Kel Mitchell Biography

Birthday: 1978-08-25
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois USA
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
Wiki Biography: Acting career Hailing from the Windy City, Kel Mitchell began his acting career at the young age of 12 with the ETA Creative Arts Foundation. Young Kel wowed audiences with his on-stage performances in Chicago theatrical productions such as "Kasimu & the Coconut Palm" and "Dirt." But it was his outstanding performance in "Eden" at the historic Victory Gardens Theater, which caught the attention of a prominent talent agent. At the age of 14, Kel got the opportunity of a lifetime. He flew to Florida to be on a TV show on the then new network for kids, Nickelodeon. Kel beat out thousands of other kids and was cast in what soon became a groundbreaking TV show, Mitchell was an original member on Nickelodeon's All That from 1994-1999. He and co-star Kenan Thompson also starred in the spin-off series Kenan & Kel from 1996-2000, as well as a 1997 major motion picture, titled Good Burger, which is the movie version of one of his sketches from All That. The duo also appeared together in episodes of Sister, Sister and the Steve Harvey Show. Kel Mitchell starred in 1999 comedy Mystery Men with Ben Stiller and William H. Macy, In 2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle with Robert De Niro, Jason Alexander and Rene Russo. Mitchell was also the voice of a mild-mannered and playful dog named T-Bone in the children's cartoon series Clifford the Big Red Dog, alongside the late John Ritter, from 2000 to 2003. In 2006, he also made an appearance in the 2004 Kanye West music video All Falls Down as a luggage collecting hotel valet, In 2005, Mitchell portrayed Manny Sellers in the sitcom One on One with Kyla Pratt, and in 2007 Kel starred in BET's new series Take the Cake. Some of his other credits include in 2007 Honeydripper directed by John Sayles, with Danny Glover, Lisa Gay Hamilton, and Charles S Dutton and in 2008, Mitchell appeared in two Detroit-based stage productions, Affairs and Laundromat, the latter written by Carlos Faison and also starred comedian Buddy Lewis, Leanne "Lelee" Lyons of R&B group SWV. In 2009 Kel became the voice of Ant on "The Ant and the Ardvark" new cartoon series from MGM studios "Pink Panther and Pals " for Cartoon Network. He has also filmed his writing and producing debut, "Chicago Pulaski Jones" in which he also stars as the lead role, debuting this summer 2011 also starring Tommy Davidson Cedric the Entertainer Rodney Perry and Affion Crockett. Music career In 1996 he was a featured rapper on IMx's Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 hit "Watch Me Do My Thing" as his Good Burger character, Ed. In 1997 he wrote and performed "Were All Dudes" feat Less then Jake the title song for the Good Burger movie. In 1999 his rap group with his two childhood friends wrote and performed "Who Are Those Mystery Men" on the Mystery Men movie soundtrack. In 2000 He was a featured rapper on Youngstown's "Pedal to the Steel" for the Disney television movie Alley Cat Strike. In 2006 he and Dru hill's Jazz wrote and performed "Up the game" for Like Mike 2: Streetball, and in 2008 he wrote and performed "Pray Together" for the gospel film Don't Touch If You Aint Prayed 2. , He has done several parodies of hit songs, he has parodied celebrities such as Prince, 50 Cent, Michael Jackson on a DVD called Kel Videos Live and on March 29, 2009 Mitchell directed Colby O'Donis's music video "Let You Go". He has voiced and wrote music for the animated cartoon called Freaknik: the musical executive produced by T-Pain on Adult Swim. Philanthropist Work Kel motivates kids by giving speeches at many high schools he has a genuine interest in youth and mentoring them to be future leaders he is spokesperson for and works with organizations like NCCSA : National Center for Child Safety and Awareness, The national college association for the producers of The Black College Expo, Black Carson Chambers of Commerce and many more. Kel also does a web-series called Ask Pastor Zeigler with his Pastor from Spirit Food Christian Center teaching youth how to use the words of the Bible and how to put there Godly faith to work. Mitchell also puts on a live dance competition each month for inner city youth called "The Back House Party" he executive produces the the show with designer and rap artist Asia Lee. They put on the show at The Dream center located in Compton California.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
All That Various 1994
Kenan and Kel Kel Kimble 1996 Family
Clifford the Big Red Dog T-Bone 2000 - 2003 Animation
The Rok Adventure Martin 2011
Wild Grinders Jay Jay 2012 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Good Burger Ed 1997 Family, Comedy
Mystery Men 1999 Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle 2000 Adventure, Comedy
Two Heads Are Better Than None Kel Kimble 2000
Where Is Love Waiting Tony 2006 Drama
Like Mike 2: Streetball 2006 Comedy, Family, Sport
See Dick Run Rich Jones 2009 Comedy
X's & O's Covonne 2009 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dance Fu Chicago Jones / Pretty Eyed Willy 2012
She Is Not My Sister Mr. Right 2012 Comedy, Drama
Caught on Tape Marlon 2013 0, Comedy
Who Can I Run To Javon 2014 Musical
First Impression James Mason 2015 Comedy, Romance