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Damon Wayans (born September 4, 1960), one of the Wayans brothers, is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He was on Saturday Night Live briefly, before getting fired for changing character while on-air.


He went on to do In Living Color from 1990 to 1992, part of a team that was nominated for Emmy Awards all three years.


He produced Waynehead, a cartoon for the WB, losely based on his own childhood growing up in a large family, starring a poor boy with a clubfoot. It only lasted a season.


Wayans currently stars as the father in the ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids.


In 1999 his New York Times bestseller called Bootleg was published; it is a humorous compilation of his observations about family, children, marriage, and politics.