Upon release, the “Scary Movie” franchise was received well by the public and quickly became a cultural staple for its brilliant spoof of recognized haunted films. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marlon Wayans (@marlonwayans)
Dec 7, 2022
Marlon Wayans seems to be still bringing in the dough for almost starring as an onscreen superhero.
Nov 28, 2022
When it comes to show business families, few — if any — have had an impact on the pop culture zeitgeist as the Wayans family. The Wayans family is an American show business family that has been delighting audiences for generations. Originally coming to prominence in the late 1980s, today’s members are comprised of a diverse group of comedians, actors and actresses, comedy writers, and script doctors. But none of their careers would be possible without the groundbreaking work of the original five trailblazers in the family. The ten original Wayans family members are brothers Dwayne, Keenen, Damon, Shawn, and Marlon; and sisters Kim, Elvira, Diedre, Vonnie, and Nadia. Of the ten “first generation” children, only five — Keenen, Damon, Kim, Shawn, and Marlon — went into the entertainment industry. But even the five “first generation” children that didn’t go into the entertainment industry were influenced by their more famous siblings, so much so that some of their children followed in...
Jan 26, 2022
The Wayans family is an American show business family that has been delighting audiences for generations. Originally coming to prominence in the late 1980s, today’s members are comprised of a diverse group of comedians, actors and actresses, comedy writers, and script doctors. Chaunté Wayans — whose mother, Elvira, wasn’t as prominent in the entertainment industry as the rest of the Wayans family — is best known for appearing on MTV’s “Wild N’Out.” Meanwhile, Damon Wayans Jr. — whose father, Damon Wayans Sr., was a groundbreaking comedian — has had starring roles on such mainstream shows as “New Girl.” But none of their careers would be possible without the groundbreaking work of the original five: Keenan Ivory, Damon, Kim, Marlon, and Shawn. The actual family, though, consists of ten siblings — helmed by Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager, and his homemaker late wife, Elvira — but only five of them are in the entertainment industry today. Keenan Ivory Wayans is at the...
Oct 15, 2021
As we prepare to wrap up the holiday season, it’s a joy to see celebs continuing to give back. With the digital divide still being a major issue now elevated due to the global pandemic, it’s imperative that students have access to the resources that they need particularly with schools pivoting to only online instruction. Marlon Wayans is ensuring that this happens having recently donated computers to children in Harlem, reports NewsOne. “Brought a bunch of computers for Harlem kids in NYC,” wrote the comedian in an Instagram post. “Using my hard work to build other roses from concrete. Go be great…know somebody cares…ME! Invest in your communities that watch you buy could help buy kids a future. #tanikabean love you! Your passion made me passionately give. Invest in your communities, they need us.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marlon Wayans (@marlonwayans) Pew Research Center reports that 59 percent of parents with lower incomes fear their children will face...
Dec 30, 2020