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Lil Rel      

Comedian & Actor, Known for "Get Out" and "Rel"

Milton "Lil Rel" Howery is an American actor and comedian. Howery is best known for his roles as Robert Carmichael in NBC's television comedy series The Carmichael Show and as TSA officer Rod Williams in the horror film Get Out. In 2018, he will star in a TV series he created, Rel.

Lil Rel Howery began performing stand-up comedy on Chicago’s East Side at a club called the Lion’s Den. he made his television debut in January 2007 when he appeared on the reality TV competition Last Comic Standing.

In 2012, Howery and five other comedians starred in a revival of the popular 1990s comedy sketch program In Living Color on FOX. The show was canceled in 2013. Howery went on to work as a writer, producer, and one of the regular cast members of the truTV sketch comedy series, Friends of the People. In 2015, Howery began co-starring in the role of Bobby Carmichael on the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show alongside the show’s creator, Jerrod Carmichael.

In early 2016, Netflix added Howery's first exclusive solo stand-up special, Kevin Hart Presents: Lil Rel: RELevent, for streaming in the United States.

Howery won the 2017 "Best Comedic Performance" MTV Movie & TV Award for his performance in Jordan Peele's satire horror film Get Out.

On May 10, 2018, it was announced that a multi-camera sitcom titled Rel starring Howery in the lead role was picked up by Fox with Jerrod Carmichael and Mike Scully serving as executive producers.

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Chicago Native Comedian Lil Rel Takes His Comedic Prowess To ...

Chicago Native Comedian Lil Rel Takes His Comedic Prowess To Comedy Central's “the Half-hour”. Lil Rel's Comedy Special to air Friday, June 7, 2013 on the ...

'In Living Color' Reboot Was To Feature Original Cast, But Damon ...

Maybe this is old news, and we just missed it, but I came across this video interview with Milton "Lil' Rel" Howery, who was one of the planned series reboot's ...

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