“One of the most beautiful things in the world I've ever seen or heard is people laughing, even when there seems to be so little reason for them to laugh.”
“I used to always run off at the mouth and talk about people. I just didn't know that it would make a living for me.”
“Every group has its idiosyncrasies, but at a certain point we all are human.”
D. L. Hughley (born Darryl Lynn “D.L.” Hughley on March 6, 1963 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, host and political commentator. He got his big break in 1992 when he hosted BET’s stand-up comedy show, ComicView. He later went on to write, produce and star in the TV sitcom, The Hughleys from 1998-2002, and also had a short-lived talk show on Comedy Central, Weekends at the D.L. He also co-wrote and starred in the Spike Lee stand-up comedy film, The Original Kings of Comedy, which is one of his most notable works. Some of his television guest-starring roles include Scrubs and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. In 2010, NBC ordered his game show pilot called Who’s Bluffing Who, and he also guest-hosted on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. In addition to his comedy resume, he was also a contestant on Season 16 of Dancing with the Stars, where he won ninth place.
Best Known For:
D.L. Hughley is best known for starring on The Hughleys and for his role in The Original Kings of Comedy.
D. L. married wife LaDonna Hughley in 1986. They have three kids together, daughters Ryan and Tyler, and son Kyle.