David Sheffield

A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, David Sheffield began his career as a writer for “Saturday Night Live” where he contributed to many of Eddie Murphy’s most famous sketches, including Buckwheat, Gumby, Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood and James Brown’s Celebrity Hot Tub Party. His movie credits – all shared with long-time writing partner, Barry Blaustein – include “Coming to America,” “Boomerang” and “The Nutty Professor.”