babe
 
TBA
 


2011
 
You Can Tell 'Em I Said It
 
Himself 

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