Reno Wilson

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Roy Reno Wilson
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Father was a blues pianist and mother is an opera singer.
  • Changed his stage name to Reno to honor his father, who died when Wilson was 4, and who gave him the name.
  • Graduated in the same high school class as Jennifer Aniston.
  • Landed his first entertainment-industry job at 16, appearing in a commercial for The $25,000 Pyramid.
  • First TV role was on the long-running sitcom The Cosby Show.
  • Lent his voice to the video game Final Fantasy XIII and the 2007 Transformers movie.
  • Has been a regular on several shows, including sci-fi series The Chronicle, police drama Blind Justice and sitcom Mike & Molly.
  • Plays the piano.

Relationships

  • Roy Wilson — Father
  • Shirley Wilson — Mother
  • Renzo Wilson — Son
  • Coco Wilson — Wife

College

  • State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Roy Reno Wilson
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor