Known for his Saturday Night Live impressions of
Early in his acting career, he appeared in episodes of Melrose Place and The Sopranos.
He hosted the award-winning TVOne series Vidiots and also established a personal YouTube comedy channel.
He was born and raised in New York. Before becoming a full-time comedian, he attended college and served for six years in the United States Army Reserves.
After Eddie Murphy was unable to reprise his voice acting role as the donkey in Shrek, Edwards took over the role, impersonating Murphy's voice in the 2010 Halloween special Scared Shrekless.