Malcolm Jamal Warner (Actor) as Theo - The Cosby Show
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Updated: 1/21/10

Name: Malcolm Jamal Warner

Born: August 18, 1970, Jersey City, New Jersey

Claim To Fame: He is best known for his role as Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show and as Malcolm McGee on Malcolm and Eddie.

Family Life: Although he is rumored to be married to actress Karen Malina White, he claims the two are not married.

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Info: Warner auditioned for the role of Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show on the last day of the nationwide search and was picked by Bill Cosby himself. He played the only son of Heathcliff Huxtable on the popular sitcom from 1984-1992. He also had a successful four year run as Malcolm on the UPN sitcom Malcolm & Eddie.

Warner appeared on the CBS sitcom Listen Up! with Jason Alexander and hosted the literacy-promoting children's show CBS Storybreak. Aside from acting, he has also directed several music videos, sitcom episodes, and the acclaimed, teen-oriented public health video entitled Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS, and You, which featured Arsenio Hall and Earvin "Magic" Johnson.

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Trivia: Dated the late actress Michelle Thomas, and was at her bedside when she died from a rare form of stomach cancer.

Is named after Malcolm X and Jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.

Was raised by his divorced mother, Pamela Warner, who served as his manager.

Ranked #32 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars."

Won "Celebrity Poker Showdown" (2003) in record time.

Alumni of the Professional Childrens School in New York.

Attended Agelus Mesa Elementary School.

Enjoys playing basketball.

Used his 6th grade school picture as his headshot for The Cosby Show.

Was a grand marshal in a Pittsburgh parade in 1985.

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Where Are They Now: Warner now focuses on his passion for music as lead member of the jazz/funk band Miles Long. The debut EP, "The Miles Long Mixtape," was released in 2003, and the second CD, "Love & Other Social Issues," came out in 2007.

He is also a performance poet, and has hosted the Poetry Jam at the National Black Theatre Festival for four years. In 2009 he guest starred in a episode in the new TNT series HawthoRNe.

Write To Malcolm Jamal Warner:
Agent: William Morris Agency
151 S. El Camino Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212


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