Jerrod Carmichael


Jerrod Carmichael Biography

Jerrod Carmichael (born April 6, 1987) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. Carmichael is best known for creating and playing the lead role in the NBC television series The Carmichael Show.

Early life

Carmichael was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the son of Cynthia, a secretary, and Joe Carmichael, a truck driver. He has an older brother, Joe Carmichael, Jr. He grew up in the Morningside neighborhood and graduated from Robert B. Glenn High School in 2005. He moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to pursue a career in stand-up comedy.Jerrod also came outta the closet May 16th 2016 citing "It was time to reveal my true self". He's an active activist for the LBQGT community

Career

From when he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 20, Carmichael worked as a stand-up comic. Working his way up through the clubs, in 2011 Carmichael appeared in the "New Faces" showcase at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival. Carmichael's breakout role was in the 2014 film Neighbors. He was also on the TV show The Goodwin Games.

He has released two stand-up HBO comedy specials. The first, Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store, was released in 2014 and was filmed by Spike Lee at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood. The second, Jerrod Carmichael: 8, was released on March 11, 2017. It was filmed in the New York Masonic Hall"?s Grand Lodge Room, and it was directed by comedian Bo Burnham.

His eponymous NBC sitcom, which he writes, produces, and stars in, has been well received and is notable for its envelope-pushing approach to topical subjects like Black Lives Matter, LGBT issues, gun rights, politics, and the reality of being African American in the United States. The show is semi-autobiographical.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Neighbors Garf
2016 The Meddler Freddy / Fredo
2016 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Garf
2017 The Disaster Artist Actor Friend
2017 Transformers: The Last Knight Desi Post-production
2017 Ferdinand Paco (voice) Post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Goodwin Games Elijah 3 episodes
2013 Comedy Bang! Bang! Pranked Guy Episode: "Zoe Saldana Wears a Tan Blouse & Glasses"
2013 Axe Cop Guy (voice) Episode: "Babysitting Uni-Baby"
2014-2015 Lucas Bros Moving Co. Jerrod (voice) 14 episodes
2015-present The Carmichael Show Jerrod Carmichael Also creator, writer and executive producer
Specials
Year Title Notes
2014 Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store Filmed by Spike Lee at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood.
2017 Jerrod Carmichael: 8 Directed by Bo Burnham and filmed at the New York Masonic Hall's Grand Lodge Room



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