QUINTA BRUNSON (2/28/23)
The newest name to join this list...Quinta Brunson is a Golden Globe winning West Philadelphia native who is the creator, executive producer, writer and star of the new ABC comedy Abbott Elementary...based on a school here in Philadelphia...which has just been renewed for it’s 3rd season on ABC. She is a graduate of Charter High School for Architecture and Design, and also attended Temple University. Brunson just won a Golden Globe last month for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy, and Abbott Elementary just won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe for Best Television Series Musical or Comedy.
105.3 WDAS is celebrating Black History Month by shouting out some of our favorite sons and daughters throughout the month of February with The Pride of Philly…some of the biggest names in the world of music, entertainment, politics and the arts that hail from Philly or the surrounding Tri-State area.