Whenever actress, comedienne, and Screen Actors Guild award nominee Cocoa Brown takes the stage, the world stands still!
Most notably known for her lead role in the film Tyler Perry’s The Single Mom’s Club and For Better or Worse on OWN network, the hilarious comedian/actress Cocoa (pronounced Co-kah) Brown treats audiences to thought-provoking humor in which she declares “I don’t tell jokes I tell the truth!”
Her Grown and Evolved Woman delivery both on stage and on the screen have landed her in supporting roles such as FX’s American Crime Story, NBC’s Marlon, and most recently FOX’s critically acclaimed 9-1-1 and the Mindy Kaling’s life inspired Netflix series, “Never Have I Ever”. Cocoa will also be appearing on the new 50 cent/Starz cable network series, “BMF: Black Mafia Family” in Summer 2021.
Cocoa has generated and continues to grow a large and loyal following all over the world and has proven to her fans old and new that not only is she a funny comedian, but she is also a versatile and talented actress.
Cocoa has had guest star roles on several other notable TV projects including 2 Broke Girls, Psych, The Soul Man, The Neighborhood and Breaking Bad as well as supporting roles in major motion pictures such as films as Ted 2 (in which she was hand-picked for the role of “Joy” by Seth MacFarlane), Lakeview Terrace with Samuel L. Jackson, Lethal Procedures directed by Jahmar Hill and His, Hers, and the Truth which is one of the official selections of the 2019 American Black Film Festival and Fruits of the Harvest, both directed by director Coke Daniels.
Being appropriately dubbed as a “comedy machine gun” by America’s Got Talent judge Sharon Osbourne, she has received numerous awards including the DC Comedian of the Year after only a short time of stand-up and was handpicked by the family of Moms Mabley to receive the 2018 Moms Mabley Legacy Award.
She is a fan favorite and has been all over the world touring regularly and has also been featured on the Showtime Network Shaquille O’Neal Comedy All-Stars as well as a featured performer at the 2018 Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival.
Cocoa is also a staunch believer in “Paying it Forward” and has shown that belief by partnering with the Social Butterflies Foundation that supports women with Lupus and Fibromyalgia by donating 10% of all sales from The Cocoa Brown Collection, her CBD infused health and beauty product line and Cocoas Craveables, a CBD infused baked goods and candies, to the foundation.
She also founded and teaches acting, stand up comedy and the business of show business to adults and children with her “From Stage 2 Screen” and “Little Oscars” Acting workshops. Not only do audiences get a great
show but they feel as though they have gained a lifelong friend. Cocoa says, “If my audience feels like they know me, then that means I’ve connected with them and I’ve truly shared my gift.”
Cocoa has a style that relates to both women and men and an energy and warmness on and off the stage and screeen that has earned her the respect and love of crowds and colleagues alike. There is no doubt
that you will see Cocoa Brown continue to take her life and her career by the reigns and maneuver it on her own terms and what will manifest from that will blow your minds!