Eddie Griffin Overview

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Born: July 15, 1968

When Richard Pryor is your idol, it's bound to get you wondering about living a comedian's life. Griffin grew up in Kansas City, where he took a cousin's dare and performed a comedy routine at a local club. His quick-fire impersonations and improvisations made him a hit. Catching the stand-up comedy bug, Griffin soon left for Los Angeles where his in-your-face humor quickly earned him the reputation as heir to such comedians as Redd Foxx and Lenny Bruce. Griffin's notorious performances at... See All

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