George Wallace

Published November 23, 2010

Comedian George Wallace has served as the headlining star of his own show at The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas and has won an American Comedy Award for “Best Stand Up Comedian” after being continuously nominated for four years in a row.

He has been featured on HBO’s “One Night Stand,” Hallmark’s movie “Santa Jr.” (2002), “Seinfeld,” “The Parkers,” “Moesha,” “The Tonight Show,” “Oprah,” “Hollywood Squares,” “Late Show with David Letterman,” “Rosie O’Donnell,” “Live with Regis,” “Politically Incorrect” and as a guest host on “Later” on NBC.  He has also appeared on “In the Heat of the Night,” “Tall Hopes,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” and “Arliss.” Additionally, Wallace has appeared in numerous films including “Comedian,” “The Wash,” “Three Strikes,” “Little Nicky,” “A Rage in Harlem,” “Punchline,” “Postcards from the Edge,” “Batman Forever” and “Ladykillers.”

George Wallace attended college at the University of Akron, Ohio. He graduated with degrees in transportation and marketing and entered the advertising work force. Within a week of leaving the advertising field, he began to perform stand-up comedy and was offered a job writing for “The Red Foxx Show.”  

Written by BET-Staff

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