Donald Faison: More Than Just Scrubs!

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Who is Donald Faison?|Donald Faison Bio and Wiki

Donald Faison has been a fan favorite actor since the mid-90s, when he first earned recognition for his role as Murray in “Clueless.” Since then, Faison has gone on to star in several successful films and television series, such as “Scrubs,” “Remember the Titans,” and “Sky High.” He is also a highly sought after comedy actor who often appears on talk shows and in movie cameos.

Donald Adeosun Faison is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor, best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC/NBC comedy-drama Scrubs (2001–2010), and a supporting role as Murray in both the film Clueless (1995) and the subsequent television series of the same name. He also starred as Phil Chase in the TV Land sitcom The Exes (2011–15)

Donald Faison Age and Birthday

Donald Faison was born on June 22, 1974, in Harlem in New York City, United States of America. He is 49 years old as of August 2023.

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Donald Faison Parents and Siblings

Donald Faison is the son of Shirley, a talent agent, and Donald Faison, a building manager. He is the older brother of singer/musician Olamide Faison. His middle name stems from the words “ade” (meaning “crown”) and “osun” (meaning “river of life”) in the West African language of Yoruba. His parents were active with the National Black Theater in Harlem.

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Donald Faison Wife

In 1997, Faison started dating Lisa Askey and then married from 2001 to 2005. After six years of dating, Faison married his second wife, CaCee Cobb, on December 15, 2012. The wedding was held at the home of Faison’s former Scrubs co-star and best friend Zach Braff, who also served as a groomsman. Serving as a bridesmaid was singer Jessica Simpson, for whom Cobb formerly worked as a personal assistant.

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Faison Children

Faison has six children, son Sean, born in 1997, with ex-girlfriend Audrey Ince. Fraternal boy-girl twins Dade and Kaya born in 1999, and son Kobe, born in 2001, with first wife Askey. With his second wife Cobb, he has a son Rocco born in 2013, and a daughter Wilder born in 2015.

Donald Faison Education

He attended the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan with his best friend, actor Dash Mihok.

Donald Faison Career

Donald Faison made his acting debut with a commercial in 1991 for Folgers coffee at the age of 17, where he played the younger brother of a soldier returning from war.
In 1992, he featured with Malik Yoba in the ABC News special ‘Prejudice: Answering Children’s Questions’ hosted by Peter Jennings.
In 1995, his movie ‘Clueless’ was released in which he played the role of Murray Lawrence Duvall. His performance in the movie was highly acclaimed and he became famous after that. In the same year, his other movie ‘Waiting to Exhale’ was also released.
He got the opportunity to play a recurring role as Tracy on ‘Felicity’ (1999). He has also appeared in the movie ‘Remember the Titans’ (2000) as Petey Jones. Moreover, he has provided voice work for many characters in the MTV animated series ‘Clone High’.
In 2001, he landed a permanent role in ‘Scrubs’, a comedy about medical interns. Faison has featured in a number of sitcoms where he had minor roles such as ‘Sister, Sister’ and ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’, and also in the movie ‘Josie and the Pussycats’.
He has also produced one episode of MTV’s ‘Punk’d’ with his co-star from ‘Scrubs’ Zach Braff, in 2005. In addition to this, he acted in music videos like ‘Sittin’ Up in My Room’, ‘Fall Out Boy’s cover of Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’, and Gavin Degraw’s ‘Chariot’.
Donald also participated in the NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity Game on 13 February 2009. With Faison some other celebrities too participated like NBA Hall of Famers Clyde Drexter and Dominique Wilkins, NFL wide-receiver Terrell Owens, actor Chris Tucker and four Harlem Globetrotters.
In 2010, he co-starred in the science-fiction thriller ‘Skyline’ alongside Scottie Thompson, Brittany Daniel, Eric Balfour, Crystal Reed, Laz Alonso.
In March 2011, he featured in commercials for ‘The Sims Medieval’. He has also made a cameo appearance in the famous movie ‘Pitch Perfect’, in 2012.

Faison Awards

In 2002, Donald Faison won the BET Comedy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for ‘Scrubs’.
In 2004, he won BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for ‘Scrubs’.

Donald Faison Salary and Net Worth

Donald Faison has come a long way since his days of playing Dr. Chris Turk on the popular medical sitcom Scrubs. From the small screen to movies, voice-acting and producing projects, he has certainly been busy. As of 2023, Donald Faison’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million dollars.

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The majority of his wealth comes from acting with smaller amounts from endorsements and various investments. His role as Dr. Chris Turk yielded him a salary of $350,000 per episode at its peak as well as numerous other appearances in films such as Clueless and Remember The Titans which added to his overall net worth. He also earns money through endorsement deals with several companies

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Donald Faison: More Than Just Scrubs!

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Who is Donald Faison?|Donald Faison Bio and Wiki

Donald Faison has been a fan favorite actor since the mid-90s, when he first earned recognition for his role as Murray in “Clueless.” Since then, Faison has gone on to star in several successful films and television series, such as “Scrubs,” “Remember the Titans,” and “Sky High.” He is also a highly sought after comedy actor who often appears on talk shows and in movie cameos.

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