Donald Faison began acting on stage at age 5 but didn't appear in his first movie, Juice
, until his late teens. After a succession of small film parts, he made a big impression in the comedy Clueless
and reprised his role on the spin-off TV series. Although Faison enjoyed high-profile stints on Sabrina the Teenage Witch
, he didn't become a star until he landed the role of a cocky doctor on the wacky sitcom Scrubs
.Donald Faison Fast Facts:
- Acting career began with TV commercials.
- At age 5, began attending New York City's Children's School for the Development of Intuitive and God Conscious Art, a school developed by the National Black Theater (where his parents worked).
- Made his film debut in 1992's Juice, a film starring Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur as two of four Harlem friends involved in a holdup.
- Appeared on Sesame Street in 1993 (an acting gig his younger brother Olamide also eventually landed).
- Wrote and acted in a play called When the Lion Roars at age 6.
- Recurring role on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch reunited him with former Professional Children's School classmate Melissa Joan Hart.
- Appeared in Brandy's 1995 music video for "Sittin' Up in My Room."
- Donald Faison Relationships:
- Dade - Son
- Dade Faison - Brother
- Kaya - Daughter
- CaCee Cobb - Wife
- Lisa Askey - Ex-wife
- Sean - Son
- Kobe - Son
- Olamide Faison - Brother