ABOUT

Deon Cole

as Charlie Telphy
Actor Biography

Deon Cole plays the hilarious co-worker Charlie, on ABC's Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated comedy series black-ish. Cole can also be seen as one of the lead roles in TBS' Angie Tribeca, created by Nancy and Steve Carell, and in the feature film Barbershop 3. He can also be seen in the black-ish spinoff, grown-ish, as well as hosting Face Value, a game show produced by Wanda Sykes for BET.

He continues to be a featured guest correspondent on Conan where he was also a two-time Emmy-nominated writer. As a comedian for over 20 years, Cole has done standup on Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam on Showtime and has been featured on Kevin Hart's Hart-Beat Tour, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, Laffapalooza, Def Comedy Jam and his own standup special on Comedy Central, Cole Blooded Seminar.

Cole grew up in Chicago and currently lives in Los Angeles.

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