Stand up comedian who played Leon Black on the HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm. In 2013 alone, he was a cast member on both CBS's The Millers and BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood. His film credits include Pootie Tang, Date Night, and We Bought a Zoo.
He had roles on the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and the sketch show Saturday Night Live, where he was also briefly a writer.
He became a panelist on MTV2's Hip Hop Squares.
Born Jerry Brooks, he had one daughter with wife Shahidah Omar.
He appeared alongside Steve Carrell in Date Night.