Ralph Harris, Jr.

 

Biography

American television and film actor Ralph Harris, Jr. became known as one of the top 10 contestants appearing in season five of the NBC reality talent show Last Comic Standing. When he found out that he had been selected and was part of the lineup of finalists, he stated, “It felt like I was back. I can't wait to represent all of the great comedians around the country." Born and raised in Philadelphia, he presently resides in Los Angeles and has acted in a number of television shows and films. He also regularly tours the country and continues to perform stand-up comedy in front of live audiences, and cites Bill Cosby as one of his influential idols.

 

He has appeared on series such as Seinfeld , Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, In Living Color, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Harris also starred in the ABC sitcom On Our Own, and was featured on both Comedy Central Presents and The HBO Half-Hour Comedy Special. He has also worked in the movie industry, debuting in the Academy Award-winning feature film and Broadway adaptation Dreamgirls alongside veteran actors such as Danny Glover and Eddie Murphy. Harris also appears in the comedy movie Evan Almighty.




(Photo courtesy of NBC)
 

Birth Name

Ralph Louis Harris
 

Gender

Male
 

Filmography

2011: Douglass U - Mac
2009: Genius in Heels (short) - Singing Mailman
2007: Evan Almighty - Evan's Staffer
2007: Last Comic Standing (TV series) - Himself - Comedian
2006: Dreamgirls - M.C.
1999: The Strip (TV series) - Soul Elvis
1997: The Parent 'Hood (TV series) - Dion
1997: Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher (TV series) - Cowboy Car Salesman
1994-1995: On Our Own (TV series) - Aunt Jelcinda/Josh Jerrico
1994: Living Single (TV series) - Wyatt
1993: Seinfeld (TV series) - Ralph the Pizza Guy
1993: In Living Color (TV series)
 

Height

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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