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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 -- Jamie Foxx's Nat'l Anthem ... Blame It On the A A A Alcohol!

Jamie Foxx's Nat'l Anthem
Blame It On the A A A Alcohol ... Says Marlon Wayans

Look, Jamie Foxx's version of the National Anthem was not great ... but it wasn't Roseanne Barr either ... so says Marlon Wayans ... who says he has an idea why Jamie… READ MORE >

Marlon Wayans -- N-Word Has Come a Long Way ... But It's Still Not Right for 'Empire'

Marlon Wayans
N-Word's Come a Long Way But Still Not Right for 'Empire'

// Count Marlon Wayans among those who believe the world is not ready for the N-word on "Empire," because what big company wants to be associated with that? Wayans was leaving the gym Monday… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- Roasts Tim Tebow ... My Kid's Team Needs a QB

Marlon Wayans
Roasts Tim Tebow My Kid's Team Needs a QB!

// Marlon Wayans just offered to resurrect Tim Tebow's QB career ... telling TMZ Sports he feels like Tebow could come in right now and contribute quality minutes ... to his 12-year-old son's… READ MORE >

- 67 days ago
Robin Thicke -- I Lost in Court ... But Won Lots Of Birthday Boobies

Robin Thicke
I Lost In Court ... But Won Lots of B-day Boobies

Robin Thicke had 7.3 million reasons to crawl into a big dark hole Tuesday night, but instead he chose to fill it with champagne and half-naked chicks to blow-out his 38th birthday party. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 77 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- Clowns Russell Wilson ... Here's The Real Reason He Cried!

Marlon Wayans
Clowns Russell Wilson Here's The Real Reason He Cried!

"It's hard to see a grown man cry," so says Marlon Wayans ... who tells TMZ Sports he knows the REAL reason Russell Wilson turned on the waterworks after the NFC Championship game. READ MORE >

- 128 days ago
Marlon Wayans -- Let Me Explain Why I Won the 'Cleveland' Suit

Marlon Wayans
Let Me Explain Why I Won the 'Cleveland' Suit

Marlon Wayans is a legal genius, explaining to our photog why a judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by a guy who claimed Marlon did him wrong by saying he looked like Cleveland Brown from… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Marlon Wayans Wins Cleveland Suit ... Judge Says Plaintiff is Fat and Similar

Marlon Wayans
Wins Cleveland Lawsuit Judge Says Plaintiff is Fat and Similar

The guy who sued Marlon Wayans for putting his pic on blast and comparing him to "Family Guy" character Cleveland Brown just got thrown out of court ... because the shoe fits.Pierre Daniel claims… READ MORE >

- 142 days ago
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 >

- 188 days ago
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 >

- 224 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 >

- 274 days ago

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