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Lee Thompson Young Biography

Birth Name:
Lee Thompson Young
Birth Place:
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Actor, writer, director

Fast Facts

  • At age 8, he attended local festivals and community events telling traditional Carolinas folk tales
  • At 10, he portrayed Martin Luther King Jr
  • in a community-theater production of A Night of Stars and Dreams
  • Appeared in commercials for McDonald's and Robitussin cough medicine
  • Wrote a 2000 episode for the Disney series The Famous Jett Jackson, in which he played the title role
  • Was in the 2009 video for Sugarbabes' "About a Girl
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  • Tommy Scott Young -- Father
  • Velma Love -- Mother