Aug 4, 2010 10:06 PM by Alison Haynes

'30 Rock' actor speaks up for organ donation

NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Grizz Chapman of NBC's "30 Rock" is
serving as an advocate for organ donation, just a month after
undergoing a kidney transplant.
Spokeswoman Anne Finn says Chapman will speak Thursday at New
York's Montefiore Medical Center at an event observing National
Minority Organ Donor Awareness Day. Chapman received his new kidney
at that facility.
Chapman was diagnosed with high blood pressure a decade ago. He
learned several years later that he was suffering from kidney
disease. Until his transplant, he was on dialysis three times a
He and Kevin Brown, as the character Dot Com, appear as the
two-man entourage for a hapless comedian played by Tracy Morgan on
the "30 Rock" sitcom.


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