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Christopher Reid Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Actor, musician

Fast Facts

  • Was one half of American hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play with Christopher "Play" Martin in the late eighties and early nineties
  • Recorded three albums and starred in a number of feature films, notably the House Party movies and Class Act, with Christopher Martin
  • Appeared in the music video for LMFAO's song "Sorry for Party Rocking" in 2012
  • Lent his voice to the video game Spec Ops: The Line as First Lieutenant Alphonso Adams in 2012
  • Outside of his hip-hop and acting careers, he has worked as a librarian, theatrical stage worker, free-lance journalist, filing clerk, nanny and tutor


  • 1991Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated


  • Cailin Reid -- Daughter
  • Christina Reid -- Daughter
  • Cameron Reid -- Son
  • Kimberly Turner -- Wife