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Lester Speight


With a career spanning over three decades, and standing at a robust 6 foot 5, known as the Hollywood BIG GUY! Lester Speight is a film, television, actor, producer, director, and a stand-up comedy host.

Lester Speight has starred in several blockbuster films. After landing a role in Michael Bay’s Transformers “Dark of the Moon,”as “Hard-Core Eddie,” which hit over one billion box office sales and is the highest grossing total of the franchise. Speight has played opposite Dwayne Johnson in the film Faster (2010) as “Bapohemt'' and was a fan favorite in Norbit (2007) as “Blue” opposite Eddie Murphy. Other notable films such as, Cradle to the Grave, Harold and Kumar - Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and My Dad’s a Soccer Mom. Just to name a few.

Video Games
For the 2006 Xbox 360 game Gears of War, Speight voiced the role of former "Thrashball" player Augustus Cole (a.k.a. Cole Train), humorously re-using some of his characteristic lines. He won the G-Phoria '07 award for Best Voiceover Actor. Speight later reprised the role for Gears of War 2 (2008), Gears of War 3 (2011), Gears of War: Judgment (2013), Gears of War 4 (2016), Gears 5 (2019), and Gears Tactics (2020). This represents another billion dollar total sales in its franchise history.

Lester Speight had a recurring role on Damon Wayans ABC series My Wife and Kids as Calvin Scott, the father of Vanessa Scott. Other guest-starred roles were on Prison Break, Bones, Scorpion, Code Black, The Mick and a recurring role on NCIS Los Angeles.

In 2003, Speight starred in the Terry Tate: Office Linebacker ad for Reebok that became an immediate pop-culture phenomenon and is considered among the funniest and most memorable Super Bowl commercials of all time. The exposure from the popular spot opened the door to further opportunities in film, television and video games. Lester Speight continues to expand into new heights in all aspects of the industry because the Hollywood BIG GUY knows no limits!

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