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Mike Epps

Michael Elliot "Mike" Epps (born November 18, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer and rapper. He is best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday and the sequel-to-the-sequel, Friday After Next, and also appearing in The Hangover, as "Black Doug". He was the voice of Boog in Open Season 2 (the sequel to Open Season), but was replaced by Matthew J. Munn in Open Season 3. As of 2010, Epps was the executive producer on a documentary about the life story of a former member of Tupac Shakur's Outlawz, Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw. Epps was born at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Epps' natural comedic ability was encouraged at an early age, and he began performing stand-up as a teenager. Epps moved to Atlanta where he worked at the Comedy Act Theater, before moving to Brooklyn to star in Def Comedy Jam in 1995. Epps ended up on the Def Comedy Jam tour and starred in two of HBO's Def Comedy Jam broadcasts. He was strongly encouraged by his friend Otis Brown. Epps began his professional career by joining the Def Comedy Jam tour in 1995 and starred in two of HBO's Def Comedy Jam broadcasts. Epps' first on screen appearance came in Vin Diesel's

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Mike Epps -- Accused of Assaulting Woman at 'Haunted House 2' Premiere After-Party

Mike Epps
Accused of Assaulting Woman At 'Haunted House 2' Premiere After-Party

Mike Epps has been accused of punching a woman in the face Wednesday night after the premiere of "Haunted House 2" -- but sources close to Epps tell TMZ, the actor didn't lay a finger on her.The… READ MORE >

Mike Epps -- I'm The Prince of Darkness -- Take Down Your XMAS Lights!!

Mike Epps
I'm The Prince Of Darkness Take Down Your XMAS Lights!!

Mike Epps wants the world to plunge into darkness ... imploring all good Christians to TAKE DOWN THEIR XMAS LIGHTS!!!We got the comedian at LAX where he schooled us on yuletide rules ... and just… READ MORE >

- 109 days ago
Big Sean -- Gobbledy Gobbledy G-Gobble Gobble

Big Sean
Gobbledy Gobbledy G-Gobble Gobble

Tippy tow Turkey Day ... Big Sean's giving back big time this Thanksgiving, handing out more than 650 turkeys to the needy in Detroit on Tuesday ... but stop, the rapper also made it ham-mer… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Mike Epps Club Brawl -- Security Footage Shows Comic Charging Heckler

Mike Epps Club Brawl
Security Footage Shows Comic Charging Heckler

TMZ has obtained security footage of the Mike Epps nightclub fight ... which DOES show the comic charging after another man ... but DOES NOT show anyone firing a gun.We broke the story ... the… READ MORE >

- 514 days ago
Mike Epps -- Cops Investigate Gunshot During Nightclub Fight

Mike Epps
SHOT FIRED During Nightclub Brawl

Someone fired a gun inside a Hollywood nightclub during a showdown between Mike Epps posse and other clubbers -- this according to law enforcement sources.Cops with really big guns (see video… READ MORE >

- 514 days ago
Richard Pryor's Widow -- Gave Mike Epps Blessing to Play Comic Legend

Richard Pryor's Widow
Gave Mike Epps Blessing To Play Comic Legend

Actor Mike Epps personally reached out to Richard Pryor's widow before agreeing to play the comic legend in a new movie, TMZ has learned -- and it might've been the smartest thing he's ever… READ MORE >

- 548 days ago
Mike Epps -- Sure We Fight, But I 'Still Love' My Daughter

Mike Epps
Sure We Fight But I 'Still Love' My Daughter

Mike Epps wants to clear the air after his daughter accused him of threatening to "f**k her up" -- telling TMZ, "I love my daughter, but sometimes father and daughter have disagreements."TMZ… READ MORE >

- 776 days ago
Mike Epps' Daughter to Cops -- He Threatened to "F**k" Me Up!!!

Mike Epps' Daughter to Cops:
He Threatened to 'F**k' Me Up!!!

Mike Epps' 18-year-old daughter claims the comedian has been threatening her ... promising to "f**k her up" -- and now, she's turning to the police for help ... but Mike says the woman is a liar.… READ MORE >

- 777 days ago
Mike Epps Stars In Trashy Student Video Project

Mike Epps
Stars in Trashy Student Video Project

"Hangover" star Mike Epps cares so much about L.A.'s sprawling garbage problem ... the comedian actually took part in a student film to help end the epidemic -- by doing a little littering of his… READ MORE >

- 1062 days ago
Mike Epps SERVED At Comedy Show -- FLIPS OUT

Mike Epps
SERVED at Comedy Show FLIPS OUT

"Hangover" star Mike Epps went BALLISTIC on a woman who served him with a lawsuit during a comedy performance in Texas last week -- calling her a "white b*tch" and telling her to "suck my d*ck."… READ MORE >

- 1074 days ago

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