Kim Wayans


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Kim Wayans was born on October 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for In Living Color (1990), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). She is married to Kevin Knotts. See full bio »

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Known For

In Living Color Various / Grace Jones / Lt. Uhura / Mama / Mathilda Hedley / Miss Illinois - Zahara Nariba Patterson / Wife
(1990-1994)
(2001-2005)
Pariah Audrey
(2011)

Filmography

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 2021 A Black Lady Sketch Show (TV Series)
Aunt Bev
- Way to Ruin the Party, Soya! (2021) ... Aunt Bev
 2020 Exit Package (Short)
Mary Birdsall
 2020 Boomerang (TV Series)
Juanita
- End of the Road (2020) ... Juanita
 2018 Marlon (TV Series)
Miss Shabazz
- Divorce Counseling (2018) ... Miss Shabazz
 2017 Ray Meets Helen
Faye
 2017 The Breaks (TV Series)
Ella Williams
- N.T. (2017) ... Ella Williams
- Amen, Brother (2017) ... Ella Williams
- Blind Alley (2017) ... Ella Williams
 2016 New Girl (TV Series)
Susan
- Landing Gear (2016) ... Susan
- Wedding Eve (2016) ... Susan
 2016 Hit the Floor (TV Series)
Karen Halford
- Lockout (2016) ... Karen Halford
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Diane
- Ike Hanau (2015) ... Diane
 2014 Reckless (TV Series)
Vi Briggs
- Civil Wars: Part 1 (2014) ... Vi Briggs
- Civil Wars Part 2 (2014) ... Vi Briggs
- And So It Begins (2014) ... Vi Briggs
- Fifty-One Percent (2014) ... Vi Briggs
- Damage Control (2014) ... Vi Briggs
 2013 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Dr. Owens
- Get Thee Behind Me (2013) ... Dr. Owens
 2012 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Darlene Beckett
- The Pact (2012) ... Darlene Beckett
 2011/I Pariah
Audrey
 2009 Dance Flick
Ms. Dontwannabebothered
 2007 What News? (TV Movie)
Pearl 'Lightning' Davis
 2006 Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (TV Movie)
Momma (voice)
 2006 Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (TV Movie)
Momma / Joyce (voice)
 2002 Juwanna Mann
Latisha Jansen
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Jackie-In-The-Box / Lulu
- The Steadfast Tin Soldier (2000) ... Jackie-In-The-Box / Lulu (voice)
 1995-1998 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Sheila
- A Country Christmas (1998) ... Sheila
- Farmer's Daughter (1995) ... Sheila
 1998 Getting Personal (TV Series)
Rhonda
- There's Something About Rhonda (1998) ... Rhonda
 1995-1998 In the House (TV Series)
Tonia Harris
- My Pest Friend's Wedding (1998) ... Tonia Harris
- Mr. Hill Goes to New York (1998) ... Tonia Harris
- All's Fair in Love and War (1998) ... Tonia Harris
- One House and a Baby (1998) ... Tonia Harris
- Working Overtime: Part 2 (1998) ... Tonia Harris
 1997 Critics and Other Freaks
Bettina
 1996-1997 Waynehead (TV Series)
Mom
- Rebel Without a Paw (1997) ... Mom (voice)
- Bummed Out (1997) ... Mom (voice)
- Special Delivery (1997) ... Mom (voice)
- Be Mine... Or Else (1996) ... Mom (voice)
- Botswana Aki and the Hydrant of Doom (1996) ... Mom (voice)
 1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame
Diane
 1994 Talking About Sex
Andie Norman
 1990-1994 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various / Grace Jones / Mathilda Hedley / ...
- The Scary Larry Show (1994) ... Various
- Best Celebrity Impersonations (1993) ... Various
- Night at the Movies (1993) ... Various
- You Bet Your Career (1993) ... Various
 1994 Floundering
Unemployment
 1990 Dream On (TV Series)
Nicki
- Over Your Dead Body (1990) ... Nicki
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Nightclub Singer
 1988 China Beach (TV Series)
Cameo Candette
- Lost and Found: Part 2 (1988) ... Cameo Candette
- Lost and Found (1988) ... Cameo Candette
 1987-1988 A Different World (TV Series)
Allison
- Come Back, Little Eggby (1988) ... Allison
- Mr. Hillman (1988) ... Allison
- Wild Child (1988) ... Allison
- The Prime of Miss Lettie Bostic (1988) ... Allison
- Advise and Descent (1988) ... Allison
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle
Customer in Chair
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Show Show Additional Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

October 2007 - World premiere of "A Handsome Woman Retreats," one-woman show written by and starring Kim Wayans.

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Kevin Knotts

Parents:

Shawn Wayans

Relatives:

Marlon Wayans (sibling) | See more »
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Attended and graduated from Wesleyan University. See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

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