David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier

Jun. 30th, 1956
Born in
Detroit, Michigan
6' 1 1/2

David Alan Grier's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Bad Teacher TV Show
Bad Teacher
Crank Yankers TV Show
Crank Yankers
The Carmichael Show TV Show
The Carmichael Show
The Cool Kids TV Show
The Cool Kids
Clean House TV Show
Clean House
Thank God You're Here TV Show
Thank God You're Here
Life with Bonnie TV Show
Life with Bonnie
The '60s TV Show
The '60s
Chocolate News TV Show
Chocolate News
Black to the Future TV Show
Black to the Future
Damon TV Show
All is Forgiven TV Show
All is Forgiven
The Preston Episodes TV Show
The Preston Episodes

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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David Alan Grier is an American actor and comedian, known for In Living Color, Martin, Damon, Life With Bonnie, Crank Yankers, Bad Teacher, Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Carmichael Show and The Cool Kids.

  • His wife, Christine, gave birth to a girl, named Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim, on January 11, 2008 at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His wife is the Associate Curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem.
  • He got off to a very fast start in show biz, moving from Yale Drama School right to a lead role in a Broadway musical "The First". A surprising beginning in a serious, though musical role, considering his impressive comedic talent. Co-starred with 'Lonette McKee' (qv).
  • A graduate of the University of Michigan.
  • MFA - Yale University, School of Drama (1981)
  • Was considered for the role of "George Costanza" on _"Seinfeld" (1990)_ (qv).
  • Is the oldest host of _"Premium Blend" (1997)_ (qv).
  • Nominated for Broadway's 1982 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) for playing 'Jackie Robinson (I)' (qv) in "The First."
  • (1981) Tony nomination for playing 'Jackie Robinson (I)' (qv) in "The First".

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