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5 Things To Know About Eddie Griffin

You can't be around Eddie if you don't like an honest soul!
  1. Big Breaks

    Eddie Griffin is an American actor and comedian. Roles in such films as The Last Boy Scout (1991), Coneheads (1993), and Jason's Lyric (1994) soon led to his own hit comedy series Malcolm and Eddie (1996-2000), for which he was nominated (1996) and won (2000) the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

  2. Class Clown

    Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Eddie was voted class clown three years in a row in high school. His first love was always dance and, by the young age of 16, he opened his own dance studio and was choreographing the Kansas City Chiefs halftime shows. 

  3. Double Dog Dare You

    Legends Have Performed There - Among the comedians who have performed at the club are George Carlin, Jim Carrey, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Jeff Dunham, Kathy Griffin, Martin Lawrence, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Richard Lewis, George Lopez, Bernie Mac, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Chris Tucker and many more. (Photo: Steve Grayson/WireImage)
    Legends Have Performed There - Among the comedians who have performed at the club are George Carlin, Jim Carrey, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Jeff Dunham, Kathy Griffin, Martin Lawrence, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Richard Lewis, George Lopez, Bernie Mac, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Chris Tucker and many more. (Photo: Steve Grayson/WireImage)

    All of that would soon change when, one night, his cousin dared him to go on stage at local comedy club Sanford and Sons, where he was told to do three minutes. He performed off-the-cuff for 45 minutes successfully. It was then that Griffin purchased a one-way ticket to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a stand-up.

  4. Live from Vegas

    Eddie Griffin Has All The Jokes - (Photo: Paras Griffin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 
    Eddie Griffin Has All The Jokes - (Photo: Paras Griffin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 

    Currently, Eddie can be found performing four nights a week at Rio Las Vegas and on tour during his days away from Vegas.

  5. 'Comedy Get Down' Member

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    Comedians Eddie Griffin and Steve Berg on the set of epsiode 2 of BET's 'The Comedy Get Down'

    In the show The Comedy Get Down, Eddie is most definitely a conspiracy theorist. 

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