Finesse Mitchell , former cast member of Saturday Night Live and Star of New Celebrity Dating TV Show “The Choice” will be making his debut at Chicago's Laugh Factory starting tonight through Sarturday . Mitchell currently appears on VH-1 's “Single Ladies” and Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm”
Mitchell got his first big break in 1999 where he made his television debut on B.E.T.'s Comic View. He's gone on to tape half-hour specials on Comedy Central and made appearances on “Jay Leno's Tonight Show”, “Tyra”,” The Today Show” and “Conan”.
Finesse graduated from the University of Miami. A former student-athlete who was a walk-on for the National Champion Hurricanes football team, he played with such UM alumni as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Super Bowl champion, Warren Sapp.
In 2003, Finesse joined the cast of Saturday Night Live and performed alongside SNL greats such as Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, and Kristin Wiig. Since leaving SNL in 2006, Finesse appeared in movies “Who's Your Caddy” and “Mad Money” and now tours all over the world making people laugh out loud with his southern charm and hilarious wit.
In 2007, Finesse authored his ﬁrst book, “Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much”, (Simon Spotlight), giving no-holds barred dating advice to women needing real answers to the same old, bafﬂing relationship questions.
Currently, the actor, author and comedian tours with the Shaquille O'Neal All-Star Comedy Jam and currently works on two hit TV shows, Disney Channel's “A.N.T Farm” as China's Dad, (Officer Darryl Parks) and VH-1's highest rated show, “Single Ladies”. Finesse is starring on the upcoming celebrity dating show “The Choice”, premiering June 7th, 2012.
Check out this Video from his show:
Showtimes are 7:30 Thursday, and 8PM and 10PM Friday and Saturday. The Laugh Factory is located at 3175 North Broadway.