John Henton (born November 23, 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.) is an American actor and comedian and a graduate of Shaw High School. He has a 22 year old brother (30 years younger), Lindsay Henton. He is best known for his roles as Overton Wakefield Jones on the Fox Network sitcom Living Single, and as Milsap Morris on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys. Henton is an avid Cleveland Browns fan, as noted on the television series, Living Single. Henton never entertained the thought of a career in comedy. In 1982, while working during the day and studying computer science at night, Henton was urged by a co-worker to try his jokes at a local comedy cluba__s amateur night. By his second night, Henton won the amateur night contest and began stand-up part-time.
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