Earl Billings is an American actor best known for his role as Rob in the television sitcom What's Happening!!, from 1977-1979.
He also he starred as Principal Huffy in the short-lived comedy series Miss Guided, in 2008.
His work on the big screen includes numerous film roles including Something New, American Splendor, Thank You for Smoking, Fat Albert, The Antwone Fisher Story, Con Air, Crimson Tide, Youngblood and Wired, among many others.
He has appeared on numerous television series and made-for-television movies/mini-series including Roots: The Second Generation, Rockford Files, Perry Mason and Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills.
His series television roles include Home Improvement, South Central and What's Happening!! He has also guest starred in such series as How I Met Your Mother, Without a Trace, ER and Ally McBeal, among others.
Billings' work also extends to the stage, where he Fear Itself for the St. Louis Black Repertory, A Soldier's Play, Jazz Set and Made In America for the Mark Taper Forum, among several others.