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Marlon Wayans stars in "The Heat," opposite Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, as Levy.

Marlon Wayans was born and raised in New York and is the youngest of ten Wayans siblings. After graduating from the famed High School of Performing Arts in New York, Marlon studied at Howard University's Film School. From there, Marlon made his acting debut in 1989 in his brother Keenan Ivory Wayans' feature film "I'm Gonna Get You Sucka." Immediately following his feature film debut, Marlon headed out west to join the cast of the Emmy Award-winning comedy series, "In Living Color." In 1990, young Marlon created and starred in "The Wayans Bros." sitcom, which headed up the WB network lineup for five years.

Marlon starred in the feature films "Mo' Money" and "Above the Rim," and then wrote, executive produced, and starred in the hit comedy "Don't be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood." Marlon often works with his brother Shawn and has starred on the big screen in the Wayans Bros. comedy, "White Chicks" that he co-wrote and co-executive produced, with older brother Keenen Ivory directing. The film parodies the coming-of-age-in-the-'hood genre. Marlon starred in "The Sixth Man" (Disney/Touchstone) and "Senseless" with David Spade and Matthew Lillard. Marlon also starred in the film adaptation of the hugely successful board game, "Dungeons & Dragons," for Newline Cinema. He was also seen playing the coveted role of Gawain McSam in the Coen Brothers feature "The Lady Killers," opposite two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks for Touchstone Pictures.

Marlon co-wrote, co-executive produced and starred in the box office smashes "Scary Movie" (Miramax) and its sequel "Scary Movie 2," along with his brother Shawn, and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Marlon was next seen on the big screen in "Dance Flick," a comedy co-written with brother Keenen Ivory. Additionally, Marlon gave a compelling dramatic performance as drug addict Tyrone C. Love in the critically acclaimed "Requiem for a Dream," directed by Darren Aronofsky for Artisan Entertainment. Marlon, along with his brothers and sisters, created "Thugaboo" and the subsequent "Boo Crew" animated specials for Nickelodeon. Then in 2009, Marlon starred in the blockbuster "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," in which he played Ripcord, the G.I. Joe team HALO's jumper.

In January 2013, Marlon wrote, produced and starred in the comedy hit, "A Haunted House," an outrageous send-up of the "Paranormal Activity" movie, which also stars Cedric the Entertainer and Essence Atkins. Additionally, Marlon executive produced a comedy series, "Second Generation Wayans," starring his nephews, Damon Jr. Wayans and Craig, which debut on BET Networks in January 2013.

When he is not on the road performing standup, Marlon can be found hard at work in the "lab" where he is busy concocting his next project.

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Age: 44 years old
Birthday: July 23, 1972
Height: 6' 0 ½"
Full Name / Real Name: Marlon L. Wayans
Birthplace: New York, NY
Wife: Angelica Zackary

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