Damien Dante Wayans
|Damien Dante Wayans|
April 15, 1980 |
New York City, New York
|Occupation||Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Director|
Damien Dante Wayans (born April 15, 1980) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director. He is a member of the Wayans family.
Wayans was born in New York City, he is the nephew of the Wayans Brothers, which consists of Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Sr., Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans. He is the son of their sibling Elvira Wayans and brother of Chaunté Wayans. Damon Wayans, Jr. and Michael Wayans are his cousins.
Damien began his career in 1987 in Eddie Murphy's concert film Eddie Murphy Raw. He acted with his uncle Damon Wayans in Major Payne. He then went on to writing and directing. His big break in acting was in Jamie Kennedy's film Malibu's Most Wanted when he played the role of Tec, Shondra's (Regina Hall) ex-boyfriend. Damien has written and directed several episodes of his uncle Damon's sitcom My Wife And Kids. In 2006, Damien along with his cousin Craig Wayans wrote and produced on uncle Damon's The Underground, a sketch comedy show on Showtime. Damien also directed a few segments.
In 2009, Damien along with cousin Craig Wayans formed a film and TV production company called Second Generation Entertainment, given their being the second generation of Wayans in the entertainment industry. The duo plans to create, develop and produce multiplatform content.
|1987||Eddie Murphy Raw||Child running in the house (sketch)|
|1991||In Living Color (TV Series)||Himself (uncredited)|
|1995||Major Payne||Cadet Dwight "D." Williams|
|1996||Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood||Cousin with bag|
|New York Undercover (TV Series)||Tulane|
|Celtic Pride||unknown role|
|1997||413 Hope St. (TV Series)||as Damien Wayans|
|1999||Passing Glory (TV)||Snow Lurcher|
|The Norm Show (TV Series)||Shaun|
|Freedom Song (TV)||Bo Drew|
|2003||Malibu's Most Wanted||Tec|
|2006||Man About Town||Lucky Reynolds|
|Little Man||Officer Wilson|
|House M.D. (TV series)||Haller|
|2012||Internet Icon||Multiple Roles (Guest Actor for contestants)|
|2013||Second Generation Wayans (TV series)||Himself|
|2002–2004||My Wife and Kids (TV Series)||Writer|
|2004||The Last Meal (Short Film)||Writer|
|2004–2005||My Wife and Kids (TV Series)||Producer|
|2004||The Last Meal (Short Film)||Producer|
|2006||The Underground (TV Series)||Producer|
|2002–2005||My Wife and Kids (TV Series)||Director|
|2004||The Last Meal (Short Film)||Director|