Joey Diaz

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Joey Diaz
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José Antonio Díaz

(1963-02-19) February 19, 1963 (age 60)
Havana, Cuba
CitizenshipUnited States
  • Stand-up comedian
  • actor
  • podcaster
Years active1991–present
Terrie Clark (m. 2009)

José Antonio Díaz (born February 19, 1963), better known as Joey "CoCo" Diaz, is a Cuban-born American stand-up comedian and actor. He has appeared in movies and television shows such as The Longest Yard, My Name Is Earl, Grudge Match, The Dog Who Saved Christmas and Spider-Man 2. He is also well known for his appearances on podcasts such as his own that he hosts, The Church of What's Happening Now (2012–present), and as a guest on The Joe Rogan Experience. He also voiced Roman "The Butcher" Barbieri in the video game Mafia III (2016).

Diaz was born in Havana. He moved to the United States with his parents in the 1970s, living in North Bergen, New Jersey. He was a heavy cocaine user until 2007. He has been married to Terrie Clark since 2009. He also has a daughter with his ex-wife.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lisko, B.J. (January 5, 2017). "Kidnapping to comedy: Joey 'Coco' Diaz finds his way". Archived from the original on January 30, 2018. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  2. Tirella, Tricia (November 29, 2009). "'The Dog that Saved Christmas'". The Hudson Reporter. Archived from the original on April 19, 2018. Retrieved September 13, 2018.

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