Donald Faison Biography: Wife, Movies, Age, TV Shows, Net Worth, Height, Children, Teeth, Young, Instagram
Donald Adeosun Faison (born June 22, 1974), famous as Donald Faison, is a renowned American actor and comedian. He is best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC/NBC comedy-drama Scrubs.
He has also appeared in several films, including Remember the Titans, Uptown Girls, Embattled, and Skyline, among others.
Donald Faison began his acting career in early 1989, appearing in several Off-Broadway productions. He made his film debut with a small role in the 1995 film Clueless. The following year, he appeared in another cult classic, the film Waiting to Exhale.
Donald Faison‘s big break came in 2001 when he was cast as Dr. Chris Turk in Scrubs. The show was a critical and commercial success, running for nine seasons.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Donald Adeosun Faison|
|Stage Name:||Donald Faison|
|Born:||22 June 1974 (age 48 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Harlem, New York, United States|
|Parents:||Donald Faison, Shirley Faison|
|Siblings:||Olamide Faison, Dade Faison|
|Wife • Spouse:||CaCee Cobb (m. 2012), Lisa Askey (m. 2001–2005)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Audrey Ince, Minka Kelly (2004-2005)|
|Children:||Dade Faison, Kobe Faison, Sean Faison-Ince, Rocco Faison, Kaya Faison, Wilder Frances Faison|
|Occupation:||Actor • Comedian|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
Early Life & Education
Donald Adeosun Faison was born on June 22, 1974, in Harlem, New York City, United States. His mother is called Shirley Faison, a talent agent, and his father called, Donald Faison, worked as a building manager.
His parents got divorced when he was 18 years old. He is the oldest child in his family. He has a younger brother, a musician named Olamide Faison. One of his siblings is Dade Faison.
Donald Faison is of Nigerian descent. His parents were active with the National Black Theatre in Harlem. He attended the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan with his best friend, actor Dash Mihok.
Donald Faison has been in a couple of relationships and has been married twice. In 1997, he met a nursing student named Lisa Askey. They got married in 2001, and in 2005, they annulled their union.
Shortly after the divorce from his first marriage, Donald Faison met and started courting CaCee Cobb, a voice actress. The lovers courted for six years before getting married on December 15, 2012.
The wedding was held at his friend’s house called, Zach Braff, who was also the groomsman. Jessica Simpson was the bridesmaid of CaCee Cobb. Donald Faison is a proud father of six children: Dade Faison, Kobe Faison, Sean Faison-Ince, Rocco Faison, Kaya Faison, and Wilder Frances Faison.
His first child, named Sean Faison-Ince, was born in 1997 with his ex-girlfriend named, Audrey Ince.
Donald Faison had two other kids (twins) in 1999. The twins were called Dade Faison and Kaya Faison. In 2001, he welcomed another child named Kobe Faison with his ex-spouse, Lisa Askey.
In 2013, he welcomed another child with his current spouse. The couple had a son named Rocco Faison and a daughter named Wilder Frances Faison, born in 2015.
Donald Faison dated Minka Kelly (2004-2005).
Donald Faison first appeared in Folger’s coffee ad in 1989 when he was 15 years old. He played the younger brother of a soldier coming home from war. Peter Jennings was the host of the 1992 ABC News special Prejudice: Answering Children’s Questions, which he did with Malik Yoba.
He also had a small part in the Wesley Snipes movie Sugar Hill. Then, he became well-known for his role as Murray Duvall in the 1995 movie Clueless and the TV show of the same name that ran from 1996 to 1999.
In 1995, Donald Faison also played Tarik, the son of Gloria, played by Loretta Devine, in the movie Waiting to Exhale. He played a part in the movie New Jersey Drive. In Big Fat Liar, he also worked with Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti, and Amanda Bynes.
He had a recurring role in Felicity as Tracy. In Remember the Titans, Donald Faison played Petey Jones, a running back who changed positions and became a cornerback. He also did the voices for different characters on the MTV animated show Clone High. He had great roles in the TV shows Sister, Sister and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and in the movie Josie and the Pussycats.
In 2005, Donald Faison produced an MTV show Punk’d episode featuring his best friend, Zach Braff. He was also in the music videos for Brandy‘s Sittin’ Up in My Room, Fall Out Boy‘s Beat It, and Gavin Degraw‘s Chariot.
Since March 2011, Donald Faison‘s face has been in ads for The Sims Medieval. He has a small part in the comedy movie Pitch Perfect, which came out in 2012. His Who Gets the Last Laugh? on TBS lasted only a few episodes in 2013. His hosting gig on the GSN game show Winsanity spanned from 2016 to 2018.
From 2018 to 2020, Donald Faison was the voice of Star Wars Resistance pilot Hype Fazon, a character named after him and made by Dave Filoni. First, Dave Filoni was interested in Donald Faison‘s stop-motion Star Wars cartoons.
Donald Faison‘s estimated net worth is $12 million. He began his career in early 1989 with roles in the films Clueless and can Hardly Wait. He has since appeared in several films and television shows, including Remember the Titans, Uptown Girls, and TheExes.
In addition to his acting career, Donald Faison has also ventured into directing and producing. He made his directorial debut with the short film The Hand Job, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.
- Instagram handle: @Donald_aison
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- Sugar Hill
- New Jersey Drive
- Waiting to Exhale
- The Quest
- Academy Boyz
- Can Hardly Wait
- Remember the Titans
- Double Whammy
- Josie & the Pussycats
- Big Fat Liar
- Uptown Girls
- Venus Vegas
- Pitch Perfect
- Next Day Air
- Kick Ass
- Wish I Was Here
- King’s Ransom
- Good Boy
- Something New
- Game Over, Man!
- Little Devil
- Hot Bot
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