Shawn Wayans

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Quotes (23)

  • Shawn/b> (On other Wayans'): We've got some nephews, Craig and Damien. They've directed and written for Damon's show, "My Wife and Kids."

  • Shawn (On working with Keenen Wayans): We've always got along from day one. Keenen is kind of like a father figure. He's 13 years older than me and 14 years older than Marlon.

  • Shawn: We kind of looked at society and turned it into animation. The script (for Scary Movie) is written and now we just have to set it up.

  • Shawn (about how he likes working with his brothers): We like writing with each other; it's fun.

  • Shawn: We pay homage to the people who came before, doing satires, like Mel Brooks; we're just carrying the torch.

  • Shawn (about always being in the publics' eye): You lose your privacy, and sometimes, people don't see you as human.

  • Shawn (about giving the fans what they want, good comedy): You have to step up to the plate, and then hit one out of the park.

  • Shawn: Women don't like advice. They don't want you to fix their problems, they just want you to listen.

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Trivia (23)

  • Some of his impressions include: Johnnie Cochran, Bill Cosby, Red Foxx, Jesse Jackson, Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Tucker, John Witherspoon and many other celebrities.

  • Shawn (about creating characters for "Scary Movie"): A lot of the jokes had some build-up to some nasty stuff. But most of it was all character situations leading to what the ultimate payoff would be for that character.

  • Shawn saved dwarf actor Tyler Wallson from serious injury when a large lighting fixture almost fell on him, but Shawn him out of the way on the set of the movie "Little Man."

  • Shawn has mini dreads.

  • Shawn has three children.

  • Shawn is left-handed.

  • Shawn was a presenter at the "Soul Train Comedy Awards."

  • Shawn played Dominique in "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper."

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