Comedy runs in Damon Wayans Jr.’s blood — the Wayans household is, after all, most identified for his or her ridiculous spoof motion pictures, comedic routines, and the enduring movie White Chicks. Even from his earliest roles, Wayans Jr. was poised for comedic greatness with him being forged in his father Damon Wayans’s 1994 movie Blankman. Ultimately he joined his father on the sitcom My Spouse and Youngsters, earlier than changing into a employees author on the present. This mixture of writing and performing helped set him up for roles on New Lady and Joyful Endings, in addition to a starring function in his household’s spoof-film Dance Flick. It additionally in all probability helped put together him for his debut on Def Comedy Jam, which garnered him a standing ovation.
That is to not say he performs issues strictly for laughs; in 2016 he captured hearts as good-guy David Stone in Tips on how to Be Single and in Netflix’s upcoming rom-com Love, Assured, he is the goofy-yet-charming main man Nick. In preparation for Love, Assured‘s launch on Sept. 3, deal with your self to a Wayans Jr. laugh-a-thon with a few of his greatest roles beneath.