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D.L. Hughley Biography

Birth Name:
Darryl Lynn Hughley
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, comedian, writer

Fast Facts

  • Served as the first host of BET's Comic View in 1992
  • Costarred with Cedric the Entertainer, Steve Harvey and Bernie Mac in Spike Lee's 2000 documentary The Original Kings of Comedy
  • Provided the voice of Gadgetmobile in 1999's Inspector Gadget movie and the 2003 sequel
  • Has headlined a number of HBO comedy specials including D
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  • Hughley: Going Home (1999), Shocked and Appalled (2005) and D
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  • Hughley: Unapologetic (2007)
  • In 2008, he was chosen to host a CNN show called D
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  • Hughley Breaks the News


  • Ryan Hughley -- Daughter
  • Tyler Hughley -- Daughter
  • Charles Hughley -- Father
  • Audrey Hughley -- Mother
  • Kyle Hughley -- Son
  • LaDonna Hughley -- Wife