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Grier, David Alan 1955 June 30-

Overview
Works: 143 works in 430 publications in 7 languages and 24,525 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biography  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Alan Grier
 
Most widely held works by David Alan Grier
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

69 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers, until he is magically transported before the startled eyes of his friend, Sarah, into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan reunites with Sarah and together with Judy and Peter tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Bewitched by Nora Ephron( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A B-list actor agrees to star in a modern-day remake of the television program "Bewitched", with unexpected consequences
Stuart Little by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little family adopts a spunky boy named Stuart who looks a lot like a mouse. Mr. and Mrs. Little adore their new son, but their older son George isn't so sure what to make of his new brother and devises a plan to get Stuart out of the house
Return to me( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It took a lot of coaxing to get a recently widowed architect to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. But once there, he's smitten instantly ... not with his date, but with the sharp-witted waitress
Art 21. art in the 21st century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series. Unparalleled in its access to today's artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. The four one-hour programs present 18 artists working in the United States ..."--Case
Astro Boy by David Bowers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him
The Muppets Wizard of Oz by Kirk R Thatcher( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, Dorothy Gale (Ashanti) lives with her Auntie Em (Queen Latifah) and Uncle Henry (David Alan Grier) in a trailer park in Kansas. Dorothy has dreams of becoming a famous singer, but when a tornado hits Kansas and Dorothy rushes to save Toto, her prawn (she couldn't afford a dog), she is whisked away to Oz where she meets the four witches (all played by Miss Piggy) and the Munchkins of Oz (the rats). On her way to see the Wizard, she meets the Scarecrow (Kermit), the Tin Thing (Gonzo), and the Cowardly Lion (Fozzie) who all wish to have something given by the wizard. On their way to Emerald City, they are captured by the Wicked Witch of the West (of course, Miss Piggy) and her flying monkeys (other muppets). When they finally make it back to Emerald City, the Wizard is really a man (Jeffrey Tambor) from Hollywood. But he "grants" their wishes, but what they wanted they already had inside (there's a lesson there). When Dorothy finally is back in Kansas, she becomes what she had wanted, a famous singer and on the Muppets Star Search show
Hoodwinked too! : Hood vs. evil( Visual )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red ... [is] training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers ..., the head of the super secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA. A wicked witch ... has abducted two innocent children, Hansel ... and Gretel ..., and Nicky needs the whole Hoodwinked gang--Red, Granny ..., the ever-clueless Wolf ..., and his over-caffeinated little partner, Twitchy ..., for the search and rescue mission"--Container
Blue collar comedy tour : the movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of highlights from standup comedy routines made during a tour across America during the summer of 2002. This comedy concert headlines the top names in so-called "redneck" humor: Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. This arrives after the four performers spent two years on the road and released the best-selling comedy record
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism( Visual )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
Elmo palooza( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sesame Street Muppets are joined by celebrity guests to celebrate their 30th year on television
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
The Wiz live!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staying true to the groundbreaking Broadway show that put a vivid urban spin on the land of Oz. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original hit Broadway show became a cultural touchstone that also spawned the classic film. Here a Tony-winning creative team has brought together the imaginative acrobats of Cirque du Soleil and a cast of extraordinary singers and dancers to create an exciting new version of the show unlike anything seen before
Dance flick( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet, innocent Megan's ballet dreams are shattered when she is forced to attend an inner-city high school where she meets Thomas, a young hip-hop dancer from the wrong side of the tracks. With a new crew of friends, this suburban girl with no street 'cred, ' has to step up her game and achieve her dreams in the mother of all dance-offs
The Wiz live! : original soundtrack of the NBC television event by Charlie Smalls( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The groundbreaking Broadway show that brought a little funk to Oz comes to television in an all-star production that includes Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan Grier, Ne-Yo, Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley, and Common
Jumanji( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Allen Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan must outwit the game's powerful forces before any insoluble problems occur
In living color( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The show bridged the gap between black and white audiences by at once exploiting stereotypes and then proving how ridiculous they could be, without being politically correct or preachy, and never without the aid of top-notch humor. The writing was spectacular, each of the performers were incredibly talented, and the chemistry between them showed. The first season of the comedy show that crossed every line with their crude humor and introduced a new generation of comedy talent
King of Texas by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging cattle baron's plan to divide his vast spread among his three daughters ignites a sibling blood feud in this volatile Wild West retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Boomerang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York marketing exec Marcus Graham is a wolf in chic clothing, a lady's man dedicated to life, liberty and the happiest of pursuit. But what goes around comes around when he meets a stylish career woman who treats men the same way he treats women
In living color( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues to feature short, humorous skits, rap music and dance segments. Contains several stock characters and scenarios, such as Fire Marshall Bill, which recur in various episodes and continued to cross every possible line with their crude humor
 
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