Paul Mooney

Birthday: August 4th, 1941 Date of Death: May 19th, 2021 Place of Birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Paul Gladney, better known by the stage name Paul Mooney, was an American comedian, writer, social critic, and television and film actor. He is best known as a writer for comedian Richard Pryor, playing singer Sam Cooke in The Buddy Holly Story and Junebug in Bamboozled, and his appearances on Chappelle's Show.