Lavell Maurice Crawford (born November 11, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for playing Huell Babineaux in Breaking Bad.
Crawford was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri, where he graduated in 1986. As a child, he suffered from numerous hardships, including a struggle with weight, a near-drowning at age ten, and abandonment by his father, who was a bodybuilder. However, as of 2010, the two have reconnected.
Crawford appeared on the crime drama series Breaking Bad as Saul Goodman's bodyguard Huell Babineaux, and on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as a stand-up comedian going by the stage name Landslide. He also appeared in an episode of Tosh.0, where he helps "the worst stand-up comedian" redeem himself. He has a small supporting role in the 2015 film American Ultra. Crawford has made multiple appearances on Larry Wilmore's The Nightly Show in 2015, both as a special correspondent and as a panel member. Crawford also made a guest appearance in Aqua TV Show Show as Unbelievable Ron and a chimp alien.