Lil Rel Howery
|Lil Rel Howery|
Howery in 2010
|Birth name||Milton Howery|
December 17, 1979|
(m. 2008; div. 2016)
|Notable works and roles||
Friends of the People, |
The Carmichael Show,
Milton "Lil Rel" Howery (born December 17, 1979) is an American actor and comedian. Howery is best known for his roles as Robert Carmichael in NBC's television comedy series The Carmichael Show (2015–2017) and as TSA officer Rod Williams in the horror film Get Out (2017). In 2018, he will star in a TV series he created, Rel.
Lil Rel Howery began performing stand-up comedy on Chicago’s East Side at a club called the Lion’s Den. he made his television debut in January 2007 when he appeared on the reality TV competition Last Comic Standing.
In 2012, Howery and five other comedians starred in a revival of the popular 1990s comedy sketch program In Living Color on FOX. The show was cancelled in 2013. Howery went on to work as a writer, producer, and one of the regular cast members of the truTV sketch comedy series, Friends of the People. In 2015, Howery began co-starring in the role of Bobby Carmichael on the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show alongside the show’s creator, Jerrod Carmichael.
In early 2016, Netflix added Howery's first exclusive solo stand-up special, Kevin Hart Presents: Lil Rel: RELevent, for streaming in the United States.
In June 2016, Howery was a passenger in a vehicle that slammed into another car, and Howery was charged with misdemeanor battery after he allegedly punched the driver of the other car; he was later released on bond.
|2017||Get Out||Rod Williams||Won MTV Movie & TV Award for "Best Comedic Performance"|
|Bird Box||In post-production|
|Brittany Runs a Marathon||In post-production|
|2019||The Angry Birds Movie 2||Voice role; Filming|
|2014||Friends of the People||Various||Writer, producer, cast|
|2015||Kevin Hart Presents: Lil Rel: RELevent||Himself||Standup Special|
|2015-17||The Carmichael Show||Bobby Carmichael||Starring role|
|2018||Lip Sync Battle Shorties||Himself||Episode: "Lil Rel Howery vs. Naya Rivera"|
|The Comedy Central Roast||Himself||Episode: “Bruce Willis”|
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- Howery, Lil Rel. "Last Comic Standing". MySpace. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
- "Meet the New Cast of Fox's New 'In Living Color'". Huffington Post. April 3, 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2015.
- Bernhardt, Ross (4 September 2015). "Lil Rel Howery: The Comedy King of Chicago". paste.com. Paste. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
- "The Carmichael Show: About: Lil Rel Howery". nbc.com. NBC. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
- "Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevent | Netflix". www.netflix.com. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
- "Lil Rel Deserved So Much Better For His Big MTV Movie & TV Awards Win".