Howell Wayans has died at the age of 86 (Picture: Getty)
The patriarch of one of the most successful comedy families, Howell Wayans, has died at the age of 86.
Scary Movie star Marlon shared the sad news on Saturday as he posted a snap of himself with his father, beaming at the camera while Howell planted a kiss on his cheek.
He wrote: ‘Thank you Pop for being an example of a Man to all your boys. I pray all young black boys can grow up to be a Man like you. Baby boy loves you.
‘And if ever i need you i know exactly where to find you… in my Bible that now sits by bed.
‘Rest well. Kiss Ma for me. Tell her her babies miss her. I got two angels. I feel y’all lifting me already.
Marlon shared a sweet moment between hiself and his late father (Picture: Marlon Wayans/ Instagram)
Howell was the patriarch of one of the most successful comedy families in history (Picture: WireImage)
The family lost their other, Elvira, three years ago (Picture: Instagram/marlonwayans)
‘If there’s a heaven i know you sitting in VIP sippin’ the best wine jesus can make…’
The famous family lost their mother, Elvira, in 2020, with Marlon saying at the time her death had ‘shattered me into 1000 pieces.’
‘You will always be my glue. Miss you,’ he wrote in a post paying tribute to her on her birthday, which she shared with Marlon. ‘Today i celebrate for the both of. In the midst of this hurt… i just love you ma. #missyou.’
The Wayans family is one of Hollywood’s largest and most successful comedic dynasties of both TV and film, and boast a combined net worth over $100 million.
Siblings Keenan, Damon, Kim, Shawn, Marlon, Dwayne, Nadia, Elvira, Diedre, and Vonnie have produced, directed, written, and starred in dozens of films and TV shows, collaborating on many of these projects.
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