Mike Epps

Mike Epps


11/18/1970, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Birth Name



Also Known As

Michael E. Epps, Michael Epps
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Epps' natural comedic ability was encouraged at an early age, and he began performing standup as a teenager. He moved to Atlanta where he worked at the Comedy Act Theater, before moving to New York City to star in Def Comedy Jam in 1995. His first major film…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Mike: You know, my life's changed now. I'm starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. You supposed to be married. You're supposed to have a family, kids, treat your wife right.

    • Mike: I'm gonna have to develop myself. I'm just going to do the best that I can do.

    • Mike: I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me.

    • Mike: I watch old school film so that I can learn so much that I just sort of miss all the new stuff.

    • Mike: I left Indiana, and I ain't been back since. I've been doing comedy and paying my bills.

    • Mike: I don't know why people think I'm this ad-lib dude.

    • Mike: Honestly, I feel like I am a leading man, and it's just going to take the right project, the female and the right studio. It's got to all gel together, you know what I mean?

    • Mike: Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie.

    • Mike Epps: They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only to watch comedy, and you get all your local drug dealers, thugs, prostitutes, all of them come in, sit down, and listen to you tell jokes. They the hardest people to make laugh.

    • Mike Epps: I think in life, the sense of humor and comedy always exists.

    • Mike Epps: I don't know nothing about no marriages or nothing. I ain't even never been to a wedding.

    • Mike Epps: I learned that you don't have to be all over the place, that you can be subtle and you can say what you say. The words that you put together can be just as hilarious as falling all over the place or doing something.

    • Mike Epps: Everybody that's living in this earth is living in a situation. It's not narrow-minded to the point where everybody is serious and nobody has a personality. I think people die telling jokes.

    • Mike Epps: Every movie is like the first movie to me, that's how I feel. I'm excited every time.

  • Props to Mike

    Mike Epps is one of the funniest comics in the game...All of his appearances are scene stealers..I hope to see him in more leading roles in upcoming movies.His roles in Friday,All About The benjamins,and Roll Bounce were classic..Sure he has made a few missteps (The Honeymooners was waaaaay off,I will admit).