Born and raised in Montgomery Alabama, Doug quickly realized that he had an affinity for entertainment. After being put out of a local high school rap group because his rhymes were more humorous than serious, a friend suggested he give stand-up comedy a try. So in January 1990 Doug stepped on stage at a comedy club in Huntsville, Alabama for the first time and found his calling.
After graduating from Alabama State University in January of 1995, he decided to move to Los Angeles where he landed his first role in a major film (“The Nutty Professor” starring Eddie Murphy) only two months after his arrival. From there, his off beat style of stand-up comedy that surrounds relationships with women and his life has made him a favorite on BET’s (Black Entertainment Television) “Club Comic View” where he completed a one hour stand-up comedy special. Doug has also appeared on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend VIII,” “Vibe,” “The Keenen Ivory Wayans show,” NBC’s “Friday Night, Late Night,” and fulfilled a life long dream by performing on “It’s Showtime at the Apollo.” Currently, Doug is the host of a new hit stand up comedy show on Starz called “ Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand up.”Make sure you check out the show every Wednesday night at 10:00 pm ET.
He can be seen in a stand up comedy special with Mo’nigue (from “The Parkers”) called “The Big Black Comedy Show” which is out on DVD now.
Doug has been seen as Kevin on the HBO’s comedy series “The Mind of the Married Man.” In addition, he played Gus “The Cabbie” and many other characters on B.E.T.’s sketch comedy show “The Way We Do It.”