Comedic actor Dorien Wilson has had a successful career on both stage and screen that spans over 25 years. He is well-recognized for his roles in such hit series as Dream On (1990), The Steve Harvey Show (1997), Sister Sister (1994) and Friends (1995), but is best known as Professor Oglevee on The Parkers (1999). This role earned Wilson an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and solidified him as a mainstay in American television.
Kellita Smith is a model and actress, known for her role as Wanda McCullough in the sitcom The Bernie Mac Show (2001). Following a successful theatrical career spanning over 15 years, Smith transitioned into television in the early 1990s appearing in shows such as The Jamie Foxx Show (1997), Martin (1995), Sister Sister (1995) and In Living Color (1993). Following the conclusion of The Bernie Mac Show, Kellita has appeared in numerous TV and movie roles, most notably starring in Z-Nation (2014) and The First Family (2012).
John Marshall Jones
Actor John Marshall Jones graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Theater, before taking on a two-year apprenticeship with Chicago’s “Second City Ensemble.” Best known for his role as “Floyd Henderson” on the series Smart Guy (1997), Jones has also appeared on such hit series as Bones (2016), Hart of Dixie (2012), Still Standing (2004), Joan of Arcadia (2003) and Melrose Place (1992). His theatrical success is equally noteworthy, with roles in major motion pictures including Con Air (1997), She’s So Lovely (1997), White Men Can’t Jump (1992) and Casualties of War (1989).
Ken Lawson is an American actor and rapper who is best known for his role as Thaddeus Radcliffe on the hit comedy The Parkers (1999). He has been seen in numerous TV shows and films, including Steppin: The Movie (2009), Malibu’s Most Wanted (2003), Moesha (1999) and In the House (1996). Since the conclusion of The Parkers in 2004, Lawson has divided his time between his acting and musical careers.
Actress/comedian Laura Hayes has enjoyed a successful career on both stage and screen. Her television roles have included appearances on hit series such as Meet the Browns (2010), Malcolm in the Middle (2005), The Parkers (2003) and Martin (1992), as well as in films such as the 2005 hit Beauty Shop. Perhaps Hayes’ most recognizable role, however, was when she joined other high-profile female comedians and served as the MC in the stand-up comedy feature, The Queens of Comedy (2009).