David Alan Grier

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Biography

  • Birth Name: David Alan Grier
  • Birth Place: Detroit, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/30/1955, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; producer
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David Alan Grier Fast Facts:
  • Played the role of James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls on Broadway in the early 1980s.
  • Made his film debut in Robert Altman's Streamers in 1983.
  • A cast member on the groundbreaking Fox sketch comedy In Living Color.
  • Was a frequent guest on the radio programs Loveline and the Adam Corolla Show.
  • Published his first book, Barack Like Me: The Chocolate Covered Truth, in 2009.
  • Is an art collector.
  • David Alan Grier Relationships:
  • Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim - Daughter
  • Christine Kim - Wife (separated)
  • Maritza Rivera - Ex-wife
  • David Alan Grier Awards:
  • 2010 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 1982 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Musical) - Nominee
  • 2012 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Musical) - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (BA in Radio and Film, 1978); Yale University, New Haven, CT (MA in Drama, 1981)

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