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In Living Color
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Keenan Ivory Wayans (born June 8, 1957) is an American actor, comedian, director and writer known as the host and creator of the FOX sketch comedy series In Living Color, which also starred Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, his brother Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Tommy Davidson and featured Rosie Perez.
Wayans was born in Harlem, New York, the son of Elvira, a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. His family was involved in the Jehovah`s Witnesses religion. He attended college at Tuskegee University; however, he dropped out in his senior year to pursue a career in comedy. Wayans is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for black men. Wayans is one of several Wayans family members who have become famous in Hollywood, including his younger siblings Damon, Kim, Shawn, and Marlon. Wayans is a vegetarian and a supporter of animal rights group, PETA.He married in June 2001. In 2004, Wayans and wife Daphne separated and have formally filed for divorce.They have five children together named Jolie, Nala, Keenen Jr., Bella and Daphne Ivory. He is the cousin of Craig Wayans and uncle of Damon Wayans, Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans, and Damien Dante Wayans. He is currently dating actress Brittany Daniel.
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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.
Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, producer
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