- Darius Creston McCrary
May 01, 1976 (age 45)
- Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer
- Karrine Steffans
- Howard McCrary
Darius Creston McCrary (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. From December 2009 to October 2011, he portrayed photographer Malcolm Winters on the CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless.
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. After Family Matters ended its run in 1998, McCrary co-starred in the short-lived UPN series Freedom. In 2000, he had a lead role in "Something to Sing About", a Christian drama produced by the Billy Graham Association, as Tommy. 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.