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Damon Wayans


An outrageous cueball-domed comedian of film and TV satire fortified by a dazzling, sly smile, New York-born Damon Wayans was the third of ten children born to a grocery store manager and a social worker and grew up humbly in the Fulton Housing Projects. He began zeroing in on his comedic skills while still a child, conjuring up a number of weird ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Eye Shat (TV Movie)
 2009 Giuseppe (TV Movie) (written by)
  Rodney (TV Series) (43 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (story - 1 episode, 2004)
- Finale (2008) ... (creator)
- Potty Mouth (2008) ... (creator)
- Hot Tub Blues (2008) ... (creator)
- Waiting for Himelfarb (2008) ... (creator)
- Tulsa, FL (2008) ... (creator)
  The Underground (TV Series) (1 episode) (writer - 10 episodes, 2006)
- Episode #1.10 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2006 Behind the Smile (written by)
 2005-2006 Premium Blend (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 January 2006 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 16 December 2005 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 9 December 2005 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 25 August 2005 (2005) ... (writer)
  My Wife and Kids (TV Series) (117 episodes, 2001 - 2005) (written by - 6 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- The 'V' Story (2005) ... (creator)
- RV Dreams (2005) ... (creator)
- Michael Sells the Business (2005) ... (creator)
- Graduation Day (2005) ... (creator)
- Michael's Sandwich (2005) ... (creator)
 1998 Damon (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Designer (1998) ... (creator)
- The Actor (1998) ... (creator)
- My Brother's So-Called Life (1998) ... (creator)
- The Test (1998) ... (creator)
- Chasing Tracy (1998) ... (creator)
 1997-1998 413 Hope St. (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Falling (1998) ... (creator)
- Thanksgiving (1997) ... (creator)
- Lost Boys and Gothic Girls (1997) ... (creator)
- Quentin Goes Home (1997) ... (creator)
- Hate Crimes (1997) ... (creator)
 1995 Major Payne (screenplay)
 1994 Blankman (screenplay) / (story)
 1993 Soul Train Comedy Awards (TV Movie)
  In Living Color (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (writer - 68 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (special material - 6 episodes, 1992 - 1993)
- Thelma and Louise Jefferson (1993) ... (special material)
- Mr. Rogers (1993)
- Dirty Little Dick (1993) ... (special material)
 1992 Mo' Money (written by)
 1990 Damon Wayans: The Last Stand? (TV Special documentary)
 1989 One Night Stand (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Damon Wayans (1989)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for NikeBasketball.com (Nov. 2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't ever want to be Number One because once you become Number One, you start to change. You get scrutinized on everything you do and you're suddenly afraid to take chances. I need to take chances. I need to work. I don't want to be a superstar. See more »

Trivia:

Brother of Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans. Also has sisters Elvira, Diedre, and Vonnie. Cousin of Craig Wayans. Uncle of Damien Dante Wayans. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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