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Damon Kyle Wayans, Jr. is a American actor, writer, stand-up comedian, and best known for starring in the ABC comedy series, Happy Endings. He is also the oldest son of Damon Wayans.

Early Life[]

Wayans, Jr. is the son of actor Damon Wayans and Lisa Thorner. He is the eldest of four children: Michael, Cara Mia, and Kyla.


Wayans made his film debut in his father's feature film, Blankman. He later appeared on My Wife and Kids as John, one of Junior's friends. He also starred in the film, Dance Flick as Thomas. Wayans, Jr. made his debut appearance on Def Comedy Jam. Damon, Jr. also starred in his father's sketch-comedy series, The Underground. Wayans, Jr. starred as Brad Williams in the ABC comedy series, Happy Endings. Wayans, Jr. had a guest appearance on Second Generation Wayans. He also had a recurring role as Coach on the FOX series, New Girl.