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Sinbad made his big screen debut in the 1991 gridiron comedy Necessary Roughness. His other motion picture credits include a starring role in Houseguest and a cameo in Coneheads. He was the voice of the canine Riley in Homeward Bound II. On television, he starred in the title role of The Cherokee Kid on HBO; was star and executive producer of his own acclaimed FOX TV sitcom, The Sinbad Show and Sinbad's Summer Jam Weekend IV airing on HBO. The latter program won the prestigious NAACP Image Award for two consecutive years. The actor has also built a loyal following with sold-out comedy shows and has published a book entitled Sinbad's Guide to Life [Because I Know Everything].

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Sinbad Facts

Birth NameDavid Adkins Sinbad
BirthdayNovember 10, 1956 (67)
BirthplaceBenton Harbor, Michigan, USA
Height6' 5" (1m96)  How tall is Sinbad compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Jingle All The Way
Necessary Roughness
First Kid
Thou Shalt Laugh
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