David E. Talbert

David E. Talbert (born February 10, 1966)[1] is an American playwright, author, and filmmaker.[2] He is a graduate of Morgan State University and attended the New York University film program.

Talbert has won numerous NAACP awards for his work The Fabric of a Man, and a New York Literary Award in 2007 for his musical, Love in the Nick of Tyme. Talbert has also produced a television reality show, Black Stage, in which actors and singers compete to win a part in one of his plays.

Talbert's first film, First Sunday,[3] was released in 2008. The film stars Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan and Katt Williams.



  • Love on the Dotted Line (2003)
  • Baggage Claim (2003)
  • Love Don't Live Here No More: Book One of Doggy Tales (2006, with Snoop Dogg)


  • Tellin' It Like It Tiz (1991–1993)
  • Lawd Ha' Mercy (1993–1994)
  • What Goes Around Comes Around (1994–1995)
  • He Say She Say... But What Does God Say? (1996)
  • A Fool And His Money (1997)
  • Talk Show Live (1998)
  • Mr. Right Now (1998–1999)
  • His Woman, His Wife (2000)
  • The Fabric Of A Man (2001)
  • Love Makes Things Happen (2002)
  • Love On Lay-a-way (2003)
  • Love in the Nick of Tyme (2009)
  • What My Husband Doesn't Know (2011)
  • Suddenly Single (2012)
  • Another Man Will (2015)



  1. ^ Carpenter, Bil (2005). "Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia": 403. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Entertainment, Movie & TV News - Moviefone.com". Moviefone.
  3. ^ Chris Lee (30 December 2007). "He's still writing his own story". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ Mike Fleming Jr.; Dominic Patten. "'Jesus Christ Superstar's John Legend & Mike Jackson To Produce David E. Talbert Netflix Holiday Film 'Jingle Jangle'". Deadline. Retrieved 17 September 2018.

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