Elvira Wayans, the matriarch of the Wayans family, died Sunday at age 81. Her death has yet to be determined. This week, her son Marlon Wayans revealed her passing on Instagram.
Who is Marlon Wayans?
Marlon Wayans is an actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter who has appeared in movies like White Chicks, Scary Movie, and Little Man.
The 48-year-old is recognized for his roles in films such as White Chicks, Scary Movie, and Little Man. The native of New York has two children with his partner Angelica Zachary.
Who was Marlon Wayans mom?
The Elvira Wayans was the head of the Wayans family. The matriarch had ten children with her husband Howell, including Marlon, Damon Sr., Keenen, Shawn, and Kim.
Marlon Wayans announced the death of his mother, Mildred Willow, on Thursday, writing that she had passed away at the age of 81. She was survived by many great-grandchildren, including Damon Wayans Jr. from the hit shows Happy Together and New Girl.
“Every time I saw this lady, I smiled. She’s all over every woman… the splendor that you see. “The pleasure you may always share. We all have a sweetness and love inside us, but we’re too damaged to let it go.”
“Thank You, Mother, for bestowing me with pure love. You will always be my first love. Baby boy misses you.”
The rest of the cast, as well as their friends and coworkers, sent their condolences to Marlon. Omar Epps, Taraji P. Henson, Mehcad Brooks, Kym Whitley, Justin Hires, Holly Robinson Peete, and more all sent their love.
How did she die?
According to TMZ, Marlon’s mother died a few weeks ago. It is uncertain how she perished at this time.
The actor decided to share his emotions with the world today, as it’s both his 48th birthday and Elvira’s 82nd birthday. He included a warm shot of them together and wrote, “I’m healing myself bit by tiny. I’ve been shattered into a thousand pieces since you died. I’m piecing myself back together one piece at a time.”
“You will always be my glue. I miss you. I’m celebrating for both of us today.” “I had an angel lift me as I accomplished so much, made you so proud… but now I’ve got an angel to help me.”
Does Marlon have siblings?
There are ten Wayans siblings in all, with Marlon being the eldest. His brothers include Keenan, Damon, Shawn, Dwayne, Kim, Nadia (formerly known as Elvira), and Vonnie.
The team has written, directed, produced, and starred in numerous films and television series, including The Wayans Brothers.