Craig Robinson is an American singer, musician, actor, and comedian who is best known for his portrayal of Nick in Hot Tub Time Machine and Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Matheson in Pineapple Express, Darryl Philbin in The Office, and as Doug Judy in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Born Name

Craig Phillip Robinson

Nick Name

Craig

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

 

Education

Craig studied at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, before moving on to complete his undergraduate studies at Illinois State University in the year 1994.

Later, he enrolled at Saint Xavier University from where he attained his Master of Education.

Craig studied acting and improv at The Second City in Chicago at the same time as he was attending college.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Musician, Singer

Family

  • Siblings – Christopher Robinson (Younger Brother) (Musician)

Genre

Funk

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboard

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm

Weight

108 kg or 238 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He has African-American ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports an afro hairstyle and boxed shaped beard.
  • Dimpled cheeks
  • He has a soft mellow voice.

Brand Endorsements

Craig has appeared in the commercials for various brands including Tostitos, Walmart, Dodge, Hay Day, Amazon Echo, Pepsi, Dietz Nuts, Direct Tv, Dietz & Watson, and New Era.

Craig Robinson Favorite Things

  • Dirty South Jams – ’ “Move B***H”, Geto Boys’ “Mind Playing Tricks on Me”, ’s “Back That Azz Up”, ’s “Prototype”
  • Singers – Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Curtis Mayfield, , Philip Bailey.

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Craig Robinson Facts

  1. He was brought up on the South Side of Chicago by his mother who was a music teacher and his father who worked as an attorney.
  2. Prior to becoming an actor, Craig worked as a music teacher for Horace Mann Elementary School in Chicago, and Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Hammond, Indiana.
  3. He made his debut TV show appearance as “himself” on the Def Comedy Jam in 1992. However, it was not until he began to appear on the talk show Live that his career began to rise. Later, he was featured in various well-known shows including Friends, The Show, LAX, and Arrested Development.
  4. His younger brother Chris Rob has credited Craig and their mother for the success that he has earned in his musical career.
  5. Craig is a member of the band The Nasty Delicious.
  6. He voiced the character of Kevin in Dolittle (2020).
  7. Craig and actress were born on the same date.

Featured Image By Craig Robinson / Instagram

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Facts of Craig Robinson 

  • full nameCraig Robinson 
  • Date of Birth October 25, 1971
  • Age 50 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • weight105 kg
  • height6 ft 1½ in

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