Born November 10, 1956 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Sinbad’s first love was basketball and the Harlem Globetrotters was a childhood dream. However, after getting a big break on the hit show Star Search, he went on to develop a hilarious variety showSinbad & Friends All the Way Live … Almost and starred in Aliens for Breakfast a children’s special for ABC Television. Sinbad’s big screen debut was in the 1991 comedy Necessary Roughness. Sinbad received extra publicity in the ad campaign for Reebok Blacktop basketball shoes. The Sinbad-Reebok campaign won the 1992 Grand Effie Award. Sinbad has appeared in several television commercials as celebrity spokesperson for Polaroid’s Captiva Camera and the National Spokesperson for Polaroid’s OneStep Talking Camera. Sinbad finds time for humanitarian and community services, especially issues that affect children.