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DeRay Davis


Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, comedian-turned-actor DeRay Davis can most recently be "scene" starring opposite Taraji P. Henson's "Cookie Lyons" as her go-to hitman/cousin "Jermel" in seasons 1 and 2 of the Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, creative collaboration, Empire on the FOX network. After his wildly successful 1 hour Showtime ... See full bio »

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Known For

21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street Domingo
(2012)
License to Wed
(2007)
Semi-Pro
Semi-Pro Bee Bee Ellis
(2008)
Barbershop
Barbershop Hustle Guy
(2002)

Filmography

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 2018 Snowfall (TV Series)
Peaches
- Sightlines (2018) ... Peaches
 2017 All Def Comedy (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2017)
 2017 Face Value (TV Series)
Team Captain
 2017 Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars
One-Oh-One (voice)
 2017 Lady Bouncer (Short)
Bromley
 2017 Grow House
Pat
 2016 48 Hours to Live
Fiorentino
 2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut
Rayford (uncredited)
 2016 Meet the Blacks
Tyrone
 2016 Joking Off (TV Series)
himeself - Host
- Host Deray Davis, Dave Ebert, Jon Garbus (2016) ... himeself - Host
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Jermel
- The Devils Are Here (2015) ... Jermel
- Dangerous Bonds (2015) ... Jermel
 2015 Chocolate City
Chris McCoy
 2015 Football U (TV Mini-Series)
Troy DoneDat
 2015 My Favorite Five
Sans
 2014 Drumline: A New Beat (TV Movie)
Kevin Taylor (as Deray Davis)
 2014 Mr. Right (Video short)
Mr. Right
 2013 A Very Larry Christmas
Larry Huffman
 2013 The League (TV Series)
Boris
- Rafi and Dirty Randy (2013) ... Boris
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Stoop
 2013 Second Generation Wayans (TV Series)
DeRay
- Play Hard or Go Home (2013) ... DeRay
- Cut! (2013) ... DeRay
- The Pitch (2013) ... DeRay
 2013 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Lemon Lime
- Secret Room (2013) ... Lemon Lime
 2012 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
 2012 21 Jump Street
Domingo
 2011 Jumping the Broom
Malcolm
 2010 My Girlfriend's Back
Kenyatta
 2010 Life as We Know It
Lonnie
 2007-2010 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Various / Leonard / V.J. / ...
- The Fried Chicken Flu (2010) ... Leonard (voice)
- Bitches to Rags (2010) ... Leonard (voice)
- The Uncle Ruckus Reality Show (2008) ... Various (voice)
- The Story of Gangstalicious: Part 2 (2008) ... V.J. (voice)
- The Story of Catcher Freeman (2008) ... Slave #1 (voice)
 2010 Get Him to the Greek
Sugar Bones (uncredited)
 2009 3 of Us
 2009/I Old Dogs
Zoo Security Guard (uncredited)
 2009 Nite Tales: The Series (TV Series)
Omar
- Night Watch (2009) ... Omar
 2009 Ozone West 3 (Video)
 2009 Imagine That
John Strother
 2009 Frankenhood
Motown
 2008 Semi-Pro
Bee Bee Ellis
 2007/I The Hit
Sirus
 2007 License to Wed
Joel
 2005-2007 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Criminal / Homeless Guy / Junior the Third / ...
- CSI: Reno (2005) ... Homeless Guy
- Dangle's Son (2005) ... Junior the Third
- ...And the Installation Is Free (2005) ... Timpathy the Criminal
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner
Ronnie
 2006 Who Made the Potatoe Salad?
June Bug
 2006 School for Scoundrels
Bee Bee
 2006 Scary Movie 4
Marvin
 2006 Full Clip
Preacher
 2005 Chris Brown: Yo, Excuse Me Miss (Video short)
DeRay Davis
 2005 The Fog
Spooner
 2005 Entourage (TV Series)
Hack
- Chinatown (2005) ... Hack
 2004 Judge Mooney (TV Series)
Tony
 2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Mario 'FA REAL' Greene
 2004 The Seat Filler
E.J.
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation
Jamaican Stoner
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business
Hustle Guy
 2002-2003 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
R.J.
- Jr. Executive (2003) ... R.J.
- From Dummy to Daddy (2003) ... R.J.
- Not So Hostile Takeover (2003) ... R.J.
- Sharon's Picture (2003) ... R.J.
- Jury Duty (2003) ... R.J.
 2002 Barbershop
Hustle Guy
 2002 Play'd: A Hip Hop Story (TV Movie)
Jaxx's Bodyguard
 2002 Frank McKlusky, C.I.
Basketball Player
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (49 credits)
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Release of Jamie Foxx's music video for "Blame It," which premiered on 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000); and was directed by Hype Williams; with appearances by Ron Howard; Forest Whitaker; Jake Gyllenhaal; Samuel L. Jackson; Quincy Jones; Cedric the Entertainer; Morris Chestnut; Clifton Powell; Alex Thomas; DeRay Davis; Joe; ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Deray Davis | DeRay | De Ray

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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