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Skinker DeBaliviere in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Cedric the Entertainer

Born April 24, 1964

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Cedric the Entertainer Marker
Inscription.  Berkeley High graduate Cedric "The Entertainer" Kyles first performed stand-up comedy at a St. Louis open mic night. His television career began as host of BET's "Comic View" and as co-star of the #1 ranked sitcom "The Steve Harvey Show," for which he won four NAACP Image Awards as Best Supporting Actor. His numerous film performances include "The Original Kings of Comedy," "Barbershop," "Barbershop 2," "Be Cool," "Johnson Family Vacation" and "Talk to Me." Considered one of the most prominent comic actors of his generation, Cedric performed for two U.S. presidents. As a philanthropist, Cedric has given back to the St. Louis community through his Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation.
 
Erected 2008 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Walk of Fame series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 24, 1964.
 
Location. 38° 39.313′ N, 90° 
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17.899′ W. Marker is in Skinker DeBaliviere in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard east of North Skinker Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6166 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whitey Herzog (here, next to this marker); Donny Hathaway (here, next to this marker); Curt Flood (here, next to this marker); Ntozake Shange (here, next to this marker); The 5th Dimension (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Hart Benton (a few steps from this marker); Henry Hampton (a few steps from this marker); Max Starkloff (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Skinker DeBaliviere.
 
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on June 7, 2008. It was the first star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame to be placed inside St. Louis city limits.
 
Also see . . .  Cedric the Entertainer. (Submitted on April 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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