Spears, Aries 1975–
Spears, Aries 1975–
Some sources cite original name as Nairobi Spears; born April 3, 1975, in Chicago, IL; raised in NJ.
Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Blvd., Ninth Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067; APA, Inc., 405 South Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Warren Cowan and Associates, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 919, Los Angeles, CA 90048.
Actor, comedian, and writer. Performed as a stand-up comedian at various venues. Appeared in advertisements. Involved with charities.
Television Appearances; Series:
Ziggy Duane, South of Sunset, CBS, 1993, VH1, 1994.
Voices of Big Chill and Kwame, C-Bear and Jamal (animated), Fox, 1996-98.
Various characters, MAD TV (also known as MADtv), Fox, 1997-2005.
Voices of Wizard Kelly, Sir-Paid-a-Lot, and Li'l Wiz, Jr., The Proud Family (animated), Disney Channel, 2001-2004.
Various characters, The Underground (also known as Damon Wayans' "The Underground," D. Underground, and The Wayans Underground), Showtime, beginning 2006.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
(Uncredited) Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top, Comedy Central and Channel 4 (England), 2003.
Himself, Ego Trip's Race-O-Rama, VH1, 2005.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Voices of Wizard Kelly and board member, The Proud Family Movie (animated), Disney Channel, 2005.
Voice, Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (animated; also known as The Wayans Family Presents: "Thugaboo-Sneaker Madness"), Nickelodeon, 2006.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Host, KISS Live: The Ultimate Halloween Party, Fox, 1998.
The Fourth Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest, syndicated, 2001.
Elvin, The Night B4 Christmas (animated), 2003.
MAD TV Holiday Show '04 Special Edition, Fox, 2004.
Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:
Himself, The 33rd NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 2002.
Himself, Comedy Central Presents: The Commies (also known as The Commies), Comedy Central, 2003.
The 2004 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 2004.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Def Comedy Jam, HBO, c. 1992.
Pizza delivery person, "The Sniffing Accountant," Seinfeld, NBC, 1993.
Ty, "Dancing Machines," A Different World, NBC, 1993.
Ty, "Mind Your Own Business," A Different World, NBC, 1993.
Bobby Swan, "Stagecoach," The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (also known as Brisco County, Jr.), Fox, 1994.
"Look Out Baby I'm Your Love Man," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 1999.
Himself, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Fox Sports Network, various episodes, including 2001.
The Test, FX Channel, 2001.
Himself, Late Friday, NBC, 2002.
Comedian, Jamie Foxx Presents Laffapalooza, Showtime, 2003.
Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2004, 2006 (multiple episodes).
Himself, "Aries Spears," Comedy Central Presents (also known as Comedy Central Presents: Aries Spears), Comedy Central, 2005.
Voice of Wizard Kelly, "Spats: Experiment #397," Lilo & Stitch: The Series (animated; also known as The Adventures of Lilo & Stitch), Disney Channel, 2005.
Himself, Mind of Mencia, Comedy Central, 2006.
Himself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2007.
Appeared in other programs, including Happy Hour, USA Network; The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show, syndicated; Loveline, MTV; and Vibe, syndicated. Some sources cite an appearance in It's Showtime at the Apollo, syndicated.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Voices of Big Chill and Kwame, C-Bear and Jamal (animated), Fox, 1996.
Appeared as Eddie Muhammad in Crosstown Traffic, CBS.
Gang leader, Home of Angels, Bridgestone Multimedia, 1994.
Frank, Out-of-Sync, LIVE Entertainment, 1995.
Tee Pee, Jerry Maguire, TriStar, 1996.
Chubby, The Pest, TriStar, 1997.
Redd Foxx, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Warner Bros., 1998.
Lil' Bud, Higher Ed, Urbanworld Films, 2001.
(Uncredited) The other Carson Daly, Josie and the Pussycats, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.
Playa, Love Chronicles, Melee Entertainment, 2003.
Gunnar "MC Gun" Jorge, Jiminy Glick in Lalawood, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2005.
Quon, Hood of Horror (also known as Snoop Dog's "Hood of Horror"), Freestyle Releasing, 2006.
Some sources cite an appearance in Malcolm X (also known as X), Warner Bros., 1992 and as an extra in Scary Movie 3 (also known as Scary Movie 3: Episode I—Lord of the Brooms, Scary Movie 3.5, Film de peur 3, Oudne film 3, Scary movie 3: No hay dos sin 3, Scary movie 3—Una risata vi seppellira, and Todo mundo em panico 3), Miramax/Dimension Films, 2003.
Appeared in radio programs.
"Aries Spears," Comedy Central Presents (also known as Comedy Central Presents: Aries Spears), Comedy Central, 2005.
(With others) The Underground (also known as Damon Wayans' "The Underground," D. Underground, and The Wayans Underground), Showtime, beginning 2006.
Aries Spears,http://www.ariesspears.com, January 19, 2007.
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