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Damon Wayans - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born into a large poor family. Damon has five sisters (Elvira, Vonnie, Nyadya, Kim, Didre) and four brothers (Marlon, Keenen Ivory, Sean, Dwayne). Damon started working very early to help the family. Perhaps that's why he dropped out of school, and, becoming a comedian artist, began performing in various clubs, earning money.
In 1984, Damon was invited to star in the movie Beverly Hills Cop. The film was very successful and Damon Wayans got noticed. He took part in the filming of the television action movie "Triple Betrayal", and a year later he starred in the comedy television series "Underworld" .
The young actor began to actively appear in many films. In the film "Earth Girls Are Easily Available" he played with Jim Carrey, In the TV series "In Living Color" the actor starred with his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans, where he played several roles at once. In 1991, he got one of the main roles in the action movie The Last Boy Scout directed by Tony Scott.
And in 1992, in the film "Money, Money, More Money", he not only played the main role, but also became the screenwriter of the film, and one of the producers, using his brother Marlon Wayans in the filming.
1993 - Damon plays himself in the action movie "The Last Movie Hero". In 1994 he became a co-author of the screenplay for the parody science fiction film Blankman, playing one of the main roles. The picture becomes popular, as well as the next one - the comedy "Major Payne". Next - comedy "Big White Deception" with Samuel L. Jackson, "Basketball Fever" with Daniel Stern.
Damon was married to Lisa Thorner, but they divorced in 2000. They have four children, sons Damon and Michael, daughters Kara Mia and Kayla.
The large Wayans family consists of a whole dynasty of famous film actors, directors, screenwriters and comedians.