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In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on Fox from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory Way Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and was taped at stage 7 at the Fox Television Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The title of the series was inspired by the NBC announcement of broadcasts being presented "in living color" during the 1960s, prior to mainstream color television. It also refers to the fact that most of the show's cast were black, unlike other sketch comedy shows such as Saturday Night Live whose casts are mostly white. It was controversial due to the Wayans' decision to portray African-American humor from the ghetto in a time when mainstream American tastes regarding black comedy had been set by more upscale shows such as The Cosby Show, causing an eventual feud for control between Fox executives and the Wayans.


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  • Jim Carrey (billed as James Carrey)
  • Kelly Coffield (seasons 1-4)
  • Kim Coles (season 1)
  • Tommy Davidson
  • Jamie Foxx (season 3-5)
  • David Alan Grier
  • Anne-Marie Johnson (season 5)
  • T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh
  • Jay Leggett (season 5)
  • Reggie McFadden (season 5)
  • Steve Park (season 3)
  • Carol Rosenthal (season 5)
  • DJ Twist (seasons 3-5)
  • Damon Wayans (seasons 1-3, 4)
  • Keenen Ivory Wayans (seasons 1-4)
  • Kim Wayans (seasons 1-4)
  • Marlon Wayans (season 4)
  • Shawn Wayans (seasons 1-4)
  • Alexandra Wentworth (season 4-5)
  • Marc Wilmore (season 5)

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  • Cari French (seasons 1-3)
  • Carla Garrido (season 2)[17]
  • Laurie Ann Gibson (season 5)
  • Jossie Harris (seasons 4-5)
  • Carrie Ann Inaba (seasons 1-3)
  • Deidre Lang
  • Jennifer Lopez (seasons 3-4)
  • Rosie Perez (choreographer, seasons 1-4)
  • Lisa Joann Thompson (seasons 4-5)
  • Lisa Marie Todd (seasons 1-3)
  • Michelle Whitney-Morrison (seasons 1-2)
  • Masako Willis (season 5)

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