Gerald Kelly has a multi-dimensional career as a stand-up comic and actor. Russell Simmons calls him the “Black Jackie Gleason” and with his brand of comedy he’s guaranteed to make you a believer in the healing powers of laughter.
Gerald has appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing S8, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central, and Showtime at the Apollo, BET’s Comic View, Conan O’Brien Show and Chocolate Sundaes [hosted by Tommy Davidson]. His movies include, “The Other Brother” and “Death of a Dynasty”, “Cookout 2” and “Budz House” as well as “Budz House Backstage [featuring Kevin Hart]”.” Gerald’s host of DVDs include: “Comedy in The Hood,” (which has been a big seller), “Laugh Bandits: No. 1”, “Gerald Kelly Live in New York”, “Gospel Comedy All-Stars, 1 & 2” and his latest, “Gerald Kelly on Broadway”.
He’s also been on Radio 107.5 WBLS (NYC) as a morning show co-host and in Hartford, Connecticut at Hot 93.7 WZMX as part of the Morning Team [his characters Grandma and Tahata are New England favorites]. Kelly has also produced and been recognized as a screenwriter.