Paul Mooney

Comedian + Writer + Actor
Born Aug 4, 1941

Paul Gladney, better known by the stage name Paul Mooney, is an American comedian, writer, social critic, television and film actor. He was also featured on one of truTV's reality shows, Ma's Roadhouse.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Paul Mooney.


1941 Birth Born on August 4, 1941.


2002 60 Years Old Mooney awarded Ross and made numerous jokes about Ross' 2002 arrest for DUI.
2004 62 Years Old According to people who were in attendance, Mooney also made light of the death of Ross' ex-husband Arne Næss Jr., who fell while mountain climbing in 2004. … Read More
During a 2006 performance at the Apollo Theater in which Mooney was taping a segment for Showtime at the Apollo, his performance was stopped in the middle of his act, allegedly due to his criticisms of President George W. Bush.
2013 71 Years Old At a performance in West Nyack, New York, on April 20, 2013—five days after the Boston Marathon bombings—Mooney allegedly joked "white people in Boston deserved what they got and (it was) OK to lose a few limbs... as long as no blacks got hurt it was OK." … Read More
2014 72 Years Old In November 2014, it was announced by Paul's brother that Mooney has prostate cancer. … Read More
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