Author: Institute of Caribbean Studies | Date: 21 June 2017
Reno Wilson plays Officer Carl McMillan on the hit CBS series "Mike and Molly." Reno made his television debut as Theo's best friend, Howard, on the legendary television series, "The Cosby Show."
Wilson has since starred and guest-starred in dozens of television series, including "Heist," Blind Justice" and the critically acclaimed Showtime series, "The Hoop Life."
He can be seen in the upcoming feature film "Bolden," in which he plays legendary jazz icon Louis Armstrong. Wilson's other movie credits include "Mighty Joe Young," "Rough Draft," "Fallen" and "White Hype." He is also an accomplished voice-over artist who, most notably, gave voice to the Decepticon "Frenzy" in the blockbuster film "Transformers," and later voiced the Autobot "Mudflap" in "Transformers 2."
A native New Yorker with roots in the beautiful island of Antigua, Wilson grew up with a blues pianist father and an opera singer mother. He attended the notable High School for the Performing Arts. Wilson enjoys basketball, running, spinning, yoga and music.
He lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles.