Biography

Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry, Jr.; September 13, 1969) is an African-American actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, producer, author, and songwriter. Already a successful artist in Southern theater, Perry began to make national celebrity status in 2005 with the release of his first film, Diary of a Mad Black Woman. In 2009, Perry was ranked by Forbes magazine as the sixth highest-paid man in Hollywood. He has won critical praise for playing Madea, a mentally strong woman who handles adversity with optimism and happiness; his critically acclaimed portrayal of her in the award-winning "Madea" series has caused him to be one of the most respected black actors in Hollywood. As of July 2009, Perry's films had grossed nearly $400 million worldwide.

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Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry, Jr.; September 13, 1969) is an African-American actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, producer, author, and songwriter. Already a successful artist in Southern theater, Perry began to make national celebrity status in 2005 with the release of his first film, Diary of a Mad Black Woman. In 2009, Perry was ranked by Forbes magazine as the sixth highest-paid man in Hollywood. He has won critical praise for playing Madea, a mentally strong woman who handles adversity with optimism and happiness; his critically acclaimed portrayal of her in the award-winning "Madea" series has caused him to be one of the most respected black actors in Hollywood. As of July 2009, Perry's films had grossed nearly $400 million worldwide.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1969-09-13

Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Official Site http://www.tylerperry.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral as Madea
2017 The Star as Cyrus (voice)
2017 Boo 2! A Madea Halloween as Madea/Joe/Brian
2017 Brain on Fire as Richard
2017 Tyler Perry's Madea on the Run as Madea
2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween as Madea / Joe / Brian
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as Baxter Stockman
2016 Chelsea(1 episode) as Himself
2016 The Passion as Narrator
2015 Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love as Madea / Joe / Brian
2014 Gone Girl as Tanner Bolt
2014 Tyler Perry's Madea's Neighbors From Hell as Madea
2014 The Single Moms Club as T.K.
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(1 episode) as Himself
2013 A Madea Christmas as Madea
2013 Madea Gets A Job: The Play as Madea
2012 Eddie Murphy: One Night Only as Himself
2012 Alex Cross as Dr. Alex Cross
2012 Madea's Witness Protection as Madea / Joe / Brian
2012 Good Deeds as Glen Deeds
2011 A Madea Christmas as Madea
2011 Madea's Big Happy Family as Madea
2010 Madea's Big Happy Family The Play as Madea
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? as Terry
2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself as Madea
2009 Star Trek as Admiral Richard Barnett
2009 The Black List: Volume Two as Himself
2009 Madea Goes to Jail as Madea / Joe / Brian
2008 The Family That Preys as Ben
2008 Meet the Browns as Madea
2007 Why Did I Get Married? as Terry
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Himself
2006 Madea Goes to Jail (The Play) as Madea
2006 Tyler Perry's House of Payne(1 episode)
2006 Madea's Family Reunion as Madea / Brian / Joe
2005 The Tyra Banks Show(1 episode)
2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman as Madea / Brian / Joe
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2003 Madea's Class Reunion as Madea / Dr. Willie Leroy Jones
2002 Madea's Family Reunion as Madea / Brian / Joe
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(2 episodes)

Directing

2018 Tyler Perry's A Madea Family FuneralDirector
2018 Tyler Perry's AcrimonyDirector
2017 Boo 2! A Madea HalloweenDirector
2017 Tyler Perry's Madea on the RunDirector
2016 Boo! A Madea HalloweenDirector
2014 Tyler Perry's Madea's Neighbors From HellDirector
2014 The Single Moms ClubDirector
2013 A Madea ChristmasDirector
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots(22 episodes)Director
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage CounselorDirector
2013 Madea Gets A Job: The PlayDirector
2012 Tyler Perry's I Don't Want to Do Wrong: The PlayDirector
2012 Madea's Witness ProtectionDirector
2012 Good DeedsDirector
2011 A Madea ChristmasDirector
2011 Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's PlaceDirector
2011 Madea's Big Happy FamilyDirector
2010 Madea's Big Happy Family The PlayDirector
2010 For Colored GirlsDirector
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?Director
2009 I Can Do Bad All By MyselfDirector
2009 Madea Goes to JailDirector
2008 The Family That PreysDirector
2008 Meet the BrownsDirector
2008 The Marriage CounselorDirector
2007 Why Did I Get Married?Director
2007 Daddy's Little GirlsDirector
2006 Why Did I Get Married? The PlayDirector
2006 Tyler Perry's House of Payne(46 episodes)Director
2006 Madea's Family ReunionDirector
2005 Meet The BrownsDirector
2005 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself (The Play)Director
2003 Madea's Class ReunionDirector
2002 Madea's Family ReunionDirector
1900 Take My WifeDirector

Writing

2018 Tyler Perry's A Madea Family FuneralWriter
2017 Tyler Perry's Madea on the RunWriter
2016 Boo! A Madea HalloweenWriter
2014 The Single Moms ClubWriter
2013 A Madea ChristmasScreenplay
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots(58 episodes)Writer
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage CounselorWriter
2013 Madea Gets A Job: The PlayWriter
2012 Tyler Perry's I Don't Want to Do Wrong: The PlayWriter
2012 Madea's Witness ProtectionScreenplay
2012 Good DeedsScreenplay
2011 A Madea ChristmasWriter
2011 Tyler Perry's The Haves & The Have NotsWriter
2011 Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's PlaceScreenstory
2010 Madea's Big Happy Family The PlayWriter
2010 For Colored GirlsScreenplay
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?Writer
2009 I Can Do Bad All By MyselfWriter
2009 Madea Goes to JailWriter
2008 Meet the BrownsScreenplay
2008 The Marriage CounselorWriter
2007 Why Did I Get Married?Writer
2007 Daddy's Little GirlsWriter
2006 Why Did I Get Married? The PlayTheatre Play
2006 Madea's Family ReunionTheatre Play
2006 Madea's Family ReunionWriter
2005 Meet The BrownsWriter
2005 Diary of a Mad Black WomanWriter
2005 Diary of a Mad Black WomanTheatre Play
1900 Take My WifeScreenplay

Production

2015 Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough LoveProducer
2014 The Single Moms ClubProducer
2013 A Madea ChristmasProducer
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots(36 episodes)Producer
2013 PeeplesProducer
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage CounselorProducer
2012 Madea's Witness ProtectionProducer
2011 For Better or Worse(71 episodes)Producer
2009 Madea Goes to JailProducer
2008 Meet the BrownsProducer
2008 The Marriage CounselorProducer
2008 The Marriage CounselorExecutive Producer
2007 Daddy's Little GirlsProducer
2006 Tyler Perry's House of Payne(287 episodes)Producer
2006 Madea's Family ReunionExecutive Producer
2005 Meet The BrownsProducer
1900 Take My WifeProducer

Creator

2016 Too Close to HomeCreator
2014 Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is WrongCreator
2013 Love Thy NeighborCreator
2013 The Haves and the Have NotsCreator
2009 Meet the BrownsCreator
2006 Tyler Perry's House of PayneCreator

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