Dewayne Perkins

Dewayne Perkins is a Chicago born and raised actor, writer and comedian. Dewayne’s writing credits include: NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Netflix’s The Break with Michelle Wolf, the WGA Awards, The Webbys, and the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner, in which a joke he wrote was listed as one of The New Yorker’s “Best Jokes of 2018.” As a stand up comedian, Dewayne was named a Just For Laughs 2019 New Face, one of Comedy Central’s 2018 “Up Next” comedians, a finalist for NBC’s Stand Up, and one of TimeOut New York’s “Breakout LGBQT Comedians to Watch.” He has done such festival as Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, SF Sketchfest, and NBC’s Breakout Festival. He was also a cast member on MTV’s/Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ Out. Dewayne is a member of the award-winning comedy collective 3Peat, whose Comedy Central digital short, “The Blackening,” written by Dewayne, went viral with more than 15 million views.

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