Doc Shaw

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Doc Shaw
Doc Shaw 2010.jpg
Shaw in May 2010
Background information
Birth name Larramie Cortez Shaw
Born (1992-04-25) April 25, 1992 (age 25)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Occupation(s) Actor, model, rapper
Years active 2006–present

Larramie Cortez "Doc" Shaw (born April 24, 1992[1]) is an American actor, singer and rapper. He is best known for playing Malik Payne in Tyler Perry's House of Payne, for which he won a Young Artist Award in 2009 for best supporting performance in a TV series.[2] Shaw is also well known for his roles as Marcus Little in The Suite Life on Deck and King Boomer in Pair of Kings.

Life and career[edit]

Shaw was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He appeared in print ads and acted in television commercials.

In 2006, he earned the role of Malik Payne on the TBS sitcom, Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Shaw's character, Malik, is a witty teenage boy whose antics often get him in unintentional trouble.[3]

He was a presenter at the 39th annual NAACP Image Awards ceremony in 2008.[4]

He joined the cast of Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life on Deck for the show's second season which began airing on August 7, 2009, although he did not make his debut until the episode "Roomies," which aired on October 16, 2009. He played Marcus Little, a former Grammy Award winner whose career ended after his record label dumped him. On August 20, 2010, Shaw made his final appearance in The Suite Life on Deck.

Shaw next appeared on Pair of Kings with Mitchel Musso from Hannah Montana. Shaw made his singing and rapping debut on the Pair of Kings theme song, "Top of the World", also performed by Musso. The song was featured on Radio Disney on September 10, 2010. Pair of Kings airs on Disney XD. He is a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.


Year Title Role Notes
2006–2012 Tyler Perry's House of Payne Malik Payne Supporting Role
2007 The King Of Queens Reilly Special Guest
2009–2010 The Suite Life on Deck Marcus Little/Lil' Little Main role; (Seasons 2-3); (Roomies-Bon Voyage)
2010–2013 Pair of Kings King Boomer Lead Role
2014 See Dad Run Robbie Guest Star
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Nobody Loves Me Big D [1]
2012 Thunderstruck Mitch Basketball film (with Kevin Durant)
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Ash Performance Capture Role


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  2. ^ 30th Annual Young Artist Awards Accessed 2009-12-14.
  3. ^ Conversation with larramie "doc" shaw Archived October 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed 2012-09-24.
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