Biography


 

Comedian and Host/Personality, BD Freeman is widely known for his uncanny ability to remember the rich history of entertainment and bring out of the most funny, relevant and insightful moments in Vh1’s highly successful “Pop Culture” series. BD was recently featured in VH1’s Undateable and two of VH1’s five part series, “100 Most Shocking Music Moments” and “The Great Debate.” “100 Most Shocking Music Moments” covered the most unbelievable moments in music pop culture, and “The Great Debate” delivered the final word on the most intense pop culture debates and questions of all time.

He was also recently featured in VH1’s four part series “Black to the Future,” which aired continuously throughout the month of February 2009 on VH1. “Black to the Future” was created by the people who brought you VH1’s highly successful “I Love The” series. Told from an African American perspective from stars such as BD Freeman, Common, Jesse Jackson, Nick Cannon, and Marlin Wayans, “Black To The Future” will give viewers a giant dose of the music, movies, TV shows, products, fashions, fads, trends, scandals and major events that black folks brought to the table from the 70s until now.

BD will next be seen in VH1’s “40 Greastest Celebrity Slimdowns,” a show that counts down the most amazing celebrity weight loss transformations ever. Freeman’s success is displayed by his work in a vast spectrum of genres ranging from comedy to drama.

His talent was highlighted in his role as co-host of the popular entertainment news series, “In the Cutz.” As the host, Freeman provided viewers with an insider’s look at happenings from all walks of entertainment including awards shows, red carpet premieres, insider parties and on-the-sets with stars of upcoming film and television projects. Along with co-host Amy Weber, BD reported on all things Hollywood and put his comedic skills to work with his very own segment “My Take with BD Freeman” which featured his hilarious monologues that touched on a variety of topics each episode. “In the Cutz,” was syndicated across 160 million homes nationwide.

Freeman has entertained on several national television programs engaging the audience with his magnetic personality and gut-wrenching laughs. He has appeared on the Reelz Channel’s series, “What I Learned About ___ from the Movies,” and on “CD USA,” DIRECTV’s original series, which gave music fans a full hour of live music from today’s hottest artists including Coldplay, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nelly Furtado, The Goo Goo Dolls and many more. He also emerged as a crowd favorite through his participation as a celebrity panelist on the “Greg Behrendt Show” and was featured across episodes for G4TV’s “Filter” a countdown show highlighting topics that range from music and movies to TV and sports, examined from a man’s perspective.

Freeman’s versatility is evident in the transition to his role on The N Network’s “Degrassi: The Next Generation.” The show featured him as Mr. Ellis, a funky and down to earth science teacher. Freeman easily embraced the character and the opportunity to move beyond his comedic persona and into a dramatic role. He proudly endorsed the messages and ideals of the show, and his performance brought a fresh and unique personality to an already amazing cast.

Additional credits include character work on “MAD TV,” and co-starring with Eddie Griffin on his comedy DVD, N.T.V., both of which emphasized his outstanding creativity in comedy sketches and his love for making people laugh. Currently he is writing a new one-man show, which captures his evolving outlook as a comedian. He enjoys this work and views it as a reflection of where he is now in his career and life. Also, Freeman has entertained on the stages of some of the nation’s biggest comedy clubs such as The Improv and The Laugh Factory unleashing hilarious characters on audiences from coast to coast.