In March of 2015 SNL/Saturday Night Live alum Finesse Mitchell played a role in HBO’s new comedy Brothers In Atlanta which has now been picked up to series. The show is executive produced by Lorne Michaels (SNL/ Saturday Night Live) with Tim Story (Ride Along, Think Like A Man) directing.
In February of 2015 Mitchell hit the road with Cameron Crowe (Aloha, Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) and producer JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost) for the Showtime Network’s new comedy pilot Roadies.
Mitchell a supporter of the men and women in the armed forces recently appeared in Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops. The live event from Las Vegas was recorded for airing June 12, 2015 on Country Music Television (CMT), and all proceeds benefit the Armed Forces Foundation.
Also in the stand-up comedy space, Finesse was a member of the 2014 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour. He further shined on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special taped in Atlanta, GA which aired on SHOWTIME.
In addition to being an SNL/Saturday Night Live alum, Finesse’s previous credits include Disney’s hit show A.N.T. Farm and co-hosted BET/ Centric’s According To Him & Her with RHOA star Claudia Jordan. Mitchell has also had numerous appearances on NBC’s Today show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Arsenio Hall Show, B.E.T Comic View, Tyra, and many more. His feature film work includes “Who’s your Caddy”, “The Comebacks”, “Mad Money” and the upcoming “Barely Lethal” which also stars Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba which is set for a May 29th, 2015 release.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Mitchell graduated from the University of Miami and is a distinguished member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is also a former student-athlete who was a walk-on for the National Champion Hurricanes football team, and played with such UM alumni as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Super bowl champion, Warren Sapp. His book, “Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much: A Brother’s Take on Dating and Mating for Sistas” (2007) is an advice book for women. It was born out of his hip, hilarious and widely popular monthly advice column for ESSENCE Magazine.