David Alan Grier


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29th May 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

David Alan Grier was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Aretas Ruth (Dudley), a schoolteacher, and William Henry Grier, a psychiatrist and writer. He trained in Shakespeare at Yale University, where he received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.Grier began his professional career on Broadway as Jackie Robinson in "The First", for which he earned a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and won the Theatre World Award (1981). He then joined the Broadway cast of "Dreamgirls", before going on to star opposite Denzel Washington in "A Soldier's Play", for which both actors reprised their roles in the film adaptation titled A Soldier's Story (1984). He appeared in Robert Altman's Streamers (1983) as "Roger", a role for which he won the Golden Lion for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival (1983).His television work is highlighted by a turn as a principal cast member on the Emmy Award-winning In Living Color (1990) (1990-1994), where he helped to create some of the show's most memorable characters, "DAG" (2000-2001) and "Life with Bonnie" (2002-2004), for which he earned Image and Golden Satellite nominations. David also created, wrote and executive-produced a show for Comedy Central called Chocolate News (2008). Grier also won America's votes as a smooth, debonair, and outrageously irreverent contestant on ABC's smash hit, Dancing with the Stars (2005), in 2009. But Grier didn't hang up his dance shoes just then - he later appeared in the Wayans Brothers' spoof movie, Dance Flick (2009), which hit theaters in May 2009.In Grier's first book, "Barack Like Me: The Chocolate Covered Truth" (Touchstone / Simon & Schuster; October 6, 2009), the acclaimed comedian expounds on politics, culture and race while recounting his own life story in this edgy, timely, timeless, and hilarious memoir and look at all things Barack Obama.Grier returned to his theatrical roots 2009/2010; he starred in David Mamet's acclaimed play, "Race", opposite James Spader and Kerry Washington, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway for which he received a Tony Award nomination.He has been named one of Comedy Central's "100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time". - IMDb Mini Biography By: David Alan Grier

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Releases by Year

David Alan Grier on average has worked on 1 movies per year from 1983 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of David Alan Grier movies released per year from 2007 till 2021.

Top Genres

David Alan Grier works mostly in Comedy Genre followed by Drama Genre flixes. 54% of David Alan Grier movies are Comedy Genre movies. See Top Genres that David Alan Grier worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that David Alan Grier has worked on is 6.1.

6.1 / 10

David Alan Grier's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.

8.1/1030 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Follows stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael as he navigates through life with his therapist in-training girlfriend and his heavily opinionated family.

7.6/1021 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

7.2/1087 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

A Soldier's Story (1984)

An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

7.2/10101 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Three friends at a retirement center have their comfortable existence rattled by a newcomer to the community.

6.9/1022 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Multicultural versions of many of your favorite fairy tales. Such as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Three Little Pigs".

6.6/1030 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Streamers (1983)

Four young soldiers waiting to be shipped to Vietnam deal with racial tension and their own intolerance when one soldier reveals he's gay.

6.4/10118 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

A dramatization of Lori Petty's teenage years spent in small town Iowa.

6.3/1093 min

Available in 2 platform(s).