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Reno Wilson currently stars as Officer Carl McMillan on the hit CBS series “Mike and Molly,” alongside Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell. Reno made his television debut as Theo's best friend, Howard, on the legendary television series, "The Cosby Show." He 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 films "Bolden," in which he plays legendary jazz icon Louis Armstrong, “Officer Downe” with Kim Coates, and “Tooken,” opposite Lee Tergesen and Margaret Cho. 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 "Mudflap" in the blockbuster film "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," and later voiced the Autobot "Brains" in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Reno reprised his role of “Brains” in the latest installment of the “Transformers” franchise.

A native New Yorker who 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. His birth date is Jan. 20.