Deon Cole
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Deon Cole
Deon Cole
Born (1972-01-09) January 9, 1972 (age 45)
Chicago, U.S.
Education Thornridge High School (1990)
Alma mater Philander Smith College
Occupation Actor and Comedian
Years active 2009-present
Known for Black-ish & Angie Tribeca
Children 1

Deon Cole (born January 9, 1972) is an American actor, comedian, and comedy writer. Originally based out of Chicago, he is best known as a member of the writing staff of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009-2010) and subsequently Conan (2010-present) and also for being a cast member on the sitcom Angie Tribeca (2016-present). He has appeared frequently in comedic bits for both broadcasts and has, along with the rest of the staff, received two Primetime Emmy nominations. He first got into comedy when a friend bet him $50 that he would not get up on stage one night in Chicago.[1]

Cole has also performed stand up on other programs such as John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, Mash Up and Lopez Tonight. Cole created his own production company, Coled Blooded, to produce the sketch comedy show Deon Cole's Black Box. It premiered on June 10, 2013 on TBS but was canceled on October 25, 2013. Currently Cole has a recurring role on the ABC sitcom Black-ish as Charlie Telphy and has hosted the game show Face Value on BET since 2017.

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2014-present Black-ish Charlie Telphy Recurring role (seasons 1-3)
Main role (season 4-present)
2016-present Angie Tribeca Det. Daniel "DJ" Tanner Main Role
2017 The Standups himself
2017 Face Value himself
2018-present Grown-ish Charlie Telphy Recurring Role

References

  1. ^ Socci, Blair (June 13, 2013). "Talking to Deon Cole About Standup, 'Conan,' and His New TBS Show 'Black Box'". Split Sider. The Awl. Retrieved 2017. 

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