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Jermaine Fowler        

Stand-Up Comedian & Actor; Known for "Superior Donuts"

Jermaine Fowler is an American actor, writer and comedian, best known for starring role on the CBS television series Superior Donuts.

The second oldest of four children, Fowler and his twin brother were born in Washington, D.C. and raised just outside of the city in Hyattsville, MD; where he graduated from Northwestern High School. Fowler dropped out of college at age 20 and moved to New York City. By day, he job searched and by night he was performing at local open mics in Times Square.

In 2012, he began touring the country performing at comedy clubs and colleges. In 2013, he was cast in MTV2's Guy Code and writing, producing, and starring in his own pilots. In 2014, he starred in Friends of the People which lasted two seasons on TruTV. In 2015, Jermaine produced and starred in his debut comedy special, Give 'Em Hell, Kid, that he licensed to Showtime.

In 2017, Fowler became an executive producer and star of the CBS sitcom Superior Donuts. The show's popularity led to it being renewed for a second season on March 23, 2017. The series was formally canceled after two seasons. He also has a recurring role on HBO's Crashing.

On September 17, 2017, Fowler was the announcer of the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

He has also appeared in shows such as Tuca & Bertie, Buffaloed, Crashing, and Life Sucks.


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