Christopher Jerell Redd (born March 25, 1985) is an American actor and stand-up comedian currently in the cast of Saturday Night Live. Redd attended Gregory Middle School and Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois, a west suburb of Chicago.
Christopher Jerell Redd
March 25, 1985
Saturday Night LiveEdit
On September 26, 2017, it was announced that Redd had joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player for season 43. It had previously been reported that Redd would be a new cast member for season 42, but this turned out to be false.
Celebrity impressions on SNLEdit
|2016||Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping||Hunter the Hungry|
|2017||Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie||Detective Gunner|
|2018||A Futile and Stupid Gesture||Skeptical Black Man|
|2014||Chicago P.D.||Carl||Episode: "Thirty Balloons"|
|2014||Greetings! From Prison||XXXpressive||Episode: "XXXpress Yourself"|
|2016||Freestyle Wraps||MC Hot Pot||Episode: "Hot Pot"|
|2016||Lonely and Horny||Omar||4 episodes|
|2016||Comedy Bang! Bang!||The Cleaning Crew Rapper||Episode: "Krysten Ritter Wears a Turtleneck and Black Boots"|
|2017||Detroiters||Episode: "Smilin' Jack"|
|2017||Sofia the First||Singe (voice)||Episode: "The Royal Dragon"|
|2017||Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later||Mason||2 episodes|
|2017–2018||Disjointed||Steven "Dank" Dankerson||19 episodes|
|2017||Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents||Himself||Stand-up special|
|2017–present||Saturday Night Live||Himself/Various||Featured player|
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (2018)
|2017||Will & Grace||Alvin||Episode: "Emergency Contact"|
|2018||Teachers||Darnell||Episode: "For Poorer or Poorer"|
- Williams, Janice (September 27, 2017). "Who Are 'Saturday Night Live' New Cast Members Chris Redd, Heidi Gardner and Luke Null?". Newsweek. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- Saturday Night Live (October 18, 2017), 43 For 43: Chris Redd - SNL, retrieved November 2, 2017
- Beechick, Talia (June 17, 2016). "'Whirlwind of rap' got Chicago comedian Chris Redd into 'Popstar'". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
- Andreeva, Nellie (September 26, 2017). "'Saturday Night Live' Taps Heidi Gardner, Luke Null & Chris Redd As New Cast Members, Adds 7 Writers For Season 43". Deadline. Retrieved November 2, 2017.