David Alan Grier Quotes and Jokes


I think Chelsea Handler is the funniest woman.

I couldn't wait to be, you know, a Black Panther. Of course they wouldn't let me join.

America is grappling with cultural diversity, and I just want to put a show on that represents the world in which I live.

When I was a kid, I wanted to walk with my dad's limp - my dad was my hero - but that infuriated him, and he would make me walk back and forth in the living room until I walked without it.

'Dancing With the Stars' is so Middle America, and people take it so seriously.

To be known by the public, honestly. People come up and tell them how good I make them feel.

The president is always made fun of.

Some days I think I look kind of cute, but other days I try to avoid the mirror.

My grandmother was born in 1900, and she would regale me with tales I call 'Little House on the Prairie' tales, but they were tales of segregated and racist America growing up in Alabama and Mississippi, where she came from.

My father was a doctor.

My father contracted polio on a troop train in Korea.

I, myself, identify myself as a heathen.

I've tried actively to define myself and redefine myself, and not be pigeonholed.

I wanted to be a leading man - the black lawyer, the black doctor, the black policeman.

I wanted something where I could have the clearest and most unfiltered artistic and creative voice.