5 Things To Know About Cedric The Entertainer

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Actor Cedric the Entertainer performs during the  Apollo Spring Gala 2017 at The Apollo Theater on June 12, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage)

5 Things To Know About Cedric The Entertainer

From "The Original Kings of Comedy" to "The Comedy Get Down," Cedric is for sure a legend!

Published November 22nd

  1. 'Comic View'
    "The Comedy Get Down" episode 106 - Cedric the Entertainer. (Photo: Lara Solanki/BET)

    Cedric the Entertainer is an American actor, comedian, director and game show host. He has served as the host of It's Showtime at the Apollo, BET's Comic View during the 1993-1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995.

  2. Original King of Comedy

    Cedric is also known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, Eddie in the Barbershop films and being one of The Original Kings of Comedy

  3. 'Who wants to be a millionaire?'
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 04:  Host Cedric the Entertainer speaks onstage during the "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" panel discussion at the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

    He hosted the twelfth season of the daytime version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in the 2013-2014 television season. 

  4. spin-off shows
    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Cedric the Entertainer attends Netflix Presents Russell Simmons 'Def Comdey Jam 25' Special Event at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 10, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)

    Cedric the Entertainer starred in The Soul Man, the spin-off of popular TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland, as Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, a former R&B superstar who has become a minister. 

  5. 'CGD' Crew Member

    Let's wrap this thing up with a mashup of who Cedric is on the CGD crew! Check out the video above and be sure not to miss The Comedy Get Down on BET, Thursdays at 11:30P/10:30C! 

Written by BET Staff

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