Jazzie Zonzolo

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Jazzie Zonzolo
Born Jas Gonzlos Zonzolo
(1989-10-06) 6 October 1989 (age 24)
Putney, London, England
Other names Jazzie Movement Zonzolo
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 2008–present

Jazzie Zonzolo (born 6 October 1989) is an English actor and comedian. He is best known for his lead role as TJ in his debut film Anuvahood. He is also recognized for creating the YouTube series Smokey's Barbers.[1]

Background[edit]

Zonzolo was born in Kingston upon Thames, London, England. In his appearance in the YouTube comedy series Diary of a Bad Man, Jazzie explained he was half-Asian. Also, in his produced series Smokey's Barbers, he also mentions to a character that he is Asian.

Career[edit]

Zonzolo burst onto the UK Urban scene with his first performance on Channel U, featuring on the show Boyed, a hidden camera and reality TV show which Jazzie had co-produced with various artists being victims of (varied) pranks carried out on them. His second project was co-hosting in a TV show, the Illout Show, giving him the opportunity to interview more UK artists.

By the end of 2009, Zonzolo had his own show – The Jazzie Show, aired on Channel AKA – showing his growth as a performer, writer and producer where the show included comedy sketches, releases and features of exclusive music videos. In the show, he interviewed many UK and American artists including Tinie Tempah, N-Dubz, Chipmunk, D12, Jasmine Sullivan, Jay Sean amongst others. Following the success of The Jazzie Show, viewings for Channel AKA increased significantly.[citation needed] To reflect their appreciation, the team decided to give him the opportunity to produce a Christmas special for their viewers in 2009.

In 2011, Zonzolo gained success and stardom due to his character in the urban comedy film Anuvahood, playing the role of TJ, opposite Adam Deacon. After Anuvahood, Zonzolo appeared in Donae'o's music video "Party Hard". He was signed in a supporting role in one of the most viewed YouTube videos of 2011, Diary of a Badman. He also did a guest appearance for the BBC drama My Murder. Zonzolo was seen in the YouTube series Smokey's Barbers. The series is set in London, and is a mockumentary show consisting of five episodes and a Christmas special. Zonzolo also wrote the show.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Jazzie Show Himself
2011 Fever Detective Conrad
Anuvahood TJ
Diary of a Bad Man Jazzie Supporting role; 3 episodes
2012 My Murder Double T TV movie
Smokey's Barbers Jazzie
2013 It's a Lot Leeboy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jazzie Zonzolo Biography". Retrieved 17 January 2013. 

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