Larry Wilmore

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Larry Wilmore

Larry began his career as an actor and stand-up comic before transitioning to television writing and producing in the early 90s. He has written for shows such as In Living Color, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and The Jamie Foxx Show. He co-created the animated show The PJs with Eddie Murphy and a few years later the critically acclaimed and award winning "The Bernie Mac Show." Most recently he was a consulting producer on NBCs The Office as well as appearing in a few episodes. Being the 'Senior Black Correspondent' on The Daily Show" marked a return to performing for Larry and in the last few years he has appeared in Dinner for Schmucks, Love Bites, Traffic Light, Accidently on Purpose and Happy Endings. His first book entitled I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts was released by Hyperion Books in 2009 and he is currently working on a second book. He has been nominated and received numerous awards including an Emmy, a Peabody, Humanitas, TV Critics and NAACP Image Award. Larry continues to develop new shows and is currently working on the next installment of Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion and Sex for Showtime.

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