ACTOR

Damon Wayans

1960 - Today

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Damon Kyle Wayans (; born September 4, 1960) is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer and member of the Wayans family of entertainers. Wayans performed as a comedian and actor throughout the 1980s, including a year long stint on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. His true breakthrough, however, came as writer and performer on FOX's sketch comedy show In Living Color from 1990 to 1992, his animated series Waynehead that ran on the Kids' WB block from 1996 to 1997, and his TV series Damon (1998). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Damon Wayans has received more than 8,720,932 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Damon Wayans is the 1,234th most popular actor (down from 1,172nd in 2019), the 2,256th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,160th in 2019) and the 612th most popular American Actor.

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  • 8.7M

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  • 66.24

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  • 30

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  • 4.60

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  • 2.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Damon Wayans ranks 1,234 out of 10,030Before him are Ann Morgan Guilbert, Marie-Christine Barrault, Amaury Nolasco, Angela Winkler, Oleg Popov, and Simone Simon. After him are Chris Noth, Dean Cain, Ernst Busch, Henry Cavill, Erdoğan Atalay, and Joan Allen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Damon Wayans ranks 59Before him are Hiroyuki Sanada, Barham Salih, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Anne Parillaud, Gary Lineker, and Gia Carangi. After him are Jorge Sampaoli, Walter Zenga, Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, Kim Wilde, John Galliano, and Michael Hutchence.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Damon Wayans ranks 2,256 out of 15,968Before him are Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), Steven Chu (1948), J. Michael Bishop (1936), Elias Howe (1819), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), and Tom Ford (1961). After him are Tito Puente (1923), Frank Zane (1942), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Bill Conti (1942), King C. Gillette (1855), and Freddie King (1934).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Damon Wayans ranks 612Before him are Rita Wilson (1956), Marisa Tomei (1964), Chris Evans (1981), Richard Schiff (1955), Lee Grant (1927), and Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928). After him are Chris Noth (1954), Dean Cain (1966), Joan Allen (1956), George Segal (1934), Patricia Arquette (1968), and Ernie Hudson (1945).

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