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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameShawn M. Wayans
Nickname Sw.1

Mini Bio (1)

Shawn Wayans was born on January 19, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Shawn M. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996) and Little Man (2006).

Trivia (5)

Used the name Sw.1 when DJ for "In Living Color" 1990-1992.
Son of Elvira Alethia (Green) and Howell Stouten Wayans. Brother of Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Nadia Wayans and Marlon Wayans. Also has sisters Elvira, Diedre, and Vonnie.
Attended/graduated from Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities in 1989
Cousin of Craig Wayans. Uncle of Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans, Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans Jr., Nala Wayans, Bella Wayans, and Damien Dante Wayans.
He has three children, two daughters, Laila (b. 1999) and Illia (b. 2003), and one son, Marlon (b. 2006), named after his brother.

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