Shawn Wayans Biography
(Actor and Comedian)
Birthday: January 19, 1971 (Capricorn)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Shawn Mathis Wayans is an American actor, as well as a producer and a writer, best known for his appearances in the popular sketch comedy TV series ‘In Living Color’, and the ‘Scary Movie’ film franchise. Born in New York City to a family of reputed actors, screenwriters, and directors, Wayans is the second youngest of the ten siblings in the family. Shortly after he completed his graduation, Wayans, along with some of his siblings, joined the show ‘The Living Color’ which was directed by his brother Keneen Ivory Wayans. A few years later, he co-created the show ‘The Wayans Bros’, which he also starred in. The show, which featured stars, such as John Witherspoon and Anna-Maria Horsford, was an average success. Along with his family members, Wayans has worked in and created several successful films over the past years. More impressive is the fact that despite working together for so long, the family gets along quite well. Wayans attributes this unity to putting their family first, and work next.