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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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Known For

Inspector Gadget Gadgetmobile
(1999)
The Hughleys Writer
(1998-2002)
Scary Movie 3 John Wilson
(2003)
The Brothers Derrick West
(2001)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (15 credits)
 2018 D.L. Hughley: Contrarian (TV Special)
 2015 This Is Not Happening (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Wonder Years (2015)
 2015 This Is Not Happening (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Wonder Years (2015)
 2012 D.L. Hughley: Reset (TV Special documentary) (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 Special 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) (creator - 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) (creator - 88 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (story - 5 episodes, 1999 - 2002) (writer - 4 episodes, 1998 - 1999)
- 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) / (story)
 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy (Documentary)
 1999 D.L. Hughley: Goin' Home (TV Special documentary)
 1994 HBO Comedy Half-Hour (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- D.L. Hughley (1994) ... (writer)
 1992 One Night Stand (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- D.L. Hughley (1992)
Show Show Actor (25 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (132 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial for McDonalds See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

MySpace | Official Site

Alternate Names:

D. L. Hughley | 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:

Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses his childhood experiences for his comedy routines

Star Sign:

Pisces

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