Fast Facts

  • Once considered becoming a lawyer.
  • Worked as a State Farm claims adjuster for three years.
  • Won the 1994 Richard Pryor Comic of the Year Award from BET.
  • Founded a production company called A Bird and a Bear Entertainment.
  • Established, with his sister, the Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation, which awards scholarships and supports outreach programs.
  • Published a book of comedic essays, Grown-A$$ Man, in 2002.
  • Received a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame in 2008.


  • Croix Alexander Kyles — Son
  • Tiara Kyles — Daughter
  • Kittrell Kyles — Father
  • Sharita Kyles Wilson — Sister
  • Lucky Rose Kyles — Daughter
  • Rosetta Kyles — Mother
  • Lorna Wells — Wife


  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO (1987)

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  • Birth Name: Cedric Kyles
  • Birth Place: Jefferson City, MO
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer

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