|Date of Birth||July 23, 1973|
|Origin||New York City, New York|
Marlon Lamont Wayans is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer, known for his frequent collaborations with his older brother Shawn Wayans, particularly in the films "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" and the "Scary Movie" franchise. He was on The WB sitcom "The Wayans Brothers" and in the comedic films "Scary Movie," "Scary Movie 2," "White Chicks," "Little Man" and "Dance Flick." However, Wayans has also 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." In 2013, he had a leading role in "A Haunted House" and co-starred in "The Heat." He also appeared in the Netflix film "Naked." Marlon has partnered with former Funny or Die co-founder Randy Adams to create "What the Funny," an online destination for urban comedy. He created the TBS comedy competition television show, "Funniest Wins," and as of 2014, Marlon and his brothers have been traveling the U.S. with "The Wayans Brothers Tour". In 2016, Wayans wrote, produced and starred in "Fifty Shades of Black," a parody of the 2015 erotic romantic drama film "Fifty Shades of Grey." In 2017, NBC gave him his own sitcom, "Marlon," for a 10-episode run which was renewed in 2017.
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