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Appearing in television commercials and print ads since he was a baby, actor Deon Richmond has been in show business ever since he can remember. Following a spot in a 1985 Kool & the Gang music video, Richmond snared the recurring role of Kenny on the wildly popular sitcom "The Cosby Show," a part he would play until the show's cancellation in 1992. During this time, the young actor also acted in several feature films, among them 1987's "Enemy Territory" and Spike Lee's 1990 effort "Mo' Better Blues," and after "The Cosby Show"'s run he joined the cast of the series "Getting By" in 1993. Richmond's next sitcom role was as Tamera Campbell's love interest Jordan on "Sister, Sister" from 1997 to 1999, and following this he scored a role in the 2000 horror-comedy "Scream 3," which led to a co-starring part in the 2001 spoof "Not Another Teen Movie." Establishing himself as a respected comedic actor, Richmond was then cast in the National Lampoon college farce "Van Wilder" in 2002, and returned to his television roots with a starring turn in the 2006 sitcom "Teachers." In 2011, the actor was featured in the comedy "FDR: American Badass!," a historical reimagining that finds President Roosevelt battling...

Appearing in television commercials and print ads since he was a baby, actor Deon Richmond has been in show business ever since he can remember. Following a spot in a 1985 Kool & the Gang music video, Richmond snared the recurring role of Kenny on the wildly popular sitcom "The Cosby Show," a part he would play until the show's cancellation in 1992. During this time, the young actor also acted in several feature films, among them 1987's "Enemy Territory" and Spike Lee's 1990 effort "Mo' Better Blues," and after "The Cosby Show"'s run he joined the cast of the series "Getting By" in 1993. Richmond's next sitcom role was as Tamera Campbell's love interest Jordan on "Sister, Sister" from 1997 to 1999, and following this he scored a role in the 2000 horror-comedy "Scream 3," which led to a co-starring part in the 2001 spoof "Not Another Teen Movie." Establishing himself as a respected comedic actor, Richmond was then cast in the National Lampoon college farce "Van Wilder" in 2002, and returned to his television roots with a starring turn in the 2006 sitcom "Teachers." In 2011, the actor was featured in the comedy "FDR: American Badass!," a historical reimagining that finds President Roosevelt battling werewolves during World War II.

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Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute: - 1979

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