Shawn Michael Howard
Shawn Michael Howard (born July 31, 1969) is an American film, television and theater actor.
Howard was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Olivia C. and Frank Howard, Jr., brother of Brad Howard and Tyrone Scott Howard. Father of Elijah HowardShawn moved to Manhattan at age 19 to study acting at New York University. He began working off-Broadway while still in school, in Mac Wellman's Crowbar, which won the obie for Best Play. He worked in character roles on episodic television in New York City, and his first film role came opposite Tupac Shakur in Above the Rim . In 1994 he moved to Hollywood and starred in Sunset Park with Terrence Howard. A succession of recurring television roles led to his breakthrough role as Russell on the NBC sitcom The Single Guy in 1995. He has been a featured guest voice on many animated shows, including American Dad! , Family Guy , and Robot Chicken . He voiced the character "Smokey" on the animated series The PJs with Eddie Murphy.
|1994||Above The Rim||Bobby|
|1996||Flirting with Disaster||Roger|
|1996||The Cable Guy||Basketball Player|
|1998||The Velocity of Gary||Coco|
|2000||Men of Honor||Junie|
|2001||Note come due||RJ||Short|
|2001||3000 Miles to Graceland||Roller Elvis|
|2003||Masked and Anonymous||Nestor|
|2003||Victor and Eddie||Victor||Short|
|2005||Extreme Dating||Detective Rawlings|
|2009||Next Day Air||Derrick|
|1993||Law & Order||Franco||Episode: "Profile"|
|1996||Married... with Children||Barney||2 episodes|
|1996||Nash Bridges||Antoine||2 episodes|
|1996-97||The Single Guy||Russell||21 episodes|
|1997||Soul Train||Guest Host||Episode: "Deborah Cox/Westside Connection/Day Ta Day"|
|1997||413 Hope St.||Episode: "A Better Place"|
|1997||Mr. Show with Bob and David||Todd||Episode: "Oh, You Men"|
|1997-98||The Practice||Warren Cruickshank||3 episodes|
|1998||Smart Guy||Mitchell Harrison||Episode: "My Two Dads"|
|1998||Martial Law||Rickey Dukes||Episode: "Shanghai Express"|
|1998-2003||NYPD Blue||"Flossy" Carver / Dino||2 episodes|
|1998||Ally McBeal||Ben||2 episodes|
|1998||Cupid||Shawn||Episode: "Hung Jury"|
|1999-2001||The PJ's||Smokey (voice)||41 episodes|
|1999||Jack & Jill||Theodore Kincaid||Episode: "Welcome to the Working Week"|
|2001||Boycott||Fred Gray||TV movie|
|2001||Becker||Clay||Episode: "Nocturnal Omissions"|
|2001||It's Like, You Know...||Patrick||Episode: "Hoop Dreams"|
|2002||The Rats||Ty||TV movie|
|2003||The Pitts||VW Bug||Episode: "A Bug's Wife"|
|2006-08||American Dad!||Man (voice) / Chris The Homeless Guy (voice) / Belmonpan (voice)||4 episodes|
|2012||Cops Uncuffed||Officer Todd Dawson||TV movie|
|2017||Family Guy||New Orleans Band (voice)||Episode: "The Peter Principal"|
|2018||Motown Magic||Clarence (voice)||3 episodes|
|2019||The Rookie||Peter Langston||Episode: "Free Fall"|
|2008||Lost: Via Domus||Michael Dawson|
|2012||Prototype 2||Additional Voices|
|2013||Grand Theft Auto V||The Local Population|
|2013||Dead Rising 3||Additional Voices|
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