Franklyn Ajaye is an American stand-up comedian and actor. His nickname is "The Jazz Comedian" for his distinctive jazz inflected style of delivery, timing, and astute use of silence. His name is sometimes wrongly spelled as Franklin Ajaye. He is known for his role as Spider Mike in Convoy.
|Born:||May 13, 1949, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
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About Franklyn Ajaye
Stand-up comedian who was popular in the 1970s and also wrote for Emmy-nominated shows and played jazz. He has appeared in the films Car Wash, Stir Crazy, and Bridesmaids.
He dropped out of law school to pursue stand-up comedy full time.
He received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Writing for his work on In Living Color and Politically Incorrect.
With a father from Sierra Leone and a mother born in Florida, he often joked he that is a true African American.
In 2011 he appeared in the hit comedy Bridesmaids, playing the father of Maya Rudolph's character, Lillian.
Information related to Franklyn Ajaye
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