Shawn Wayans

Born Jan 19, 1971

Shawn Mathis Wayans is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian who starred in In Living Color and The Wayans Bros. He is the brother of Keenen Ivory, Damon, Marlon, Kim, Diedra Wayans and Nadia Wayans.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Shawn Wayans.


1971 Birth Born on January 19, 1971.


1989 18 Years Old Wayans grew up in the Fulton Houses in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea and is a 1989 graduate of the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities. … Read More


2001 30 Years Old Wayans played the apparently closeted Ray Wilkins, a role he reprised for the similarly popular 2001 sequel Scary Movie 2. … Read More
2006 35 Years Old Wayans teamed up with Marlon and Keenen once again for the 2006 comedy Little Man, which Wayans acted in, co-wrote, and co-produced.
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