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Caleeb Pinkett | Biography 2021

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  • Full Name Caleeb Pinkett
  • Occupation Actor, Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace California, USA
  • Birth Date Jan 03, 1980
  • Age 41 Years, 8 Months

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Producer of the film 'Charm City Kings,' Netflix series 'Cobra Kai'

Caleeb Pinkett | Biography 2021

Pinkett is the President of film and TV in the production house and record label company Overbrook Entertainment

Caleeb Pinkett began his production career with a television drama, 'Hawthorne,' featuring his sister Jada, in 2011. From 2013 to 2019, he produced three movies, 'After Earth,' 'Annie' and 'Hala.' In 2020, Pinkett, along with Clarence Hammond and Marc Bienstock, co-produced the movie 'Charm City Kings.' The movie was executively produced by Overbrook Entertainment and premiered in HBO Max original.


Caleeb Pinkett is an actor and producer prominently known for his roles in 'Lakeview Terrace' (2008), 'Men in Black 3' (2012), and 'After Earth' (2013).

Who Is Caleeb Pinkett?

Caleeb Pinkett is an American actor and producer. He is also the President of film and TV in the production house and record label company Overbrook Entertainment. Pinkett made his television debut in 2003, appearing in an episode of the fantasy series Charmed. The actor had also appeared in other notable television shows like Hawthorne (2011), All Of Us (2006-2008), and Cuts (2005).

Pinkett had produced films like Charm City Kings (2020), Life in a Year (2020), Hala (2019), After Earth (2013), and television shows like Cobra Kai (2018-2021) and Urban Youth Racing School (2019).

His upcoming projects as a producer include a limited series titled Queen of The Negro Leagues and a movie titled Bounce. It is a movie about a teenage girl who hopes to exchange her family for a new one on Christmas Eve.

Early Life

Caleeb Pinkett was born on 3 January 1980 in Orange County, California, USA. His father and mother divorced when he was just 2 years old. He met his father, Robsol Pinkett Jr., again at the age of 12. His father passed away at 57 years in February 2010 due to a drug overdose. Pinkett has a half-sister, Jada Pinkett Smith, from his father's side. Jada is a well-known American actress and a television host. 

Pinkett and Jada had a rough upbringing because of their father, Robsol, who was a drug addict, most of his lifetime. According to USA Today, Jada asked Pinkett to join Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Jones on Red Table Talk in 2018 to talk about their family's past difficulties

During the talk, Jada claimed she and her brother shared a common source of anguish because of their father's drug addiction. "We had a lot of resentment," Jada stated and added, "We had that feeling like we had to be responsible for him, but he never had to be responsible for us, and that was a hard pill for me to swallow."

Career

When Pinkett was 21 years old, he moved from Moreno Valley to New York and talked to his sister, Jada, and brother-in-law, American actor Will Smith about a new project called 'Cain.' He expressed his wish to work in the entertainment industry. His brother-in-law liked his idea and the way he presented the story. He soon asked Pinkett to work on his physique if he wanted to join the industry. So, Pinkett worked on his body with a trainer, Darryl Foster, and got in good shape. 

Five years later, Will offered him a job at his company, Overbrook Entertainment, where he had to initially work as a driver yet, he was not involved in the story writing process. Presently, Pinkett is the President of film and TV in Overbrook Entertainment. It is an American production house and record label established in 1998 by Will Smith and James Lassiter.

Actor 

Pinkett made his television debut in 2003 with a fantasy drama series Charmed. He played the role of Virgil in one episode titled 'Little Monsters.' 

Since then, he had featured in several television shows like Hawthorne as Det. Antoine Ajayi in five episodes in 2011, and All of Us as Kenny in three episodes between 2006 and 2007. He also appeared in movies, including Lakeview Terrace as Damon Richards in 2008, The Human Contract as Ricky the Bartender in 2008, and The Heart Specialist as Urologist in 2006. 

Producer

As a producer, Pinkett has worked on several projects, but he started it with a television drama, Hawthorne featuring his sister Jada, where he co-produced 10 episodes in 2011. From 2013 to 2019, he produced three movies, After EarthAnnie and Hala

In 2020, he worked as a producer in two movies titled Charm City Kings and Life in a Year. Since 2018, he has also been working on the television series Cobra Kai.

'Cobra Kai'

Cobra Kai is a martial arts comedy-drama television series created by Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald, and Hayden Schlossberg. It is a sequel to Robert Mark Kamen's The Karate Kid (1984) movie. The lead actors of the 1984 movie, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, reprised their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence.

The Cobra Kai premiered on YouTube Red in 2018, followed by the second season in 2019. The platform discontinued creating originally scripted shows after the third season. Netflix then purchased the rights of Cobra Kai to stream the series in June 2020. The third season was streamed in January 2021, and the show's fourth season was renewed in October 2020. The fourth season is expected to be released in December 2021.

The Netflix series is executively produced by Pinkett, his brother-in-law Will Smith, James Lassiter, Susan Ekins, Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, Ralph Macchio, and William Zabka. Overbrook Entertainment took over the original rights of The Karate Kid franchise from Columbia Pictures/Sony Entertainment after the release of The Karate Kid reboot in 2010 featuring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith. 

'Charm City Kings'

Charm City Kings is a 2020 drama movie about a fourteen-year-old boy Mouse who is keen to join a notorious group of Baltimore dirt-bike riders, the Midnight Clique, that dominate the city during the summer. 

The movie was co-produced by Pinkett, Clarence Hammond, and Marc Bienstock. It was executively produced by Overbrook Entertainment and premiered in HBO Max original. 

Talking about the film, Pinkett said, "The movie is not about dirt bike culture. The movie is about a kid and which way he's going to go as a man." He also explained that it was a film about young Black children growing up in poor communities and the decisions they make in comparison to kids growing up in non-poor neighborhoods with resources.

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