|Born||November 14, 1965|
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer, writer|
After leaving the United States Marine Corps, he worked as a waiter in a local comedy club in North Carolina, which he bought a year later. He brought Martin Lawrence to town and opened up a show with Ken Jeong, who was then a med school student.
Warner eventually earned televised spots on BET's ComicView and Showtime at the Apollo. In 1999, he moved to Los Angeles and landed acting gigs on shows such as The Shield, Joan of Arcadia and Threshold, in addition to minor writing assignments for BET.
In 2006, Warner collaborated with actor Mekhi Phifer and penned the script for Puff, Puff, Pass, in which both Warner and Phifer starred. Warner then formed the company Facilitator Films, with Phifer; it produced two other films under its banner, including This Christmas which grossed about US$50 million at the box office. The company then signed a developmental deal with Warner Bros, a deal with Universal Studios for a television pilot and a project with Overture Films.
Warner started Warner Lane Pictures in 2011, and made his directorial debut shortly after with the film The Love Section. In 2017, Warner established Tribal Icon Entertainment, a production company that is also involved with global distribution of small and mid-sized budget films and documentaries. Through the company, Warner signed a deal with the Global Genesis Group to distribute projects across 75 international territories.
Warner is a fitness enthusiast and occasionally participates in physique competitions. He is also a certified motorcycle mechanic who works on his muscle car and motorcycle collection.
|2001||Murder in Small Town X||Sunset Club owner Drew Chambers|
|2003||Rock Me Baby||Movie Patron #2|
|2004||Joan of Arcadia||Street guitarist/God|
|2006||Puff, Puff, Pass||Rico||Also writer, producer|
|2007||This Christmas||Dude||Also executive producer|
|2008||Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above||Producer #2||Also producer|
|2013||The Love Section||Peewee||Also director, producer|
|2015||American Bad Boy||Pump|
|2015||Reconcilable Differences||Sebastian Sterling||Also director, producer|