David A. Arnold

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David A. Arnold
Birth nameDavid A. Arnold
Born (1968-03-15) March 15, 1968 (age 54)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
MediumComedy, television
NationalityAmerican
Years active1997–present
GenresStand-up comedy

David A. Arnold (born March 15, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, sitcom writer, producer and actor.

Stand-up comedy[edit]

Arnold has been performing since 1997.[1] He performed at the Canadian Montreal Comedy Festival, on Jamie Foxx Presents Laffapalooza (Comedy Central) with Jamie Foxx and Cedric the Entertainer, The Tom Joyner Show, Baisden After Dark, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, ComicView (BET), The Mo'Nique Show (BET), Entourage (HBO) and Def Comedy Jam.[2]

Sitcom writer and actor[edit]

Arnold served as writer and producer for the Netflix revival series Fuller House. Arnold has written episodes of several comedy shows, including Meet the Browns (TBS),[3] The Rickey Smiley Show (TV One),[4] Raising Whitley (OWN),[5] Tyler Perry's House of Payne (TBS),[6] and The Tony Rock Project (MyNetworkTV).[7] In 2021, Arnold created the Nickelodeon show That Girl Lay Lay and serves as showrunner for the series. Arnold appeared in several television series including Meet the Browns,[8] A Series of Unfortunate People[9] and The Tony Rock Project.[10]

Arnold has his own stand-up comedy special on Netflix, David A. Arnold: Fat Ballerina.[11]Arnold has another 2022 Netflix stand-up comedy special which premiered July 19, 2022 called It Ain't For The Weak.

Personal life[edit]

Arnold is married to Julie L. Harkness and has two children - Anna-Grace (13) and Ashlyn (11).[12] He also has two sisters, Tammi Carson and Devaki Youngblood. He is of African-American ancestry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kurt Wallace (April 27, 2007). "Comedian under investigation by TSA for bad check to Pizza Hut in '95". Rare. Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  2. ^ "IMDB Biography of David A. Arnold". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  3. ^ "IMDB Credits Meet the Browns". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  4. ^ "IMDB Credits The Rick Smiley show". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  5. ^ "WME Clients". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  6. ^ "IMDB House of Pain". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  7. ^ "IMDB The Tony Rock Project". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  8. ^ "IMDB Credits Meet the Browns". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  9. ^ "IMDB Credits A Series of Unfortunate People". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  10. ^ "IMDB The Tony Rock Project". Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  11. ^ "David A. Arnold: Fat Ballerina". Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  12. ^ "IMDB Biography of David A. Arnold". Retrieved March 29, 2015.