Who is Rondell Sheridan?
Rondell Sheridan (Full name Ronell Jerome Sheridan) is an American comedian, television director, and actor. Rondell is probably most famous for his portrayal of Victor Baxter, a goofy but lovable father of a teenager who is a psychic. Rondell played the role for over four years in the popular Disney Channel television series “That’s So Raven,” as well as reprising his role in the spin-offs that came after “Ravens Home” and “Cory in the House”. Rondell has also graduated from the Marquette University. One of his other notable roles is the portrayal of Dr. Ron Aimes in the well-received but short-lived NBC sitcom Mino Adjustments, where he played the character during the 1995 season of the show.
Rondell grew up in Chicago, and he wasn’t an only child in the family, having older siblings. He went to Marquette University, where he found his love for acting and quickly joined the local theatre group.
After a few years of acting on the small stage, Rondell got his chance to shine, and he was offered a tiny role in a 1983 film, “The First Turn-On!” where he played “gang member Rondell”.
Three years later, he appeared as Looney Bin Guard in the movie Deadtime Stories. After his appearance there, Rondell was offered to appear in Stand Up America, where he played himself (1987).
Later on in his career
Rondell is credited with over 25 roles throughout his career, making him a true veteran actor. Starting from the year 1995, Rondell became a pretty recognized actor, as he appeared in popular TV shows such as Minor Adjustments (1995-1996), Lounge Lizards (1996), The Jamie Foxx Show (1997), Match Game (1997), Touched by an Angel (1998), and Kenan & Kel (1998).
Following these roles, he became even more famous and was offered plenty of roles during the next decade.
In 2003 he appeared in Hollywood Squares, where he played himself for a total of 10 episodes. Then came his role as Victor Baxter (Also known as Frederick Douglass, which was the main role of the series That’s So Raven which ran from 2003-2007. He also appeared in That’s Funny! as the host of the show in 2004.
Following this appearance, he was also seen in Just for Laughs and That’s So Raven: Supernaturally Stylish. Later on, in 2005, he was seen again in Just for Laughs as himself (2005).
His more recent roles
Rondell’s more recent roles include Cory in the House (2007-2008), where he played Victor Baxter, the protagonist of the series, as well as being the director for five of the episodes. This role was followed by appearing in the spin-off series Cory in the House: New & Improved Edition, where he reprised his role as Victor Baxter yet again.
His most recent role was appearing once more as Victor Baxter in 2018 when he appeared in the episode Just Call Me Vic on the popular TV series Raven’s Home.
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