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Mike Epps

Mike Epps

Birthday: 18 November 1970, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Birth Name: Michael Elliot Epps
Height: 185 cm

Mike Epps was born on November 18, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Michael Elliot Epps. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hangover (2009), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) and The Hango ...Show more

Mike Epps
Honestly, I feel like I am a leading man, and it's just going to take the right project, the female Show more Honestly, I feel like I am a leading man, and it's just going to take the right project, the female and the right studio. It's got to all gel together, you know what I mean? Hide
But I'm real conscious about what I do. I don't care what the label is. I'm looking at the outcome o Show more But I'm real conscious about what I do. I don't care what the label is. I'm looking at the outcome of it. Hide
I don't know nothing about no marriages or nothing. I ain't even never been to a wedding. I don't know nothing about no marriages or nothing. I ain't even never been to a wedding.
Just the fact that I'm in the game is great. I'm just blessed to be working. I got a plan, but I'm h Show more Just the fact that I'm in the game is great. I'm just blessed to be working. I got a plan, but I'm humble and I try to be humble. Hide
I used to be a dusty little child. I used to be a dusty little child.
I watch old school film so that I can learn so much that I just sort of miss all the new stuff. I watch old school film so that I can learn so much that I just sort of miss all the new stuff.
I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me. I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me.
Cedric, man, it's like if I'm working with you, like I'm sitting here now talking to you, I want to Show more Cedric, man, it's like if I'm working with you, like I'm sitting here now talking to you, I want to get along with you. That's how I am. I feel like if I get along with you, the work will be splendid. Hide
The whole Miami Heat team is my least my favorite athlete. Why? Because they keep beating my Pacers. The whole Miami Heat team is my least my favorite athlete. Why? Because they keep beating my Pacers.
I've been with this young lady for about two years now, and my life changed. I don't even think that Show more I've been with this young lady for about two years now, and my life changed. I don't even think that way no more. I feel good, too, that I'm changed. Now I feel regular. I feel like I'm supposed to. Hide
She didn't break his heart, but I feel like a man is supposed to be a man, he ain't supposed to be a Show more She didn't break his heart, but I feel like a man is supposed to be a man, he ain't supposed to be all involved in that. That's why she got sisters and friend for. Just show up with the ring and act right. Hide
Federal prison, if you get any of it, you're going to have to do 85% of it. And the reason why I cal Show more Federal prison, if you get any of it, you're going to have to do 85% of it. And the reason why I called it that is because I had a friend who got sent to the federal joint and his whole... it wasn't about him being in jail. He cried about the 85%. Hide
You know, my life's changed now. I'm starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. Y Show more You know, my life's changed now. I'm starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. You supposed to be married. You're supposed to have a family, kids, treat your wife right. Hide
I would love to play Magnum P.I. I would love to play Magnum P.I.
With Ice Cube they ain't no telling. He might have one cocked and loaded, ready to bust. We might do Show more With Ice Cube they ain't no telling. He might have one cocked and loaded, ready to bust. We might do The Sunday, two old men sitting around the house waiting on the social security check. Hide
Everybody that's living in this earth is living in a situation. It's not narrow-minded to the point Show more Everybody that's living in this earth is living in a situation. It's not narrow-minded to the point where everybody is serious and nobody has a personality. I think people die telling jokes. Hide
Well, I think Hollywood, to be quite honest, I think they've run out of material. Well, I think Hollywood, to be quite honest, I think they've run out of material.
I learned that you don't have to be all over the place, that you can be subtle and you can say what Show more I learned that you don't have to be all over the place, that you can be subtle and you can say what you say. The words that you put together can be just as hilarious as falling all over the place or doing something. Hide
On 'Friday,' I had a big trailer, and we would have a barbecue going and music playing. It was a fun Show more On 'Friday,' I had a big trailer, and we would have a barbecue going and music playing. It was a fun set. There was too much involved for 'The Hangover' to be a fun set. They're trying to get money. Hide
I'm humble enough to wait and just chill. I'm having fun just working with these good people, man. I'm humble enough to wait and just chill. I'm having fun just working with these good people, man.
To have longevity in this business, you have to reinvent yourself. You can't keep doing the same stu Show more To have longevity in this business, you have to reinvent yourself. You can't keep doing the same stuff. Sometimes I've turned down stuff and lost money. Hide
I left Indiana, and I ain't been back since. I've been doing comedy and paying my bills. I left Indiana, and I ain't been back since. I've been doing comedy and paying my bills.
I don't know why people think I'm this ad-lib dude. I don't know why people think I'm this ad-lib dude.
I love Richard Pryor. I love him to death. I love Richard Pryor. I love him to death.
I'm telling a Richard Pryor story through me. I'm telling a Richard Pryor story through me.
Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it w Show more Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie. Hide
Yeah, I don't mess with chicks younger. They got to be almost thirty. Yeah, I don't mess with chicks younger. They got to be almost thirty.
You would be surprised of films that people just don't see. You know what I mean? I'm always working Show more You would be surprised of films that people just don't see. You know what I mean? I'm always working and I'm a film buff but I'm an old school film buff. Hide
I've been doing comedy and paying my bills. I've been doing comedy and paying my bills.
They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only t Show more They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only to watch comedy, and you get all your local drug dealers, thugs, prostitutes, all of them come in, sit down, and listen to you tell jokes. They the hardest people to make laugh. Hide
I can remember when I was a baby and my mother was there watching the show. I went and bought 100 ep Show more I can remember when I was a baby and my mother was there watching the show. I went and bought 100 episodes and watched them. I respect it so much that the sitcom itself and Ed Norton; I'm not playing Ed Norton but my version of it, cause I'm a black man. Hide
You know how Hollywood is: They just follow suit. You know how Hollywood is: They just follow suit.
You know, you can't make the people do what you want them to do. You know, you can't make the people do what you want them to do.
We all take losses and it's about getting up and coming back. We all take losses and it's about getting up and coming back.
I'm gonna have to develop myself. I'm just going to do the best that I can do. I'm gonna have to develop myself. I'm just going to do the best that I can do.
I think in life, the sense of humor and comedy always exists. I think in life, the sense of humor and comedy always exists.
Mike Epps's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (73)
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Reverend Taylor

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Buck Russell

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Lucius

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Satin

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Sonny

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