Best known to TV viewers for his long-running role on the Emmy® nominated TV series “Scrubs” and the classic teen film and TV series “Clueless,” Donald Faison now serves as host of GSN’s newest game show series WINSANITY.
Faison has received six NAACP Image Award nominations for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series” and was awarded the “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” award at the first annual BET Comedy Awards. He is currently a regular on TV Land’s new original sitcom, “The Exes,” and the host of the new TBS reality show, LAST LAUGH.
On the film side, Faison was recently seen in Lionsgate’s “The Perfect Match,” opposite Paula Patton and Terrence Jenkins. Faison also had a lead role in “Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife,” written and directed by Scott Foley, and opposite Patrick Wilson in 2015. Most recently Donald was featured in “Wish I Was Here” written and directed by Zach Braff. Additionally, Donald has starred in a number of films including “Kick Ass 2” for Universal Pictures, Relativity Media’s film “Skyline,” as well as Benny Boom’s “Next Day Air” opposite Mos Def and Mike Epps. His additional film credits include “Something New,” “Remember The Titans,” “Waiting to Exhale,” “King’s Ransom,” “Uptown Girls,” “Josie and The Pussycats,” “Can’t Hardly Wait,” “Big Fat Liar” and “Juice.” Faison’s additional television credits include two seasons as Tracy on the JJ Abrams drama “Felicity,” “Clueless” in which he reprised his role as Murray from the feature film of the same name, “Party of Five,” “Sister, Sister and “New York Undercover.”
Faison also hosted the Spike series, “The Playbook,” the ultimate guide for guys, designed to show them how to navigate the trickiest situations, scenarios and circumstances. Faison has also lent his voice to the Cartoon Network’s animated series “Titan Maximum” and “Robot Chicken.”
A New York City native, Faison began his acting career as an enthusiastic five year old attending the Children’s School of Intuitive and God-Conscious Art, and went on to study theatre at the Professional Children’s School.