Darius Creston McCrary[1] (born May 1, 1976) is an American film and television actor and singer. He is perhaps best known for his role as Eddie Winslow on the ABC/CBS television sitcom Family Matters.[2] Currently, he portrays photographer Malcolm Winters on the CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless.

Life and careerEdit

McCrary was born in Walnut, California, and is the son of Howard McCrary, a singer, composer, and music director, and brother of Donovan McCrary, who is also an actor. McCrary began his career as a child actor and made his film debut in the 1987 comedy Big Shots. He also appeared in guest spots in episodic television and had a role in the 1988 film Mississippi Burning before landing the role of Eddie Winslow in Family Matters the following year.[3] After Family Matters ended its run in 1998, McCrary co-starred in the short-lived UPN series Freedom. In 2001, he appeared in 15 Minutes opposite Robert De Niro and Kingdom Come, with Whoopi Goldberg that same year. In 2007, he was the voice of Jazz in the movie Transformers. In 2009, he voiced Tarix in Bionicle: The Legend Reborn. McCrary has also had film roles in Next Day Air, and Saw VI and in national stage play productions including The Maintenance Man.

McCrary is currently completing his first CD set to be released in 2011. Recently, he joined the cast of the CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless. McCrary portrays Malcolm Winters, a role originated by Shemar Moore.[4] He is joined on the series by his former Family Matters co-star Bryton James (né McClure).

On January 6, 2010, McCrary appeared as himself in an episode of I Get That a Lot on CBS. He was pumping gas, and Paris Hilton was pretending to be a clerk at the gas station. She recognized him and asked for his autograph. He thought it was her and after she confessed who she was he said he thought she was doing community service.

Stop Motions Voice ActingEdit

McCrary Voice Was Used in Many Stop Motion Projects that had Jazz

Eagc7 Transformers/Marvel Stop Motion SeriesEdit



  1. According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at
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