About Eddie Griffin
A popular comedian turned actor who started his career on-stage as a dare,
funnyman Eddie Griffin has built an ever-growing fan base since jumping onto the
comedy scene in 1990.
His Stand-Up Comedy Specials have received rave reviews including Def Comedy
Jam (1992), the Cable Ace Award-nominated HBO special One Night stand
(1992), the HBO special Voodoo Child (1997), Dysfunktional Family (2003),
Comedy Central’s You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It (2011), and the Showtime Special
Comedy Central has honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up
Comedians of all time.
As an actor, Eddie Griffin has appeared in over 50 films such films as The Last Boy
Scout (1991), Coneheads (1993), Armageddon (1998), Deuce Bigalow: Male
Gigolo (1999), Norbit (2007), American Hero (2015) Mucho Dinero (2016), and A
Star is Born (2018).
His most notable film role was Anton Jackson in Undercover Brother (2002).
Eddie was nominated (1996) and won (2000) the NAACP Image Award for Best
Actor in his own hit comedy series Malcolm and Eddie (1996-2000).
In 2019 Eddie began shooting the feature film The Comeback Trail alongside
actors Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones.
Eddie Griffin is back for his third SHOWTIME comedy special, Eddie Griffin: E-NIGGMA, premiering on Friday, December 6, 2019.
Currently, Eddie can be found performing his weekly Las Vegas Residency, The
Eddie Griffin Experience at the Sahara Hotel and Casino.