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Daryl Mitchell

Mitchell in September 2009
Born July 16, 1965 (1965-07-16) (age 44)
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Other name(s) Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
Years active 1989 – present
Spouse(s) Carol (m. 1998–present) «start: (1998)»"Marriage: Carol to Daryl Mitchell" Location: (linkback:

Daryl "Chill" Mitchell (born July 16, 1965)[1] is an American actor and rapper.


Early life and career

Mitchell was born in The Bronx, New York to a secretary mother and a truck/bus driver father.[1] After a career in hip-hop in the 1980s with Groove B. Chill, Mitchell had considerable success as an actor, appearing in House Party and its sequel, Sgt. Bilko, Galaxy Quest, 10 Things I Hate About You, and the TV sitcoms The John Larroquette Show and Veronica's Closet. He has also made appearances in the sitcoms Becker, and The Game.

In September of 2009, Mitchell was profiled on TV One's biographical documentary program Life After, a series that examines the lives celebrities following a career turning point. He is also a co-star in Brothers, a sitcom that debuted the same month on the Fox network. [2]

Personal life

Mitchell was paralyzed from the waist down in a November 2001 motorcycle accident. After the accident, he appeared on the TV program Ed between 2002 and 2004 as a bowling alley manager who was paralyzed after an accident not unlike Mitchell's own.[3] He later started the Daryl Mitchell Foundation to raise awareness of spinal cord injuries and serves as the Minority Outreach spokesperson for the Christopher Reeve Foundation.

He is married and has four children.[1]


Year Film Role Notes
1990 House Party Chill
1991 House Party 2 Chill
1992 Boomerang Street Photographer Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
1993 Fly by Night Kayam
1996 White Lies Mark Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
Sgt. Bilko Pfc. Walter T. Holbrook
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Earl Credited as Daryl M. Mitchell
1997 Quiet Days in Hollywood Angel Alternative title: The Way We Are
1998 Home Fries Roy
1999 10 Things I Hate About You Mr. Morgan Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
Galaxy Quest Tommy Webber
2000 Lucky Numbers Det. Chambers
2001 Black Knight Steve
2002 13 Moons Lenny
The Country Bears Officer Hamm Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
2006 Inside Man Mobile Command Officer Rourke Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
Year Title Role Notes
1985-1991 The Cosby Show Old Head
Guy in Club
Episodes: "Clair's Case"
"Warning: A Double-Lit Candle Can Cause a Meltdown"
1992 Law & Order Reginald Beggs Episode: "The Fertile Fields"
Here and Now T Unknown episodes
1993 Queen Abner Miniseries
Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
1993-1996 The John Larroquette Show Dexter Walker 84 episodes
1994 Cosmic Slop Television movie
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Chill Episode: "The Philadelphia Story"
Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
1996 In the House Militant Guy 1 episode
Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault Dean Memminger Television movie
1997 Cosby Mike 1 episode
Toothless Raul Television movie
Credited as Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
1997-2000 Veronica's Closet Leo Michaels 64 episodes
2000 The Pooch and the Pauper Moocher (Voice) Television movie
2002-2004 Ed Eli Goggins 39 episodes
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Player in Wheelchair Episode: "Mad Hops"
2005 Eve Damien Episode:Wheels and Deals
2007 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Daryl Episode: "Back in the Game"
The Game Chris Clements Episodes: "Media Blitz", "The Truth Hurts"
2009 Brothers Chill Trainor Co-stars with Michael Strahan


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