Christopher Jerell Redd
March 25, 1985
Christopher Jerell Redd (born March 25, 1985) is an American actor and stand-up comedian currently in the cast of Saturday Night Live. Redd attended Gregory Middle School and Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois, a west suburb of Chicago.
Saturday Night Live
On September 26, 2017, it was announced that Redd had joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player for season 43. It had previously been reported that Redd would be a new cast member for season 42, but this turned out to be false.
Celebrity impressions on SNL
- Sterling K. Brown
- Kanye West
- Katt Williams
- Lil Wayne
- Stedman Graham
- Will Smith
- Cory Booker
- Wesley Snipes
- Jaleel White (as Steve Urkel)
- Louis Farrakhan
- Jordan Peele
- Soulja Boy
- Mahershala Ali
|2016||Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping||Hunter the Hungry|
|2017||Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie||Detective Gunner|
|2018||A Futile and Stupid Gesture||Skeptical Black Man|
|2014||Chicago P.D.||Carl||Episode: "Thirty Balloons"|
|2014||Greetings! From Prison||XXXpressive||Episode: "XXXpress Yourself"|
|2016||Freestyle Wraps||MC Hot Pot||Episode: "Hot Pot"|
|2016||Lonely and Horny||Omar||4 episodes|
|2016||Comedy Bang! Bang!||The Cleaning Crew Rapper||Episode: "Krysten Ritter Wears a Turtleneck and Black Boots"|
|2017||Detroiters||Episode: "Smilin' Jack"|
|2017||Sofia the First||Singe (voice)||Episode: "The Royal Dragon"|
|2017||Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later||Mason||2 episodes|
|2017–2018||Disjointed||Steven "Dank" Dankerson||19 episodes|
|2017||Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents||Himself||Stand-up special|
|2017–present||Saturday Night Live||Himself/Various||Featured player|
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (2018)
|2017||Will & Grace||Alvin||Episode: "Emergency Contact"|
|2018||Teachers||Darnell||Episode: "For Poorer or Poorer"|
- Williams, Janice (September 27, 2017). "Who Are 'Saturday Night Live' New Cast Members Chris Redd, Heidi Gardner and Luke Null?". Newsweek. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- Saturday Night Live (2017-10-18), 43 For 43: Chris Redd - SNL, retrieved 2017-11-02
- Beechick, Talia (June 17, 2016). "'Whirlwind of rap' got Chicago comedian Chris Redd into 'Popstar'". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
- Andreeva, Nellie (September 26, 2017). "'Saturday Night Live' Taps Heidi Gardner, Luke Null & Chris Redd As New Cast Members, Adds 7 Writers For Season 43". Deadline. Retrieved November 2, 2017.