Voted "most popular" and "most humorous" by his high school classmates, Cedric always loved to perform. When he first started out in comedy, he also sang and danced, adding "The Entertainer" to his name In the hopes hed be known as more than just a comic.
Cedric began his career in comedy by competing In the "Johnny Walker National Comedy Contest" in Chicago, Illinois. That outstanding performance led to other weekly performances in comedy clubs in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri--including the nationally acclaimed Funny Bone Comedy Clubs. It wasnt long before Cedric returned to Chicago to take 1st place in "The Miller Genuine Draft Comedy Search." His career has continued to gain momentum as he tours across the country, headlining in major concert events.
Cedrics unique style of humor is appealing to a wide variety - of audiences. His fresh, witty material is taken from observations of everyday life. He avoids profanity and vulgarity and specializes in reminiscing about the "good ole days." It is this "homemade" brand of humor which has lead to numerous television appearances including: "Showtime at the Apollo", "HBO Def Comedy Jam", "Uptown Comedy Hour", and "BET Comicview."
In 1994, Cedric received the "Richard Pryor Comic of the Year Award" from Black Entertainment Television, and became host of Comlcview for the 1994-95 season. Television audiences can look for Cedric Thursday nights on the Warner Brothers network. He co-stars as "Coach Cedric Robinson" In the situation comedy "The Steve Harvey Show." Cedric made his motion picture debut in 1998 in the Miramax comedy "Ride." Cedric is currently touring the country with Guy Torry, Bernie Mac and Steve Harvey in "The Kings of Comedy."