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Christopher Reid

Biography

The “Kid” of Kid ‘N Play, the past due ’80’s hiphop group whose 1990 album, Funhouse, reached the #58 position around the Billboard 200 and went Gold 2 yrs later on. Also an acting professional, he starred inside your home Party films. He was raised in the Bronx, where he went to both senior high school and university. He made an appearance in LMFAO’s video for “Sorry for Party Rocking.” He wedded Kimberly Turner in June of 2004. He offers three children called Christina, Cailin and Cameron. He published the theme track for HBO’s REAL-TIME with Expenses Maher.

Quick Facts


Full Name Christopher Reid
Date Of Birth April 5, 1964
Place Of Birth The Bronx, NY
Height 1.85 m
Profession Rapper
Education The Bronx High School of ScienceLehman College
Nationality American
Spouse Kimberly Turner
Children Cailin Reid, Cameron Reid, Christina Reid
Awards Costa Book of the Year, Costa Poetry Award, Michael Braude Award for Light Verse
Music Groups Kid 'n Play
Nominations Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Movies War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave, Sword of Honor, House Party 3, Class Act, House Party 2, House Party, Border Line
TV Shows Celebracadabra, The Temptations, Kid 'n Play, Black in the 80s
Star Sign Aries

  • Facts
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#Fact
1Father of Cameron Reid.
2Tours the country as a stand up comedian [2002]
3Worked variously as a librarian, actor, filing clerk, theatrical stage worker, free-lance journalist, and as a nanny and tutor.
4Eric Gregory Award, 1978; Prudence Farmer Award for poetry (cowinner with Craig Raine), 1978 and 1980; Somerset Maugham Award and Hawthornden Prize, both 1980, both for Arcadia.
5Bi-racial, father is Jamaican, and his mother is Irish.
61/2 of the rap duo Kid-N-Play
7Alumnus of The Bronx High School of Science, a specialized high school in New York City.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Dynamite2012-2014TV Series
Funny Business2014TV MovieKid
Mad2013TV SeriesGandalf the Fresh / Bully / Elf
Spec Ops: The Line2012Video GameFirst Lieutenant Alphonso Adams (voice)
LMFAO: Sorry for Party Rocking2012Video shortChris
Supah Ninjas2011TV SeriesThe Rhymer
Freaknik: The Musical2010TV MovieKid (voice, as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave2008VideoPete
Barbershop2005TV SeriesKyle
Pauly Shore Is Dead2003Celebrity Judge #2
That's Life2001TV SeriesRick
V.I.P.2000TV SeriesRod Bernstein
Border Line1999TV MovieMariano
The Temptations1998TV SeriesJoltin' Joe
Sister, Sister1996-1997TV SeriesClark / Chilli T
Smart Guy1997TV SeriesErnie Tracy
Minor Adjustments1996TV SeriesMugger / Nelson
Sword of Honor1996VideoDino
House Party 31994Kid (as Kid)
Bodyguards1993TV Movie
Class Act1992Duncan (as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
House Party 21991Kid
Kid 'n' Play1990TV SeriesKid (live action) (1990)
House Party1990Christopher 'Kid' Harris

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Real Time with Bill MaherTV Series theme by - 12 episodes, 2016 performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010 composer - 1 episode, 2013
Celebracadabra2008TV Series composer - 3 episodes
House Party 31994music consultant - as Kid

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
22nd Annual Trumpet Awards2014TV Special performer: "Rollin' With Kid 'N Play"
House Party 31994writer: "Bounce", "How'm I Doin'", "Two Fingaz", "Make Some Noise"
Class Act1992writer: "Get It Right"
House Party 21991writer: "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody", "Frienz"
The Earth Day Special1990TV Special lyrics: "The Planet Raps Back" - as Kid / performer: "The Planet Raps Back"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1st Amendment Stand Up2009TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
NESN Comedy All-Stars2009TV Series written by - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sword of Honor1996Video associate producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung2012-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHimself
Drunk Sports2014TV MovieHimself - Comedian
Apartment Troubles2014Himself - Judge
22nd Annual Trumpet Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Enlisted2014TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
House Party: Tonight's the Night2013VideoHimself - Kid (as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
House Party 5: Keepin' It Old School2013Video shortHimself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Fred: The Show2012TV SeriesHimself
Life After2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Way Black When: Primetime2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Way Black When2010TV MovieHimself - Host
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
Lopez Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Our Music Month2010TV MovieHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
1st Amendment Stand Up2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian
Hell's Kitchen2009TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
Black to the Future2009TV SeriesHimself
Celebracadabra2008TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Fashion News Live2007TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
Black in the 80s2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
Inside Joke2004TV SeriesHimself
Sealab 20212002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Funny Money2003TV SeriesHimself
The Conspiracy Zone2002TV SeriesHimself (Actor / Comedian)
Biography2002TV Series documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself / Kid
It's Black Entertainment2002TV Special documentaryHimself (as Chris 'Kid' Reid)
Ultimate Jordan2001Video documentaryHimself
Your Big Break1999TV SeriesHimself - Host (1999-2000)
Debra Duncan1998TV SeriesHimself
Politically Incorrect1997TV SeriesHimself
The 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
ABC Afterschool Specials1992-1994TV SeriesHimself
The 21st Annual American Music Awards1994TV SpecialHimself (as Kid-N-Play)
The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
Growing Up in the Age of AIDS: An ABC News Town Meeting for the Family - With Peter Jennings1992TV MovieHimself
Square One Television1992TV SeriesHimself
Martin1992TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself (as Kid N' Play)
Ebony/Jet Showcase1989-1992TV SeriesHimself
NBA All-Star Stay in School Jam1992TV MovieHimself
1991 Billboard Music Awards1991TV SpecialHimself (as Kid n' Play)
Soul Train1990-1991TV Series documentaryHimself
One Night Stand1991TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake1991TV MovieHimself
The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Kid N' Play)
The Movie Awards1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Howard Stern Show1990TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1990TV SeriesHimself
Night of 100 Stars III1990TV MovieHimself (as Kid 'N Play)
The Earth Day Special1990TV SpecialHimself (as Kid 'N Play)
Playground1990Video documentary shortHimself
Showtime at the Apollo1989TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supah Ninjas2012TV SeriesThe Rhymer
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Movie Actor
1991Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadHouse Party (1990)


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#Trademark
1His tall, geometrically perfect, flat-top haircut

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