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Rodney Carrington Biography

Birth Place:
Longview, Texas, United States
Profession
Actor, comedian, singer

Fast Facts

  • Studied theater in college
  • Slept in the back of a truck and sold T-shirts out of a suitcase to make ends meet while starting out as a comedian
  • Released a greatest-hits compilation in 2004 culled from his comedy albums, a mix of edgy routines and country novelty songs
  • In 2009, released his first all-songs album, El Niño Loco, which was produced by friend Toby Keith (with whom he cowrote and costarred in the 2008 comedy Beer for My Horses); later that year, released an album of Christmas songs called Make It Christmas
  • In 2010, formed the Tulsa-based Rodney Carrington Foundation, a nonprofit organization that donates to local and national charities

Awards

    Relationships

    • George Carrington--Son
    • Sam Carrington--Son
    • Zac Carrington--Son
    • Terri Carrington--Wife