David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier is an American actor and comedian known for his work on the sketch comedy television show In Living Color.

Guest Appearances

July 17, 2019

Kevin and Kamau are back along with friend of the show David Alan Grier to talk about the events that lead to Kamau finally meeting Denzel at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Denzel Washington. Kevin, Kamau, and David recap the star studded night as well as discuss Kamau’s incredible interaction with the greatest actor of all time himself.

December 8, 2016

This week, friend of the show David Alan Grier fills in for Kamau as guest-host to explain the wheels of color to Kevin. We hear a classic Prince story and what makes Facebook live worth following before they get into the 1977 television movie “Wilma.” David tells of the film’s impact on him as a young actor and his relationship with Denzel. The two discuss the importance of seeing Denzel on screen for the first time, why the movie is about family at its core, and finally, give the film an official Denzel rating.




This episode is sponsored by Sock Club (www.sockclub.com code: DENZEL), Harry’s (www.harrys.com/denzel), and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).

December 17, 2015

It’s the return of the mack! OG Denzealot David Alan Grier joins Kamau & Kevin once again to talk about his surprise over the overwhelming positive response to The Wiz Live!, how he emotionally prepared himself to play the Cowardly Lion, and secrets from behind the scenes of the production. Plus, David takes us through his Crimson Tide audition, which he explains might be the worst audition he has ever done as he shares his Top 5 Denzel Movies!

December 31, 2014

Start the new year with W. Kamau Bell, Kevin Avery and special guest David Alan Grier as they discuss A Soldier’s Play. They’ll talk about how David joined the cast of A Soldier’s Play, Samuel L. Jackson running the dressing room, Denzel’s acting process during the filming of A Soldier’s Story, and the time Denzel came to the set of Boomerang in character as Malcolm X. Plus, everyone shares their thoughts on some Denzel news that has been leaked due to the Sony hack.

December 2, 2013

It’s a Comedy Bing! Bong! for the ages as accomplished actor, comedian, and yes and-er David Alan Grier makes his debut appearance! We also get a blast from the past as the short haired singer Regina Crimp drops by to perform some of her amazing foley art. But that’s not all, frozen yogurt shop owner Mr. G arrives soon after to share some of his concerns over his shop’s new website. So tune in for an episode that is sure to bring laughs from to coast to coast! Remember to cast your votes for the Best of 2013 CBB episode over at blog.earwolf.com!