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Hispanic Heritage Month: Faizon Love

Faizon Love
Faizon Love is an actor and comedian of Afro-Cuban descent. He is best known for his role as Big Worm in the film Friday. He also starred in Elf, Made and Couples Retreat.

Faizon Andre Love was born Langston Faizon Santisima on June 14, 1968 in Santiago de Cuba. He grew up a military brat because of his father’s Navy career and was raised in San Diego, CA and Newark, NJ. 

Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut in an Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of comedian Robin Harris, who died before production began on the film; Love offered a close vocal impression of Harris. He then had a role in the movie The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood.

He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild

In June 2012, Love began appearing in a series of commercials for the pre-paid wireless provider Boost Mobile, promoting its new 4G phones.


Source:  Wikipedia




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