Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range in stand-up comedy and acting to versatile music ability have earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the original stars of the hit television show In Living Color Tommy’s visibility increased rapidly and he became widely known for his innovative talent.
Davidson started his career as a stand-up comedian in Washington DC earning an ardent following with sheer hard work in various comedy clubs. As one of the cutting-edge young stand-ups he was spotted by major concert promoters who booked him as the opening act for A-list touring acts including Patti LaBelle Kenny G and Luther Vandross. It wasn’t long before he came to Hollywood and was performing stand-up at a number of clubs including the Comedy Act Theatre where he met Robert Townsend.
This led to his first national television appearance with a starring role in Partners in Crime and was the conduit to Keenan Ivory Wayans who proved instrumental in Davidson’s career by offering him an opportunity to audition and join the uniquely talented cast of the most adventurous primetime variety show of its day In Living Color.
Tommy stars along with 80 other star stand-ups in I Am Comic opposite Tim Allen, Lewis Black, Sarah Silverman, Carlos Mencia, Jeff Foxworthy and Kathy Griffin. The film, which premiered on Showtime, is one of Netflix’s surefire hits enjoying a continual surge as a favorite with consumers.
Davidson scored big with reviewers and audiences alike opposite Michael Jai White in the critically-lauded spoof comedy Black Dynamite (Sony Pictures) last year’s big Sundance hit has been adapted by Adult Swim as an animated series.
June 20- 8:00 p.m.
June 21- 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.
June 22-7:00 p.m.
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