Cedric Yarbrough

Cedric Yarbrough (born March 20, 1973) is an American actor and comedian who starred on the Comedy Central television series Reno 911! as Deputy S. Jones and as Kenneth on the ABC sitcom Speechless, as well as voicing Officer Meow Meow Fuzzyface on the Netflix comedy-drama BoJack Horseman and Tom DuBois on the Adult Swim sitcom The Boondocks.

Cedric Yarbrough
Born (1973-03-20) March 20, 1973 (age 48)
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active2000–present

Early lifeEdit

Yarbrough was born in Burnsville, Minnesota. He attended Burnsville Senior High School and later Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is also an alumnus of Dudley Riggs' Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis.


Yarbrough starred on the Comedy Central television series Reno 911! as Deputy S. (Sven) Jones.

He also provided the voice of Tom Dubois and Colonel H. Stinkmeaner on The Boondocks and Firestorm in the animated film Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths.

From 2016–2019, he co-starred in the ABC sitcom Speechless as Kenneth Clements.[1] He has also had recurring roles in series including The Goldbergs,[2][3] and Rake.[4] On Carol's Second Act, which premiered in 2019, he stars as Nurse Dennis, which started out as a recurring role before being promoted to series regular early in the first season.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Mulligan King
2001–2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm
2005 The Bernie Mac Show Monroe Episode: Who Gives This Bride
2003 The Parkers Brian Episode: The Mack Is Like Wo!
2003- Arrested Development Sergeant Baker Episode: Sad Sack
2003–2009, 2020 Reno 911! Deputy S. Jones 112 episodes
2004 Meet the Fockers Prison Guard
2004 Broken Doctor Tom
2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Dad at Health Clinic
2005–2014 The Boondocks Tom DuBois/Colonel H. Stinkmeaner (voice) 53 episodes
2006 Unaccompanied Minors Melvin Goldfinch
2007 Closing Escrow Bobby
2007 Entry Level Sam
2007 Reno 911!: Miami Deputy S. Jones
2008 Four Christmases Stan
2008 Get Smart Tate
2008 Drillbit Taylor Bernie
2009 Miss March Doctor
2009 Black Dynamite Chocolate Giddy-Up
2009–2015 The Penguins of Madagascar Officer X / Exterminator X 7 episodes
2010 Bones Lawrence Belomo Episode: The Babe in the Bar
2010 Chuck Neil Episode: Chuck Versus the Beard
2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths Firestorm / Black Lightning (voice)
2011, 2013 Big Time Rush Chief Lieutenant Officer / Detective 2 episodes
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!
2012–2015 Black Dynamite Chocolate Giddy-Up (voice) 5 episodes
2012 Key & Peele
2012–2016 The Soul Man
2013–2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! Steve Smiley 5 episodes
2013 Betas Jon Carlo Episode: Takin' It to the Streets
2013- The Goldbergs Vic 11 episodes
2013 I Know That Voice
2014–2019 BoJack Horseman Officer Meow-Meow Fuzzyface (voice) 8 episodes
2014 Rake Jules 3 episodes
2015 Young & Hungry Coleman 2 episodes
2015 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Calvin Young 2 episodes
2015-2017 New Looney Tunes Eagle Scout 3 episodes
2015 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Steve Episode: Det. Dave Majors
2016 Amateur Night
2016 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Trent Adler Episode: Inside Joke
2016 The Boss Tito
2016–2019 Speechless Kenneth Clements Main role, 63 episodes
2016-2018 Skylanders Academy
2017-2018 We Bare Bears Various voices 2 episodes
2017 The House
2017 Blaze and the Monster Machines Nelson (voice) 5 episodes
2018-2020 Paradise PD Gerald Fitzgerald (voice) 18 episodes
2019 Milo Murphy's Law Khone (voice) 3 episodes
2019 The Jellies!
2019-2020 Carol's Second Act Nurse Dennis 17 episodes
2020 Puppy Dog Pals Keido (voice) Episode: Bob's Blue Belt/The Playcare Heist


  1. ^ "Cedric Yarbrough | Speechless". ABC. Retrieved February 27, 2020.
  2. ^ Harris, Will (November 1, 2016). "Cedric Yarbrough on Speechless, Reno 911!, and getting a Jheri curl for The Goldbergs". TV Club. Retrieved February 27, 2020.
  3. ^ Yarbrough, Cedric [@cedricyarbrough] (September 4, 2019). "Aww snap! Look who I'm reunited with!! America's love bug @wendimclendonco!!After a 3 season hiatus, I'm returning to #TheGoldbergs! Yay!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved February 27, 2020 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ Yarbrough, Cedric [@cedricyarbrough] (January 23, 2014). "Hey gang! Watch me threaten #GregKinnear in a gay way on "Rake" tonight 9/8c after "American Idol"! Only on Fox!!" (Tweet). Retrieved February 27, 2020 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (November 5, 2019). "'Carol's Second Act': Cedric Yarbrough Upped To Series Regular On CBS Comedy". Deadline. Retrieved February 27, 2020.

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