Damon Wayans in Major Payne | 1995
Clip Name: Put in Jail
About this actor
Damon Kyle Wayans (pronounced /ˈdeɪmən ˈweɪ.ənz/; born September 4,1960 ) is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor, one of the Wayans brothers. Wayans was born in New York City, New York, the son of Elivis, a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. He has five sisters, Elvira, Vonnie, Nadia, Kim, Diedre, and four brothers, actors Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Dwayne Wayans. He had a clubbed foot as a child. This attribute would also be given to his character in My Wife & Kids and his character on the cartoon series Waynehead. Wayans attended Murry Bergtraum High School. Damon started doing stand-up comedy in 1982. His earliest film appearance was a brief cameo as an effeminate hotel employee in the 1984 Eddie Murphy film Beverly Hills Cop. He was briefly on Saturday Night Live as a featured performer, before getting fired for playing his character as a flamboyant gay cop instead of a straight cop. His character was meant...