Keenen Ivory Wayans

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
White Chicks (2004) | In Living Color (1990-2006) | Littleman (2006)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Keenan Ivory Wayans | Keenan Wayans | Keenen Wayans
BORN 
Jun 8, 1958 (age 60)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for A Haunted HouseA Haunted House Special Thanks  Less 2013 $2.5MM $40MM / $60MM
  • Primary photo for Dance FlickDance Flick Mr. Stache, Producer, Writer ("I Shot Him at a Quarter to 1", "Mama Died in a Car Crash") (as Keenan Ivory Wayans), Writer  Less 2009 $25MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for LittlemanLittleman Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2006 $64MM $59MM / $102MM
  • Primary photo for White ChicksWhite Chicks Director, Producer, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 2004 $37MM $71MM / $113MM
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 2Scary Movie 2 Director (directed by)  Less 2001 $45MM $71MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for Scary MovieScary Movie Slave, Director, Producer (uncredited)  Less 2000 $19MM $157MM / $278MM
  • Primary photo for Most WantedMost Wanted Gy. Sgt. James Dunn, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1997 $25MM $6.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Glimmer ManThe Glimmer Man Det. Jim Campbell  Less 1996 $45MM $20MM / $16MM
  • Primary photo for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the HoodDon't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Mailman, Producer  Less 1996 $3.8MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Low Down Dirty ShameA Low Down Dirty Shame Shame, Director, Writer  Less 1994 $10MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Five HeartbeatsThe Five Heartbeats Writer  Less 1991 $8.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for I'm Gonna Git You SuckaI'm Gonna Git You Sucka Jack Spade, Director, Writer  Less 1988 $3MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Eddie Murphy: RawEddie Murphy: Raw Producer, Writer (opening sketch)  Less 1987 $51MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hollywood ShuffleHollywood Shuffle Donald / Jheri Curl, Writer  Less 1987 $100K $5.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star 80Star 80 Comic  Less 1983 $6.5MM / —
Past Television (29 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Real Husbands of HollywoodReal Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series) Keenen Ivory Wayans (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Happily DivorcedHappily Divorced (TV Series) Tony (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Laff Mobb PresentsLaff Mobb Presents (TV Series) Special Thanks (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2012), Writer (creator) (1 episode, 2012), Himself - Host (1 episode, 2012), Executive Producer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #1.1 (2012) Himself - Host, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Marcus Felony BrownThe Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown (TV Movie) Writer (creator)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's StreetThugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Writer (creator) (124 episodes, 1990), Executive Producer (107 episodes, 1990), Himself - Host / Various / Ice Man / Frenchie / Tom Brothers / Inmate / Mr. Buttman / Bigger Brother / Rob 'Milli Vanilli' Pilatus / Arsenio Hall (96 episodes, 1990), Writer (71 episodes, 1990), Performer ("Superfreak") (1 episode, 1990), Performer ("Baby Don't Forget Our Number") (1 episode, 1990), Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1990–2006 140
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  • Primary photo for My Wife and KidsMy Wife and Kids (TV Series) Ken Kyle (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for The Keenen Ivory Wayans ShowThe Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (12 episodes, 1997), Writer (12 episodes, 1997), Executive Producer (12 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 12
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  • Primary photo for Soul Train Comedy AwardsSoul Train Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief VComic Relief V (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for A Party for Richard PryorA Party for Richard Pryor (TV Special) Himself, 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, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual American Music AwardsThe 18th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, 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 Hammer, Slammer, & SladeHammer, Slammer, & Slade (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (story)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for 1990 MTV Video Music Awards1990 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Robert Townsend and His Partners in CrimeRobert Townsend and His Partners in Crime (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for A Different WorldA Different World (TV Series) Professor Lawrence (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The Late ShowThe Late Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1987), Writer (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Episode #1.127 (Apr 17, 1987) Himself - Guest, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Raymond Jackson (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for BensonBenson (TV Series) Clete Hawkins (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for For Love and HonorFor Love and Honor (TV Series) Pvt. Duke Johnson (12 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1984 12
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  • Primary photo for For Love and HonorFor Love and Honor (TV Movie) Pvt. Duke Johnson  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The RenegadesThe Renegades (TV Series) Lloyd Wayne (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • Back to School (Mar 4, 1983) Lloyd Wayne (as Keenan Ivory Wayans)  Less
  • Primary photo for Highway HoneysHighway Honeys (TV Movie) Tattoo Calhoune (as Keenan Wayans)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Roberts (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for CheersCheers (TV Series) Customer #1 (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
    • Sam's Women (Oct 7, 1982) Customer #1 (as Keenen Wayans)  Less
  • Primary photo for IreneIrene (TV Movie) Ray Brewster  Less 1981
Self (55 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Dying LaughingDying Laughing Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Last Comic StandingLast Comic Standing (TV Series) Himself - Judge (19 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015
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  • Primary photo for Last Comic Standing 9Last Comic Standing 9 (TV Series) Himself  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2014
  • Primary photo for American Comedy AwardsAmerican Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Cosby Tribute  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick WallThe Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Archives of American TelevisionArchives of American Television (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Inside ComedyInside Comedy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Oprah's Next ChapterOprah's Next Chapter (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Eddie Murphy: One Night OnlyEddie Murphy: One Night Only (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 10th Annual TV Land Awards10th Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for FOX 25th Anniversary SpecialFOX 25th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for TV's 50 Funniest Catch PhrasesTV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Whatever Happened To?Whatever Happened To? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black ComedyWhy We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for HGTV Summer ShowdownHGTV Summer Showdown (TV Series) Judge (3 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2008
  • Primary photo for The Black List: Volume OneThe Black List: Volume One Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for In the MixIn the Mix (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2006BET Awards 2006 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2004
  • Primary photo for BET Comedy AwardsBET Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest (5 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–2004
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  • Primary photo for Sunday Morning ShootoutSunday Morning Shootout (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Inside TV Land: African Americans in TelevisionInside TV Land: African Americans in Television (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Himself - Host / Various / Ice Man / Frenchie / Tom Brothers / Inmate / Mr. Buttman / Bigger Brother / Rob 'Milli Vanilli' Pilatus / Arsenio Hall (96 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–2001
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  • Primary photo for The Big BreakfastThe Big Breakfast (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Making of 'Scary Movie'Making of 'Scary Movie' (Video) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Comedy Central Canned HamComedy Central Canned Ham (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Keenen Ivory Wayans ShowThe Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (14 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998
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  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Dennis Miller LiveDennis Miller Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Chris Rock ShowThe Chris Rock Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for An Evening at the ImprovAn Evening at the Improv (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (1986)  Less 1982–1996
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 19th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 19th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Presenter  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 6th Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Guest Comic / Himself - Comedian (5 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1992
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  • Primary photo for The Real Malcolm XThe Real Malcolm X (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 5th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 17th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Motown 30: What's Goin' On!Motown 30: What's Goin' On! (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1990
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner, Nominee & Presenter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Story of a People: The Black Road to HollywoodStory of a People: The Black Road to Hollywood (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Late ShowThe Late Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Episode #22.6 (Sep 16, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The NinetiesThe Nineties (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of AmericaMake 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Black in the 80sBlack in the 80s (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Color in Film (Feb 1, 2005) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Back in Step with the Fly GirlsBack in Step with the Fly Girls (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Looking Back in Living Color: The First SeasonLooking Back in Living Color: The First Season (Video) Various (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Los Angeles Plays ItselfLos Angeles Plays Itself Det. Jim Campbell in The Glimmer Man (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for MythBustersMythBusters (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in AmericaMo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993

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