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J. Anthony Brown Taught Steve Harvey Comedy

In between takes of his daytime talk show, STEVE, Steve Harvey gets candid about how J. Anthony Brown was the first black headliner that he had ever met and how he taught him how to do comedy.

Now in case you didn't know, J is an actor, comedian and veteran radio personality that joined The Steve Harvey Morning Show in April 2017. Prior to becoming a comedian, J was a tailor and studied art. With high hopes of making it to "Hollywood" he landed a job in Los Angleles as a writer on the late-night talk show The Arsenio Hall Show, and later, such sitcoms as The Parenthood and Me and The Boys. J has hosted two consecutive seasons of BET’s top-rated Comic View, and has performed on Vibe, Def Comedy Jam, It’s Showtime at the Apollo, An Evening at the Improv and The Oprah Winfrey Show. 

As an actor, he’s had recurring roles on Moesha, Living Single and The Parenthood, as well as guest spots on The Parkers and Sparks. His work in film includes roles in Def Jam’s How to Be a Player, Pay the Price, Drumline and Mr. 3000. The NAACP Image Award and Peabody Award winner is the owner of the J. Anthony Brown Collection, The J. Spot Clothing Store, and The J. Anthony Brown Comedy Store in Los Angeles.

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