Dorien Wilson

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Dorien Wilson
Dorien Leon Wilson

(1963-07-05) July 5, 1963 (age 59)
Years active1991–present
Known forProfessor Stanley Oglevee – The Parkers
Jay Weaver – In the Cut
SpouseJoAnn Wilson (1986–?)

Dorien Leon Wilson (born July 5, 1963) is an American actor known for his role as Professor Stanley Oglevee on the UPN sitcom The Parkers (the spin-off series of Moesha), which ran from 1999 to 2004, his recurring role as Terrence Winningham on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister (from 1994 to 1996) and his supporting role as Eddie Charles on Dream On (from 1991 to 1996). Most recently, he has starred as Jay Weaver on the Bounce TV comedy sitcom In the Cut.

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born on July 5, 1963, to his parents in Lompoc, California, and has two siblings, sister Savita Carothers and late brother, Jamont David Wilson, who died in 2015.[1] Wilson developed an interest in acting while attending high school in Lompoc, California.


Wilson played the role of Professor Stanley Oglevee on the UPN sitcom The Parkers and as talk-show host Eddie Charles on HBO's series Dream On. He had a recurring role as Terrence on Sister, Sister. He also played Warrington Steele on The Steve Harvey Show and co-starred alongside Sherman Hemsley on the short-lived sitcom Goode Behavior.

He has appeared mostly in television roles but appeared in a few film roles as well. He co-starred in House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute in 2001 and had a bit part as a doctor in the 2004 film You Got Served.

Wilson appeared in Disney Channel's series That's So Raven as "Mad Money Mitch" with the Mighty Megamix, "Mad Miguel at Mid-night" on the Spanish Station, and "Mad Mountain Mitch" with the Good Ol' Country Hits. He appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as Juggles the clown strapped with a bomb and holding Judge Banks hostage; he appeared on the sitcom Martin as a theatre producer; and he made a couple of appearances as a pastor on the sitcom Living Single. He also had an appearance in Tyler Perry's House of Payne as Cassi Davis' college love-interest.

Dorien was also Chandler's boss on the hit TV Show Friends. In the 1980s Dorien was a resident Actor of CTC—California Theatre Center—in Sunnyvale, CA. He was also an Acting Conservatory Teacher at CTC. After recognizing her former teacher—Dorien Wilson—on Friends & various other shows, one of his CTC students from the 1980s, Anita Fortner Jones, who played his daughter—Fezziwig Sister, among other roles—for 2 Seasons in the stage play of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," created the Dorien Wilson Fan Club. He has also appeared in a KFC commercial for boneless chicken.



Year Title Role Notes
2001 House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute Jon Harris, Sr. Video
Beethoven's 4th Marlowe Video
2002 Clover Bend Traxel
2003 Ghost Dog: A Detective Tail Lt. L.L. Deeks TV movie
Quigley Security Guard Pressle
2004 You Got Served Doctor
Gas Councilman Tripp
2007 King of Sorrow Sprats
2008 Peaches Sams Video
2009 Steppin: The Movie James Brooks
2011 Shadow Hills Willie TV movie
2013 Boots Ben TV movie
Pastor Shirley Pastor Leeland
At Mamu's Feet Tony
2015 Stalked by My Neighbor Detective Franklin TV movie
The Grace of Jake Reverend Lovely
2016 A Weekend with the Family John Clancy
LAPD African Cops Mr. Barber
2017 Chi Nu Legacy Coach Benjamin
Conflict of Interest Samson
2018 Never Heard Monty
Going Black Maurice Short
When Uber Goes Wrong 2 Dorien Short
2019 Looking in the Mirror Dr. Lewis
I Got the Hook Up 2 Captain Evans
His, Hers & the Truth Mr. Smith
2020 Steppin' Back to Love Edward TV movie
Justice on Trial: The Movie 20/20 Professor Boomer Stevens
2021 Fruits of the Heart Hurbert Humperdinck
Welcome Matt Harold


Year Title Role Notes
1991 Home Improvement Workman No. 2 Episode: "Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble"
1991–96 Dream On Eddie Charles Main cast: season 2-6
1992 Sibs Joe Riddle Recurring cast
1993 Murphy Brown Eric Episode: "To Have and Have Not"
1994 Seinfeld Alec Episode: "The Raincoats"
1994-96 Sister, Sister Terrence Recurring cast: season 2-3
1995 Campus Cops Percy Episode: "3,001"
Friends Mr. Douglas Episode: "The One with Two Parts"
1996 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Juggles Episode: "I Clownius"
Martin Kelly Garrett Episode: "Homeo & Juliet"
Friends Mr. Kogen Episode: "The One with the Chicken Pox"
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Dr. Lance McQuade Episode: "The Coma Episode"
1996-97 Living Single Rev. Leslie Taylor Guest: season 2, recurring cast: season 3
Goode Behavior Franklin Goode Main cast
1997 Jungle Cubs Yarren (voice) Episode: "Kasaba Ball/Trunks for the Memories"
Moesha Dave Norris Episode: "Prom Fright"
1997-98 The Steve Harvey Show Warrington Steele Recurring cast: season 2
1998 Diagnosis Murder Justin Blair Episode: "Murder x 4"
Boy Meets World Store Manager Episode: "Santa's Little Helpers"
1999 Moesha Prof. Stanley Oglevee Episode: "It Takes Two"
1999-04 The Parkers Prof. Stanley Oglevee Main cast
2000 Seven Days Rev. Carl Flood Episode: "Mr. Donovan's Neighborhood"
2001 The Proud Family Dave Daniels (voice) Episode: "Teacher's Pet"
2004 Missing Landon Warfield Episode: "Deep Cover"
2006 That's So Raven Mitch Episode: "The Ice Girl Cometh"
2013 Everyday Lies Dorien Episode: "How We Roll"
2014 The Millers Doctor Episode: "Miller's Mind"
2015-16 Bella and the Bulldogs Coach Russell Recurring cast
2015-21 In the Cut Jay Weaver Main cast
2016-17 Tough Love Dr. Singleton Recurring cast
2017 Beauty and the Baller Mario Shaw Recurring cast
2018 Dumped Ray Episode: "Tata- Vega"
The Rich & the Ruthless Pastor Bell Main cast: season 2
2020 Cherish the Day Johnny Fisher Recurring cast
Howard High Mr. Thomas TV mini series
Casting The Net Pastor Episode: "The Magnificent Three"
Church Folks Frank Hart Main cast
Grey's Anatomy Clifford Ndugu Episode: "You'll Never Walk Alone"
2021 Just Roll with It Mr. Yarburry Episode: "Before the Beginning"


  1. ^ "Dorien Wilson Did End Married Life with Wife but Still They are Close!". LIVERAMPUP. January 3, 2018.

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