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D.L. Hughley


Hughley is the second of four children. His father was an airline maintenance worker and his mother was a homemaker. He grew up in L.A.'s South Central where he was a member of the Bloods gang after getting kicked out of high school. However, he turned his life around after a cousin was shot. He quit the gang and got a job as a telemarketer for the... See full bio »

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 2012 D.L. Hughley: Reset (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2008-2009 D.L. Hughley Breaks the News (TV Series) (writer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #2.9 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.8 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... (writer)
 2007 D.L. Hughley: Unapologetic (TV Movie documentary)
 1995-2006 Def Comedy Jam (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.5 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.12 (1995) ... (writer)
 2005 Weekends at the DL (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- Episode #1.28 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.27 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.26 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.25 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.24 (2005) ... (creator)
 2003-2004 Premium Blend (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 January 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 9 January 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 4 January 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
- Comedy Central's Premium Blend (2004) ... (writer)
- #703 D.L. Hughley (2003) ... (writer)
  The Hughleys (TV Series) (80 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (writer - 5 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (story - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2002)
- It's a Girl: Part 2 (2002) ... (creator)
- It's a Girl: Part 1 (2002) ... (creator)
- How Hattie Got Her Groove Back (2002) ... (creator)
- Directed by Darryl Hughley (2002) ... (creator)
- You've Got Male (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy (Documentary)
 1999 D.L. Hughley: Goin' Home (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- D.L. Hughley ... (writer)
 1992 One Night Stand (TV Series) (1 episode)
- D.L. Hughley (1992)
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Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (110 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

Book: "I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up: How the Audacity of Dopes Is Ruining America". Crown Archetype. ISBN 0307986233 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dio Hughley

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)] I think that like most things that are highly touted - the number-one draft pick - we crumpled under the weight of expectations. I think that's a fairly common phenomenon. I think we could have not taken ourselves so seriously. We pulled back the curtain too much. It's like when you go to a restaurant: It can be the best restaurant in the world, but I ... See more »

Trivia:

Received a General Educational Development (GED) after being kicked out of high school. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses his childhood experiences for his comedy routines

Star Sign:

Pisces

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