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Ricky Harris (born 1962) is an American producer, actor, comedian.
Life and career
Harris played his first movie roles in Poetic Justice in 1993 and Murder Was the Case: The Movie in 1995. He also had minor roles in Michael Mann's 1995 crime film Heat and Mikael Salomon's 1998 action movie Hard Rain.
In 1993, Harris starred with Todd Hunter in the single episode of 357 Marina del Rey produced for the television series Danger Theatre, playing private detective Clay Gentry. From 1996 to 1998 he played the role of Javon "J.W." Willis in six episodes of the situation comedy Moesha.
In 2004, Harris lent his voice to various characters in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. From 2006 to 2008 he played a recurring character, Malvo, in the situation comedy Everybody Hates Chris.
- 1993: Poetic Justice
- 1993: Danger Theatre (one episode: 357 Marina del Rey segment)
- 1995: Murder Was the Case: The Movie
- 1995: Tales from the Hood
- 1995: Heat
- 1996: High School High
- 1996–1998: Moesha (television series, six episodes)
- 1997: Fathers' Day
- 1997: Millennium (television series, one episode)
- 1998: Kings
- 1998: Hard Rain
- 1999: Thick as Thieves
- 1999: The Breaks
- 1999: Simon Sez
- 2001: Bones
- 2003: Fastlane (television series, two episodes)
- 2004: Woman Thou Art Loosed
- 2004: CSI: NY (television series, one episode)
- 2005: ER (television series, one episode)
- 2005: Boss'n Up
- 2006–2008: Everybody Hates Chris (television series, five episodes)
- 2007: The Memory Thief
- 2007: This Christmas
- 2007: CSI: Miami (television series, one episode)
- 2009: Dough Boys
- 2009: Mr. Sadman
- 2011: The Cape (television series, one episode)
- 2012: Mid Life Gangster
- Brooks, Tim, and Earle Marsh, The Complete Directory to Prime-Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present, Sixth Edition, New York: Ballantine Books, 1995, ISBN 0-345-39736-3, p. 238.
- Terrace, Vincent, Encyclopedia of Television Shows 1925-2010, Second Edition, 2011, ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7 (no publisher indicated; not paginated).