'' We called my dad an entre-poor-neur,'' Marlon Wayans says.Despite the poverty of his early years, by the time Marlon reached high school, many of his elder siblings were already achieving success as comedians and actors, and he set out to follow in their footsteps. La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and in 1988, at the age of 16, he made his film debut in provided the blueprint for many of the Wayans brothers' later films: low-budget, family-made spoofs that, despite their outrageous comedy, also help bring to the light the stereotypes and clichés underpinning various film genres.Then, in 2000, he co-wrote and acted in his most popular film to date, the blockbuster horror spoof .
Wayans further explained that Lorne Michaels did not want Wayans to do too much too soon and begin drawing unfair comparisons to Eddie Murphy who had just left the show.
He also appeared in the syndicated TV series Solid Gold during the 1980s as a comedian.
With his brother Keenen, Wayans created the Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color, which had a mostly African-American cast. It continued running until 1994, although Wayans left the show in 1992 to pursue a film career.
After In Living Color, he starred in films such as Mo' Money, The Last Boy Scout, Major Payne, Celtic Pride, Bulletproof, and The Great White Hype, and wrote and starred in the film Blankman.
Wade, 31, claims he fathered his son with a groupie, Aja Metoyer, while he was on a break from fiancée Gabrielle Union.
But the timeline of their hiatus (in May) and the birth of Wade’s 3rd son, Xavier (Nov. Wade proposed to Union, 41, 2 weeks ago to help his longtime girlfriend save face.I just happen to be funny." He earned high praise for his portrayal of a heroin addict in the dark 2000 film Marlon Wayans married longtime girlfriend Angelica Zackary in 2005.They have two children, a son Shawn (named after Wayans's brother) and a daughter Amai.is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and producer, and member of the Wayans family of entertainers.Wayans performed as a comedian and actor throughout the 1980s, including a yearlong stint on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live.He has five sisters, Elvira, Vonnie, Nadia, Kim, Diedre, and four brothers, actors Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Dwayne Wayans. This attribute would also be given to his character in My Wife and Kids and his character on the short-lived cartoon series Waynehead. From 1985 to 1986, he appeared on Saturday Night Live as a featured performer, before getting fired after just seven episodes for improvising during a live sketch, playing his character as a flamboyant gay cop instead of a straight cop.