Eddie Steeples

Highest Rated: 85% Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Birthday: Nov 25, 1973
Birthplace: Not Available
If you're an avid television viewer, chances are good that you recalled actor Eddie Steeples' face when My Name Is Earl debuted on NBC back in 2005. If so, that's likely because Steeples' role as the dancing office supply guy in the popular "Rubberband Man" OfficeMax commercial nearly took the Emmy for best television advertisement just one year prior. A veteran of the St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre who later moved to New York City and aligned himself with avant-garde hip-hop outfit No Surrender, Steeples appeared in a number of experimental films by director Kevin Ford before breaking into the mainstream with a role in Torque. Though he would turn up in My Name Is Earl as Crab Shack employee Darnell (and husband of Earl's ex-wife, Joy) the very next year, Steeples' independent spirit was still very much alive, as evidenced by his involvement in such edgy indie flicks as The Lost and Wristcutters: A Love Story in 2006. An additional role in award-winning drama Akeelah and the Bee helped to prove that Steeples was capable of low-key drama as well, though he would continue displaying his loyalty to old friends by appearing in Roman (which was lensed by Ford), The Lost director Chris Sivertson's I Know Who Killed Me, and opposite Roman co-star Angela Bettis in the Ford-helmed comedy When Is Tomorrow in 2007.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
59% Would You Rather Cal 2013
No Score Yet A House Is Not a Home Actor 2013
No Score Yet Home Alone: The Holiday Heist Mr. Hughes 2012
No Score Yet Zombie Apocalypse Billy 2011
7% I Know Who Killed Me Saeed the Prosthetic Tech $7.3M 2007
No Score Yet Roman Detective 2006
85% Akeelah and the Bee Derrick-T $18.9M 2006
23% Torque Rasan $21.1M 2004
No Score Yet People Are Dead Actor 2002

TV

CREDIT
64% The Guest Book
2017-2018
  • 2018
  • 2017
96% Raising Hope
2010-2014
Tyler the Gas Man Tyler
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
82% My Name Is Earl
2005-2009
Darnell
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005

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