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David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Aretas Ruth (Dudley), a schoolteacher, and William Henry Grier, a psychiatrist and writer. He trained in Shakespeare at Yale University, where he received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Grier began his professional career on Broadway as Jackie Robinson in "The First", for which he earned a ...

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Jun 30, 1955 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Back in Step with the Fly Girls
Latest Project:
Movie The Poker House 2016-03-08

3 wins & 10 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Stuart Little
Poster of Jumanji
Poster of In Living Color
Poster of The Woodsman
Movie The Rocking Horsemen Unknown 2017
Movie The Poker House Unknown 2016-03-08
Movie Something Like a Business Unknown 2016-02-05
Movie 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2016
Series Cutthroat Kitchen Unknown 2016
Movie The Wiz Live! Unknown 2015
Series The Carmichael Show Unknown 2015
Movie The Making of the Wiz Live! Unknown 2015
Movie Road Hard Unknown 2015
Series The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Unknown 2015-01-19
Series Guilty Pleasures Unknown 2015
Series Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris Unknown 2015
Series Friends of the People Unknown 2014
Series Comedy Bang! Bang! Unknown 2014
Series Celebrity Name Game Unknown 2014
Movie Delivery Himself - Comedian 2014-09-16
Series The McCarthys Unknown 2014-10-30
Movie En Vogue Christmas Unknown 2014-11-23
Movie Lennon or McCartney Unknown 2014-12-12
Series Funniest Wins Unknown 2014-06-20
Series Sing Your Face Off Unknown 2014-05-31
Series Bad Teacher Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie The Watsons Go to Birmingham Unknown 2013
Movie AMC Peeples Q & A Unknown 2013
Movie Peeples Unknown 2013
Series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell Unknown 2013
Series Gotham Comedy Live Unknown 2013
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013-09-16
Series Hollywood Game Night Unknown 2013-07-11
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Series The Soul Man Unknown 2012-06-20
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Unknown 2012-08-13
Movie 10th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2012
Movie The 66th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2012-06-10
Series Good Afternoon America Unknown 2012
Series AM Northwest Unknown 2011
Movie Thugs, the Musical! Unknown 2011
Series Happy Endings Unknown 2011-04-13
Movie Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Unknown 2011
Series The Chew Unknown 2011-09-26
Series Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey Unknown 2011-05-09
Movie The 76th Annual Drama League Awards Unknown 2010
Movie The 64th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2010-06-13
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Series Bollywood Hero Unknown 2009
Movie Dance Flick Unknown 2009
Movie TV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases Himself 2009-05-26
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie TV One's Roast and Toast: John Witherspoon Himself 2009-05-25
Series Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-07-16
Movie Astro Boy Unknown 2009-10-23
Movie Surviving the Holidays with Lewis Black Unknown 2009
Movie David Alan Grier: Comedy You Can Believe In Unknown 2009
Series Black to the Future Unknown 2009
Movie The Joy of Lex Unknown 2008
Movie Kissing Cousins Unknown 2008
Series Chocolate News Himself - Host / ... 2008-10-15
Movie The Hustle Unknown 2008
Movie An American Carol Unknown 2008-10-03
Series The Bonnie Hunt Show Unknown 2008
Movie Gym Teacher: The Movie Unknown 2008
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Series Head Case Unknown 2008
Movie Paul Mooney: Jesus Is Black - So Was Cleopatra - Know Your History Unknown 2007
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Series Thank God You're Here Unknown 2007
Movie Reflections on Paul Mooney Unknown 2007
Series Reel Junkie Unknown 2007-02-21
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Series Comics Unleashed Unknown 2007
Series Tom Green's House Tonight Unknown 2007
Movie Heckler Unknown 2007-11-04
Movie Littleman Jimmy 2006-07-14
Series Working in the Theatre Unknown 2006
Movie Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street Unknown 2006
Movie Legends: Rodney Dangerfield Unknown 2006-09-10
Movie Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness Unknown 2006
Movie Hooked Unknown 2006
Series Jamie Foxx Presents Laffapalooza Unknown 2006
Series Too Late with Adam Carolla Unknown 2005
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Series Unscripted Unknown 2005-01-09
Movie Why I Love 'Bewitched' Unknown 2005
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2005
Movie Kermit: A Frog's Life Unknown 2005
Movie The Davey Gee Show Unknown 2005
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Bewitched: Star Shots Unknown 2005
Movie Casting a Spell: Making 'Bewitched' Unknown 2005
Movie The WIN Awards Unknown 2005-09-26
Series Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Series Food Network Star Unknown 2005-06-05
Movie The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Uncle Henry 2005-05-20
Movie Bewitched Jim Fields 2005-06-24
Movie Baadasssss! Clyde Houston 2005-03-17
Movie The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2005-02-26
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Unknown 2004-01-20
Series Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn Unknown 2004
Movie If Love Hadn't Left Me Lonely Unknown 2004
Series On-Air with Ryan Seacrest Unknown 2004-01-12
Movie The Woodsman Unknown 2004
Movie Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Unknown 2004-08-10
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie BET Comedy Awards Unknown 2004-09-28
Movie Back in Step with the Fly Girls Unknown 2004
Series Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time Unknown 2004-04-12
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 Unknown 2004
Movie Looking Back in Living Color: The First Season Unknown 2004
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie 34th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2003
Series The Isaac Mizrahi Show Unknown 2003
Movie Young Hollywood Awards Himself - Host 2003-06-02
Series Chappelle's Show Unknown 2003-01-22
Movie Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie Limo Driver 2003-03-28
Series Art in the Twenty-First Century Unknown 2003
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Tiptoes Unknown 2003
Movie Rock Stars Do the Dumbest Things Unknown 2003
Series Clean House Unknown 2003
Movie King of Texas Unknown 2002
Series Cedric the Entertainer Presents Unknown 2002-09-18
Series Crank Yankers Unknown 2002-06-02
Movie VH1 Big in 2002 Awards Unknown 2002-12-15
Movie Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television Unknown 2002
Series Life with Bonnie Unknown 2002
Movie Art City 3: A Ruling Passion Unknown 2002
Series The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Movie 15 Minutes Unknown 2001-03-09
Series Samurai Jack Unknown 2001
Series Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Unknown 2001
Series My Wife and Kids Unknown 2001-03-28
Movie I Shaved My Legs for This Strip Club Owner 2001
Series Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-07
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Unknown 2000
Movie The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Unknown 2000
Series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Unknown 2000
Movie Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies Unknown 2000
Series Pajama Party Unknown 2000
Movie Damned If You Do Unknown 2000
Movie Angels in the Infield Unknown 2000
Movie 3 Strikes Unknown 2000
Movie Return to Me Unknown 2000
Series DAG Jerome Daggett 2000-11-14
Movie My VH1 Music Awards Himself - Presenter 2000-11-30
Series Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23
Movie East of A Unknown 2000
Movie Making Jumanji: The Realm of Imagination Himself 2000-01-25
Movie Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby Unknown 1999
Movie 30th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1999
Series Random Acts of Comedy Unknown 1999
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-31
Movie The '60s Fred Hampton 1999-02-07
Movie Stuart Little Red 1999-12-17
Movie A Saintly Switch Unknown 1999
Series Kenan & Kel Unknown 1999
Movie Elmopalooza! Unknown 1998
Series Hollywood Squares Unknown 1998-09-14
Series Damon Unknown 1998
Series Hercules Unknown 1998-08-31
Series The Chris Rock Show Unknown 1997-02-07
Movie The 11th Annual American Comedy Awards Himself - Presenter 1997-02-17
Series Premium Blend Himself - Host 1997-11-29
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Top of the World Unknown 1997
Movie McHale's Navy Unknown 1997
Series The Rodman World Tour Unknown 1997
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Series E! News Live Unknown 1996-03-01
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The 67th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie Goldilocks and the Three Bears Unknown 1995
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Series Pinky and the Brain Unknown 1995-09-09
Movie Jumanji Unknown 1995-12-15
Series The Preston Episodes Unknown 1995
Movie Tales from the Hood Unknown 1995
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame Unknown 1994
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Howard Stern Unknown 1994-06-20
Series Martin Unknown 1994
Movie The Making of 'Blankman' Unknown 1994
Movie In the Army Now Unknown 1994
Movie Blankman Unknown 1994
Movie Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America Unknown 1993
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Soul Train Comedy Awards Himself - Presenter 1993
Series Rock 'n' Roll Cities Unknown 1992
Movie Boomerang Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The Player Unknown 1992-05-08
Movie The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime Himself / Various Characters 1991-02-02
Movie The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1991-03-07
Series Equal Justice Unknown 1990
Series The Word Unknown 1990-08-10
Movie Almost an Angel Unknown 1990
Movie Loose Cannons Drummond 1990-02-09
Series Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Series In Living Color Various / ... 1990-04-15
Series Baby Boom Unknown 1988
Movie Off Limits Rogers 1988-03-11
Series Tanner '88 Unknown 1988-02-15
Movie Me and Him Unknown 1988
Movie I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Unknown 1988
Series Duet Unknown 1988
Series The Dictator Unknown 1988
Series A Different World Unknown 1987-09-24
Series Tour of Duty Unknown 1987-09-24
Series CBS Summer Playhouse Unknown 1987-06-12
Movie Amazon Women on the Moon Unknown 1987-09-18
Movie From the Hip Unknown 1987
Series ALF Unknown 1986
Series All Is Forgiven Unknown 1986
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1986
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Beer Unknown 1985
Movie A Soldier's Story Unknown 1984
Movie Streamers Unknown 1983
Movie The 36th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1982
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-11-10
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14