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Wayans, Damon (1960–)

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WAYANS, DAMON (1960–). Comedian, actor, writer, producer. Born in New York City, he is part of a talented and very funny family of entertainers. Damon established his comedy and acting career on NBC’s popular comedy skit show Saturday Night Live . Film roles quickly followed with parts in Hollywood Shuffle , 1987; I’m Gonna Git You Sucka , 1988; and Earth Girls Are Easy , 1989. He returned to television in his brother Keenen Wayans ‘s comedy series In Living Color , 1990–92, wrote and produced his own series Damon , and starred in the ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids . On the big screen, Damon wrote and starred in the comedy romance Mo’ Money , 1992, the superhero spoof Blankman , 1994, and the military comedy Major Payne , 1995.

Filmography: Beverly Hills Cop , 1984; Hollywood Shuffle , 1987; Roxanne , 1987; Colors , 1988; Punchline , 1988; I’m Gonna Git You Sucka , 1988; Earth Girls Are Easy , 1989; The Last Boy Scout , 1991; Mo’ Money , 1992; Last Action Hero , 1993; Blankman , 1994; Major Payne , 1995; Celtic Pride , 1996; The Great White Hype , 1996; Bulletproof , 1996; Harlem Aria , 1999; Goosed , 1999; Bamboozled , 2000; Marci X , 2003.

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