Don “D.C.” Curry (born September 5, 1959) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for starring as Craig’s sex-crazed Uncle Elroy Jones in Next Friday and Friday After Next and for his role on the sitcom Grace Under Fire. Curry was also featured in The Boondocks episode, The Color Rucks, in which he voice acts Uncle Ruckus’ Caucasian-hating adoptive father. He also hosted 2013 BET’s Comic View. Curry got his first start on BET’s Comic View.
Curry’s father is a pastor emeritus at a missionary church. Curry’s mother died in 2005.
In 1995, after prevailing against the top up and coming urban comedians in the country, DC won the coveted title of “Comedian Of The Year” by winning the BAY AREA BLACK COMEDY COMPETITION (of which he is now the perennial host), joining the ranks of famous alumni Jamie Foxx, D.L. Hughley, Chris Tucker, Mike Epps, Nick Cannon and Mark Curry. He went on that same year to be named “Comedian Of The Year” by the BET network (his classic bits from the early years can be seen regularly on The Best of BET’s Comicview.