Comedian/Actor Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911, Carol's Second Act, Speechless...) joins us on The Matthew Aaron Show this Wednesday (4/22) as we broadcast from Chicago.
Cedric is with us to discuss the highly anticipated return of RENO 911, which debuts on QUIBI on May 4th.
He'll also be chatting about his roles on CAROL'S SECOND ACT, PARADISE PD, THE GOLDBERGS, BOJACK HORSEMAN, and much more.
CEDRIC YARBROUGH can currently be seen starring on the CBS series “Carol’s Second Act” alongside Patricia Heaton. Yarbrough portrays Nurse Dennis, a hospital veteran who has seen it all and has little patience for nonsense from interns. He can also be seen recurring on the ABC series “The Goldbergs” as Vic, Murray’s friend, and co-worker from Canada. He is also heard as Officer Meow Meow Fuzzyface in the Netflix series “Bojack Horseman,” as Gerald Fitzgerald in the Netflix series “Paradise P.D.”
Next up, Yarbrough will be reprising his role of Deputy S. Jones on the highly-anticipated revival of “Reno 911!” Yarbrough will be seen alongside original cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yarbrough, Carlos Alazraqui, Ian Roberts, Joe Lo Truglio and Mary Birdsong. The series is set to premiere on Quibi on May 4th.
Most recently Yarbrough was seen starring on the ABC series “Speechless” with Minnie Driver as Kenneth Clements, the ‘voice’ of JJ DiMeo, helping JJ navigate the life of a typical teenager.
Having a powerful and distinctive voice, he is recognized for the role of Assistant District Attorney Tom Dubois and Colonel H. Stinkmeaner in the Peabody Award-winning animated series “The Boondocks.” Additionally, he was the voice of Neil Degrasse Tyson in “Mike Tyson Mysteries” as well as Broccoli Guy in “Skylanders Academy.” Other animated shows include “Family Guy,” “American Dad,” “Blaze and The Monster Machines,” as well as “We Bare Bears.”
Past television credits from the Minneapolis native include “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Ballers,” “The Soul Man,” “Key and Peele,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Dice.”
For years he has appeared on the big screen, including the recent feature film “The House,” opposite Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, and “The Boss,” opposite Melissa McCarthy. Other credits include “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Meet the Fockers,” “Get Smart,” “Four Christmases” and Sundance 2009 favorite “Black Dynamite.”
Additionally, Yarbrough is proud to be a part of the long-running sensation “The Black Version,” an improvised show that started at the Groundlings Theatre in 2010. The audience suggests a popular film title and then the cast improvises the “black version” of that film. The LA Times calls this show “A Winner” and Rolling Stone calls it a “Comedic A-Team.”
Yarbrough resides in Los Angeles.