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Paul Mooney was born on August 4, 1941 in Louisiana, USA as Paul Gladney. He is a writer and actor, known for Paul Mooney: Jesus Is Black - So Was Cleopatra - Know Your History (2007), Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America (2002) and Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy (2012). See full bio »
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 2012 Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy (TV Movie) (written by)
 2010 Paul Mooney: It's the End of the World (TV Movie) (written by)
 2004 Judge Mooney (TV Series)
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (2004) ... (segment "Mooney on Movies")
- Episode #2.5 (2004) ... (segment "Negrodamus 2")
- Episode #2.2 (2004) ... (segment "Negrodammus")
 2002 Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America (Video documentary)
 2001 Call Me Claus (TV Movie) (story)
 1995 Def Comedy Jam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.7 (1995) ... (writer)
 1993 Comic Justice (TV Series) (1993)
  In Living Color (TV Series) (13 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (writer - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1992)
- Duke and Cornbread Turner (1993) ... (as Mr. Paul Mooney)
- Mr. Rogers (1993) ... (as Mr. Paul Mooney)
- Forever Silky (1993) ... (as Mr. Paul Mooney)
- Bloopers (1992) ... (as Mr. Paul Mooney)
 1992 The Uptown Comedy Club (TV Series) (1993)
 1990 The Marsha Warfield Show (TV Series) (1990)
 1989 The Debbie Allen Special (TV Movie)
 1986 Sisters in the Name of Love (TV Special)
 1985 The Patti LaBelle Show (TV Special)
 1985 The Motown Revue Starring Smokey Robinson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (writer)
 1984 Pryor's Place (TV Series)
 1983 Richard Pryor... Here and Now (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1982 Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1979 Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (written by)
 1977 Freeman (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Special? (TV Special)
 1975 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Richard Pryor/Gil Scott-Heron (1975) ... (written by)
  Sanford and Son (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1972) (story - 1 episode, 1974)
- Fred Sanford, Legal Eagle (1974) ... (story)
- Sanford and Son and Sister Makes Three (1972) ... (written by)
- The Dowry (1972) ... (written by)
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[on Dave Chappelle] Dave's a lot like Richard [Pryor]. He's an artist first, everything else is second. They offered him $50 million, but the money didn't mean anything. Dave knew money was an illusion. You can't take it with you. You've never seen a Brink's truck following a hearse, and you never will. See more »


Was a regular extra on Playboy After Dark (1969). See more »

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