Keenen Ivory Wayans

Biography: Actor, writer, director and producer for television and film

Perhaps no one better exemplifies the characteristics of ingenuity and creativity than Keenen Ivory Wayans. From the overnight success of his hit film, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, to his one of a kind sketch comedy show, In Living Color and The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show, Wayans continually creates fresh, new entertainment. With a charged, satirical, often controversial sense of humor, Wayans has gone from performing stand-up comedy to writing, directing, producing and starring in both television and big screen productions.

Now Keenen Ivory Wayans comes to the college stage for a limited engagement. Always energetic and funny, Wayans will reveal his experiences in show business, behind the scenes. He discusses growing up as the oldest of ten children and the obstacles he had to tackle all the way to the top. This special presentation is a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the most captivating
entertainers in America today.

Keenan attended college at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama but dropped out his senior year to persue comedy full time. His comic influence is Richard Pryor.

Keenen Ivory Wayans' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 38
Highest Metascore: 48 Scary Movie
Lowest Metascore: 26 Little Man
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 6
  2. Negative: 2 out of 6
6 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
40 Dance Flick May 22, 2009 Producer / Written By 4.6
26 Little Man Jul 14, 2006 Director / Producer / Written By 4.8
41 White Chicks Jun 23, 2004 Director / Producer / Screenplay / Story 5.2
29 Scary Movie 2 Jul 4, 2001 Director 5.8
48 Scary Movie Jul 7, 2000 Director / Producer 7.0
48 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Dec 14, 1988 Director / Written By / Jack Spade 7.4