Faizon Love

Biography

Faizon Andre Love was born June 14, 1968. An actor and comedian, he is best known for roles in the films Friday, Elf, and Couples Retreat. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut, Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of late comedian Robin Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love gained wider appeal when he co-starred in the 2009 film, Couples Retreat, a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort. His most recent role is that of Kurtis Kool in 2011’s Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. Many gamers may also know Love for his role as Sean "Sweet" Johnson, simply known as Sweet, in the Rockstar North game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Faizon Andre Love was born June 14, 1968. An actor and comedian, he is best known for roles in the films Friday, Elf, and Couples Retreat. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut, Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of late comedian Robin Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love gained wider appeal when he co-starred in the 2009 film, Couples Retreat, a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort. His most recent role is that of Kurtis Kool in 2011’s Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. Many gamers may also know Love for his role as Sean "Sweet" Johnson, simply known as Sweet, in the Rockstar North game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

View Profile Images

Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1968-06-14

Place of Birth Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • -

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 November Rule as Leo
2015 November Rule as Theo
2014 Q as Mr. Blue
2013 White T
2012 Backstage at Budz House
2011 Budz House as Big Shitty
2011 Zookeeper as Bruce the Bear (voice)
2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son as Kurtis Kool
2010 Life as We Know It as Walter
2009 Couples Retreat as Shane
2009 A Day In The Life as 'Black' Ike Smith
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy as Himself
2008 The Wendy Williams Show(1 episode)
2008 Black Poker Stars Invitational(8 episodes)
2007 The Perfect Holiday as Jamal
2007 Who's Your Caddy? as Big Large
2006 Idlewild as Ace
2006 Just My Luck as Damon Phillips
2006 All You've Got as Coach Harlan
2005 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia(1 episode) as Coach
2005 Animal as Double T
2004 The Big House(6 episodes)
2004 Torque as Sonny
2003 Hustle & Heat as David Rabinowitz
2003 Elf as Gimbel's Manager
2002 Blue Crush as Leslie
2002 Play'd: A Hip Hop Story as Domino Breed
2001 Mr. Bones as Fats Pudbedder
2001 Made as Horrace
2001 The Luau as Hustle
2000 The Replacements as Jamal Jackson
2000 3 Strikes as Tone
1997 B.A.P.S. as Tiger J
1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood as Rufus
1995 Friday as Big Worm
1995 What a Cartoon!(0 episodes)
1995 The Parent 'Hood(90 episodes) as Wendell Wilcox
1995 The Wayans Bros.(1 episode)
1994 Fear of a Black Hat as Jam Boy 1
1992 Bébé's Kids as Robin Harris
1900 Ripped as Reeves
1900 Dying Laughing as Himself

Directing

2007 Tao of The Golden Mask … Director

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.