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Keenen Ivory Wayans

Read through the most famous quotes from Keenen Ivory Wayans

Slot machines are like crack for old people.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I think a lot comes from having the experience of doing stand-up comedy. It allows you to figure out the psychology of an audience; what things are funny and not.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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All I need is a camera and I'll make things happen.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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Creativity is the answer. I always prefer the creative solution to an expensive solution.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I always prefer the big laugh. That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I enjoy the character interplay. Sometimes the audience is not laughing, but smiling, and that is almost just as good because it keeps them ready to laugh.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I have been a director who has starred, participated on both sides of the filmmaking process.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I like to have fun and be funny, but I'm much more of a thinker.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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I'm just calm under fire. I'm not intimidating at all.

— Keenen Ivory Wayans

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About Keenen Ivory Wayans

Did you know about Keenen Ivory Wayans?

Wayans was born in New York City son of Howell Wayans a supermarket manager and his wife Elvira a homemaker and social worker. In Living Color

Death Row Comic (Prison Cable Access)
Ice Man (Homeboy Shopping Network)
Tom Brothers (The Brothers Brothers)
Wes (Wes & Less)

Arsenio Hall
Billy Dee Williams
Don Cornelius
Jesse Jackson
Little Richard
Mike Tyson
Marsha Warfield
Milli (Rob Pilatus) of Milli Vanilli
Morgan Freeman (such as Hoke Colburn from Driving Miss Daisy Principal Joe Clark from Lean On Me)
Rick James
Steve Harvey
Carl Weathers (as Apollo Creed)


Writing/producing/directing credits
Hollywood Shuffle (1987) (and writer)
Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987) (producer)
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) (writer and director)
In Living Color (1990–1992; 2013- ) (executive producer director and creator/writer)
The Five Heartbeats (1991) (writer)
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994) (writer and director)
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996) (producer)
The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (1997) (executive producer)
Most Wanted (1997) (executive producer and writer)
Scary Movie (2000) (actor and director)
Scary Movie 2 (2001) (director and actor)
White Chicks (2004) (producer director)
Little Man (2006) (producer writer director)
Dance Flick (2009) (producer writer)
It Takes A Village (TBA) (writer director). Personal life
Wayans is a vegetarian and a supporter of the animal rights group PETA.

He briefly hosted his own show called The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show. Keenen Ivory Wayans (born June 8 1958) is an American actor comedian director and writer known as the host and creator of the FOX sketch comedy series In Living Color.

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