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David Alan Grier Wins Best Featured Actor in a Play at Tony Awards 2020!

David Alan Grier is a Tony winner!

The 65-year-old actor took home the first award of the night during the 2020 Tony Awards on Sunday (September 26) at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

David won the award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Tech Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in A Soldier’s Play.

This is David‘s first Tony win after four nominations.

“To the other nominees, tough bananas! I won!” David jokingly said in his acceptance speech.

Other nominees stepping out for the awards show included Blair Underwood, Ian Barford, Jane Alexander, and Cora Vander Broek.

You can see the full list of Tony winners here!

FYI: Cora Vander Broek is wearing a Tony Ward Couture gown, Christian Louboutin heels, and David Yurman jewelry.

Click through the gallery for 20+ photos of David Alan Grier and the other stars stepping out for the awards show…More Here! »

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Jamie Foxx & Daughter Corinne Attend the 'Dad Stop Embarrassing Me' Virtual Premiere

Jamie Foxx and his daughter Corinne are dressing up for their big night!

The 53-year-old actor and his 27-year-old daughter attended the virtual premiere of their new Netflix series Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! this week in Los Angeles.

Jamie stars in the series, which Corinne is executive producing.

Also attending the virtual premiere were cast members Kyla-Drew, Porscha Coleman, Jonathan Kite, and David Alan Grier.

Here’s what the show is about: “Brian Dixon (Jamie Foxx), successful business owner and bachelor, just became a full-time father to his teenage daughter Sasha (Kyla-Drew). Determined to be the best father he can be, Brian’s going to need all the help he can get from his dad (David Alan Grier) and sister (Porscha Coleman) — and Sasha’s going to need all the help she can get learning how to deal with her new, lovingly chaotic. Full of heart and humor, Dad Stop Embarrassing Me is inspired by Foxx’s real-life relationship with daughter Corinne Foxx, who also serves as executive producer.”

If you missed it, Jamie will be playing this living legend in a new project.

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! is available for streaming on Netflix now!

20+ pictures inside of the stars at the virtual premiere…More Here! »

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Ed Helms & Taraji P. Henson Team Up for Netflix Action-Comedy 'Coffee & Kareem' - Watch the Trailer!

Ed Helms and Taraji P. Henson join forces in the trailer for their new Netflix film Coffee & Kareem!

The 46-year-old Hangover actor and the 49-year-old Empire actress star in the upcoming action-comedy alongside Terrence Little Gardenhigh.

Here’s the synopsis: “While police officer James Coffee (Ed Helms) enjoys his new relationship with Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson), her beloved 12-year-old son Kareem (Gardenhigh) plots their break-up.”

It continues, “Attempting to scare away his mom’s boyfriend for good, Kareem tries to hire criminal fugitives to take him out but accidentally exposes a secret network of criminal activity, making his family its latest target. To protect Vanessa, Kareem teams up with Coffee – the partner he never wanted – for a dangerous chase across Detroit.”

From director Michael Dowse, Coffee & Kareem is about “forging unexpected bonds, one four-letter insult at a time.”

It also stars Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Andrew Bachelor, and David Alan Grier.

Coffee & Kareem hits the streaming service on April 3. Watch the trailer now!

See every movie and TV show coming to Netflix in April.


Coffee & Kareem starring Ed Helms & Taraji P Henson | Official Trailer | Netflix

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Billy Porter, Tony Shalhoub & More Step Out To Support 'A Soldier's Play' Broadway Opening!

Billy Porter keeps it chic as he strikes a pose on the red carpet at the opening night for A Soldier’s Play held at the American Airlines Theater on Tuesday (January 21) in New York City.

The 50-year-old Pose star was joined at the event by The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Tony Shalhoub and his wife Brooke Adams, Weeds star Mary Louise Parker and her son William Parker, Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie, Kate Walsh, Sunny Hostin, Phylicia Rashad and Cicely Tyson as they all stepped out to show their support.

Also in attendance were the cast of the play David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jerry O’Connell, McKinley Belcher III, Rob Demery, Jared Grimes, Billy Eugene Jones, Nate Mann, Warner Miller, J. Alphonse Nicholson, and Lee Aaron Rosen.

A Soldier’s Play follows an officer’s race against his white leadership to unravel the crime of a black sergeant’s murder. A hair-raising mystery set in 1944, the play is seen on Broadway for the first time.

READ MORE: Billy Porter Spills On Going to ‘No Limits’ Strip Club With Tiffany Haddish!

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Jack Antonoff & Girlfriend Carlotta Kohl Make Red Carpet Debut at Jacqueline Novak Opening Night!

Jack Antonoff happily hits the carpet alongside his girlfriend Carlotta Kohl while attending the opening night of Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees held at the Cherry Lane Theatre on Monday (July 22) in New York City.

The 35-year-old musician and model-photographer Carlotta made their official carpet debut at the event as they supported the star of the show Jacqueline Novak.

Also in attendance to show their support was Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, Abbi Jacobson, Jacqueline Novak, Phoebe Robinson, Rachel Dratch, David Alan Grier, Judd Apatow, John Mulaney, Marisa Tomei, John Early, Mike Birbiglia, Bridget Everett and Murray Hill.

Get On Your Knees, presented by Lyonne and executive-produced by Birbiglia, is part feminist outcry and part coming-of-age story – Jacqueline Novak spins her material on the femininity of the penis and the stoicism of the vulva into an unexpectedly philosophical show.

“Jacqueline is a one of a kind voice for the ages,” Lyonne said in a statement. “I’m thrilled to present her show, as she is a total original whose linguistic gymnastics took my brain topsy turvy while doubling me over with laughter. I can’t wait for people to experience her hugely relevant show and singular artistry at Cherry Lane.”

Jack and his longtime partner Lena Dunham announced their break up in early January of 2018, and he faced some untrue Lorde romance rumors in the weeks following.

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'The Passage' & 'Cool Kids' Both Canceled at Fox

The Passage and The Cool Kids have been canceled by Fox.

The network made the announcement about the respective drama series and comedy series on Friday (May 10), Variety reports.

Both shows were on the air for just one season.

The Passage was executive produced by Ridley Scott and starred Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Saniyya Sidney. It focused on a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.

The first season of The Passage also starred Jamie McShane, Caroline Chikezie, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Brianne Howey, McKinley Belcher III, Henry Ian Cusick, and Vincent Piazza.

The multi-camera comedy The Cool Kids hailed from executive producer Charlie Day and starred Martin Mull, David Alan Grier, Vicki Lawrence, and Leslie Jordan, who played friends at a retirement center.

'In Living Color' Cast Reunites After 25 Years at Tribeca Film Festival 2019!

The cast of In Living Color is having a reunion!

Tommy Davidson, Kim Wayans, David Alan Grier, and Shawn Wayans at the Bulleit 3D Printed Frontier Experience during 2019 Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday (April 27) in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kim Wayans

Keenen Ivory Wayans joined the co-stars during the festival as well during a special screening.

“The TV folks invited me to meet them. I wasn’t looking [to do TV], I wanted to make movies,” show creator Keenan revealed after meeting with Fox executives after showing them his 1988 film, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.

At the Bulleit experience, the cast and crew enjoyed delicious 3D printed cocktails served over a 3D printed cocktail bar composed of 7,000+ individually printed pieces.

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