Donald E. Lacy, Jr. is a writer, director, actor, comedian, and radio talk show host. As a comedian he was inducted into the Bay Area Blues society Hall of Fame in 2013. A San. Francisco. State. University. alumnus, Donald holds a B. A. Degree in Theater Arts, (with a film minor) and a B.A.Degree in Black Studies. His T.V./Film acting credits include: Cherry with James Franco, which was released in 2012, The Other Barrio in 2014, Denny on the NBC show Trauma in 2010, “Blood In, Blood Out”, directed by Taylor Hackford, “L.A. Heat”, “Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper” on ABC, “Wolf” on CBS. Stage Credits include: Gabriel in Fences at California Shakespeare theater in 2016. A 25 city tour with The Miles Davis Experience produced by Columbia records, “Gem of the Ocean” as Solly 2 Kings, Whining Boy in the “Piano Lesson”, “. In 2006 he appeared in “The Shelter” at the Odyssey Theater in Los Angeles, under the direction of Valery Belyakovich of the Moscow Art Theater. As a filmmaker he has received a Bay Area Cable Excellence Award and a Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Award