Deon Cole is an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role in the sitcom Black-ish (2014–2022), which earned him nominations for two NAACP Image Awards and two SAG Awards. On June 25, 2020, he became the second panelist to win the Dorris Award on the ABC version of To Tell the Truth. Cole was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for co-writing the late-night talk shows The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Conan. For the latter, he was also nominated for three Writers Guild of America Awards.