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Shaw in May 2010
Larramie Cortez Shaw

(1992-04-24) April 24, 1992 (age 32)
Other names Doc
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Larramie Cortez "Doc" Shaw (born April 24, 1992) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Malik Payne in Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Marcus Little in The Suite Life on Deck, and King Boomer in Pair of Kings.

Life and career

Shaw was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He appeared in print ads and acted in television commercials.

In 2006 Shaw earned the role of Malik Payne on the TBS sitcom, Tyler Perry's House of Payne. His character Malik is introduced as a witty preteen whose antics often land him in unintentional trouble. As he grows into a young adult, he is given more mature storylines, and by the ninth season he is expecting his first child with his live-in girlfriend.

Shaw was a presenter at the 39th annual NAACP Image Awards ceremony in 2008.

Shaw joined the cast of Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life on Deck for the show's second season which began airing on August 7, 2009, although he did not make his debut until the episode "Roomies," which aired on October 16, 2009. He played Marcus Little, a former Grammy Award winner whose career ended after his record label dumped him. On August 20, 2010, Shaw made his final appearance in The Suite Life on Deck.

Shaw next appeared on Pair of Kings with Mitchel Musso from Hannah Montana. Shaw made his singing and rapping debut on the Pair of Kings theme song, "Top of the World", also performed by Musso. The song was featured on Radio Disney on September 10, 2010. Pair of Kings airs on Disney XD.



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Open Season 2 Additional voices
2010 Nobody Loves Me Big D
2012 Thunderstruck Mitch
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Ash Cameo
2019 An American Werewolf in London Josh Cullen


Year Title Role Notes
Tyler Perry's House of Payne Malik Payne Main role
2007 The King of Queens Reilly Special guest
2009–2010 The Suite Life on Deck Marcus Little/Lil' Little Main role (seasons 2–3)
2010–2013 Pair of Kings King Boomer Lead role
2013 Emily Owens, M.D. Ethan Gorgia Episode: "Emily and... The Teapot"
2014 See Dad Run Robbie Episode: "See Dad Run Into Marcus' Nephew"
2018 The Paynes Malik Payne 3 episodes


Year Title Other Notes
2010 Top of the World Mitchel Musso Pair of Kings

See also

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