Elister Larry Wilmore (born October 30, 1961) is an American comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He served as the "Senior Black Correspondent" on The Daily Show from 2006 to 2014, and hosted The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore in 2015 and 2016. He is also the creator of the sitcom The Bernie Mac Show. He served as an executive producer for the ABC television series Black-ish, and is the co-creator, with Issa Rae, of the HBO television series Insecure. Since May 2017, he has hosted a podcast, Black on the Air, where he discusses current events and interviews guests. He is the host of the talk show Wilmore.
|Birth name||Elister Larry Wilmore|
|Born||October 30, 1961|
Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
|Medium||Stand-up, television, film, podcast, books|
|Alma mater||California State Polytechnic University, Pomona|
|Genres||Observational comedy, black comedy, sketch comedy, satire|
|Subject(s)||American politics, African-American culture, popular culture, current events, racism, religion|
(m. 1995; div. 2015)