Leonard Earl Howze

Leonard Earl Howze

Highest Rated: 83% Barbershop (2002)

Lowest Rated: 0% The True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

The face of Los Angeles-born Leonard Earl Howze first became familiar to the world at large through his role as Dinka in the 2002 comedy smash "Barbershop" and the film's 2004 sequel, "Barbershop 2: Back in Business." But even as early as high school, Howze was making his penchant for the performing arts known-though his physique earned him many requests to join the football team, he was a theater kid through and through. Unsurprisingly, he went on to earn his BFA in acting from SUNY Purchase in New York. After making his debut in "Barbershop," Howze appeared as Pork Chop in the Denzel Washington film "Antwone Fisher" (2002). Though he went on to score parts in such films as "The Ringer" (2005) and "School for Scoundrels" (2006) and TV series like "My Name Is Earl" (NBC 2005-09), one of Howze's most high-profile roles came in 2010 when he began playing Reginald Greenback in the cop show "Memphis Beat" (TNT 2010-11). Later, after appearing in the Johnny Depp-led film "The Lone Ranger" (2013), Howze earned a plum role on a new TV sitcom. In 2016, he began appearing opposite comedian Kevin James in the sitcom "Kevin Can Wait" (CBS 2016- ), in which James played a freshly retired, middle-aged police officer and Howze played his former partner Goody.

Highest rated movies




0% 43% The True Memoirs of an International Assassin Michael Cleveland (Character) - 2016
36% 81% Live Cargo Doughboy (Character) - 2016
50% 34% Brave New Jersey Stan Holbrook (Character) $14.1K 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Market Hours Randall (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blood River Tri Pod (Character) - 2010
68% 48% Barbershop 2: Back in Business Dinka (Character) $65M 2004
83% 62% Barbershop Dinka (Character) $75.1M 2002


28% 41% Kevin Can Wait Goody (Character) 2016-2018
81% 81% The League Sky Cap (Guest Star) 2013
38% No Score Yet Memphis Beat Reginald Greenback (Character) 2010-2011
82% 80% Shameless Frank's Co-worker (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 83% NCIS Security Guard Wilson (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Method & Red Unknown (Guest Star)


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