Finesse Mitchell is a comedian, actor, author and emcee.
Now starring on the Disney Channel’s #1 hit show A.N.T. Farm as Chyna’s Dad a.k.a Officer Darryl Parks… Finesse has not slowed down one bit. From BET’s “Comic View” to “The Tyra Banks Show” from “Comedy Central Presents…” to the “Today Show”, Finesse Mitchell got his ﬁrst big break when he was asked to be a feature player on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” and was promoted to cast member in 2005. Long before becoming a regular on SNL, this author, actor and former insurance salesman made an impact in the world of stand-up comedy, with sold-out live performances all over the country and abroad.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Finesse graduated from the University of Miami. A former member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. student-athlete who was a walk-on for the Hurricanes football team.
Finesse is also a writer for ESSENCE Magazine. His monthly column, “Oh, Brother!”, offers up hip, hilarious and honest relationship advice to over 1 million ESSENCE readers.
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.
The funny man can also be seen in the movies “Who’s Your Caddy?,” “The Comebacks” and “Mad Money.”