Cleo King

Active - 1997 - 2014  |   Born - Aug 21, 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama

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  • Was a theater major in college. In 1983, originated the role of Yvonne in the school stage production of Eleven-Zulu
  • Moved to New York City after college to work in the theater. 
  • First appeared on a national TV show in 1988 on the NBC comedy The Cosby Show in an episode called "If the Dress Fits, Wear It."   
  • Cinematic debut was in the 1989 drama Rooftops.
  • Performed in the 1992 off-Broadway musical revue A...My Name Is Still Alice.
  • First recurring small-screen series role was in the Fox drama Boston Public in 2001. 
  • In 2010, returned to TV in the CBS comedy Mike & Molly
  • Teaches acting classes.