Birth Name: Damon Wayans
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Damon Kyle Wayans was born Sept. 4, 1960 in New York City, NY, the third of 10 extremely talented and truly funny children. His childhood in the Fulton Housing Projects was difficult - born with a clubfoot, he was tormented by other children, and would later tell interviewers about physical abuse he suffered from his Jehovah's Witness parents (Wayans himself never practiced the faith). Coming from such a large but economically strapped family provided its share of pros and cons: given the size of his family, his parents were also frequently unable to put food on the table, but the sheer number of siblings provided him with instant friends and a degree of protection from outsiders. Neverthele...
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