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Dwayne Wayans
Background information
Also known as Shway
Born July 20, 1956 (1956-07-20) (age 53)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Film score
Occupations Writer/Composer
Years active 1981–present

Dwayne Wayans (born July 20, 1956) is an American writer and film score composer. He is the brother of Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans.

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Biography

Early life

Wayans was born in New York City, New York, the son of Elvira, a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager.[1] His family was involved in the Jehovah's Witnesses religion.[2][3] He and his family lived in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. He is the brother of Keenan, Kim, Nadia, Damon, Shawn and Marlon.

Career

He worked as production assistant on both his brother's show (Keenan and Damon), In Living Color, where he also did some background characters in sketches on the show and My Wife and Kids.

Dwayne has also composed original music for his brother Damon's hit show My Wife and Kids (2003-2005), Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (2006), and television series the Underground (2006).

Filmography

Composer

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