Fowler in 2017
|Born||May 16, 1988|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Northwestern High School|
The second oldest of four children, Fowler and his twin brother were born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Hyattsville, Maryland, where he graduated from Northwestern High School. Fowler dropped out of college at age 20 and moved to New York City. By day, he job searched and by night he was performing at local open mics in Times Square.
2012–2015: Comic Special
In 2012, he began touring the country performing at comedy clubs and colleges. In 2013, he was cast in MTV2's Guy Code and writing, producing, and starring in his own pilots. In 2014, he starred in Friends of the People which lasted two seasons on TruTV. In 2015, Fowler produced and starred in his debut comedy special, "Give 'Em Hell, Kid", that he licensed to Showtime.
In 2017, Fowler became an executive producer and star of the CBS sitcom Superior Donuts. The show's popularity led to it being renewed for a second season on March 23, 2017. The series was formally cancelled after two seasons. He also has a recurring role on HBO's Crashing.
On September 17, 2017, Fowler was the announcer of the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
- Guy Code (2012)
- The Eric Andre Show (2012)
- Funny or Die Presents (2013)
- Lucas Bros. Moving Co. (2014–2015)
- BoJack Horseman (2014)
- Comedy Underground with Dave Attell (2014)
- Friends of the People (2014)
- Delores and Jermaine (2015)
- Robot Chicken (2015)
- Give 'Em Hell, Kid (Standup Comedy Show, 2016)
- Morris and the Cow (2016)
- Crashing (2017)
- Family Guy (2017)
- Lip Sync Battle (2017)
- Superior Donuts (2017–2018)
- Sorry to Bother You (2018)
- Buffaloed (2019)
- The Opening Act (2020)
- RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race (2020)
- Match Game (2020)
- Coming 2 America (2021)
- Judas and the Black Messiah (TBA)
- Riverdance: The Animated Adventure (TBA)
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- N'Duka, Amanda (June 22, 2017). "'Superior Donuts' Star Jermaine Fowler Cast In 'Sorry To Bother You'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
- Kroll, Justin (July 25, 2018). "Jermaine Fowler Joins Zoey Deutch in Indie Drama 'Buffaloed' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
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