On June 1, 1955, Tim Meadows was born in Brooklyn, New York. He started his career as a waiter in the 1975 film The Great White Hope. He played in the movie as “Howard Zinc.” The year 1977 brought him to television with a part as “Harold Arnold” on The Jefferson. Meadows also appeared on The Jefferson. Another show that he appeared on was Good Times, in 1978. He played “Stanley” – the husband of “Cecelia,” played by Esther Role.
In 1980, he appeared on Sanford and Son as “Shorty” – and later, he appeared on One Day at a Time for two seasons (1987 and 1988).
1983 Tim Meadows became a cast member of Saturday Night Live (SNL)
where he stayed until 1990. His first appearance was on October 10, 1983, in episode #21 of season 6 (aired November 4), with host Eddie Murphy and musical guest Sheena Easton.
A year later, he played in episode #25 of season 7 (which aired September 26, 1984), as “Eddie Spaghetti.”
Meadows also appeared in the movies I’m Gonna Git You Suck, A Night at the Roxbury, and The Secret of My Success.
In 1988, he appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as “Hood,” a drug dealer.
1990, Meadows left SNL. He did not appear on-screen again until 1995 when he played “Buddy” – the boyfriend of “Melanie” – in the movie What’s Cooking?
He also appeared on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air for three seasons (1990–1993).
In 1997 Meadows played “Stu” in the movie kissing a Fool. He appeared on two episodes of Seinfeld: once as a waiter and once as an actor in the film.
In 1999 and 2000, he appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show and in the movie The Family Man.
Meadows also played on two of a Kind in 2004 and 2005.
In 2006, he appeared as “Blind Willie” on Everybody Hates Chris. Tim Meadows is married to actress Sherri Shepherd, with whom he has three children: daughter Nile, son Kush, and son Trayvon. Tim Meadows’ family lives in Los Angeles, California.
What were Tim Meadows’ best-known roles?
1983 in which, he played “Eddie Spaghetti” – a drug dealer – on Saturday Night Live (SNL). In 1988, he played “Hood” – a drug dealer – on Everybody Hates Chris (2006). 1989 Meadows played “Stu” in kissing a Fool (1999). 1991 Meadows played “Husband” on What About Joan? (1991). In 1992 Meadows played “Husband” on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (1990).
What is Tim Meadows’ best-known movie?
In 1991, he played “Husband” in What About Joan? (1991). In 1993, he played “Marvin the Martian” and “Marty the Martian” in Space Jam. In 1994, he starred in The Scout. n 1995, he appeared in the film A Night at the Roxbury. 1996, he starred in Grandma’s Boy, a box office flop. In 1997 and 1998, Meadows starred as “Dr Steve Brulé” on The Drew Carey Show. In 1999, Meadows appeared as a guest star on Everybody Loves Raymond (1996). He also made appearances on Ugly Betty (2006) and ER (1994), among others.
What were Tim Meadows’ best-known TV shows?
1983, he played “Eddie Spaghetti” – a drug dealer – on Saturday Night Live (SNL). In 1988, he played “Hood” – a drug dealer – on Everybody Hates Chris (2006). In 1989 Meadows played “Stu” in Kissing a Fool (1999)
1991 Meadows played “Husband” on What About Joan? (1991). In 1992 Meadows starred as “Dr Steve Brulé” on The Drew Carey Show. In 1993, he appeared as a guest star on Ugly Betty (2006) and ER (1994).