Steve Harvey Biography (1957?-)

Born January 17, 1957 (some sources cite November 23, 1956), in Welch, WV; son of Jesse (a coal miner) and Eloise Harvey; married second wife, Mary Lee (an interior decorator); children: (first marriage) Brandi and Karli (twins); (second marriage) Steven (stepson), Wynton. Addresses: Office: The Steve Harvey Show, Warner Bros. Network, 4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91522.; Agent: Todd Frank, 4Star Entertainment, 520 East 88th St., Suite 2A, New York,NY 10128.; Manager: Artists Management Group, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Comedian, actor, producer, writer
Birth Details
January 17, 1957?
Welch, West Virginia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Steve Tower, Me and the Boys, ABC, 1994
  • Host, It's Showtime at the Apollo, syndicated, beginning 1994
  • Vice principal Steve Hightower, The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, beginning 1996
  • Miniseries
  • "The Original Kings of Comedy: Steve Harvey, Cedric `the Entertainer,' D.L. Hughley, and Bernie Mac," a segment of The Heroes of Black Comedy,Comedy Central, 2002
  • Specials
  • The Comedy Concert Hour, The Nashville Network, 1990
  • Comedy from the Caribbean, Arts and Entertainment, 1992
  • Diamonds in the Rough, Black Entertainment Television, 1994
  • Cohost from Florida, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, 1994
  • HBO Comedy Half-Hour: Steve Harvey, HBO, 1995
  • "Steve Harvey: One Man," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1997
  • All-New All-Star TV Censored When Bloopers Attack!, NBC, 1997
  • Awards Presentations
  • Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, 1996
  • Soul Train Music Awards: 11th Anniversary, 1997
  • Presenter, The 12th Annual American Comedy Awards, 1998
  • The 31st NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 2000
  • The 32nd NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 2001
  • The 33rd NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Russell Simmons' Def Comedy All-Star Jam, 1992
  • Voice of credit card, "Don't Leave Home without It," The Proud Family, The Disney Channel, 2001
  • Also appeared in an episode of Comic Justice.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator, Me and the Boys, ABC, 1994
  • Producer, The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, beginning 1996
  • Film Appearances
  • Cliffhanger, 1993
  • Himself, The Original Kings of Comedy, Paramount, 2000
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Steve Harvey Live ... Somewhere Down South, T-Neck/Island Black Music, 1997
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Specials
  • HBO Comedy Half-Hour: Steve Harvey, HBO, 1995
  • "Steve Harvey: One Man," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1997

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 18, Gale, 1998
    Periodicals
    • Ebony, July, 1998, p. 108
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 16, 1994, p. 54; August 11, 2000, p. 81
    • Jet, November 28, 1994, p. 34; December 22, 1997, p. 25
    • Los Angeles, May, 2001, p. 54
    • People Weekly, September 25, 2000, p. 81
    • TV Guide, December 6, 1997, pp. 34-36

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