Patrice O'Neal

Patrice O'Neal

  • Highest Rated: 78% 25th Hour (2003)
  • Lowest Rated: 5% Nature Calls (2012)
  • Birthday: Dec 7, 1969
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Born in Massachusetts, comedian Patrice O'Neal began honing his skills on the microphone during his early twenties at comedy clubs in his native Boston. A star athlete in high school, O'Neal turned down football scholarships in lieu of studying performing arts at Northeastern University with the help of a public housing grant. After graduating, O'Neal began moving to bigger cities, looking for a comedy scene where he wouldn't have to battle comedy-club owners over his now famously confrontational stage act, in which he often provoked audience members and pitted couples against each other. He tried New York, Los Angeles, and London before returning to New York in 2002, where he got an offer to do a stand-up special for Showtime. The pay-cable station proved a good fit for O'Neal's no-holds-barred style, and with the fame he garnered from the special, he would go on to appear on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and Comedy Central Presents. With his stand-up career in full force, O'Neal also began acting on-screen in the early 2000s, playing memorable roles on Arrested Development, Chappelle's Show, and The Jury. O'Neal additionally became a successful radio personality, appearing frequently on shows like Opie and Anthony and hosting his own show on XM Radio. Tragically, O'Neal had a stroke in October 2011 and died a month later at age 41.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

5% Nature Calls Mr. Caldwell $382 2012
No Score Yet Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen Actor 2011
7% Furry Vengeance Gus $17.7M 2010
35% Scary Movie 4 Actor $90.7M 2006
33% In the Cut Hector, Baby Doll Bouncer $4.8M 2003
30% Head of State Warren $37.8M 2003
78% 25th Hour Khari 2003

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Guest
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet The Green Room With Paul Provenza
2010-2011
Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam
2008
Performer
  • 2008
89% The Office
2005-2013
Lonny
  • 2005
75% Arrested Development
2003
T-Bone
  • 2003
No Score Yet Comedy Central Presents
1998-2011
Performer
  • 2003
No Score Yet Yes, Dear
2000-2006
Tow Truck Driver
  • 2003

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