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Hollywood Actor David McKnight is co-host of the
5th Annual Black History Fashion Show 2019.


David McKnight has acted in many blockbuster movies including:
Under Siege | J.D’s Revenge | The 5 Heartbeats | Hollywood Shuffle | Super Hero Movie | Pizza Man | A Husband For Christmas (Ion Cable TV) | Sharing Christmas (Hallmark Channel), and many more.

David McKnight is a talented, seasoned Veteran Actor born In Shelby Mississippi and began his love for Acting at his Beloved Wendell PHillips High School in Chicago IL (Now In It’s Hall Of Fame).

David worked and studied in Chicago with Harold Okoro Johnson & Abena Joan Brown, (His Mentors).

He also performed at The Afro Arts Theatre, Theatre On The Lake, The Goodman Theatre,  produced many Radio Commercials, Poetry Albums with George Stanford Brown, Industrial Films & The Famed “Bird Of The Iron Feather” TV Show on WTTW PBS & The Kuumba Players Workshop with The Famed Ms. Val Grey Ward.

David McKnight is now A Life Time Member of The “Actors Studio”.

Has Also Studied with Lee Strasberg, Los Angeles City College, Lawrence Merrick Studios, Inner City Cultural Center, Ebony Showcase Theatre. Zodiac Theatre, Mark Taper Forum ITP Company and many others.

He Was Nominated For An NAACP Theatre Award & Drama Logue Award For “Soljers” at The West End Playhouse, Directed By Stu Berg & Recently Won NAACP “Best Ensemble Play For August Wilson’s “Jitney”.


David McKnight has performed at The South Coast Rep. Theatre In Costa Mesa. & The Pasadena Playhouse.

He has appeared in over 75 Stage Plays and recently completed “DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS” with Charlie Robinson (Night Court ) at  The Odyssey Theatre. Directed by Jeffery Hayden.

David also worked 8 years as Acting Consultant At University of Southern California (U.S.C). with Professor Oscar Williams while Conducting A Training Program For Graduates.

He worked and trained for 8 Years at The American Film Institute In The Screen Play Writers Readers Repertory with Carl Franklin & Willard Rogers.  Subsequently David has gone on to develop a successful Film & Television Career in Hollywood. In his early years, he helped create, organize, and implement the Conservatory Of The Screen Actors Guild,

The NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Along with Willis Edwards, Atty. Geraldine Green, Maggie Hathaway, originally at The Hollywood Palladium, and originally A Non-Televised Dinner show. David McKnight Later Became A Founding Member of the NAACP THEATRE AWARDS With the Late Mr. Ray Tasco & The Late DR. J. Christopher Sullivan.

David Has Recently Co-Stared In “Boston Legal” with William Shatner.

David McKnight Happens To Be The 1st African American Actor To Appear On The “DYNASTY” TV Series and was awarded by The Los Angeles Sentinel News.

He was recently cast as Arch Bishop Desmond Tu Tu In The New  Hit Motion Picture Comedy “SUPERHERO MOVIE”  starring Leslie Nielson and Pamela Anderson. 

Recently, he portrayed Miles Davis In Palm Springs with Trina Park’s Palm Springs Historical Dance Company.

David recently completed a run of August Wilson’s “JITNEY” at So. Coast Rep. Theatre Co. in Costa Mesa & The Pasadena Playhouse with rave reviews! This was voted # 6 Out Of 10 Best Plays in the U.S. by L.A. Times Theatre Critic: Charles McNulty.

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Fash Philetta Designs LLC presents the 5th Annual Black History Benefit Fashion & Cultural Event for 2019.   To become a sponsor, please contact us at 832-968-8866 Ext: 104 or Email:


This year's theme is "Bridging The Gap".   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr said so eloquently that "The only race is the Human race".  This prestigious event is scheduled for March 24, 2019 at Alegria Gardens Reception Hall located at 18311 Clay Rd, Houston, TX  77084, starting at 4 PM prompt.

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