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Donald Faison Biography

Birth Name:
Donald Adeosun Faison
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, playwright, songwriter

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

Relationships

  • Dade Faison -- Brother
  • Olamide Faison -- Brother
  • Kaya -- Daughter
  • Wilder Frances Faison -- Daughter
  • Lisa Askey -- Ex-wife
  • Dade -- Son
  • Kobe -- Son
  • Rocco -- Son
  • Sean -- Son