Buddy Lewis (comedian)

Roland "Buddy" Lewis (born April 14, 1963) is an American comedian, actor, writer and voice-over artist.


Lewis was born in Gary, Indiana, and known from birth as "Buddy". He graduated from Howard University and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment.

Recent film credits include Black Dynamite, The Chosen One, Robosapien: Rebooted, and The Group. Buddy Lewis recently appeared as himself on the stand-up comedy series, "Martin Lawrence's 1st Amendment" and on the sit-down comedy series "Comics Unleashed" hosted by Byron Allen.

His writing credits include host writer for D.L. Hughley and Jamie Foxx, script writer or staff writing on multiple television programs, and freelance script writer for "Tyler Perry's House of Payne".

In 2017, he co-created a TV series White Famous.

He is a former member of the improvisational group The Comedy Act Players. He is also a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity (Alpha chapter).

Buddy Lewis is an avid golfer and self-proclaimed "World's Greatest Comic Golfer". He developed and produced a vlog series "Buddy Lewis, The World's Greatest Comic Golfer". The series features golf matches with his celebrity comedian contenders-friends, comedic commentary, and his topical observations.

Personal lifeEdit

He has a daughter named Asha who runs a successful blog on Tumblr.





  • Reno 911 (2006)
  • That's So Raven (2006)
  • Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005)
  • The Parkers (2003)
  • Yes, Dear (2003)
  • Boston Legal (2001)
  • In The House (1996)
  • Martin (1994–1996)


  • Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment (2009)
  • Comics Unleashed (2009)
  • They Don't Die, They Multiply (Story of Robin Harris) (2009)
  • Big Whist Comedy Showdown (2008)
  • Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza (2007)
  • Celebrity Poker Stars (2007)
  • The Wandering Golfer (2006)
  • Club Comic View (2006)
  • Comic View (2005)
  • Def Comedy Jam (2005)



  • 1st Amendment Stand Up (2009)
  • Jamie Foxx's Writer's Room (2009)
  • Compton Christmas Tree (2009)
  • BET Awards (2008)
  • Essence Awards (2008)
  • Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2008)
  • Whitebread (2007)
  • VH1's Big in '06
  • VH1's Big in '05
  • The Seat Filler
  • Holla (2004)
  • 12th Annual Espy Awards
  • 11th Annual Espy Awards
  • Vibe Awards
  • Vibe (series)


  1. ^ "For Debbie Allen, A Fairy Tale Turn". NPR.org. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  2. ^ Hirschhorn, Joel. "Pearl: A Review". Variety.com. Retrieved September 10, 2017.

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