Dean Edwards Biography, Age, Comedian, Wife, SNL, Films and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Dean Edwards. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Dean do for a living?
  2. Who are Dean’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Dean’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Dean married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does Dean have any children?
  6. Where is Dean now?
  7. How tall is Dean?
  8. How much money does Dean earn?
  9. What is Dean’s net worth?

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Who is Dean Edwards?

Dean Edwards is an American stand-up comedian, voice artist, actor, singer, writer, and musician. He is known for Spider-Man 3 (2007), Goyband (2008), and A New Wave (2006). He was also the host of the critically acclaimed TV show “Vidiots” on TVone.

Dean’s work as a voice actor includes Scottie Pippen and Spike Lee in Celebrity Deathmatch, a robot in Robotomy, and Donkey in Scared Shrekless after Eddie Murphy refused to reprise the role (Dean had impersonated Murphy on stage). He has also appeared in Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special as Savion Glover and Don Cheadle, in Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding as Father Mark, and The Sopranos.

Dean developed a reputation for working clean and also taught classes in stand-up comedy techniques. Dean was hired as a staff writer for Daily Comedy, a website where professional and amateur stand-up comedians post new jokes frequently.

How Old is Dean Edwards?

Edwards is 51 years old as of 2021. He was born on July 30, 1970, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. He shares his birthday with other famous people such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brad Hargreaves, Bud Selig, Buddy Guy, Christine Taylor, Christopher Nolan, Delta Burke, Eleanor Smeal, Gina Rodriguez, Hilary Swank, Hope Solo, Jaime Pressly, among others.

A photo of Dean Edwards

A photo of Dean Edwards

Dean Edwards Family

Dean’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.

Dean Edwards Education

Information regarding where Edwards received his high school and college education still remains private.

Dean Edwards Wife

Dean has been married to Tracy Walters since January 2004. They have a daughter together.

Dean Edwards SNL

Dean joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2001. He then developed several impressions, including Michael Jackson, Wayne Brady, Chris Tucker, Don Cheadle, Colin Powell, Serena Williams, Nipsey Russell, Grace Jones, Randy Jackson, Redman, Denzel Washington, and Billy Ocean. Despite his penchant for impressions, he didn’t get much screen time in his brief tenure on the show. Edwards left after the show’s 28th season (2003), citing creative differences.

In Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special, Dean did impressions of Savion Glover and Don Cheadle.

Dean Edwards Voiceover Work

Dean is also a voice artist, having done voice work for Celebrity Deathmatch and Robotomy. Edwards also did voice work for the audiobook version of Max Brooks’ World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War.

In the 2010 Halloween special Scared Shrekless, Dean provided the voice of Donkey after Eddie Murphy declined; as Donkey, He impersonated Murphy’s vocal characterization. Soon, he got replaced when Murphy returned to play Donkey in the 2010 Christmas special Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular.

Dean Edwards Commercials

He has also appeared in commercials for Snickers and Ford.

Dean Edwards Films

Year Title Role
2003
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special
Savion Glover / Don Cheadle
2003
Marci X
Audience Member
2004
Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding
Father Mark
2006
A New Wave
Rupert
2007
Universal Remote
Serious Black Man
2007
Spider-Man 3
Newsstand Patron
2008
Goyband
Ty
2010
April’s Fools
Now Later

Dean Edwards Television Shows

Year
Title
Role
1996
Melrose Place
Process Server
1998
Celebrity Deathmatch
Scottie Pippen / Spike Lee
2001-2003
Saturday Night Live
Various
2004
The Sopranos
Charles
2005
Weekends at the DL
Sweetmouth
2006
Where My Dogs At?
Various Celebrities
2010
Robotomy
Robot
2010
Scared Shrekless
Donkey
2011
Thriller Night
Donkey
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