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August 7, 1974 |
Amityville, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Film, television actor, singer, musician, fashion designer|
Chico Benymon, (born Theron Benymon on August 7, 1974) is an American actor, singer, musician, and fashion designer best known for his role as Andre "Spencer" Williams on the UPN comedy Half & Half. He currently stars in the Nickelodeon TV series The Haunted Hathaways.
Chico will be starring in five upcoming movie projects; Where is Love Waiting, Nite Tales: The Movie, Burning Sands, Cuttin' da Mustard, and Steppin': The Movie. He is currently filming the drama, Where is Love Waiting, and the horror flick Night Tales. The drama Burning Sands is in pre-production whereas the comedies Cuttin' da Mustard and Steppin: The Movie are currently in production. Benymon co-starred in the 2010 film Speed-Dating.
In the Men, Money,& Golddiggers play, Chico can be seen wearing his clothing line of t-shirts and hoodies "Tee EL Meeks", which according to his Myspace page is coming soon. He is also working on his debut album with famed producer Tim Kelley of Tim & Bob which features the single "Want It" featuring hip hop superstar Fabolous, and is currently featured on his myspace page. Chico also acted in the Life Is Not a Fairy Tale: The Fantasia Barrino Story, where he played Fantasia's boyfriend.