THE COOL KIDS: David Alan Grier on new Fox comedy – Exclusive Interview

David Alan Grier in THE COOL KIDS - Season 1 | ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co./Pamela Littky

In Fox’s Friday-night comedy THE COOL KIDS, David Alan Grier plays retirement-community resident Hank. Hank and his friends Charlie (Martin Mull) and Sid (Leslie Jordan) have their routine shaken up with the arrival of Margaret (Vicki Lawrence), a natural-born rule breaker. Grier, originally from Detroit, Michigan, studied Shakespeare at Yale. He has done his share of drama (he played Jackie Robinson in the musical THE FIRST on Broadway and can currently be seen in the new HBO movie NATIVE SON), but he’s probably better known for his comedy work. Grier was part of the original IN LIVING COLOR, and has […]Read On »

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THE CARMICHAEL SHOW: David Alan Grier Interview on new NBC comedy series

David Alan Grier as Joe Carmichael in THE CARMICHAEL SHOW | - Season 1 | ©2015 NBCUniversal/Matthias Clamer

David Alan Grier has had a wide-ranging career. The Detroit-born performer has done standup, Broadway (where he won three Tony nominations), lots of feature films, both comedy (including I’M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA and PEEPLES) and drama (including A SOLDIER’S STORY and THE WOODSMAN), and huge amounts of television, including IN LIVING COLOR. NBC recently announced that Grier will play the Cowardly Lion in the network’s musical THE WIZ LIVE! Right now, Grier is starring in another NBC project, THE CARMICHAEL SHOW, which premieres Wednesday, August 26 at 9 PM. Grier portrays Joe, the opinionated father of Jerrod, an equally […]Read On »

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