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Paul Mooney (comedian)

Paul Mooney (comedian)
Mooney in December 2009
Personal information
NamePaul Mooney
Birth dateAugust 4, 1941(age 75)
Birth placeShreveport, Louisiana, United States
MediumStand-up comedy, television, film
Years active1965 present
GenresObservational comedy, Improvisational comedy, Sketch comedy
SubjectAfrican-American history, African-American culture, American politics, current events, racism, race relations, pop culture
InfluencesRedd Foxx, Flip Wilson
InfluencedRichard Pryor, Sandra Bernhard, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin
Notable works and rolesSam Cooke in The Buddy Holly Story
Junebug in Bamboozled
Himself and Negrodamus in Chappelle's Show

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Paul Mooney (born August 4, 1941) is an American comedian, writer, social critic, television and film actor. He was also featured on one of truTV's reality shows, Ma's Roadhouse.

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