Keenen Ivory Wayans

American actor, comedian, filmmaker

Keenen Ivory Desuma Wayans (born June 8, 1958)[1] is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He first became known as the host and the creator of the 1990–1994 Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color. He directed Scary Movie (2000). From 1997 to 1998, he hosted the talk show The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show.[2] He also directed the 2004 comedy movie White Chicks.

Keenen Ivory Wayans
Wayans in 2019
Keenen Ivory Desuma Wayans

(1958-06-08) June 8, 1958 (age 65)
EducationTuskegee University
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian, filmmaker
Years active1979–2009; 2013–present
PartnerBrittany Daniel (2007–2014)
FamilyWayans family
Awards1990-Emmy Award Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
In Living Color (as executive producer)

References change

  1. "Keenan Ivory Wayans". PBS. Retrieved August 17, 2021.
  2. Braxton, Greg (August 3, 1997). "Will 'Hip' Equal 'Hit'?". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-11-06.