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Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans was born on January 19, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Shawn M. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Scary Movie 2 (2001) and Scary Movie (2000). See full bio »

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 2009 Dance Flick
Baby Daddy
 2006 Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (TV Movie)
Slim, Cheapie
 2006 Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (TV Movie)
Slim (voice)
 2006 Littleman
 1991-2001 In Living Color (TV Series)
- Best of Show (2001)
- Undigable Hosts (1993) ... Various
- In Living Color's Feedback Line (1993) ... Various
 2000 New Blood
 1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Bad Bobby
- The Bremen Town Musicians (1999) ... Bad Bobby (voice)
 1996-1997 Waynehead (TV Series)
Toof / Toof, Kid
- Rebel Without a Paw (1997) ... Toof
- Bummed Out (1997) ... Toof
- A Friend in Greed (1997) ... Toof (voice)
- Quest for Fireworks (1997) ... Toof
- To Be Cool or Not to Be (1997) ... Toof, Kid
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Shawn Wayans
- Ode to Billy Shankbreath (1996) ... Shawn Wayans
 1993 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
- PMS: Post Moving in Syndrome (1993) ... Dominique
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
- The 'Hood (1991) ... Robo
 1991 The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
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Other Works:

Commercial break teaser for Anamainiacs on Kid's WB (With Marlon Wayans; Late 90s) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

DJ SW1 | SW1 | Sean Wayans | Shaun Wayans


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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Has daughter named Laila (b. 1999)and a daughter named Illia (b. 2003) and his son name is Marlon (b. 2006) who's also named after his co-writer/brother Marlon Wayans. See more »



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