Laparee Young was born Laparee Warren Young in Atlanta, Georgia of the United States. He often goes by L. Warren Young. Laparee Young is known for the netflix series Greenleaf along side the stars Merle Dandridge and Keith David. Lapree Young plays one of the board members in Calvary Fellowship Church in the hit series Greenleaf. L. Warren Young also was an actor known for the movie Let’s Be Cops and the movie The Blind Side. Laparee Young nicknamed “Lop”. Laparee Young or Lapree Milton as he is sometimes called has been acting for over 40 years he is viewed as one of Atlanta’s finest actors. His Film and TV credits include: We are Marshall, Trois III, Three Can Play That Game, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Daddy’s Little Girls, Van Wilder III, The Preacher’s Kid, Fab Five Cheerleader Scandal, The Way Home, The Blind Side, Life as We know it, CrackerJack, Footloose, Firelight, COMA, Nashville, Rectify, Anchorman II, Lets Be Cops. Stage credits: The Hot Mikado, Chess, A Christmas Carol, Piano Lesson, Tambourines to Glory, Fraternity, Jitney, Sheddin.
Judge Greg Mathis born Gregory Ellis Mathis on April 5th 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America is a Judge from the TV show Judge Mathis. Judge Greg Mathis was born to Charles Mathis, a Detroit native, and his wife Alice Lee Mathis, a devoted Seventh-day Adventist, nurse’s aide, and housekeeper. Alice (then divorced from Charles) raised Judge Greg Mathis alone in Detroit during the turbulent 1960s and 1970s. Judge Greg Mathis moved to Herman Gardens in 1964 and lived there with the family until roughly 1970. They moved away from the housing complex to avoid rising drug use and rates of violent crime. Judge Greg Mathis’ real father was estranged from him, but associated closely with the Errol Flynns, a past notorious Detroit street gang, that Judge Greg Mathis would eventually join while a teenager. In the 1970s, he was arrested numerous times. While he was incarcerated in Wayne County Jail, as a seventeen-year-old juvenile, his mother visited him and broke the news that she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Judge Greg Mathis was offered early probation because of his mother’s illness. Once out of jail, Judge Greg Mathis began working at McDonald’s, a job he needed to keep in order to maintain his release on probation. A close family friend helped him get admitted to Eastern Michigan University, and he discovered a new interest in politics and public administration. He became a campus activist and worked for the Democratic Party, organizing several demonstrations against South African Apartheid policies. He graduated with a B.S. in Public Administration from the Ypsilanti campus and began to seek employment in Detroit’s City Hall. He also became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Judge Greg Mathis began his political career as an unpaid intern, and then became an assistant to Clyde Cleveland, a city council member. Judge Greg Mathis took the LSAT and applied to law schools; he was conditionally admitted to the University of Detroit School of Law, which was located in downtown Detroit, walking distance from city hall. He passed a summer course and was officially admitted to the night program which took four years to complete. He received his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy in 1987. In 1995, he was elected a district court judge for Michigan’s 36th District, making him the youngest person in the state to hold the post. During the five years he was on the bench, he was rated in the top five of all judges in the 36th District; there are about thirty judges each year. Judge Greg Mathis was appointed head of Jesse Jackson’s Presidential campaign in the state of Michigan in 1988. He later became head of Mayor Coleman Young’s re-election campaign and after the victory was appointed to run the city’s east side city hall. Judge Greg Mathis has continued to be involved in politics after rising to national entertainment prominence through his television show. Urban politics and African-American movements have been his focus. Most recently, Mathis was invited by the Obama administration to be a part of “My Brothers Keeper”, a White House Initiative to empower boys, and men of color. In September 2008, Judge Greg Mathis wrote a novel called Street Judge, based on the life of a judge who solves murders. It was co-written by Zane, a well-known erotic series writer of Zane’s Sex Chronicles. Judge Greg Mathis also wrote a book entitled Of Being a Judge to Criminals and Such. Judge Greg Mathis boasts the longest reign of any African American presiding as a court show judge, beating out Judge Joe Brown whose program lasted 15 seasons. Mathis is also the second longest serving television arbitrator ever, behind only Judith Sheindlin of Judge Judy by three seasons. Judge Greg Mathis to Linda Reese since 1985 whom he has four children with.
Actor Warren Young also known as Laparee Young look like Judge Greg Mathis. They are famous people that look alike.