Marlon Wayans: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me

Celebrity News Apr. 19, 2014 AT 9:45AM
25 Things You Don't Know About Marlon Wayans Marlon Wayans shares 25 facts about himself with Us Weekly. Credit: Timothy Hiatt/WireImage.com

You can watch Marlon Wayans' hilarious hijinks with the supernatural when A Haunted House 2 hits theaters on April 18. Below, the 41-year-old comedian shares 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly

1. My all-time favorite comedians are Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy

2. When I was 6, I was caught stealing candy. My life of crime ended there.

3. My favorite brother is Keenen, unless Damon and Shawn are reading this. 

4. I was originally cast as Robin in Batman Returns

5. My middle name is Lamont. My parents were big Sanford and Son fans. 

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6. I've written and produced eight movies so far. 

7. I attended the traditionally black college Howard University. I dropped out to pursue acting -- and because I missed white people. 

8. My son is an incredible athlete, and my daughter is a brilliant writer. I'm neither. 

9. I get my sense of humor from my mom.

10. My first job was working at a pizza shop when I was 11.

11. I'm a gum addict with a five-pack-a-day problem.

12. My favorite movie is The Bridges of Madison County

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13. Jay Z, Nas and Biggie are my top 3 rappers.

14. My brother Shawn and I drive the same exact car. 

15. I'm obsessed with The Walking Dead. Please don't kill Daryl! 

16. My farts smell like cucumber and lemongrass. 

17. I lie about the smell of my farts. 

18. I went to high school with Jennifer Aniston, but she's way older than me. 

19. I do a major cleanse twice a year. It's no fun! 

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20. No manicures: I maintain my nails with my teeth. 

21. Out of all my movies, artsy white people ask me about Requiem for a Dream the most. 

22. The only dog I'm not afraid of is my kids' labradoodle, Shilow, named after Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

23. I love doing CrossFit, yoga and hot Pilates. 

24. Catch NYC, the General and Madeo are my favorite restaurants. 

25. I have a difficult time narrowing all my favorites. 

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