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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 59)
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  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) Writer ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • 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, 1990–1994 ) , Executive Producer ( 107 episodes, 1990–2006 ) , Himself - Host / Various / Ice Man / Frenchie / Tom Brothers / Inmate / Mr. Buttman / Bigger Brother / Rob 'Milli Vanilli' Pilatus / Arsenio Hall ( 96 episodes, 1990–2001 ) , Writer ( 71 episodes, 1990–1993 ) , 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 / Himself - Host ( 12 episodes, 1997–1998 ) , Writer ( 12 episodes, 1997–1998 ) , Executive Producer ( 12 episodes, 1997–1998 )  Less 1997–1998 12
    • Episode #1.25 (1997) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (1997) Himself - Host, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (1997) Himself - Host, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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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, 1983–1984 )  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 (54 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, 2014–2015 )  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, 2004–2014 )  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 Movie) 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 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, 1996–2008 )  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, 1996–2004 )  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, 1992–2004 )  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, 1990–2001 )  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 / Himself - Host ( 14 episodes, 1997–1998 )  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 - Guest Comic / Himself - Comedian / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1983–1992 )  Less 1983–1992
  • 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, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1988–1990 )  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 (7 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 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 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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