Darius McCrary Bio

(Malcolm, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: May 1
HOMETOWN: Walnut, CA
YEARS ON SHOW: 2009-present
MARITAL STATUS: Single

California native Darius McCrary was born into an entertainment family. His father, Howard McCrary is a singer and composer and his younger brother, Donovan, is also an actor.

McCrary was only 10 years old when he appeared in his first film, Big Shots. From there, he went on to star in Mississippi Burning and landed guest spots on the popular prime-time series AMEN and WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW! He got his big break when he landed the role of Eddie Winslow in the sitcom FAMILY MATTERS in 1989. The show became a huge hit and stayed on the air for nine seasons.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Appeared in the 2003 Alayé calendar.
  2. Is also a songwriter and music producer.
  3. His brother, Donovan McCrary, also appeared on FAMILY MATTERS as Kenny.
  4. Wrote the 1997 episode of FAMILY MATTERS, "Flirting With Disaster."
  5. Hosted SOUL TRAIN in 1996, a position which was also held by his Y&R predecessor, Shemar Moore.
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STAR-VING (Gang Member, 2009)
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DR. VEGAS (Stan, 2004)
GIRLFRIENDS (Antoine, 2003)
FREEDOM (James Barrett, 2000-01)
CITY OF ANGELS (2000)
MOESHA (Dante, 1996)
FAMILY MATTERS (Edward "Eddie" James Arthur Winslow, 1989-1998)
WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW! (Brian, 1988)
HOOPERMAN (1987)
AMEN (Darius Hughes, 1987)

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KINGPIN (Truck Thomas, 2003)
SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT (Tommy, 2000)
DON KING ONLY IN AMERICA (Muhammad Ali, 1997)
KIDZ IN THE WOOD (Tootooe, 1996)

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