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Damon Wayans

Born: Sep 4, 1960

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Damon Wayans

Date of Birth : Sep 4, 1960
Birth Place : New York City

Damon Kyle Wayans, Sr. is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer, and a member of the Wayans family of entertainers. Wayans performed as a comedian and actor throughout the 1980s, including a yearlong stint on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, although his true breakthrough came as a co-creator and performer on his own sketch comedy show, In Living Color, from 1990 to 1992. Since then he has starred in a number of films and television shows, some of which he has co-produced or co-written, including The Last Boy Scout and Major Payne, and the sitcom My Wife and Kids.


  • Actor
  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Author
  • Comedian
  • Television producer
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Damon Wayans Sr.
  • Damon Kyle Wayans Sr.
  • Wayans, Damon
  • Damon Kyle Wayans


  • Howell Wayans
  • Elvira Wayans


  • Lisa Thorner


  • Damon Wayans, Jr.
  • Michael Wayans
  • Cara Mia Wayans
  • Kyla Wayans

Awards Won

  • People''s Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
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