Eddie Steeples Biography
Eddie Steeples is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as the “Rubberband Man” in an advertising campaign for OfficeMax, the “Distinguished Dog” in Would You Rather and as Darnell Turner on the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl.
Eddie Steeples Age
Eddie Steeples was born on November 25, 1973, in Spring, Texas. He is 47 years old.
Eddie Steeples Height
Eddie stands at a height of 5′ 5″ (1.65 m).
Eddie Steeples Parents
Eddie was born and raised in Spring, Texas. He is the oldest of eight children. He is the son of DeloresPhillips who is an evangelist and his stepfather Raymond Phillips who is a preacher. Eddie is The Nephew of Late Boxer Lemeul Steeples who died on a plane crash in 1980 with the rest of his US Olympic boxing team .
Eddie Steeples Education
He graduated from Klein Oak High School in 1992. He then moved to Santa Cruz, California, where he took acting classes at a community college. Later he studied with the St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre and briefly at Howard University. Eddie eventually settled in New York City. There he joined the experimental film group Mo-Freek, and a hip hop group, No Surrender. Among the Mo-Freek productions he has starred in are Lost in the Bush, Caravan Summer, and People Are Dead. He also starred in the short film Whoa and appeared as a guest on The Chris Rock Show.
Eddie Steeples Wife
Eddie has discredited what he calls false Internet claims saying he was married to a “Marinas Suela” in 2008.
Eddie Steeples My Name Is Earl
Eddie played the role of Darnell Turner on the NBC comedy series My Name Is Earl. It premiered on September 20, 2005 and ran for four seasons. Eddie on the show was known as Darnell Turner (witness protection name) aka Harry Monroe (real name) a.k.a. “Crab Man”.
Eddie Steeples New Show | Eddie Steeples The Guest Book
Eddie was a recurring guest actor in season 1 of The Guest Book. He was upped to a series regular in 2018. Eddie along with Carly Jibson, reprised their roles and were the only cast members who returned as the series moves to a new setting in a new town. Season 1 of The Guest Book revolved around residents of a small mountain town who interact with visitors renting vacation home, Froggy Cottage. Eddie played the nephew of Wilfred (Charlie Robinson) and Emma (Aloma Wright).
Eddie Steeples Movies
2015 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Barry
2012 – Home Alone: The Holiday Heist Hughes
2012 – Would You Rather Cal
2011 Legs ‘Legs’ Johnson
2011 – Zombie Apocalypse Billy
2009 – Reel Life
2007 When Is Tomorrow Ron
2007 – I Know Who Killed Me Saeed the Prosthetic Tech
2006 The Best of Robbers
2006 – Wristcutters: A Love Story Josh Uncredited
2006 – Akeelah and the Bee Derrick-T
2006 – The Lost Stevie-Ray
2006 – Roman Detective
2004 -Torque Rasan
2002 – People Are Dead as Cop #2
2001 – Whoa P.
Eddie Steeples Rubberband Man | Officemax |Commercial
Eddie became nationally known when he was cast as the “Rubberband Man” in a series of commercials for OfficeMax. He has also appeared in feature films.
Eddie Steeples Net Worth
Eddie has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand and he has been active in the entertainment industry since 2001.