Eddie Griffin Voodoo Child (Full Standup) (HD)
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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