Jerry Charles Minor Jr. (born October 4, 1969) is an American actor, comedian and writer known for his comedic roles in numerous television programs such as Mr. Show, Saturday Night Live, Trigger Happy TV, Delocated, Brickleberry, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Crossballs, The Hotwives of Orlando, Carpoolers, Community, and Lucky Louie.
Minor was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Flint, Michigan. Minor was raised as a Jehovah's Witness during most of his youth. Later in life, after rejecting his Jehovah's Witness upbringing, Minor was shunned by some members of his family. He began doing stand-up comedy and writing/performing with sketch comedy groups in Detroit before eventually joining the Second City Detroit's mainstage improv troupe. After writing and performing in three revues, he joined the Second City Chicago for two shows and then one revue at the Second City Toronto. At the time he was the only performer to have belonged to all three of the Second City's touring companies. Minor was hired as a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live for one season in 2000–2001. He was let go from the show over the summer hiatus, before the start of the 2001–2002 season, because Lorne Michaels wanted to hire four new cast members, but did not want to go over budget. Minor's best known work at SNL included the recurring sketch Rap Street (which he performed with Horatio Sanz) and his appearances on Weekend Update as Al Sharpton. In addition to SNL, Minor has appeared regularly on a number of other sketch comedy programs, including HBO's Mr. Show, where he was a cast member during its final season. He was briefly a correspondent on The Daily Show in early 2000, had a recurring role as Officer Carter on Arrested Development and was one of the main cast members of Comedy Central's debate show parody Crossballs in 2004. He worked briefly as a writer and occasional performer on the short-lived FOX sketch series Cedric the Entertainer Presents. In 2006, Minor was part of the main cast of the HBO series Lucky Louie, on which he played Louis C.K.'s neighbor, Walter. Minor was praised for his Lucky Louie role in a 2006 issue of TV Guide, where he was given a "Cheers" in the magazine's Cheers and Jeers section. He was part of the cast of the 2008 ABC sitcom Carpoolers, playing the role of Aubrey and was a featured comedian on Lewis Black's Root of All Evil on Comedy Central. Minor has also gained attention online in 2010, for his memorable appearances as "Cyber Thug" on the Comedy Bang Bang podcast, which was briefly spun off into its own podcast titled Cyber Thug Radio on the Earwolf network. For a number of years Minor and comedian Craig Robinson had a comedy act where they performed as musical duo "L. Witherspoon & Chucky", with Minor as smooth singing "L. Witherspoon" and Robinson as "Chucky", the keyboard player and back-up singer. They performed the act on several stand-up shows on Comedy Central as well as on Real Time with Bill Maher and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.Minor has appeared in films such as I Love You, Man, Drillbit Taylor and Beer League, and had a small part in the 2003 movie Melvin Goes to Dinner directed by Bob Odenkirk. Minor has made guest appearances on shows such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, Funny or Die Presents, Drunk History, The League, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, Key & Peele, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Last Man Standing, How I Met Your Mother, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In 2010, he co-starred as "Mighty Joe Jon the Black Blonde" in the second season of the Adult Swim series Delocated. Minor has also had recurring appearances on comedy programs such as The Office as Brandon, Eastbound & Down as Jamie Laing, Community as Jerry the Janitor, The Hotwives as Rodney, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as Chris, and in the animated series Bob's Burgers as the voice of Officer Julia. He also co-starred as the voice of Denzel in the Comedy Central animated series Brickleberry. Minor is now the co-host of The Cult Awareness Podcast that discusses Scientology, Jehovah's Witnesses, and other subjects.He stars as the lead in the satirical musical For the Love of a Glove, which portrays Michael Jackson's glove as a sentient being and the true cause of his many misfortunes.
Movies & TV shows
Mr. Neighbor's House 2
Mr. Neighbors House 2 comically blurs the innocence of Mr. Rogers with the dark surrealism of David Lynch in a half hour, live action kids show that is too disturbing for kids. Mr. Neighbor (Brian Hus...
1 TV show
The lives of teenage friends are upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in a comedy from real-life friends.
Trump vs. Bernie: Shout the Vote!
Trump VS Bernie return to Fusion with Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow in their second special, "Shout The Vote"!. Trump reveals the identity of Anonymous, gets kicked out of his own Tower, and finall...
1 TV show
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Hotwives of Orlando
A parody of one of the most popular franchises in reality television, “The Hotwives of Orlando,” takes you inside the uber-exclusive and glamorous world of six hot housewives livin’ large in Central F...
Someone Marry Barry
A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
2 TV shows
A single-camera ensemble comedy follows the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history a...
2 TV shows
Key & Peele
Key & Peele is a show on television in the United States. It features two former cast members of the show, Jordan Peele and Keegan- Michael Key. Each episode of the show consists of several pre-taped ...
Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as th...
2 TV shows
Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restauranteur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three children. Bob and his family have big ideas about burgers, but they fall...
Last Man Standing
A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world that is increasingly dominated by women.
2 Movies · 3 TV shows
The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.
It is possible to follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world's worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
The Cleveland Show
The bizarre adventures of Cleveland Brown and co.
I Love You, Man
Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as hi...
George Simmons, a famous and wealthy funnyman, was forced to reexamine his priorities after a doctor delivered stunning health news, thanks to a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
2 TV shows
Delocated is an American television series that premiered February 12, 2009 on Adult Swim. The original pilot for the show was aired on April 1, 2008. Jon Glaser plays a man in the Witness Protection ...
Lewis Black's Root of All Evil
Lewis Black's Root of All Evil is an American television series that premiered on March 12, 2008, on Comedy Central and was hosted by comedian Lewis Black. The series producer was Scott Carter from Re...
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Four guys who carpool to work every day come to savor their commute as the only safe time to commiserate about jobs, families - and secrets. Even though "what happens in the carpool stays in the carpo...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. C.K. stars as the eponymous Louie, a part-time mechanic. The show revolves around the lif...
An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Let's Go to Prison
When a career criminal's plan for revenge is not going to happen, he puts his intended victim's son in his place, and then joins him in prison.
2 Movies · 2 TV shows
How I Met Your Mother
A father retells to his children the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother in a series of flashbacks.
The everyday lives of office employees in the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company are depicted in this picture.
Son of the Mask
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney chil...
On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's a...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Crossballs: The Debate Show
Crossballs: The Debate Show is a Comedy Central television show which poked fun at cable news networks' political debate shows, especially CNN's Crossfire and MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews. In ...
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
It's the 1970s, A San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Our Time Is Up
When therapist Dr. Leonard Stern discovers he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty.
1 Movie · 4 TV shows
Real Time with Bill Maher
A panel of guests, including politicians, actors, comedians, musicians and the like, discuss what's going on in the world each week on the show hosted by Bill Maher.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and broadcast on ABC.
The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
This partially unscripted comedy brings viewers into the squad car as incompetent officers swing into action, answering 911 calls about everything from speeding violations and prostitution to staking ...
Melvin Goes to Dinner
Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey and how it's going to get worse before it gets better are some of the things that are going to get worse before it gets better.
2 TV shows
The Martin Short Show
The Martin Short Show was hosted by actor Martin Short and broadcasted on the syndicated talk show circuit. It was a talk show that aired for one season. It was produced by a company called King World...
The Man Show
The Man Show is an American comedy television show on Comedy Central. It was created in 1999 by its two original co-hosts, Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, and their executive producer Daniel Kellison.
1 TV show
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
The biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture are discussed by The World's Fakest News Team.
1 TV show
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Mr. Show with Bob and David is an American sketch comedy series starring and hosted by Saturday Night Live writer/actor Bob Odenkirk and stand up comedian/actor David Cross. It aired on HBO from Novem...
1 TV show
Saturday Night Live
A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying ...
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