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Eddie Griffin Bio/Wiki 2017

Edward “Eddie”Rubin Griffin as the name itself brings a grin on our face. He’s popularly called Eddie Griffin or we can say a humorous guy who’s constantly ready to combust the stage with his fashion and jokes. He’s a brilliant American actor and stand-up comedian. Folks used to know him with his part in the show Malcolm & Eddie as Eddie Sherman instead of his first name. He began his daring and shocked profession in 1990. He could be a talented star in the realm of amusement.

Eddie Griffin Net Worth $500 Thousand

Griffin made a hat trick in union. After becoming divorced from Carla the couple got married to Rochelle in 2002 but sadly this relationship also finished. The couple had nine kids. In 2011 the couple tied knots with Nia Rivers.

Eddie Griffin is quite specific about his appearances and apparels. He’s constantly seen in some new appearances and will follow the styles. Beginning from his spectacles he still used to step down from this brand and his spectacles are usually polarized. His accessories which he used to wear during his performing or stage comedies are usually of Aklia. Eddie will invest all his money.

Lately Eddie is working for Comedy Central for the show you’ll be able to Tell ’em I said it which began in 2011. Eddie was entitled amongst the top 100 best comics of all time by Comedy Central. He’s made his picture not only on the stage but also covered silver screens. He’s got a record of 47 pictures and around 20 television shows. He’s perfect mix of abilities and abilities.

Eddie was raised by his mom Doris Thomas who was an operator in Phone Company. During Eddie’s time he was chosen as a class clown for always three years. Instead he’s perceived his profession as a comic but his first love was dancing. He started his own studio and worked there as choreographer. Abruptly his life took a turn when his brother pushed him to perform at local stage as a comic.

Griffin after moving to Los Angeles began his career by performing small parts in several movies. He reached to the top after utilizing every single little chance. The character in this show got him nominated for NAACP Image Award. The continued his playing in films and list contains Scary Movie 3 in 2003, Norbit in 2007 etc. The additionally became writer and directed several episodes. The was fed up of doing modest parts and taking only little benefit of the film. Eventually in 2001 he got lead character along with Orlando Jones in Double Take. John Q film brought him respect as an actor in 2002. This list is never-ending including some big hits and a few flops also.

It was seen that his conduct and the speed with which he attained the success in this field gave a feeling of his fire towards this profession. In an interval of one month Griffin carved his name in the great books of comics and earlier he was compared with Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce etc. Griffin was amongst the list of top 100 in the Stand ups comics ever. His successful performances led him to make a standing within the industry and got so characters in Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam. His credits are never-ending and really improving with time. Griffin gave his performance for two tracks in two records i.e. 2001 and Helter Skelter. Griffin mimics Michael Jackson and Crack Cocaine in an extremely astonishing manner that occasionally his individuality is lost. Griffin came on Chappelle’s show in the character of Grits n Gravy.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameEddie Griffin
Net Worth$500 thousand
Salary$500 thousand
Date Of BirthJuly 15, 1968
DiedAugust 17, 2007, Houston, Texas, United States
Height1.7 m
Weight109 kg
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Film producer, Film director, Actor, Television Director
SpouseNia Rivers, Carla Griffin
ChildrenEddie Griffin Jr., Elexa Griffin
ParentsDoris Thomas, Eddie Griffin, Sr.
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
MoviesUndercover Brother, Norbit, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Foolish, Double Take, You Can Tell 'Em I Said It, My Baby's Daddy, The New Guy, Scary Movie 3, Dysfunktional Family, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, American Hero, John Q., Redline, The Meteor Man, Jason's Lyric, Urban Justice, Irish Jam, Armageddon, The Wendell Baker Story, Coneheads, Beethoven's Big Break, Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child, The Last Boy Scout, Eddie Griffin: Freedom of Speech, Pinocchio, The Mod Squad, Who Made the Potatoe Salad?, The Year Without A Santa Claus, Brain Donors, House Party 3, The Walking Dead, Picking Up the Pieces, Going to America, Blast, Date Movie, I'm Rick James, A Lawyer Walks into a Bar, All Jokes Aside, Bunyan and Babe, Hillbilly Highway
TV ShowsMalcolm & Eddie, Eddie Griffin: Going For Broke, Black Poker Stars Invitational

Interesting Facts

1Attended Lincoln High School in KC, Missouri
2Voted class clown three times in high school
3Married when he was sixteen, divorced a year later
4Son, Eddie Griffin jr born [1986]

Net Worth & Salary

Double Take (2001)$500,000


1Frequently plays fast-talking loudmouth characters


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014LAIUFF AwardLos Angeles International Underground Film FestivalBest ActorGoing to America (2014)
2014Critics AwardSan Francisco Global Movie FestivalBest ActorGoing to America (2014)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesMalcolm & Eddie (1996)
1995CableACECableACE AwardsStand-Up Comedy SpecialHBO Comedy Half-Hour (1994)Sandy Chanley (executive producer)

Tom Bull (producer)

Keith Truesdell (director)



The Comedy Get Down2017TV Series filmingEddie Griffin
All About the Money2016Christopher Jefferson Johnson
American Hero2015Lucille
Going to America2014Fumnanya
The Slimbones2014K-Kutta
How Sweet It Is2013
Highway2012Redneck Trucker
David E. Talbert Presents: A Fool and His Money2012Video
ATypical Love2012Sweet Jimmy
Beethoven's Big Break2008VideoStanley
Urban Justice2007VideoArmand Tucker
Norbit2007Pope Sweet Jesus
The Year Without a Santa Claus2006TV MovieJingle
Who Made the Potatoe Salad?2006Malik
Irish Jam2006Jimmy McDeavitt
Date Movie2006Frank Jones
N.T.V. Volume 22005VideoBenjamin Wells
N.T.V. Volume 12005VideoRay Ray
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo2005T.J. Hicks
The Wendell Baker Story2005McTeague
Pryor Offenses2004TV MovieRichard Pryor
Blast2004Lamont Dixon
Chappelle's Show2004TV SeriesGrits 'n Gravy
My Baby's Daddy2004Lonnie
Scary Movie 32003Orpheus
Pinocchio2002Cat (English version, voice)
Undercover Brother2002Undercover Brother Anton Jackson
The New Guy2002Luther
John Q2002Lester Matthews
Double Take2001Freddy Tiffany
Picking Up the Pieces2000Sediento
Malcolm & Eddie1996-2000TV SeriesEdward Otis 'Eddie' Sherman
Mariah #1's1999VideoHenchman (segment "Honey")
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo1999T.J. Hicks
Foolish1999Miles 'Foolish' Waise
The Mod Squad1999Sonny
Armageddon1998Bike Messenger
The Walking Dead1995Pvt. Hoover Brache
Jason's Lyric1994Rat
House Party 31994Guest at Kid's Bachelor Party (uncredited)
Roc1993TV SeriesAl
The Meteor Man1993Michael
Brain Donors1992Messenger
The Last Boy Scout1991M.C.
The Five Heartbeats1991Ventriloquist (uncredited)

Music Department

Malcolm & Eddie1996-2000TV Series composer - 89 episodes


The Slimbones2014executive producer
Highway2012executive producer
Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It!2011TV Special documentary executive producer
Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke2009TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Eddie Griffin: Freedom of Speech2008TV Special documentary executive producer
N.T.V. Volume 22005Video executive producer
N.T.V. Volume 12005Video executive producer
My Baby's Daddy2004producer
DysFunktional Family2003Documentary producer
Malcolm & EddieTV Series producer - 23 episodes, 1998 - 1999 supervising producer - 21 episodes, 1999 - 2000


Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It!2011TV Special documentary uncredited
Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke2009TV Series source material - 4 episodes
My Baby's Daddy2004written by
DysFunktional Family2003Documentary head writer
Malcolm & EddieTV Series story - 3 episodes, 1997 - 1999 teleplay - 1 episode, 1996
Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child1997TV Special documentary
HBO Comedy Half-Hour1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Night Stand1992TV Series 1 episode


N.T.V. Volume 22005Video
N.T.V. Volume 12005Video
Malcolm & Eddie1999-2000TV Series 3 episodes


The Wendell Baker Story2005performer: "Waterfalls"
Undercover Brother2002performer: "Too Much Man" / writer: "Too Much Man"
Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child1997TV Special documentary performer: "Voodoo Child"


Malcolm & Eddie1997-1999TV Series choreographer - 2 episodes

Casting Director

N.T.V. Volume 12005Video


The Comedy Get Down2017TV Series filmingHimself
Unsung Hollywood2015-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
The Boondocks2014TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Comedy All-Stars2011TV SeriesHimself
Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It!2011TV Special documentaryHimself
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Life After2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South2010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
I'm Rick James2009DocumentaryHimself
Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke2009TV SeriesHimself
Secrets of Life2009DocumentaryHimself
How Bruce Lee Changed the World2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
11-04-08: The Day of Change2009TV MovieHimself
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy2009DocumentaryHimself
Eddie Griffin: Freedom of Speech2008TV Special documentaryHimself
Black Poker Stars Invitational2008TV SeriesPlayer / Himself - Guest
Access Granted2001-2007TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2007TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...2007DocumentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHimself
In Bed with Carrie2007TV SeriesHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2006TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson2005TV Special documentaryHimself - Roaster
Reel Comedy2005TV SeriesHimself
Independent Lens2005TV Series documentaryNarrator
Celebrity Blackjack2004TV SeriesHimself
Making 'Scary Movie 3'2004Video documentary shortHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
The Osbourne Family Christmas Special2003TV SpecialHimself
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!!2003TV Special documentaryHimself
VH1 Big in 032003TV SpecialHimself
Tinseltown TV2003TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995-2003TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Punk'd2003TV SeriesHimself
DysFunktional Family2003DocumentaryHimself
VH1 Big in 2002 Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
2002 MTV Movie Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2001TV SeriesHimself
All Jokes Aside2000DocumentaryHimself
31st NAACP Image Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
Hollywood Squares1999TV SeriesHimself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Franky Goes to Hollywood1998Short documentary
Eddie Griffin: Voodoo Child1997TV Special documentaryHimself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
HBO Comedy Half-Hour1994TV SeriesHimself
The Legend of Dolemite1994DocumentaryHimself
One Night Stand1992TV SeriesHimself
Def Comedy Jam1992TV SeriesHimself - Comedian (1993)
Dice Rules1991DocumentaryGas Station Attendent

Archive Footage

Rampage2009TV SeriesHimself
World's Dumbest2008TV SeriesHimself
100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself #62
Short Insanity 62000Video documentary segment "Franky Goes to Hollywood"
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America1993TV Special documentaryHimself

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