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Earthquake (comedian)

Earthquake at The Longshots premiere
Personal information
Birth nameNathaniel Martin Stroman
Birth dateMay 29, 1963(age 53)
Birth placeWashington, D.C., United States
MediumStand-up, television, film
Years active1980s - present
GenresObservational comedy, improvisational comedy, black comedy
SubjectAfrican-American culture, racism, race relations, relationships
SpouseRobin Goings (2002-2005) (divorced) 1 child
Notable works and rolesUncle Mike on Everybody Hates Chris
Karl in The Longshots
Root in Barnyard
Root in Back at the Barnyard

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Nathaniel Martin Stroman (born May 29, 1963), best known as "Earthquake", is an African-American actor, voice artist, and comedian.

Earthquake performed a half-hour HBO special as part of the series One Night Stand, which first aired on August 26, 2005. He also had a small role in Kevin Smith's film Clerks II, and a supporting role in the film The Longshots. He had a recurring role as Chris' Uncle Mike, on Everybody Hates Chris. He voiced Root the Rooster in the 2006 CGI film, Barnyard and in the video game of the same title, and continues to do so on the TV series spinoff, Back at the Barnyard.

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