Damon Wayans

Actor | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
My Wife and Kids (2001-2005) | The Last Boy Scout (1991) | Major Payne (1995)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 4, 1960 (age 57)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Lethal WeaponLethal Weapon (TV Series) Roger Murtaugh (22 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 22 Released
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Past Film & Video (23 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for A Haunted HouseA Haunted House Special Thanks  Less 2013 $2.5MM $40MM / $60MM
  • Primary photo for Behind the SmileBehind the Smile Charlie Richman, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2006 $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for Farce of the PenguinsFarce of the Penguins Hey, That's My Ass! Penguin (voice)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Marci XMarci X Dr. S, Performer ("Power in My Pants", "In the Butt", "Marci X")  Less 2003 $20MM $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for BamboozledBamboozled Pierre Delacroix  Less 2000 $10MM $2.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Harlem AriaHarlem Aria Wes, Executive Producer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for GoosedGoosed Dr. Steven Hamel  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for BulletproofBulletproof Keats  Less 1996 $25MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Great White HypeThe Great White Hype James 'The Grim Reaper' Roper  Less 1996 $7.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Celtic PrideCeltic Pride Lewis Scott  Less 1996 $9.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Major PayneMajor Payne Maj. Benson Payne, Executive Producer, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1995 $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for BlankmanBlankman Darryl Walker, Executive Producer, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1994 $7.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Last Action HeroLast Action Hero Damon Wayans  Less 1993 $85MM $50MM / $137MM
  • Primary photo for Mo' MoneyMo' Money Johnny Stewart, Executive Producer, Performer ("Mo' Money Groove"), Writer  Less 1992 $15MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Last Boy ScoutThe Last Boy Scout Jimmy Dix  Less 1991 $29MM $60MM / —
  • Primary photo for Look Who's Talking TooLook Who's Talking Too Eddie (voice)  Less 1990 $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for Earth Girls Are EasyEarth Girls Are Easy Zeebo  Less 1988 $10MM $3.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for I'm Gonna Git You SuckaI'm Gonna Git You Sucka Leonard  Less 1988 $3MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for PunchlinePunchline Percy  Less 1988 $15MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for ColorsColors T-Bone  Less 1988 $6MM $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for RoxanneRoxanne Jerry  Less 1987 $12MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hollywood ShuffleHollywood Shuffle Body Guard #2 / Willie  Less 1987 $100K $5.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills CopBeverly Hills Cop Banana Man  Less 1984 $14MM $235MM / $82MM
Past Television (26 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Lethal WeaponLethal Weapon (TV Series) Roger Murtaugh (40 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2018 40
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  • Primary photo for Happy EndingsHappy Endings (TV Series) Francis Williams (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Herd MentalityHerd Mentality (TV Movie) Jimmy Crowder  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for GiuseppeGiuseppe (TV Short) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Eye ShatEye Shat (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for RodneyRodney (TV Series) Writer (creator) (43 episodes, 2004), Writer (story) (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2008 44
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  • Primary photo for Never BetterNever Better (TV Movie) Keith, Executive Producer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The UndergroundThe Underground (TV Series) Various (11 episodes, 2006), Director (11 episodes, 2006), Writer (creator) (11 episodes, 2006), Executive Producer (11 episodes, 2006), Writer (10 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 11
    • Episode #1.11 Various, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 16, 2006) Various, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.9 (Nov 9, 2006) Various, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Premium BlendPremium Blend (TV Series) Himself - Host (5 episodes, 2005), Writer (5 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2006 5
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  • Primary photo for My Wife and KidsMy Wife and Kids (TV Series) Michael Kyle (123 episodes, 2001), Writer (creator) (123 episodes, 2001), Executive Producer (123 episodes, 2001), Writer (6 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2005 123
    • The 'V' Story (May 17, 2005) Michael Kyle, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • RV Dreams (May 10, 2005) Michael Kyle, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Michael Sells the Business (May 3, 2005) Michael Kyle, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Various / Homey D. Clown / Head Detective / Wiz / Godfrey Hedley / Tom Brothers / Oswald Bates / Reverend Ed Cash / Louis Farrakhan / Spike's Joint Customer / Anton Jackson / Blaine Edwards / Fab 'Milli Vanilli' Morvan / Minister Louis Farrakhan / Hoke Colburn (90 episodes, 1990), Writer (68 episodes, 1990), Writer (9 episodes, 1992), Writer (special material) (6 episodes, 1992), Performer ("Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy") (2 episodes, 1990), Performer ("Just a Friend") (1 episode, 1990), Performer ("Baby Don't Forget Our Number") (1 episode, 1990), Performer ("She Drives Me Crazy") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990–2001 97
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  • Primary photo for DamonDamon (TV Series) Damon Thomas (13 episodes, 1998), Writer (creator) (10 episodes, 1998), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 1998), Writer (created by) (3 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 13
    • The Last Cub Scout (Jul 20, 1998) Damon Thomas, Writer (created by)  Less
    • A Bury Special Episode (Jul 13, 1998) Damon Thomas, Writer (created by)  Less
    • The White Guy (Jun 22, 1998) Damon Thomas, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for 413 Hope St.413 Hope St. (TV Series) Writer (creator) (10 episodes, 1997), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 10
    • Falling (Jan 1, 1998) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Thanksgiving (Dec 25, 1997) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Lost Boys and Gothic Girls (Dec 18, 1997) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for WayneheadWaynehead (TV Series) Executive Producer (13 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–1997 13
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  • Primary photo for Damon Wayans: Still StandingDamon Wayans: Still Standing (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Chris Rock: Bring the PainChris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Special) Special Thanks  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Soul Train Comedy AwardsSoul Train Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Damon Wayans: The Last Stand?Damon Wayans: The Last Stand? (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in CrimeThe Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime (TV Special) Himself / Various Characters, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for A Comedy Salute to Michael JordanA Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for One Night StandOne Night Stand (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989), Writer (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for A Different WorldA Different World (TV Series) Marvin Haven (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Sweet SurrenderSweet Surrender (TV Series) Ray (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Officer / Ned Jones / The Angry Comic / Various / Little Richard / Monk / Milk Dud / Donald / Louis Farrakhan (11 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985–1986 11
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  • Primary photo for TriplecrossTriplecross (TV Movie) Ornery Character #1  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Laugh FactoryLaugh Factory (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (2005-2007), Writer  Less 1979– 
Self (76 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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