Born: November 10, 1968

Born and raised in the Bronx, Tracy is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for his seven-year stint on "Saturday Night Live" and playing the outrageous Tracy Jordan on Tina Fey's NBC sitcom "30 Rock."

Tracy got his start in television on the Martin Lawrence sitcom "Martin" as "Hustle Man," and in 1992 he became a series regular on the syndicated sketch-comedy show "Uptown Comedy Club" filmed Harlem.

His big break came in 1996 when he was asked to join the cast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" where he went on to create memorable characters like Brian Fellows, and Uncle Jemima as well as impersonations of Star Jones, Aretha Franklin, Mike Tyson and many more.

Tracy, a father of three, left "Saturday Night Live" in 2003 to star in his own NBC sitcom "The Tracy Morgan Show." The show lasted for a season but Tracy returned to NBC on "30 Rock" in 2006 to play a larger-than-life caricature of his own comedian persona. His performacnce as Tracy Jordan garnered him and Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Outside of television Tracy has starred in Death at a Funeral, Cop Out, The Longest Yard, and many others including the animated feature G-Force where he voiced the part of a special ops spy who happens to be a guinea pig.


Check out our YH Studio interview where Tracy tells host RJ Williams about what it was like working on Death at a Funeral, where he used to party here in LA, and why hes always afraid of the IRS.



Tracy has a number of tatoos: a peace sign, a happy and sad face, a cross bearing the name of his wife and three sons, and many more including one that says "Stove Top."

He was diagnosed in his adult life with diabetes, a fact that has been incorporated into the life of his "30 Rock" alter ego Tracy Jordan.