Malcolm Barrett Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Malcolm Barrett Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthApril 22, 1980
Zodiac SignTaurus
Eye ColorDark Brown

Malcolm Barrett is an American actor, musician, comedian, and poet. He has been a part of a variety of TV shows and movies like Rhythm of the Saints, American Violet, My Best Friend’s Girl, Imaginary Larry, Tyler Perry Presents Peeples, War on Everyone, Preacher, Timeless, Weird City, The Mentalist, Better Off Ted, Ghost Whisperer, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Law & Order.

Born Name

Malcolm Barrett

Nick Name

Verbal the Rapper

Malcolm Barrett at the San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Preacher' in July 2017
Malcolm Barrett at the San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Preacher’ in July 2017 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States




Malcolm Barrett attended Stuyvesant High School and graduated in 1998. Fellow actors Telly Leung and Billy Eichner also attended the same school.

Later, he got enrolled at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.


Actor, Musician, Comedian, Poet


Malcolm Barrett is represented by Management 360, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States.


Hip-Hop, Rap








5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Malcolm Barrett (Right) in a selfie with Thomas Mejia in November 2018
Malcolm Barrett (Right) in a selfie with Thomas Mejia in November 2018 (Malcolm Barrett / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


He has African-American roots.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Wide smile

Brand Endorsements

Malcolm Barrett has appeared in a number of TV commercials for the following –

  • McDonald’s (2006)
  • Verizon (2006)
  • AT&T (2008)
  • KFC (2008)
  • Bud Light (2008)
Malcolm Barrett with Annie Wersching in September 2018
Malcolm Barrett with Annie Wersching in September 2018 (Malcolm Barrett / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Having been cast in a number of movies like The Forgotten (2003) as Anderson, The Hurt Locker (2008) as Sergeant Foster, My Best Friend’s Girl (2008) as Dwalu, Imaginary Larry (2009) as Kenneth, Tyler Perry Presents Peeples (2013) as Chris Walker, Addicted to Fresno (2015) as Eric, and War on Everyone (2016) as Reggie
  • Appearing in various shows like Law & Order (2001-2002) as Julian Zalak – Harry Johnson, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) as Terrell, Better Off Ted (2009-2010) as Lem Hewitt, Southland (2011) as Henry Watts, The Mentalist (2011) as Officer Price, The Office (2013) as Malcolm, and Preacher (from 2017) as Hoover
  • Being the founder as well as a member, alongside actor and singer Brandon Scott, of the hip-hop group named Icarus + Verbal

First Album

As a member of the group Icarus + Verbal, formerly known as Sin City, his debut album, Fun House, was released in 2018.

First Film

Malcolm Barrett made his feature film debut as Basketball Kid #2 in the crime drama thriller, King of the Jungle, in 2000.

He made his theatrical film debut as Jock in the teen psychological thriller, Swimfan, in 2002.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance as Russell Lucas in the crime mystery drama, The Beat, in 2000.

As a voice actor, he made his TV show debut as Dr. Jules Huffman in the fantasy drama show, Ghost Whisperer, in 2005.

Malcolm Barrett in a selfie in November 2018
Malcolm Barrett in a selfie in November 2018 (Malcolm Barrett / Instagram)

Malcolm Barrett Facts

  1. He grew up in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, New York.
  2. During his school years, he was a smart kid and was inclined towards Maths and Science. Meanwhile, he also took interest in literature and creative writing.
  3. His passion for theatre and acting developed when he was in school.
  4. He has a talent for poetry and has also been a member of the 2001 Nuyorican Slam Poetry team.
  5. Malcolm has also won the Young Playwright competition at Manhattan Class Company.
  6. He is the founder of the non-profit theater companies Real Theatre Works and Ammunition Theatre.
  7. For his role in the play titled The Recommendation, he won the Ovation Award for Lead Actor in a play in 2014.
  8. Follow Malcolm Barrett on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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