Larry Wilmore

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Larry Wilmore
Larry Wilmore by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Wilmore in 2016
Birth nameElister Larry Wilmore
Born (1961-10-30) October 30, 1961 (age 60)
Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
MediumStand-up, television, film, podcast, books
Alma materCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Years active1983–present
GenresObservational comedy, black comedy, sketch comedy, satire
Subject(s)American politics, African-American culture, popular culture, current events, racism, religion
Spouse
Leilani Jones
(m. 1995; div. 2015)
Children2
Websitethelarrywilmore.com

Elister Larry Wilmore[1] (born October 30, 1961) is an American comedian, writer, producer, and actor. Wilmore was the "Senior Black Correspondent" on The Daily Show from 2006 to 2014, and hosted The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore in 2015 and 2016. He is also the creator of the sitcom The Bernie Mac Show.

References[change | change source]

  1. The name Elister L. Wilmore is given at "The Birth of Elister Wilmore". California Birth Index. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2015. This matches the birth date and birthplace for "Larry Wilmore" at "Larry Wilmore Biography: Talk Show Host,(1961–)". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Archived from the original on August 5, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2016.