|Date of Birth
||3 April 1975
|Place of Birth
||Chicago, Illinois, USA
Chicago native Aries Spears discovered his comedic abilities at the young age of 14, when he started doing his own comedy routine around his hometown. By the age of 17, he landed a part in the movie Home of Angels (1994), starring Abe Vigoda, Sherman Hemsley and Joe Frazier. Spears' additional film credits include The Pest (1997) opposite John Leguizamo, Jerry Maguire (1996), Out-of-Sync (1995), Malcolm X (1992) and _Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998)_.
Spears' first television appearance was cable's Russell Simmons' "Def Comedy Jam" (1992), followed by "It's Showtime at the Apollo" (1987).
He moved to Los Angeles in 1992, landed a recurring role on "A Different World" (1987) and became a regular at The Comedy Store, The Improv and The Laugh Factory.
Shortly thereafter, Spears was cast in a starring role opposite Glenn Frey in "South of Sunset" (1993). His additional television credits include "Crosstown Traffic", "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr." (1993) and "Soul Train". Spears also lent his voice to the animated series "C-Bear and Jamal" (1996)