African American Hero of the Day

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What comedic actor and movie producer got his first big break with the 1982 movie 48 Hours?

  • He was part of the ensemble cast of Saturday Night Live in 1980, where he got laughs for his spoof of the children's character Gumby.
  • Especially popular in the 1980s, some of his other smash hits were Trading Places with Dan Akroyd and Beverly Hills Cop.
  • He is the voice of Donkey in the animated Shrek films.
  • He has won three Golden Globe Awards.

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