“The Color Purple”'s David Alan Grier Steps Out with Daughter Luisa, 15, at the 2024 Oscars

The teen was all smiles as she joined her dad on the special night

<p>Chelsea Lauren/BEI/Shutterstock</p> David Alan Grier and daughter Luisa

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David Alan Grier and daughter Luisa

David Alan Grier brought his joyful spirit to the 2024 Oscars, with his daughter by his side.

The iconic funnyman, 67, stepped out in support of The Color Purple with his 15-year-old daughter, Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim.

The teen looked chic in a two-piece black and yellow outfit, appearing with her dad as he stopped to speak on ABC's On the Red Carpet at the Oscars Preview.

"I brought my beautiful daughter. This is my daughter Lulu," he said, introducing the teen before telling a funny story about her.

"When Lulu was in grade school, the morning after the Oscars, she said 'Daddy, I want you to take me to the Oscars next year,' " he recalled.

"I said, 'I'd love to. Now, I need you to get me a script. Get that script produced. It needs to be a good part. Something like where someone died. We'll both get to the Oscars!' But [here] we are, belatedly," he laughed.

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<p>Chelsea Lauren/BEI/Shutterstock</p> David Alan Grier and daughter.

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David Alan Grier and daughter.

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Asked who she'd want to meet that night, the teen laughed and said, "I have so many people I want to meet, I don't think I have one."

Grier shares his daughter with ex Christine Kim.

The 2023 adaptation of The Color Purple starred Fantasia Barrino as Celie in her feature film debut, while Danielle Brooks plays Sofia among a star-studded cast that also includes Taraji P. HensonHalle Bailey, Louis Gossett Jr., Corey Hawkins, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, H.E.R., Ciara, Jon Batiste and Deon Cole.

Marcus Gardley wrote The Color Purple's script based on the book of the same name and the musical by Marsha Norman. Steven Spielberg, 77, served as a producer on the new movie musical, along with Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones.

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