Travon Free

Travon Free

Director | Producer | Screenwriter

Travon Free, an Award-winning writer, actor, and comedian, has firmly established himself as a creative force in the entertainment industry. His impressive accolades include an Oscar, five Emmy Awards, and a Peabody Award, highlighting his versatility and significant impact in both film and television.

As the driving force behind “Him or Her,” a show executive produced by the renowned Issa Rae, Free has showcased his ability to craft compelling narratives that resonate with diverse audiences. Recent contributions to projects like “Black Monday” on Showtime and his role as a writer/producer for Lena Dunham’s HBO production, “Camping,” further underscore his multifaceted talents. Free’s extensive credits include work on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” and its successor “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.”

 

Beyond television, Free’s influence extends to the digital realm, where his writing has made him a sought-after comedic voice. His engaging on-screen presence has graced various platforms, from John Oliver’s New York Stand Up to national comedy tours like “Twitter Come Alive” and “The Daily Show Political-ish Stand Up Tour.” His co-host role on the podcast “The Room Where It’s Happening: A Hamilton Fancast” reflects his passion for diverse and engaging forms of entertainment.

Currently dividing his time between New York and Los Angeles, Free’s humor extends to his personal life, where he fondly refers to his collection of over 250 pairs of shoes as his “children.” As he continues to captivate audiences with his unique blend of humor, insight, and creative brilliance, Travon Free remains an influential figure shaping the contemporary entertainment landscape.