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Sinbad (entertainer)

Sinbad (entertainer)
Sinbad, June 2008
Personal information
Birth nameDavid Adkins
Birth dateNovember 10, 1956(age 59)
Birth placeBenton Harbor, Michigan, United States
MediumStand-up, film, television
Years active1978-Present
GenresObservational comedy, Satire/Political satire, Black comedy, Surreal humor, Character comedy
SubjectEveryday life, self-deprecation, marriage, parenting, American politics, current events, family, friends, pop culture, race relations, racism, relationships, aging
SpouseMeredith Adkins (1985-1992; 2002-present)
Notable works and rolesWalter Oaks in A Different World
Himself in The Sinbad Show
Myron Larabee in Jingle All the Way

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David Adkins (born November 10, 1956) better known by his professional name of Sinbad, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He became well known in the 1990s from being featured on his own HBO specials, appearing on several television series, and starring in the films Necessary Roughness, Houseguest, First Kid, Jingle All the Way and Good Burger.

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