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Tommy Davidson

Biography

Comedian and acting professional who played the part of overbearing dad, Oscar Proud within the animated Disney series, The Proud Family members. He was a solid member within the humor sketch display, In Living Color after beginning like a stand-up comedian. He’s known for his impersonations of Sammy Davis Jr. and Michael Jackson. He briefly went to The University from the Area of Columbia. He made an appearance within the film, Ace Ventura: When Character Phone calls alongside Jim Carrey.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tommy Davidson
Date Of Birth November 10, 1963
Place Of Birth Washington, DC
Height 1.67 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, University of the District of Columbia
Nationality American
Spouse Amanda Moore
Children Jillian Davidson, Isaiah Davidson
Parents Barbara Davidson
Awards TV Land Groundbreaking Show Award
Movies Black Dynamite, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Juwanna Mann, Strictly Business, Bamboozled, Booty Call, Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer Present: All Star Comedy Jam, Plump Fiction, The Proud Family Movie, Woo, Just Like Us, I Am Comic, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, The Scream Team, Pros & Cons, Dance Fu, Santa Who?, Funky Monkey, The Family Hour
TV Shows In Living Color, The Ren & Stimpy Show, The Magic Hour, Between Brothers, The Proud Family, Premium Blend, Inked, Black Dynamite, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, Vacation Creation, Cordell And Coneil
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1 Was one of the most frequent actors on In Living Color (1990) to be taped during bloopers.
2 Participates in USO tours to U.S. service men and women stationed over seas.
3 Shoe commercial "narrator" for the "Nike Flight Dimension", which spoofed "The Twilight Zone".
4 Went mainstream partly from his stand-up jokes in Robert Townsend's 1988 HBO special, "Take No Prisoners" (1988).
5 Attended the University of Distict Columbia.
6 Was adopted by a white family when he was 2 years old.
7 Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Maryland.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Frat Pack 2016 post-production Big Daddy
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens 2016 TV Movie Aston Reynolds
Enter the Fist and the Golden Fleece 2016 Homeless Comic
Black Dynamite 2011-2015 TV Series Cream Corn
Who Killed Soul Glow? 2012
Dance Fu 2011 Addict
Pimp 24/7 2009 TV Movie Detective Bill
Black Dynamite 2009 Cream Corn
Everybody Hates Chris 2007 TV Series Eddie
The Proud Family 2001-2005 TV Series Oscar Proud
The Proud Family Movie 2005 TV Movie Oscar Proud (voice)
Lilo & Stitch: The Series 2005 TV Series Oscar Proud
The Bernie Mac Show 2004-2005 TV Series Lou
Funky Monkey 2004 Harland
MADtv 2003 TV Series Woogie Jones Johnson
The Scream Team 2002 TV Movie Jumper
Juwanna Mann 2002 Puff Smokey Smoke
The Proud Family Shorties 2002 TV Mini-Series Oscar Proud
Santa Who? 2000 TV Movie Max
Malcolm & Eddie 1999-2000 TV Series Dexter Sherman
Cousin Skeeter 2000 TV Series
Pros & Cons 1999 Ron Carter
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 1999 TV Series Cassim
Between Brothers 1997-1999 TV Series Mitchell Ford
Woo 1998 Tim
Plump Fiction 1997 Julius
Booty Call 1997 Rushon
Boston Common 1997 TV Series Darrell
The Ren & Stimpy Show 1996 TV Series Sammy Mantis
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls 1995 The Tiny Warrior
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 1994 TV Series Marvin
In Living Color 1990-1994 TV Series Various / Howard Tibbs III / Byron Hedley / ...
A Cool Like That Christmas 1993 TV Movie Orlando (voice)
Martin 1993 TV Series Varnel Hill
The Commish 1993 TV Series Reese
CB4 1993 Weird Warren (uncredited)
Roc 1992 TV Series Donald
Strictly Business 1991 Bobby
Kid 'n' Play 1990 TV Series Jazzy / Acorn (1990) (voice)
CBS Summer Playhouse 1989 TV Series Prince Tariq

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NESN Comedy All-Stars 2009 TV Series written by - 1 episode
Premium Blend 1999-2000 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
In Living Color 1993-1994 TV Series special material - 2 episodes
Tommy Davidson: Illin' in Philly 1991 TV Special documentary
The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime 1991 TV Special documentary writer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Living Color 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celebrity Name Game 2016 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Player
Worst Cooks in America 2016 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Celebrity Family Feud 2016 TV Series Himself
Home & Family 2016 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2009-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Dying Laughing 2016 Documentary Himself
IMDb on the Scene 2015 TV Series Himself
Real Husbands of Hollywood 2015 TV Series Himself
Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2015 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Wife Swap 2015 TV Series Himself
T-Robe: Based on a True Story 2015 Himself
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay 2015 TV Series Himself
The View 2002-2015 TV Series Himself
The Real 2015 TV Series Himself
The Dr. Oz Show 2014 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself
Chopped 2014 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Gotham Comedy Live 2014 TV Series documentary Himself - Host
Click on This 2013 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House 2013 Documentary Himself
The Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show 2013 TV Special documentary Himself - Host
The Cast of in Living Color: Where Are They Now? 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
Comic Con 2012 Live 2012 TV Movie Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Himself
C'mon Man 2012 Himself
Bill Bellamy: Crazy Sexy Dirty 2012 TV Special documentary Himself (segment "opening sequence")
10th Annual TV Land Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
FOX 25th Anniversary Special 2012 TV Movie Herself
Comedy All-Stars 2011 TV Series Himself - Host
Way Black When: Primetime 2011 TV Series Himself
Way Black When 2010 TV Movie Himself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2010 TV Series Himself - At 'You Again' Premiere
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Lopez Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself
Caribbean Comedy Classic 2010 TV Movie Himself
Just Like Us 2010/I Documentary Himself
I Am Comic 2010 Documentary Himself
All Star Comedy Jam 2009 TV Special documentary Himself
Made in Hollywood 2009 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2009 TV Series Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2009 TV Series Himself
The Family Hour 2009 Video Himself - Host
Comic-Con '09 Live 2009 TV Movie Himself
GSN Live 2009 TV Series Himself
Straight from the Horses Mouth 2009 Video Himself
TV One's Roast and Toast: John Witherspoon 2009 TV Movie Himself
Black to the Future 2009 TV Series Himself
For the Love of Ray J 2009 TV Series Himself
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Comedy.TV 2009 TV Series Himself
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy 2009 Documentary Himself
Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee 2008 TV Series Himself
A Tribute to Bernie Mac 2008 TV Movie Himself
Live at Gotham 2008 TV Series Himself - Host
25 Most Sensational Hollywood Meltdowns 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Supreme Court of Comedy 2008 TV Series Himself
Comics Unleashed 2006-2007 TV Series Himself - Comedian / Himself
Heckler 2007 Documentary Himself
2007 Trumpet Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series
Last Call with Carson Daly 2004-2005 TV Series Himself
Inked 2005 TV Series
Just for Laughs 2005 TV Series Himself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The Drop 2005 TV Series Himself
Poorman's Bikini Beach 2005 TV Series Himself
Looking Back in Living Color: The First Season 2004 Video short Himself / Various
The Sharon Osbourne Show 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest Host
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004 Video documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997-2003 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Squares 2001-2003 TV Series Himself
34th NAACP Image Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994-2002 TV Series Himself
Platinum Comedy Series: Roasting Shaquille O'Neal 2002 TV Special documentary Himself
2001 Lady of Soul Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Mark Twain Prize: Whoopi Goldberg 2001 TV Movie Himself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner 2001 TV Special Himself
Weakest Link 2001 TV Series Himself
The Test 2001 TV Series Himself - Panelist
The Making of 'Bamboozled' 2001 Video documentary
Premium Blend 1999-2000 TV Series Himself - Host
All That 1999 TV Series Himself
Tonight at the House of Blues 1998 TV Movie Himself
The Magic Hour 1998 TV Series Himself
Space Ghost Coast to Coast 1997 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 1997 TV Series Himself
MADtv 1997 TV Series Himself - Host
Soul Train Comedy Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Fox/MTV Guide to Summer '92 1992 TV Movie Himself - Host
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1992 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Tommy Davidson: Illin' in Philly 1991 TV Special documentary Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1991 TV Series Himself
The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime 1991 TV Special documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Back in Step with the Fly Girls 2004 Short Himself (uncredited)
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America 1993 TV Special documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Groundbreaking Show TV Land Awards In Living Color (1990) · Jim Carrey
· Keenen Ivory Wayans
· Kim Wayans
· David Alan Grier
· Kelly Coffield Park
· Shawn Wayans
· Marlon Wayans
· T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special The Proud Family Movie (2005)
2005 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series/Special The Proud Family (2001)
2004 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program The Proud Family (2001)
2003 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special The Proud Family (2001)
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special The Proud Family (2001)
2001 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Theatrical - Best Supporting Actor Bamboozled (2000)


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#Trademark
1 High-pitched voice and comedic, facial expressions
2 "Sugar Ray" Leonard impressions

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