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Damon Wayans


An outrageous cueball-domed comedian of film and television satire, fortified by a dazzling, sly smile, New York-born Damon Wayans is the third of ten children of Elvira Alethia (Green), a social worker and singer, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. He grew up humbly in the Fulton Housing Projects. He began zeroing in on his comedic skills ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

My Wife and Kids
My Wife and Kids Michael Kyle
(2001-2005)
The Last Boy Scout
The Last Boy Scout Jimmy Dix
(1991)
Major Payne
Major Payne Maj. Benson Payne
(1995)
Mo' Money
Mo' Money Johnny Stewart
(1992)

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 2016-2018 Lethal Weapon (TV Series)
Roger Murtaugh
- Episode #3.21 (2018) ... Roger Murtaugh
- Episode #3.22 (2018) ... Roger Murtaugh
- Episode #3.20 (2018) ... Roger Murtaugh
- Episode #3.18 (2018) ... Roger Murtaugh
- Episode #3.19 (2018) ... Roger Murtaugh
 2011 Herd Mentality (TV Movie)
Jimmy Crowder
 2011 Happy Endings (TV Series)
Francis Williams
- Like Father, Like Gun (2011) ... Francis Williams
 2008 Never Better (TV Movie)
Keith
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Hey, That's My Ass! Penguin (voice)
 2006 The Underground (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.10 (2006) ... Various
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... Various
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... Various
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... Various
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Various
 2006 Behind the Smile
Charlie Richman
 2001-2005 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Michael Kyle
- The 'V' Story (2005) ... Michael Kyle
- RV Dreams (2005) ... Michael Kyle
- Michael Sells the Business (2005) ... Michael Kyle
- Graduation Day (2005) ... Michael Kyle
- Michael's Sandwich (2005) ... Michael Kyle
 2003 Marci X
Dr. S
 1990-2001 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various / Homey D. Clown / Godfrey Hedley / ...
- Best of Show (2001) ... Various
- Episode dated 10 June 1993 (1993) ... Various
- Episode dated 2 May 1993 (1993) ... Various
- Episode dated 14 March 1993 (1993) ... Various
- Duke and Cornbread Turner (1993) ... Various
 2000 Bamboozled
Pierre Delacroix
 1999 Goosed
Dr. Steven Hamel
 1999 Harlem Aria
Wes
 1998 Damon (TV Series)
Damon Thomas
- The Last Cub Scout (1998) ... Damon Thomas
- A Bury Special Episode (1998) ... Damon Thomas
- The White Guy (1998) ... Damon Thomas
- The Designer (1998) ... Damon Thomas
- The Actor (1998) ... Damon Thomas
 1996 Bulletproof
Keats
 1996 The Great White Hype
James 'The Grim Reaper' Roper
 1996 Celtic Pride
Lewis Scott
 1995 Major Payne
Maj. Benson Payne
 1994 Blankman
Darryl Walker
 1993 Last Action Hero
Damon Wayans
 1993 Homey D. Clown (Video Game)
Homey D. Clown
 1992 Mo' Money
Johnny Stewart
 1991 The Last Boy Scout
Jimmy Dix
 1990 Look Who's Talking Too
Eddie (voice)
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Leonard
 1988 Punchline
Percy
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Zeebo
 1988 Colors
T-Bone
 1987 A Different World (TV Series)
Marvin Haven
- War of the Words (1987) ... Marvin Haven
 1987 Roxanne
Jerry
 1987 Sweet Surrender (TV Series)
Ray
- The Holdens Go to Dinner (1987) ... Ray
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle
Body Guard #2 / Willie
 1986 Triplecross (TV Movie)
Ornery Character #1
 1985-1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Ned Jones / Officer / ...
- Griffin Dunne/Rosanne Cash (1986) ... Officer / Ned Jones
- Jay Leno/The Neville Brothers (1986) ... The Angry Comic / Various
- Ron Reagan/The Nelsons (1986) ... Little Richard / Various
- Dudley Moore/Al Green (1986) ... Monk
- Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements (1986) ... Milk Dud / Donald / Various
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop
Banana Man
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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:

Father of Damon Wayans Jr. (born 1982), Michael Wayans (born 1985), Cara Mia Wayans (born 1987), and Kyla Wayans (born 1991). Uncle of Damien Dante Wayans. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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