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John Henton

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Born Nov 23, 1960

John Henton is an American actor and comedian and a graduate of Shaw High School. He has a 22 year old brother, Lindsay Henton. He is best known for his roles as Overton Wakefield Jones on the Fox Network sitcom Living Single, and as Milsap Morris on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys. Henton is an avid Cleveland Browns fan, as noted on the television series, Living Single. Henton never entertained the thought of a career in comedy.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born on November 23, 1960.

TWENTIES

1982 21 Years Old Henton is an avid Cleveland Browns fan, as noted on the television series, Living Single. Henton never entertained the thought of a career in comedy. In 1982, while working during the day and studying computer science at night, Henton was urged by a co-worker to try his jokes at a local comedy club’s amateur night. … Read More
1985 24 Years Old Henton made the move to Los Angeles in 1985 and by 1988, started his stand-up career full-time.

THIRTIES

1991 30 Years Old After taking his comedy on the road for a year and winning the 1991 Johnny Walker National Comedy Search, Henton was spotted by The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson comedy executive Jim McCawley, who booked him for a performance on the show. … Read More
2000 39 Years Old In September 2000 Henton was involved in a serious car accident that "destroyed his left eye socket, shattered both of his legs, broke nine teeth and ripped up his stomach." … Read More
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