Eric Samuel André
April 4, 1983
Boca Raton, Florida
Actor, comedian, television host
The Lion King (2019 film)
André was born to a Haitian father and an American Jewish mother. He identifies as both black and Jewish. In 2001, André graduated from Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida, after which he studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated in 2005 with a BFA.
André is the creator and host of The Eric Andre Show, a parody public access talk show on Cartoon Network's late night programming block Adult Swim. The show features pranks, shock humor, sketches, and celebrity interviews.