Paul Mooney

Paul Mooney

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.

  • Title: Paul Mooney
  • Popularity: 2.849
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1941-08-04
  • Place of Birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
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  • Also Known As: Paul Gladney
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Paul Mooney Movies

  • 2002
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    Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America

    Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America

    6.1 2002 HD

    A 2002 stand-up comedy DVD starring comedian Paul Mooney, with Joe Inscoe, Bridget Gethis, and Kate Fleckenstein featured in sitcom-like cut scenes...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 2010
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    Paul Mooney: It's the End of the World

    Paul Mooney: It's the End of the World

    8.8 2010 HD

    For this hilarious concert flick, comedian Paul Mooney brought his irreverent stand-up act to The Lodge, a gentleman's club located in Dallas, Texas.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 2007
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    Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Is Black... So Was Cleopatra

    Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Is Black... So Was Cleopatra

    7.2 2007 HD

    Few comedians can stir up controversy like the legendary Paul Mooney -- writer for Richard Pryor, creator of In Living Color's Homey the Clown and...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 2012
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    Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy

    Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy

    3.8 2012 HD

    The venomous, no-holds-barred style of standup comedy legend Paul Mooney is on full display in this concert special that finds the vitriolic funnyman...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 2014
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    Paul Mooney: A Piece of My Mind - God Bless America

    Paul Mooney: A Piece of My Mind - God Bless America

    6.8 2014 HD

    The venomous, no holds barred style of standup comedy legend Paul Mooney is on full display in this concert special. The vitriolic funnyman spares no...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 1983
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    Richard Pryor: Here and Now

    Richard Pryor: Here and Now

    6.568 1983 HD

    One of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 1994
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    Sandra Bernhard: Confessions of a Pretty Lady

    Sandra Bernhard: Confessions of a Pretty Lady

    1 1994 HD

    Bernhard, an actress-comedienne whose brassy humor attracts a cult-like following, here offers a semiconfessional view of her life's landscape....

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Sandra Bernhard

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  • 2009
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    Sombra azul

    Sombra azul

    1 2009 HD

    Three people try to fulfill their fantasies at a pool one night and discover why fantasies should never become reality.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Ricky Anderson

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  • 2006
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    Homie Spumoni

    Homie Spumoni

    4.944 2006 HD

    All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Donald Faison

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  • 2010
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    All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Dallas

    All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Dallas

    1 2010 HD

    Academy Award winner and one of the Original Queens of Comedy, Mo'Nique rules the stage as host of the 3rd installment in Shaquille O'Neal's All Star...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Mo'Nique

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  • 1994
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    The Legend of Dolemite! Bigger & Badder

    The Legend of Dolemite! Bigger & Badder

    1 1994 HD

    Rudy Ray Moore tells all as only he can in this all-new retrospective legendary career. From his humble beginnings to his crowning as "King of the...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Rudy Ray Moore

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  • 1984
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    Black Hollywood

    Black Hollywood

    1 1984 HD

    Shot entirely on location in Hollywood in 1984, this feature documentary explores the role of black actors, black directors and the black audience in...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Jim Brown

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  • 1972
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    FTA

    FTA

    6.1 1972 HD

    A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Jane Fonda

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  • 2000
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    Bamboozled

    Bamboozled

    6.082 2000 HD

    TV producer Pierre Delacroix becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Damon Wayans

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  • 2013
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    Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

    Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

    7.1 2013 HD

    Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor - one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds.

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 1998
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    High Freakquency

    High Freakquency

    1 1998 HD

    A day in the life of an urban radio station.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: John Witherspoon

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  • 2001
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    The Old Settler

    The Old Settler

    1 2001 HD

    The Old Settler is the story of two middle-aged sisters, Elizabeth and Quilly, who share an apartment in Harlem in 1943. The sisters quarrel amiably,...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Phylicia Rashād

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  • 1970
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    Carter's Army

    Carter's Army

    4.7 1970 HD

    A racist officer is put in charge of an all-black squad of troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro-dam in Nazi Germany....

    Genre: War

    Cast: Stephen Boyd

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  • 2016
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    Meet the Blacks

    Meet the Blacks

    4.754 2016 HD

    As Carl Black gets the opportunity to move his family out of Chicago in hope of a better life, their arrival in Beverly Hills is timed with that...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Mike Epps

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  • 1987
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    Hollywood Shuffle

    Hollywood Shuffle

    6.316 1987 HD

    Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Robert Townsend

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  • 1988
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    Robert Townsend: Partners in Crime: Vol. 2

    Robert Townsend: Partners in Crime: Vol. 2

    1 1988 HD

    Director Robert Townsend (Hollywood Shuffle) knows how to construct and, when necessary, even milk a laugh for optimal effect. This second riotous...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Robert Townsend

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  • 1978
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    The Buddy Holly Story

    The Buddy Holly Story

    7.148 1978 HD

    A chronicle of the rise and brief career of rock 'n' roll star Buddy Holly, who aspires to play music the way he wants it to sound. Holly and his...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Gary Busey

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  • 2009
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    Good Hair

    Good Hair

    6.637 2009 HD

    An exposé of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, GOOD HAIR visits beauty salons and hairstyling battles, scientific...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Maya Angelou

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  • 1977
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    Which Way Is Up?

    Which Way Is Up?

    5.96 1977 HD

    Orange picker Leroy Jones inadvertently becomes a union leader and is forced out of town, leaving behind his sex-obsessed father, Rufus, and timid...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 2009
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    Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

    Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

    8 2009 HD

    Directors Robert Townsend and Quincy Newell offer this comprehensive and hilarious examination of the history, evolution and cultural significance of...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Franklyn Ajaye

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  • 2019
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    I Am Richard Pryor

    I Am Richard Pryor

    6.8 2019 HD

    The life story of Richard Pryor (1940-2005), the legendary performer and iconic social satirist who transcended racial and social barriers with his...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Ron de Masio

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  • 1981
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    Bustin' Loose

    Bustin' Loose

    5.867 1981 HD

    After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 1983
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    Richard Pryor: Here and Now

    Richard Pryor: Here and Now

    6.568 1983 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 1979
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    Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

    Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

    7.292 1979 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 2002
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    Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America

    Paul Mooney: Analyzing White America

    6.1 2002 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 2007
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    Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Is Black... So Was Cleopatra

    Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Is Black... So Was Cleopatra

    7.2 2007 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 1986
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    Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling

    Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling

    6.261 1986 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 2001
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    Call Me Claus

    Call Me Claus

    5.708 2001 HD

    Genre: TV Movie

    Cast: Whoopi Goldberg

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  • 2010
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    Paul Mooney: It's the End of the World

    Paul Mooney: It's the End of the World

    8.8 2010 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 2012
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    Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy

    Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy

    3.8 2012 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Paul Mooney

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  • 1977
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    Freeman

    Freeman

    5 1977 HD

    Genre:

    Cast: Chip Fields

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  • 1977
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    The Richard Pryor Show

    The Richard Pryor Show

    6 1977 HD

    The Richard Pryor Show is an American comedy variety series starring Richard Pryor. It premiered on NBC on Tuesday, September 13, 1977 at 8 p.m....

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Richard Pryor

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  • 1979
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    Good Times

    Good Times

    7.881 1979 HD

    Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Esther Rolle

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  • 2006
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    Chappelle's Show

    Chappelle's Show

    8.002 2006 HD

    Dave Chappelle's singular point of view is unleashed through a combination of laidback stand-up and street-smart sketches.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Dave Chappelle

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  • 2012
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    DTLA

    DTLA

    4.2 2012 HD

    The relationships and sex lives of a diverse group of friends who works and lives in the vibrant community of Downtown Los Angeles.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Darryl Stephens

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  • 2004
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    Hollywood Squares

    Hollywood Squares

    7 2004 HD

    On September 14, 1998, a Hollywood Squares revival debuted with Tom Bergeron as its host. In addition to her production duties, Whoopi Goldberg...

    Genre:

    Cast: Tom Bergeron

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  • 2023
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    Hollywood Squares

    Hollywood Squares

    6.9 2023 HD

    A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Michael Che

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