Chris Redd

Actor, writer, rapper and stand-up comedian Chris Redd has performed across the country and toured the United States and Europe. He received the Emmy Award in 2018 for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ) song "Come Back, Barack." He appeared in the 2016 film "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping" and opposite Kathy Bates in the Netflix original comedy series "Disjointed" (2017). Redd was also featured in NBC's "Will & Grace" (1998-2005, 2017-19), Netflix's "Love" (2016-18), TV Land's "Teachers" (2016-18), Comedy Central's "Detroiters" (2017-18) and "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents" (2012-19). Redd has also loaned his voice to many projects including "Big Mouth" (Netflix, 2017- ) and "Star vs. the Forces of Evil" (Disney XD, 2015-19). Additionally, Redd was featured as a 2016 Standup New Face at Just for Laughs in Montreal. In 2019 Redd released his debut stand-up album, "But Here We Are." Redd starred in the independent horror film "Scare Me" and can be seen in the comedy films "Deep Murder" (2018), "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" (2018) and "Vampires vs. the Bronx" (2020). Redd is the co-creator and will star in Peacock's new scripted comedy series, "Bust Down" scheduled to be released in 2022.