The Wayans family/ˈweɪ.ənz/ is an American family with many successful directors, screenwriters, comedians and actors. Their parents are Howell and Elvira Wayans and there are ten siblings in the first generation. The second generation has a few currently working in the entertainment industry as well.
Waynehead (1996-1997), an animated series created by Damon with Shawn, Marlon and Kim
Scary Movie (2000-2013), a film franchise created by Keenen, Shawn, and Marlon; the first installment is the most profitable movie ever to be directed by an African American. The Wayans were only involved with the first two films, but are still credited for the subsequent movies.
My Wife and Kids (2001-2005) with Damon Wayans, which included Kim, Damien, Craig, Damon Jr. and Elvira among its writers, and featured many family members in guest roles
White Chicks (2004), a film directed by Keenen, co-written and co-produced by Keenen, Shawn and Marlon, and starring Shawn and Marlon
Little Man (2006), a film directed by Keenen, written and co-produced by Keenen, Shawn and Marlon, and starring Shawn and Marlon