Affion Crockett is an American actor, writer, dancer, rapper, comedian, music producer, and maker of YouTube videos. Crockett began his career as a dancer at age 10, winning breaking and popping contests with his older brother. Later on, he honed his impression skills by imitating anyone from his mother's West Indian dialect or his schoolteacher's southern drawl to the Scarface's choppy Cuban accent.
Life and career:
Crockett was raised in Germany and Fayetteville, North Carolina. After graduating from Fayetteville State University, with a bachelor's degree in business, Affion set his sights on the entertainment industry. One of Crockett's grandfathers was Chinese American.
Crockett appeared in HBO's Def Comedy Jam in 1996, demonstrating his impressions and physical comedy. He has also been on CSI: NY, NYPD Blue and The District. He appeared on MTV's Short Circuitz with Nick Cannon. He was a cast member of the game show Wild 'n Out, which also starred Nick Cannon. He has appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm as "Car Customer #2" and Cedric The Entertainer's Show. Crockett also co-starred in the films, Dance Flick with the Wayans Brothers, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins with Martin Lawrence, and Soul Men with Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac.
Crockett starred in and produced his own sketch comedy show for Fox called "In the Flow with Affion Crockett" which was also executive produced by Jamie Foxx. The show was cancelled due to low ratings. On November 6, 2012, he released his debut comedy album called "Watch the Clone" which was available on iTunes.
Affion resides in Los Angeles. He is 41 years old.
For the Love of Money
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Dead & Deader
The Black Suit/B-Dogg/Arguing Man/Man in Love
The Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
Never Back Down
Blokhedz Mission G Animated Web Series
Freaknik: The Musical
Play/Riff/Russel Simmons/Flying Malcom #1/Various
In The Flow with Affion Crockett
Mac & Devin Go to High School
A Haunted House
A Haunted House 2
The Wedding Ringer
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