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Dwayne Wayans

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Birth name  Dwayne Kim Wayans
Genres  film score
Role  Writer
Name  Dwayne Wayans
Occupation(s)  Writer/composer

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Also known as  Shway or Big Sleezy (Given to him by His Ex.)
Born  July 20, 1956 (age 63)New York City (1956-07-20)
Siblings  Damon Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans
Parents  Howell Wayans, Elvira Wayans
Nieces  Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans, Chaunte Wayans
Nephews  Damon Wayans - Jr, Michael Wayans, Damien Dante Wayans, Craig Wayans, Gregg Wayans‑Benson
Similar People  Damon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kim Wayans

Dwayne Kim Wayans (born July 20, 1956) is an American writer and Film score Composer. He is a member of the Wayans family.


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Early life

Wayans was born in New York City, the son of Elvira Alethia (Green), a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager. His family was involved in the Jehovah's Witnesses religion. He and his family lived in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. He is the brother of Keenen, Kim, Elvira (who was named after her mother), Nadia, Damon, Sr., Shawn, and Marlon.


He worked as production assistant and performed as background characters and in sketches on the shows of brothers Keenen Ivory Wayans (In Living Color) and Damon Wayans, Sr. (My Wife and Kids).

Dwayne's son has also composed original music for My Wife and Kids (2003–05), Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (2006), and television series the Underground (2016).


  • Dance Flick (2009)
  • Underground (2006)
  • Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (2006)
  • Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (2006)
  • Little Man (2006)
  • Domino (2005)
  • References

    Dwayne Wayans Wikipedia