Lance Crouther
BornMay, 1962
OccupationActor, television producer, television writer
Known forReal Time with Bill Maher, Pootie Tang

Lance Crouther is an American television producer, television writer and actor. He was the head writer of the TBS late night show Lopez Tonight until 2010, and was a writer for Down to Earth,[1] Wanda at Large,[2] and Good Hair,[3] among others. As an actor, he was the star of the feature film Pootie Tang.[4]

Crouther, along with Chris Rock, Jeff Stilson, and Chuck Sklar, received a nomination for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary Screenplay for Good Hair.[5]


As writer

As actor


  1. ^ "MOVIE REVIEW; Heaven Can Rock; Here comes TV's funniest comic in delighful remake". 2001-02-16. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
  2. ^ Johnson, Allan (2003-03-26). "Writer, producer, performer - a comedian called Wanda". Retrieved 2012-06-13.
  3. ^ Good Hair, Chicago Sun Times
  4. ^ Bonin, Liane (2001-07-02). "Stop Making Sense". Retrieved 2012-06-13.
  5. ^ "2010 Writers Guild Award Winners". TV Source Magazine. 21 February 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2019.