Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore

writer, producer, actor

Larry Wilmore was born on Oct 30, 1961 in USA. Larry Wilmore's big-screen debut came with Good-bye Cruel World directed by David Irving in 1982, strarring Sergeant in 'An Officer and an Elephant Man' / Thug in Congressman's Office. Larry Wilmore is known for Amend: The Fight for America directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, Will Smith stars as Self - Host and Bryan Stevenson as Self. Larry Wilmore has got 2 awards and 11 nominations so far. The most recent award Larry Wilmore achieved is Humanitas Prize. The upcoming new movie Larry Wilmore plays is Jerry and Marge Go Large which will be released on Jun 17, 2022.

Larry Wilmore was born in Los Angeles and grew up in suburban Pomona. He graduated from Damien High School in La Verne in 1979. He studied theatre at California State Polytechnic University but dropped out because he wanted to get his Actors' Equity Association card and begin his career as a stand-up comedian. He began his acting career in the 1980s on shows like Drôle de vie (1979) and Mr. Gun (1986) but was then always miscast.He got his behind-the-scenes career started on Into the Night with Rick Dees (1990) as a writer. He also wrote for a sketch comedy, In Living Color (1990), and a sitcom, Le prince de Bel-Air (1990). He created (with Eddie Murphy and Steve Tompkins) and produced Les Stubbs (1999), a prime-time animated series. He also created and executive produced The Bernie Mac Show (2001), which won him an Emmy for writing. He executive produced Whoopi (2003), a sitcom developed by Whoopi Goldberg. He was a consulting producer on the first three seasons of The Office (2005). He is also an executive producer on Black-ish (2014).In 2006, he began appearing on Comedy Central's The Daily Show (1996) as the Senior Black Correspondent. His many guest starring roles on various TV shows include Mr. Brown, a diversity consultant on The Office (2005), Dr. Roland on Accidentally on Purpose (2009), The Boss on Love Bites (2011), Mr. Forristal on Happy Endings (2011), and the voice of Principal Larry on Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014). He has also appeared in movies, including I Love You, Man (2009), The Dinner (2010), Vamps (2012), and Date and Switch (2014).After Stephen Colbert left Comedy Central and The Colbert Report (2005), Larry was announced as the host of the new show, titled The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (2015). Since the beginning of 2015, he has hosted, been one of the executive producers, and one of the writers on the show. He is also the host of 2016 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (2016). In 2009, he wrote a political humor book, "I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts".

  • Birthday

    Oct 30, 1961
  • Place of Birth

    Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also known

    Elister L. Wilmore

Known For


2 wins & 11 nominations

Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Winner - Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Winner - Humanitas Prize
Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Winner - Primetime Emmy

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows