Chi McBride - Details


Chi is well known for his role as the wisecracking, philosophical janitor on the NBC television series, The John Larroquette Show. He next starred in a series of pilots, including Odd Man Out which he produced and starred in for CBS, and which was executive produced by Bill Cosby.

Chi received critical acclaim for his starring role in the Hudlin Brothers’ production Tang, a segment of HBO’s Cosmic Slop Trilogy.

Born and raised in Chicago, McBride has accomplished much and enjoyed great success in just the seven years that he has been working in the entertainment industry. When a producer offered to help him pursue his dream, he moved to Los Angeles and almost immediately landed a spot in the Fox Television movie Revenge of the Nerds III and made several appearances on the network’s comedy series In Living Color.

McBride made his feature film debut in The Distinguished Gentleman starring Eddie Murphy, and followed with roles in the Oscar®-nominated What’s Love Got To Do With It and The Great White Hype.
McBride also performed in the stage play Nagasaki Sake directed by Robert Downey Sr., in which he portrayed eight different complex characters.