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Chicago native Aries Spears discovered his comedic abilities at the young age of 14, when he started doing his own comedy routine around his hometown. By the age of 17, he landed a part in the movie Home of Angels, starring Abe Vigoda, Sherman Hemsley and Joe Frazier. Spears' additional film credits include The Pest opposite John Leguizamo, Jerry Maguire, Out-of-Sync, Malcolm X and _Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998)_.Spears' first television appearance was cable's Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, followed by Showtime at the Apollo.He moved to Los Angeles in 1992, landed a recurring role on A Different World and became a regular at The Comedy Store, The Improv and The Laugh Factory.Shortly thereafter, Spears was cast in a starring role opposite Glenn Frey in South of Sunset. His additional television credits include "Crosstown Traffic", The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. and "Soul Train". Spears also lent his voice to the animated series C-Bear and Jamal  See full bio on IMDb »

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Aries Spears -- I Hate Kobe Bryant ... He's No Michael Jordan

Aries Spears
I Hate Kobe Bryant ... He's No Michael Jordan

So, probably safe to assume Aries Spears won't be getting a Christmas card from Kobe Bryant this year ... because the former "MadTV" star says he HATES the Mamba (and all things Lakers) with… READ MORE >

Aries Spears -- I LIKE MICHAEL SAM ... But I Won't Apologize for Gay Joke!

Aries Spears
I LIKE MICHAEL SAM But I Won't Apologize for Gay Joke!

Aries Spears says he will NOT apologize for cracking a gay joke about Michael Sam on ESPN last week -- telling TMZ Sports, "There's nothing to apologize for. It's a joke."Spears was at LAX Monday… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Aries Spears -- Cracks Michael Sam Gay Joke on ESPN ... 'I Probably Won't Be Back'

Aries Spears
Cracks Michael Sam Gay Joke on ESPN 'I Probably Won't Be Back'

Aries Spears says he doesn't expect to return to ESPN after cracking a gay joke about Michael Sam live on "SportsNation."The comedian was sitting on a panel with Michelle Beadle and Marcellus… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
Ernie Johnson -- My Shaq Impression ... IS INCREDIBLE! (Video)

Ernie Johnson
My Shaq Impression IS INCREDIBLE!

Who knew Ernie Johnson had impressions?!?! Turns out, the "Inside the NBA" host can do one helluva "Shaq" -- nailing his co-host during an event for the NBA2K15 video game ... and it was all… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Aries Spears Divorce -- I Owe My Ex-Wife a Loaded Escalade AND a New House!!

Aries Spears Divorce
I Owe My Ex-Wife a Loaded Escalade AND a New House!!

Comedian Aries Spears' ex-wife is walking away from their 2-year marriage with some high-priced parting gifts that could cost him over $400K right off the bat ... TMZ has learned.Spears' divorce… READ MORE >

- 199 days ago
Aries Spears to Estranged Wife -- Fine, Take Our Kid

Aries Spears to Estranged Wife
Fine, Take Our Kid

"MADtv" star Aries Spears has willingly given up full custody of his 3-year-old son to his estranged wife ... after allegedly threatening her life with a baseball bat ... TMZ has learned.TMZ… READ MORE >

- 641 days ago
'MADtv' Star Aries Spears -- Wife Files for Divorce

'MADtv' Star Aries Spears
Wife Files for Divorce

"MADtv" funnyman Aries Spears isn't laughing at this punch line ... TMZ has learned, his wife of 2 years has filed for divorce.Spears' wife Elisa Larregui filed the docs in L.A. County Superior… READ MORE >

- 672 days ago
2 Chainz RIPPED By Aries Spears -- You're NOT Different, You're LAME!

2 Chainz
RIPPED By 'MADtv' Star ... Your Rhymes SUCK!!!

2 Chainz is not that different ... he's just another TERRIBLE rapper ... this according to former "MADtv" star Aries Spears. Spears was walkin' around NYC yesterday when we asked about the current… READ MORE >

- 708 days ago

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