Kim Wayans

Mar 20, 2012 by     1 Comment     Posted under: Comedian, Female Black Comedians

Early life
Wayans was born in New York, New York, the daughter of Elvira, a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. Her family was involved in the Jehovah’s Witnesses religion. She and her family lived in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. She is sister of Keenan, Dwayne, Damon, Nadia, Shawn and Marlon. She graduated from Seward Park High School and Wesleyan University.

Career
In film she appeared in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka and Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (both directed by her brother Keenan), and had a starring role in the art film Talking About Sex and later co-starred in Juwanna Mann as homosexual center Latisha Jansen. She starred with her siblings on the Fox variety show In Living Color. Her other television work includes regular appearances on the sitcom In the House with LL Cool J and a recurring role on A Different World. Recently, she has worked as a story editor on her brother Damon’s sitcom My Wife and Kids.

In 2008 she co-wrote a series of children’s books with her husband Kevin Knotts entitled Amy Hodgepodge about a multiracial girl adjusting to life in public school after years of homeschooling.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Wayans

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  • Its good to know you still out there doin your thang. Looking good Kim, keep up the good work