Christopher Reid (entertainer)
|Birth name||Christopher Reid|
|Also known as||Kid|
|Born||April 5, 1964|
|Origin||The Bronx, New York, U.S.|
|Occupation(s)||Actor, comedian, rapper|
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. During the peak of his career with the rap duo Kid 'n Play (along with Christopher Martin), Reid was notable for his exaggerated hi-top fade haircut.
Life and career
Reid was born in The Bronx, New York, to a Jamaican father (1931-) and an Irish mother (1930–1973). He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1982. He also graduated in 1986 from Lehman College in the Bronx after attending Miles College.
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.
- 1990: House Party
- 1991: House Party 2
- 1992: Class Act
- 1992: Martin
- 1994: House Party 3
- 1998: The Temptations
- 2001: Sealab 2021
- 2003: Pauly Shore is Dead
- 2005: Barbershop: The Series
- 2008: War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave
- 2009: Hell's Kitchen
- 2010: Freaknik: The Musical
- 2011: Supah Ninjas
- 2012-2014: Black Dynamite: The Animated Series
- 2013: Mad
- 2013: House Party: Tonight's the Night
- "Spec Ops: The Line" - 1st Lieutenant Alphonso Adams
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