Elister Larry Wilmore is an American comedian, writer, producer, magician, political commentator, actor, media critic, and television host. He is known for hosting The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. He is also the creator of the sitcom The Bernie Mac Show. For Disney, he voiced Principal Larry in the Disney XD animated series, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. He also played Vern Corker in the ABC TV show The Mayor.