Marlon Wayans - Details


Marlon WayansAfter graduating from the famed High School of the Performing Arts in New York, Wayans studied at Howard University’s Film School. From there, he headed out west to join the cast of the Emmy Award winning comedy series In Living Color. In 1990, the young performer starred in The Wayans Bros. sitcom, which headed up the WB Network line-up for five years.

Wayans’s career has been going strong ever since. After starring in the feature films Mo’ Money and Above the Rim, he wrote, executive produced, and starred in the hit comedy Don’t Be A Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in The Hood, for Miramax/Dimension Films, with his brother Shawn Wayans. He then starred as Kenny Tyler in The Sixth Man, for Disney/Touchstone Pictures, a sports comedy filled with spectacular special effects and a winning combination of comedy and tenderness. Most recently, Wayans starred in the Miramax/Dimension comedy Senseless, opposite David Spade, Matthew Lillard, and Rip Torn. The film was helmed by Wayne’s World director Penelope Spherris.


  • 23rd July 1972 - Birth