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Born in Kansas City Missouri, Eddie was voted class clown three years in a row. His first love was always dance, and by the young age of 16 he opened his own dance studio and was choreographing the Kansas City Chiefs half-time shows, but all of that would soon change when one night his cousin dared him to go on stage at the local comedy club, Sanford and Sons, where he was told to do 3 minutes. He performed off-the-cuff for 45 minutes successfully. It was then that Griffin purchased a one-way ticket to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a stand-up comic. In only one short month, he was a regular at the renowned Comedy Store, where he was compared with esteemed talents such as Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx and Lenny Bruce. After only 2 short months, Griffin was chosen to open for Andrew Dice Clay at Madison Square Garden that kicked off a 22-city tour. Griffin starred alongside Denzel Washington in John Q, earning him respect as a dramatic actor. Shortly thereafter, his leading-man status lead to his role as Anton Jackson in Undercover Brother. Mr. Griffin’s extensive film resume includes films such as and Armageddon and the worldwide successful comedy franchise Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo as well as Date Movie, Scary Movie 3 and My Baby’s Daddy, which he starred in, wrote and Executive Produced for Miramax. Eddie Griffin has conquered not only the stage, but the silver screen as well. Eddie has appeared in over 50 films and numerous television shows. Comedy Central has honored him as the Top 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all time.
Showtimes: Fri. 7:30PM & 9:45PM / Sat. 7:00PM & 9:30PM / Tickets: $35