DeRay Davis is a seasoned stand-up comedian who has entertained live audiences for years with his quick wit and comic sense. Davis is also a well-accomplished actor who was recently a hit with television audiences as the cousin of Cookie Lyons in the first two seasons of Empire. Davis' humor and acting ability can currently be enjoyed on the Snowfall series that airs on FX. The versatility Davis has shown as an actor in top movies and television productions did not cause him to stray too far away from his wheelhouse, and fans who spend an evening at a DeRay Davis performance will find that he stayed true to his roots as a stand-up comedian.
Southside Kid Makes Good
DeRay Davis spent his childhood on the tough streets of Southside Chicago. Davis began his journey as a comedian by performing at comedy clubs in the Greater Chicago area. He moved to Los Angeles to further his comedy career and placed first in the Laugh Riots Competition on Comedy Central. The victory led to an opportunity to tour with Cedric the Entertainer. Davis' performance on the tour raised his profile with stand-up comedy fans and proved he could perform with the best comedians in the industry. Davis began to show the variety of talent he possesses and is credited with multiple voice roles on both Boondocks and Black Dynamite. He also flexed his skills as a regular on Nick Cannon's Wild N' Out show that aired on MTV. Davis continued to impress audiences with his versatility by becoming the host of the game show Mind of a Man, which aired on the Game Show Network. Davis scored big with his Netflix special, How to Act Black in 2017. The show is said to be so popular with Netflix customers that it caused two shutdowns of the servers for the streaming service.
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Where can I see DeRay Davis perform?
DeRay Davis is a stand-up comedian who loves to entertain fans with the gift of laughter. Davis is scheduled to appear at the DC Comedy Jam in Washington, D.C., in early November. He is expected in the same month at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Fla., as well as Kings Theatre Brooklyn, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
What can I expect from a DeRay Davis performance?
A common word used to describe a stand-up performance from DeRay Davis is "amazing." Fans who are fortunate enough to see Davis in person will likely laugh at the memories of his performance for days. DeRay brings a lot of energy to his performances and keeps fans engaged.
What other comedians can I see when DeRay Davis performs?
DeRay Davis has established great relationships with other top comedians. In the coming weeks, Davis is set to perform with Lil Duval and Lavell Crawford. In December, he is set to appear along with Michael Blackson and Bruce.
What movies has DeRay Davis appeared in?
DeRay Davis can count a number of movie roles among his 58 acting credits. He played Ronnie in the movie Code Name: The Cleaner. Davis also amused crowds as Bee Ellis in Semi-Pro. In his latest feature film, Gully, Davis is the father of another main character, Calvin.
Has DeRay Davis written for any programs?
DeRay Davis has used his writing skills for the benefit of many successful television programs. He was credited with writing one episode of This is Not Happening in 2018. He is also credited with writing for two episodes of Def Comedy Jam and BET's Comic View. The writing credits for DeRay Davis date back to 2006 when he lent his talents to Comedy Central Presents and Laffapalooza.Back to Top