Aug. 4th, 1941
6' 0 1/2"
Paul Mooney's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Good Hair
2006 - Homie Spumoni
2000 - Bamboozled
1994 - In the Army Now
1987 - Hollywood Shuffle
1981 - Bustin' Loose
1978 - The Buddy Holly Story
1977 - Which Way Is Up?
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Writer
The Second Guy
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- Wrote stand up comedy material for 'Redd Foxx (I)' (qv).
- Has given many young stand up comics their first break into show business such as Argus Hamilton and Sandra Bernhard.
- Created the character Homey the Clown on _"In Living Color" (1990)_ (qv) .
- Stand up comic with a deep, rich voice. His act focuses mainly on race and social issues.
- Grew up in Oakland.
- Father of The Mooney Twins ('Daryl Mooney (I)' (qv) and 'Dwayne Mooney (I)' (qv)) and 'Shane Mooney' (qv).
- Was comedian Sandra Bernhard's mentor years ago. They are still close friends.
- Wrote some of comedian Richard Pryor's stand up comedy material.
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