Jimmie Walker with Sal Manna
Jimmie Walker with Sal Manna

Jimmie Walker was born in 1947 in New York City. He began performing during the golden age of stand-up comedy before reaching pop-culture immortality on the landmark sitcom Good Times. He continues to tour the country doing stand-up while living in Las Vegas. His website is DynomiteJJ.com.


Sal Manna co-authored the biography The King of Sting: The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw following a career writing for magazines such as Time, Playboy, and Los Angeles, and newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times and Boston Herald. He lives in Northern California.

July 12 2012 7:00 AMHow I Discovered Jay Leno and David LettermanRecollections from Jimmie Walker’s writers’ room.
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