Lester Barrie (born October 1, 1964) is a Southern California Christian Pastor, a professional stand-up comedian, and former movie and television actor.
Rev Lester Eugene Barrie is currently the Senior Pastor of the Bible Believers Missionary Baptist Church in Lakewood CA where he has served since 2011.
Additionally, Lester Barrie makes stand up comedy appearances at clubs, colleges, and churches around the country.
In 2006 Lester Barrie Founded Perfecting Christian Fellowship Church in the City of Carson California and after moving around for many years, the ministry merged its membership and ministry efforts with the Bible Believers MBC in 2011.
Additionally Lester Barrie has enjoyed much success as a stand up comedian over the years. In 1993 he won best comedian on Star Search over a young Dave Chappelle. In 1999 he would host a season of Comic View on Black Entertainment Television.
His latest television appearance as a stand up comedian would be a set on Martin Lawrence's "First Amendment Stand Up" on the STARZ Network in 2009. To date Lester Barrie still makes frequent appearances at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood and Long Beach, California.
Lester Barrie also enjoyed moderate success in small acting roles as well, most notably guest starred on several episodes of Fox's & Sci-Fi Networks Sliders and best known for a guest role in the Wayans brothers film Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood as the Preacher.
Lester has a 22-year-old son from a previous marriage and is remarried since 2013 with a daughter born in 2016.