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Damon Wayans

  • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York
  • Birthday: September 04

Damon Kyle Wayans Sr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer, and member of the Wayans family of entertainers. Wayans performed as a comedian and actor throughout the 1980s, including a year-long stint on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live.

Damon Kyle Wayans Sr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer, and member of the Wayans family of entertainers. Wayans performed as a comedian and actor throughout the 1980s, including a year-long stint on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live.

His true breakthrough, however, came as writer and performer on FOX's sketch comedy show, In Living Color, from 1990 to 1992. Since then, he has starred in a number of films and television shows, some of which he has co produced or co written, including The Last Boy Scout and Major Payne, and the sitcom My Wife and Kids. From 2016 to 2019, he starred as Roger Murtaugh in the television series Lethal Weapon

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Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans

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