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Marlon Wayans

Marlon L. Wayans (born July 23, 1972) is an American actor, model producer, comedian, writer, and director of movies, beginning with his role as a pedestrian in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988. He frequently collaborates with his brother Shawn Wayans, as he has on the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. and in the comedic films Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, White Chicks, Little Man, and Dance Flick. However, Wayans had a dramatic role in Darren Aronofsky's critically acclaimed Requiem for a Dream, which saw his departure from the usual comedies. In 2009, he appeared in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Wayans was born in New York, 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. Marlon Wayans was raised in the housing projects of New York City, the youngest of ten siblings. He is the brother of Nadia Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, and Kim Wayans; all celebrities in their own right. Wayans went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, the school made famous in Fame. He attended Howard

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Marlon Wayans -- I Call All My Friends N Word ... Even White Chicks

Marlon Wayans
I Call All My Friends N Word Even White Chicks

Marlon Wayans has just filed legal docs defending an Instagram post in which he called an extra from his movie "Haunted House 2" a n**** and a Cleveland lookalike ... saying the N-word is a term… READ MORE >

Marlon Wayans -- Snoop Dogg Got It All Wrong ... Iggy Azalea's Ass Puts Mine to Shame

Marlon Wayans
Snoop Got It All Wrong ... Iggy Azalea's Ass Puts Mine to Shame

Marlon Wayans finally weighed in on the Snoop Dogg-Iggy Azalea battle -- which he got dragged into -- and his take is HYSTERICAL!If you missed it, before yesterday's truce ... Snoop posted a… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- But Your Honor, the Dude Looks Like Cleveland! No?

Marlon Wayans
But Your Honor ... Dude Looks Like Cleveland! No?

Marlon Wayans just got sued for cracking a joke on social media that an actor looks just like Cleveland from "Family Guy" -- but he might have the perfect defense.Ummm ... accuracy has to count… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Marlon Wayans Sued -- I Ain't No Cleveland Brown Lookin' N**** ... Says Actor

Marlon Wayans Sued
I Ain't No Cleveland Brown Lookin' N**** ... Says Actor

Marlon Wayans uncorked what might seem like a hysterical comparison between an actor and Cleveland Brown -- but the actor's not laughing ... TMZ has learned he's suing Marlon for racial… READ MORE >

- 125 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- I Won't Apologize For Saying White Chicks Can't Dance

Marlon Wayans
I Won't Apologize for Saying White Chicks Can't Dance

Marlon Wayans made it clear to our photog ... he's unapologetic for generalizing about white chicks on the dance floor.Marlon took a selfie at a Beyonce/Jay Z concert with a white woman dancing in… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Richard Pryor's Widow -- Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's Widow
Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's widow says Nick Cannon has NOT been cast to play the legendary comedian in a movie ... but she knows who SHOULD get the role -- Terrence Howard.Jennifer Pryor -- who has some… READ MORE >

- 177 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- Kobe Bryant Changed the Game ... for Adulterers

Marlon Wayans
Kobe Changed the Game ... for Adulterers

The $4 MILLION apology ring Kobe Bryant gave to Vanessa screwed things up for cheaters everywhere ... so says Marlon Wayans who says Kobe set the price of forgiveness way too damn… READ MORE >

- 291 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- Bruce Jenner Should Just 'Get the Breasts Already'

Marlon Wayans
Bruce Jenner Should 'Get the Breasts Already'

Marlon Wayans believes Bruce Jenner's laryngeal shave is the first step toward becoming a woman -- but he's moving too slow -- telling Bruce, "Just get the breasts" already!!" We broke the story,… READ MORE >

- 381 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- Kanye West's 'Like That N**ga from Phantom of the Opera'

Marlon Wayans
Kanye's 'Like That N**ga from Phantom of the Opera'

Kanye West has been called a lot of things ... a lot ... but after his concert in L.A. last night, one star compared the rapper to Picasso, Oscar the Grouch and "that n**ga from Phantom of the… READ MORE >

- 426 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- 'Scary Movie' SUCKS Without Me ... But You Didn't Hear It From Me

Marlon Wayans
'Scary Movie' Sucks Now But Ya Didn't Hear From Me

Marlon Wayans isn't one to gloat -- except he's TOTALLY one to gloat ... especially when it comes to the demise of "Scary Movie 5," and he went on an epic rip session with us last night.Marlon was… READ MORE >

- 622 days ago

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