Doug, Doug E. 1970–(Douglas Bourne)

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DOUG, Doug E. 1970
(Douglas Bourne)


Original name, Douglas Bourne; born January 7, 1970, in Brooklyn, NY. Education: Studied journalism and communications for three years at St. Johns University.

Avocational Interests: Promoting literacy and mentoring, studying music, playing the trumpet.

Addresses: Agent William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor, producer, director, and writer. Began as standup comedian at age 17, appearing at the Apollo Theater, the Comic Strip, and other venues across the United States; Horace E. Greene Day Care Center, Brooklyn, NY, volunteer counselor; previously worked as a security guard at NBC.

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Independent Spirit Award nomination, best male lead, 1992, for Hangin' with the Homeboys; Young Artist Award nomination, best youth comedian, 1994, for Where I Live; Image Award nominations, outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, 1998, 1999, 2000, all for Cosby.


Film Appearances:

(As Douglas Bourne) Jimmy the busboy, Mo' Better Blues, 1989.

Friend of Livin' Large, Jungle Fever, Universal, 1991.

Willie Stevens, Hangin' with the Homeboys, New Line Cinema, 1991.

Trotter, Dr. Giggles, Universal, 1992.

Popsicle, Class Act, Warner Bros., 1992.

Sanka Coffie, Cool Runnings, Buena Vista, 1993.

Henry "H. A." Ashford, Operation Dumbo Drop (also known as Dumbo Drop ), Buena Vista, 1995.

Zeke Kelso, That Darn Cat, Buena Vista, 1997 of Turbo the Turtle, Rusty: A Dog's Tale (also known as Rusty: The Great Rescue ), 1997.

Taxi driver, Everything's Jake, 1999.

Title role, Citizen James, 2000.

Harlan Griffith, Eight Legged Freaks, Warner Bros., 2002.

Film Work:

Producer and director, Citizen James, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Douglas St. Martin, Where I Live, ABC, 1993.

Griffen Vesey, a recurring role, Cosby, CBS, 19962000.

Also appeared as host, The New Music Report; host, Rock of Ages, VH1.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop, The Disney Channel, 1995.

Night of About 14 CBS Stars, Comedy Central, 1996.

Host, Caribbean Music Awards, syndicated, 1997.

Host (Milwaukee), Safe Night USA, PBS and Black Entertainment Television, 1999.

Reporter (New York City), The AllAmerican Thanksgiving Parade, CBS, 1999.

Presenter, The 30th NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 1999.

Voice, The Snow Queen: An Animated Special from the "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child " Series, HBO, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, "Must Kill TV," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997.

Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, 1997.

Hollywood Squares, 1998.

Himself, The Martin Short Show, syndicated, 1999.

General Dread, "My Spy," Cosby, CBS, 1999.

Voice of Percy Mulch, "The Zoo/My Pet Elephant," Little Bill (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000.

Ronnie, "Monica's Bad Day," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2000.

Voice of Percy Mulch, "Elephant on the Loose/If a Bird Rings, Answer It," Little Bill (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000.

Voice of Percy Mulch, "Wabbit Worries/Wabbit Babies," Little Bill (animated), 2002.

Television Work; Series:

Coproducer, Where I Live, ABC, 1993.


Television Series:

Wrote for The New Music Report.


Citizen James, 2000.


Contributor to Spin.



NEA Today, November, 1998, p. 46.

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