Christopher Reid (entertainer)

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Christopher "Kid" Reid
Kid N Play Shankbone NYC 2010 2.jpg
Christopher "Kid" Reid (left) with Christopher "Play" Martin (right).
Background information
Birth name Christopher Reid
Born (1964-04-05) April 5, 1964 (age 52)
Origin Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Actor, comedian, rapper
Years active 1986–
Labels Select Records
Associated acts Kid 'n Play, Salt-N-Pepa
Christopher Reid
Alma mater Bronx High School of Science
Lehman College
Spouse(s) Kimberly Turner (m. 19 June 2004-2007)[1]
Children Cameron Reid
Christina Reid[2]
Cailin Reid

Christopher Reid (born April 5, 1964), formerly known as Kid (shortened from his original MC name, Kid Coolout), is an American actor, comedian, and former rapper.

Life and career[edit]

Reid was born in The Bronx, New York City, to a Jamaican father (1931-) and an Irish mother (1930–1973).[3][4] He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1982. He also graduated from Lehman College in the Bronx after attending Miles College.


He plays the role of "The Rhymer" on the Nickelodeon TV series, Supah Ninjas.[citation needed] He also appears in LMFAO's video for "Sorry for Party Rocking."[5]

In 2012, he broke into voice-over work in the military shooter video game Spec Ops: The Line, in which he plays Lt. Alphanso Adams, part of a three-man squad sent into a ruined Dubai to investigate a signal from an MIA military unit, The Damned 33rd.[6]

Legal problem[edit]

In July 2010, Reid was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with drunk driving.[7]

Discography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Video Games[edit]

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