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Doug E. Doug

The hilariously animated Doug E. Doug is most familiar to movie viewers for his starring role as the spirited pushcart operator turned bobsled racer in the feature film Cool Runnings. His additional film credits include Hangin' with the Homeboys, Class Act, Operation Dumbo Drop and That Darn Cat.

Doug's film debut came in l990 when he earned his Screen Actors Guild card by speaking one line in Spike Lee's film Mo' Better Blues. The following year, he appeared in Spike Lee's Jungle Fever.

On television, Doug starred in the ABC series Where I Live, a show developed around his life, for which he also served as co-producer. In the series, he portrayed Douglas Saint Martin, a quirky teenager growing up in a working-class Caribbean family in New York. He also co-hosted the VH-1 Rock of Ages, and recently spent four seasons starring as Griffin in the television series Cosby. Doug made his debut as a director/producer with Citizen James, a film for which he also co-wrote and starred.

Doug began his entertainment career as a stand-up comic at age the age of 17. His first break came when he was seen performing at the Apollo Theatre.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Doug E. Doug Facts

Birth NameDouglas Bourne
BirthdayJanuary 7, 1970 (54)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

The Burrowers
Robocop 3
Fly Me to the Moon
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
All Hat
The Wild Life
The Bye Bye Man
The Coming Convergence
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