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Damon Wayans Sr. stars in "Lethal Weapon" on FOX as Roger Murtaugh.

Damon Wayans Sr. is known for his no-holds-barred comedic genius and starring in all five seasons of the ABC comedy "My Wife and Kids," which he co-created and executive produced. The series received numerous awards, including the 2002 People's Choice for Favorite New Television Comedy Series, and Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series for his portrayal as patriarch Michael Kyle. Wayans is most fondly remembered for his three seasons as writer and co-star on the Emmy Award-winning series "In Living Color." There, he made characters like Homey the Clown, Handiman and Men on Film household names. His writing for the series earned him two personal Emmy nominations.

Wayans was also the creator of ABC's comedy "Rodney," as well as the creator, executive producer and star of Showtime's "The Underground." Additional television credits include FOX's comedy "Damon," in which he starred and executive produced, and the drama "413 Hope Street," which was nominated for a People's Choice Award. He served as an executive producer on "Waynehead," a Saturday morning animated cartoon for The WB, which featured the voices of his siblings Kim, Marlon and Shawn Wayans.

On the big screen, Wayans starred in Spike Lee's critically acclaimed film "Bamboozled" and the independent film "Harlem Aria," which Wayans also executive produced. Other feature film credits include starring roles in "Major Payne," "Blankman" and "Mo Money," which he also wrote and executive produced, "The Great White Hype," "Celtic Pride," "The Last Boy Scout," "Earth Girls are Easy," "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," "Colors," "Punchline," "Hollywood Shuffle," "Roxanne" and "Beverly Hills Cop."

Wayans has also enjoyed tremendous for his success in stand-up comedy. After starting his career in 1982 touring the comedy club circuit, he landed a role as a featured player on the famed NBC series "Saturday Night Live." He went on to star in his own critically acclaimed HBO specials, "One Night Stand," "The Last Stand?" and "Still Standing."

In 1999, Wayans penned "Bootleg," a humorous compilation of his observations on family, children, marriage and politics. The book quickly hit the New York Times bestseller list.

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Age: 56 years old
Birthday: September 4, 1960
Height: 6' 2"
Full Name / Real Name: Damon Kyle Wayans
Birthplace: New York, NY

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