Marlon Wayans

Biography

Marlon L. Wayans was born on July 23, 1972 in New York City. He is the brother of Nadia Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, and Kim Wayans; all celebrities in their own right. Wayans went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, the school made famous in Fame. He then went on to attend Howard University. Wayans was a member of the 1993 cast of In Living Color, a comedy sketch program created by his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans. From 1995 until 1999, Wayans co-starred in the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. with brother Shawn Wayans. He has produced the first two films of the Scary Movie series, in which he and Shawn were credited writers and co-stars. He also produced a cartoon on Nickelodeon called Thugaboo (2006). Though primarily a comedic actor, he garnered considerable critical acclaim for his dramatic turn in Requiem for a Dream (2000). His other film credits include. I’m Gonna Git you Sucka (1988), Mo’Money (1992), Above the Rim (1994), Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood (1995), The LadyKillers (2004), White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006), Norbit (2007) and most recently, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009).

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Marlon L. Wayans was born on July 23, 1972 in New York City. He is the brother of Nadia Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, and Kim Wayans; all celebrities in their own right. Wayans went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, the school made famous in Fame. He then went on to attend Howard University. Wayans was a member of the 1993 cast of In Living Color, a comedy sketch program created by his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans. From 1995 until 1999, Wayans co-starred in the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. with brother Shawn Wayans. He has produced the first two films of the Scary Movie series, in which he and Shawn were credited writers and co-stars. He also produced a cartoon on Nickelodeon called Thugaboo (2006). Though primarily a comedic actor, he garnered considerable critical acclaim for his dramatic turn in Requiem for a Dream (2000). His other film credits include. I’m Gonna Git you Sucka (1988), Mo’Money (1992), Above the Rim (1994), Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood (1995), The LadyKillers (2004), White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006), Norbit (2007) and most recently, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009).

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1972-07-23

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Fifty Shades of Black as Christian
2015 I Can Do That(6 episodes) as Himself - Host
2015 Lip Sync Battle(1 episode) as Himself
2014 Funniest Wins(8 episodes) as Himself - Host
2014 A Haunted House 2 as Malcolm
2013 The Heat as Levy
2013 A Haunted House as Malcolm
2010 Marmaduke as Lightning (voice)
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra as Ripcord
2009 Dance Flick as Mr. Moody
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy as Himself
2007 Norbit as Buster
2006 Little Man as Calvin
2004 White Chicks as Marcus Copeland
2004 The Ladykillers as Gawain MacSam
2001 Scary Movie 2 as Shorty Meeks
2000 Dungeons & Dragons as Snails
2000 Requiem for a Dream as Tyrone C. Love
2000 Scary Movie as Shorty Meeks
1998 Senseless as Darryl Witherspoon
1997 The Sixth Man as Kenny Tyler
1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood as Loc Dog
1995 Mr. Show with Bob and David(65 episodes) as KKK Member
1995 The Parent 'Hood(1 episode)
1995 The Wayans Bros.(102 episodes) as Marlon Williams
1994 Above the Rim as Bugaloo
1992 Mo' Money as Seymour Stewart
1984 MTV Video Music Awards(1 episode) as Host - Himself
1900 Waynehead(0 episodes) as Blue

Writing

2016 Fifty Shades of Black … Writer
2014 A Haunted House 2 … Writer
2013 Scary Movie 5 … Characters
2013 A Haunted House … Writer
2009 Dance Flick … Writer
2006 Little Man … Screenplay
2004 White Chicks … Screenplay
2003 Scary Movie 3 … Characters
2001 Scary Movie 2 … Screenplay
2001 Scary Movie 2 … Characters
2000 Scary Movie … Screenplay
1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood … Screenplay

Production

2013 A Haunted House … Producer
2009 Dance Flick … Producer
2006 Little Man … Producer
2004 White Chicks … Producer
2001 Scary Movie 2 … Co-Executive Producer
2000 Scary Movie … Producer

Creator

1995 The Wayans Bros. … Creator

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