Damon Wayans, Jr. Movies and Career Information
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Damon Kyle Wayans, Jr. is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is the oldest son of comedian Damon Wayans, and is known for appearing in the films Dance Flick and The Other Guys. He co-stars as Brad in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings, which will premiere in early 2011. Wayans was born in Vermont, the son of Lisa Thorner and actor Damon Wayans. He has 3 siblings. Wayans made his film debut when he got cast in the 1994 film Blankman playing Young Kevin. He later appeared on My Wife and Kids as one of Junior's friends, John, and later worked as a staff writer on My Wife and Kids. Ironically, the character of Junior was loosely based on Wayans Jr. himself. He appeared in and served as a writer on The Underground. Wayans, Jr. also surprised audiences when he garnered a standing ovation during his debut appearance on Def Comedy Jam. He starred in the Wayans comedy Dance Flick as the film's main character, Thomas. Wayans will star alongside Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton, Casey Wilson, Adam Pally and Eliza Coupe in the upcoming ABC comedy series Happy Endings, which begins airing in January 2011.