Marlon Davis (comedian)

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Marlon Davis
Born (1983-06-21) 21 June 1983 (age 31)
Stonebridge, London, England
Medium Television and stand-up
Nationality British
Years active 2005–present
Genres Comedy
Website marlondavis.co.uk

Marlon Davis (born 21 June 1983) is a British actor and stand-up comedian.

Early and personal life[edit]

The eldest of six siblings, Davis was brought up on the Stonebridge, London council estate, North West London. Davis is of Jamaican and Grenadian decent. He is a former student of Our Lady of Lourdes R.C Primary School and Cardinal Hinsley R.C High School. He studied B.A Art & Design at University of Westminster

Career[edit]

Davis began performing live in 2005 on the UK black comedy circuit.[1] The following year, Davis made the final of two national competitions “Laughing Horse[2] and "So You Think You're Funny"[3] at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2009 he won FHM Stand Up Hero which was televised on ITV4.[4][5] In 2012, Davis debuted his first solo show "Enter The Davism", which sold out its run at both the Pleasance Theatre in Edinburgh and London’s Soho Theatre. Davis is represented by Off the Kerb and has supported stand-up comedians Michael McIntyre, Alan Carr, and Kevin Bridges on their respective live tours.

Television[edit]

He has appeared on Comedy Central's Comedy Store, BBC Three's Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, BBC Two's Kevin Eldon Show MTV’s sitcom Get Rich alongside Example and Doc Brown.

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marlon Davis, comedian : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  2. ^ "WeGotTickets Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Competition - Past years Winners and runners up". Laughing Horse Comedy. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Finalists & Runners up". So You Think You're Funny. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "INTERVIEW: Marlon Davis | Entertainment". FHM.com. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  5. ^ a b "ITV to screen FHM comedian competition - Media news". Mediaweek.co.uk. 2009-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 

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