Affion Crockett

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Affion Crockett
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Born Affion Scott Crockett
August 11, 1974 (age 41)
Fayetteville, North Carolina, US
Other names Oskamill
Occupation Comedian, writer, producer, actor, dancer, rapper
Years active 1996–present
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Website www.affioncrockett.com

Affion Crockett (born August 11, 1974) is an American actor, writer, dancer, rapper, comedian and music producer. He has appeared in many films and television shows, and had his own TV sketch comedy show, the short-lived 2011 series In the Flow with Affion Crockett.

Early life[edit]

Crockett was raised in Germany and Fayetteville, North Carolina.[1] One of Crockett's grandfathers was Chinese Trinidadian.[citation needed]

At age 10, he began entering and winning breaking and popping contests with his older brother.[citation needed] Later on, he honed his impression skills by imitating anyone from his mother's West Indian dialect or his schoolteacher's southern drawl to the Scarface's choppy Cuban accent.

He attended Fayetteville State University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in business.

Career[edit]

Crockett appeared in HBO's Def Comedy Jam in 1996, demonstrating his impressions and physical comedy.[2] He has also been on CSI: NY, NYPD Blue and The District.[2] He appeared on MTV's Short Circuitz with Nick Cannon.[3] He was a cast member of the game show Wild 'n Out, which also starred Nick Cannon.[3] He has appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm as "Car Customer #2" and Cedric the Entertainer's Show.[4] Crockett also co-starred in the films, Dance Flick with the Wayans Brothers, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins with Martin Lawrence, and Soul Men with Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac.[4]

Crockett starred in and produced his own sketch comedy show for Fox called In the Flow with Affion Crockett which was executive produced by Jamie Foxx.[5][5] The show was cancelled due to low ratings.[5] On November 6, 2012, he released his debut comedy album, Watch the Clone.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Affion resides in Los Angeles.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2000 Charlie's Angels Dancer Uncredited role
2002 For the Love of Money Slim Minor role
Rocket Power Spectator (voice) 1 episode
2004 Compton Cowboy Thug #1 Minor role
2005 Matthew 26:17 Nathanael
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Attendant #2 Minor role
2006 Dead & Deader Private Connery TV movie
2007 Universal Remote The Black Suit/B-Dogg/Arguing Man/Man in Love Various roles
2008 The Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown Seville TV movie
Swipe Marcus
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Dayquan Minor role
Never Back Down Beatdown DJ Minor role
Bar Starz TJ Fykus
Soul Men Lester Major role
2009 Blokhedz Mission G Animated Web Series Flash
Dance Flick A-Con Major role
Endless Bummer Coco Minor role
2010 Freaknik: The Musical Play/Riff/Russell Simmons/Flying Malcolm #1/Various Voice roles
Dance Fu Julius Ho Major role
2011 In the Flow with Affion Crockett Various characters Lead role/Host
Mac & Devin Go to High School Captain Kush Minor Role
2011-2012 Robot Chicken Ernie/Vampire Doctor/Jay-Z/Chuck Berry/Bone (voice) 2 episodes
2013 A Haunted House Cousin Ray-Ray Minor Role
Baggage Claim Cedric
2014 A Haunted House 2 Cousin Ray-Ray Minor Role
School Dance Coach Fontaine
Family Guy Perpetually Beaten Black Kid (voice) 1 episode
2015 The Wedding Ringer Reggie/Drysdale Main Role
Pixels Sergeant Dylan Cohan Supporting Role
2016 Fifty Shades of Black

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://str8nyc.com/exclusive-interviews/affion-crocket/
  2. ^ a b Lavin, Will (November 2, 2011). "Affion Crockett Talks Life After Fox Show, What Drake Thinks of His Impersonation, And Being Fan of Little Brother, J Dilla". HipHop DX. Retrieved September 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "MTV2 Reviving Nick Cannon's 'Wild 'n Out' (Exclusive)". Hollywoodreporter.com. November 17, 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Affion Crockett | Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out". MTV. Retrieved September 29, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Fox Cancels 'In the Flow With Affion Crockett'". Hollywoodreporter.com. November 17, 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2013. 
  6. ^ "iTunes – Music – Watch the Clone by Affion Crockett". Itunes.apple.com. November 6, 2012. Retrieved September 29, 2013. 

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