Kim Wayans

In Living Color | Naiquan Greene | 07/31/2013 | 12:15 PM EDT

Wayans’ career has spanned film and television.

Introducing one of the funniest female comedic actors of our time, but “you ain’t heard that from [us].” Kim Wayans burst on the scene portraying characters like the gossipy Benita Butrell and Reesie, one half of the glitzy singing duo Cephas and Reesie. Wayans’ career has spanned film and television as she has delved into both writing and directing.

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