Damien Dante Wayans
April 15, 1980
New York City, New York
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.
Early life [ edit ]
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. [1 ]
Damien began his career in 1987 in
Eddie Murphy's concert film . He acted with his uncle Eddie Murphy Raw Damon Wayans in Major Payne. He then went on to writing and directing. His big break in acting was in Jamie Kennedy's film when he played the role of Tec, Shondra's ( Malibu's Most Wanted Regina Hall) ex-boyfriend. Damien has written and directed several episodes of his uncle Damon's sitcom . In 2006, Damien along with his cousin My Wife And Kids Craig Wayans wrote and produced on uncle Damon's , a The Underground sketch comedy show on Showtime. Damien also directed a few segments.
He made his directorial debut with the film
, which was written by Damien, Keenen, Shawn, Marlon and Craig Wayans. Dance Flick [2 ]
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.
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