Keenan Ivory Wayans

actor, comedian, writer, director
Born: 6/8/1958
Birthplace: New York City

Keenan Ivory Wayans directed one of the most critically acclaimed TV comedy skit shows, In Living Color (1990–92), often compared favorably to Saturday Night Live at its best. Wayans showed he was more than a comedian with his role of Sgt. James Dunn in the action flick, Most Wanted (1997), which he also wrote. Wayans also wrote Low Down Dirty Shame (1994), The Five Heartbeats (1991), and I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988), among others. He directed Jim Carrey and his own brother Damon, in In Living Color. On the big screen, he directed the popular horror movie spoofs, Scary Movie (2000) and Scary Movie 2 (2001) as well as White Chicks (2004) and Little Man (2006).

 
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