Franklyn Ajaye

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Birthday
13, 1949
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
New York

About

Stand-up comedian who was popular in the 1970s and also wrote for Emmy-nominated shows and played jazz. He has appeared in the films Car Wash, Stir Crazy, and Bridesmaids.

Before Fame

He dropped out of law school to pursue stand-up comedy full time.

Trivia

He received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Writing for his work on In Living Color and Politically Incorrect.

Family Life

With a father from Sierra Leone and a mother born in Florida, he often joked he that is a true African American.

Associated With

In 2011 he appeared in the hit comedy Bridesmaids, playing the father of Maya Rudolph's character, Lillian.

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