UNDERRATED: Romany Malco

Maybe better known by one of the names on his Twitter bio ("The Black Guy From '40 Yr. Old Virgin'"), Malco should finally make a name for himself as a top-tier comic talent in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV0002184" title="Think Like a Man (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/think-like-a-man-%28movie%29-ENMV0002184.topic">"Think Like a Man,"</a> a new film with stand-up star <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000007335" title="Kevin Hart" href="/topic/entertainment/kevin-hart-PECLB0000007335.topic">Kevin Hart</a>. Malco was a scene stealer in Showtime's "Weeds" and the aforementioned Apatow movie, but his Web-friendly turn as life coach Tijuana Jackson on "Funny or Die" helped take him to the next level.

( Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times )

Maybe better known by one of the names on his Twitter bio ("The Black Guy From '40 Yr. Old Virgin'"), Malco should finally make a name for himself as a top-tier comic talent in "Think Like a Man," a new film with stand-up star Kevin Hart. Malco was a scene stealer in Showtime's "Weeds" and the aforementioned Apatow movie, but his Web-friendly turn as life coach Tijuana Jackson on "Funny or Die" helped take him to the next level.

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