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Sinbad

Sinbad

Birthday: 10 November 1956, Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA
Birth Name: David Adkins
Height: 196 cm

Sinbad was born on November 10, 1956 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA as David Adkins. He is an actor and writer, known for Jingle All the Way (1996), First Kid (1996) and Good Burger (1997). He has be ...Show more

Sinbad
Who the heck is Donald Trump to fire me? I regret I didn't tell Donald Trump, 'You need to fire your Show more Who the heck is Donald Trump to fire me? I regret I didn't tell Donald Trump, 'You need to fire your barber. I'm sorry. I ain't feeling you, man. You're fired! I fire you, Donald Trump.' Hide
If you got a name like Barack Obama, you're supposed to fight. If you got a name like Barack Obama, you're supposed to fight.
People think comedians don't do drama. Comics are drama. And what is drama, as opposed to comedy? It Show more People think comedians don't do drama. Comics are drama. And what is drama, as opposed to comedy? It's all the same to me. Hide
Hollywood's not a progressive place. Everyone likes to think that Hollywood is hip, but it's not hip Show more Hollywood's not a progressive place. Everyone likes to think that Hollywood is hip, but it's not hip at all. Hide
I didn't make the Air Force basketball team and went into denial. So, I kept going AWOL. My mother k Show more I didn't make the Air Force basketball team and went into denial. So, I kept going AWOL. My mother kept begging me to go back. I told her, 'No, I'm not going back. I'll just grow a beard. They won't recognize me. I'll just be another black man with a beard.' I was going to Georgia Tech to learn about computers. I'd go AWOL all the time. I'd just leave. I'd come back, hoping they'd throw me out. Hide
We all want something else other than what we have and don't realize what you got works. It works. I Show more We all want something else other than what we have and don't realize what you got works. It works. It does work. You gotta work. Marriage is work. Marriage is a career. It's not an adventure. Hide
But I said wait a minute, I'm going to get a computer, I can do this as well as anybody else. So I d Show more But I said wait a minute, I'm going to get a computer, I can do this as well as anybody else. So I did some studying so I knew what kind of boards to get to put a PC together. But there was a guy sitting there with Apple. I said, 'what's that?' and he goes, 'Apple with 128k, it's all built into the box,' and I bought it. That was my first computer. Hide
I spent money, and I kept thinking, 'I get one more movie and I'll wipe these bills out,' but that m Show more I spent money, and I kept thinking, 'I get one more movie and I'll wipe these bills out,' but that movie never came. That black pride, I said, 'Man, I'm going to hang in there, I'm going to pay these bills.' So you owe a million dollars. 'I can pay that.' OK, fines, fees, now you owe two and a half million. 'But I didn't do nothin'!' Hide
I didn't buy Bentleys. I didn't live large. I invested in me. I invested in a lot of other people. I didn't buy Bentleys. I didn't live large. I invested in me. I invested in a lot of other people.
I had flaming red hair and they called me Red Chamberlain. I had "Baby Wilt" written on the side of Show more I had flaming red hair and they called me Red Chamberlain. I had "Baby Wilt" written on the side of my car. I was on my way to becoming All-American. I thought college ball was going to be the ticket. Hide
I would be an activist but never a politician. As an activist, nobody owns you. I would be an activist but never a politician. As an activist, nobody owns you.
I renamed myself Sinbad because Sinbad is bad. He could hang out with rogues and with kings. He didn Show more I renamed myself Sinbad because Sinbad is bad. He could hang out with rogues and with kings. He didn't have the strength of Hercules, but he could outwit anyone. Hide
There's no one defining moment that kills you or makes you. There's no one defining moment that kills you or makes you.
Don't let people treat you like you're stupid. If it sounds too good to be true, it is. Don't let people treat you like you're stupid. If it sounds too good to be true, it is.
I'm under stress. They killed me on Wikipedia. They killed me. And I didn't stay dead long enough to Show more I'm under stress. They killed me on Wikipedia. They killed me. And I didn't stay dead long enough to sell no DVDs. I didn't even stay dead long enough - I was too stupid. I should've stayed low. I should've laid low. I could've been gone for a year; I'd have made money. And then I'd have risen from the dead. Hide
I was in the Air Force and was a boom operator (in-flight refueling). I got my comedy start in the A Show more I was in the Air Force and was a boom operator (in-flight refueling). I got my comedy start in the Air Force. Hide
Here's the thing about Apple, we complain and they give us more battery life. We complain and they'l Show more Here's the thing about Apple, we complain and they give us more battery life. We complain and they'll give us more stuff. Everything's beta right now. Everything's experimental. They really don't know what people want. Hide
I've been on the road since 1983. Nothing ever changed, even when I was doing TV and movies. I've been on the road since 1983. Nothing ever changed, even when I was doing TV and movies.
We ask for way too much stuff - way too much stuff. You got a job making $100 a year and bought a ho Show more We ask for way too much stuff - way too much stuff. You got a job making $100 a year and bought a house for $3 million. Talking about, 'I don't know what happened with the payment.' Hide
If you're not happy before you're successful, you're going to be miserable when you do become succes Show more If you're not happy before you're successful, you're going to be miserable when you do become successful because all your problems just get magnified. Hide
I never should have done 'Celebrity Apprentice.' I didn't want to do it because I didn't want Donald Show more I never should have done 'Celebrity Apprentice.' I didn't want to do it because I didn't want Donald Trump to say, 'You're fired.' Hide
Sinbad's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (37)
Sinbad Sinbad'S roles
Andre Krimm
Andre Krimm

Kevin Franklin
Kevin Franklin

Himself
Himself

Mr. Wheat
Mr. Wheat

Myron Larabee
Myron Larabee

Riley
Riley

Mr. Smiley
Mr. Smiley

Sam Simms
Sam Simms

Dad
Dad

Otto
Otto

Malik
Malik

Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest

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