Shawn Wayans

1971 - Today

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Shawn Mathis Wayans (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and DJ. Along with his brother Marlon Wayans, he wrote and starred in The WB's sitcom The Wayans Bros.(1995–1999) and in the comedy films Don't Be a Menace (1996), Scary Movie (2000), Scary Movie 2 (2001), White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006), and Dance Flick (2009). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shawn Wayans has received more than 4,440,407 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Shawn Wayans is the 3,907th most popular actor (down from 3,127th in 2019), the 6,099th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,038th in 2019) and the 1,907th most popular American Actor.

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  • 24

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  • 4.11

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  • 2.93

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Among actors, Shawn Wayans ranks 3,907 out of 10,030Before him are Zero Mostel, Gad Elmaleh, Marie-Josée Croze, Rachel Ticotin, Tiger Shroff, and China Zorrilla. After him are Walter Giller, Maurizio Arena, José Luis López Vázquez, Ilaria Occhini, Giorgio Albertazzi, and Caterina Murino.

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Among people born in 1971, Shawn Wayans ranks 141Before him are Benedict Wong, Mario Abdo Benítez, Moritz Bleibtreu, João Pinto, Gad Elmaleh, and Sergi Bruguera. After him are Corey Haim, Mary J. Blige, Jim Root, Josh Lucas, Song Il-gook, and Candice Night.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shawn Wayans ranks 6,099 out of 15,968Before him are Granville Woods (1856), Forrest Smithson (1884), Joe Jonas (1989), Rachel Ticotin (1958), Brian Setzer (1959), and Burt Rutan (1943). After him are Norman Mineta (1931), Willie Colón (1950), Eva Angelina (1985), Lassie Lou Ahern (1920), Pearl White (1889), and Seka (1954).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shawn Wayans ranks 1,907Before him are Jocelyn Brando (1919), Jennifer Hudson (1981), Doug Hutchison (1960), Billy Barty (1924), Zero Mostel (1915), and Rachel Ticotin (1958). After him are Lassie Lou Ahern (1920), Pearl White (1889), Penny Johnson Jerald (1961), James Shigeta (1929), Jean Smart (1951), and Julia Stiles (1981).

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