Larry Wilmore


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Larry Wilmore was born in Los Angeles and grew up in suburban Pomona. He graduated from Damien High School in La Verne in 1979. He studied theatre at California State Polytechnic University but dropped out because he wanted to get his Actors' Equity Association card and begin his career as a stand-up comedian. He began his acting career in the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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(2001-2006)
Insecure Writer
(2016-2021)
The Office Writer
(2005-2007)
(2010)

Filmography

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 2018-2022 Grown-ish (TV Series) (created by - 69 episodes)
- Empire State of Mind (2022) ... (creator)
- Laugh Now Cry Later (2022) ... (creator)
- Live Your Life (2022) ... (creator)
- Can't Let You Go (2022) ... (creator)
- The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2022) ... (creator)
  Insecure (TV Series) (created by - 44 episodes, 2016 - 2021) (written by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Everything Gonna Be, Okay?! (2021) ... (creator)
- Out, Okay?! (2021) ... (creator)
- Choices, Okay?! (2021) ... (creator)
- Chillin', Okay?! (2021) ... (creator)
- Tired, Okay?! (2021) ... (creator)
  Wilmore (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2020) (writer - 4 episodes, 2020)
 2020 Peacock Presents: The At-Home Variety Show Featuring Seth MacFarlane (TV Series short) (written by - 1 episode)
 2017 Black-ish (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Liberal Arts (2017) ... (written by)
  The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series) (226 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (writer - 33 episodes, 2015)
- Jon Stewart (2016)
- Lewis Black (2016)
- Quinta Brunson (2016)
- Julie Klausner (2016)
- Ana Marie Cox (2016)
 2016 2016 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (TV Special) (written by)
 2012 Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex in Florida (TV Special documentary)
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Keep on Truckin' (2011) ... (written by - segment "'Ninja Vanish'")
- How To... (2011) ... (written by - segment "'Eyegasms'")
  The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) (created by - 104 episodes, 2001 - 2006) (story - 2 episodes, 2002) (written by - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- Bernie's Angels (2006) ... (creator)
- Growing Pains (2006) ... (creator)
- It's Never as Bad as the First Time (2006) ... (creator)
- Spinning Wheels (2006) ... (creator)
- Who's Your Mama? (2006) ... (creator)
 2005 The Office (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Performance Review (2005) ... (written by)
 2004 Beverly Hills S.U.V. (TV Movie)
 2003 Whoopi (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy (2003) ... (writer)
  The PJs (TV Series) (created by - 43 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (written by - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2001)
- Red Man's Burden (2001) ... (creator)
- Clip Show (2001) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Race to His Credit (2001) ... (creator)
- Let's Get Ready to Rumba (2001) ... (creator)
- Miracle Cleaner on 134th Street (2001) ... (creator)
 1997 Teen Angel (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sings Like an Angel (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Killer Ending (1996) ... (writer)
- And Bubba Makes Three (1996) ... (writer)
 1996 The Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Tom and Them (1996) ... (story)
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Stress Related (1995) ... (written by)
  Sister, Sister (TV Series) (executive story editor - 19 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (story editor - 6 episodes, 1994) (written by - 5 episodes, 1994 - 1995)
- Smoking in the Girls' Room (1995) ... (executive story editor)
- Dream Lover (1995) ... (executive story editor) / (written by)
- Kid in Play (1995) ... (written by)
- Field Trip (1995) ... (executive story editor)
- It's a Party Thang (1995) ... (executive story editor)
  In Living Color (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (writer - 56 episodes, 1991 - 1993)
- Night at the Movies (1993) ... (writer)
- Calhoun Tubbs (1993)
 1990-1991 Into the Night (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 September 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 July 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 6 June 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 1 February 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 8 January 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
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Official Sites:

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Leilani Jones  (divorced)  (2 children)

Relatives:

Marc Wilmore (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I think most writers are masochists in some ways. Most actors are sadists in many ways. So I have that sadomasochistic thing going on. See more »

Trivia:

Started as a stand-up comedian and still does it occasionally. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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