Keenen Ivory Wayans

Keenen Ivory Wayans

American actor
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Keenen Ivory Wayans

Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr. (born June 8, 1958) is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, and a member of the Wayans Family of entertainers. He first came to prominence as the host and co-creator of the 1990–1994 Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color. He has produced, directed and/or written a large number of films, starting with Hollywood Shuffle, which he co-wrote, in 1987. A majority of these films have included him and one or more of his brothers and sisters in the cast. One of these films, Scary Movie (2000), which Wayans directed, was the highest-grossing movie ever directed by an African American until it was surpassed by Tim Story's Fantastic Four in 2005. From 1997 to 1998, he hosted the talk show The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show. Most recently, he was a judge for the eighth season of Last Comic Standing.

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Full name at birth
Keenen Ivory Wayans Sr.
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Claim to fame
In Living Color
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Date of birth
8 June 1958
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Place of birth
New York City, NY, USA
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Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, producer
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Height
6' 3" (190 cm)
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Tall stature
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Net worth
$65,000,000 USD
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High school
Seward Park High School
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University
Tuskegee University (dropped out)
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Talent agency
Celebrity Talent International
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