Tyler Perry

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.

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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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1969-09-13

Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Adult Actor False

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

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween as Madea / Joe / Brian
2016 Brain on Fire as Richard
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as Baxter Stockman
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 Madea Goes to Jail as Madea
2008 The Family That Preys as Ben
2008 Meet the Browns as Madea
2007 Why Did I Get Married? as Terry
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

2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween … Director
2014 Tyler Perry's Madea's Neighbors From Hell … Director
2014 The Single Moms Club … Director
2013 A Madea Christmas … Director
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots(22 episodes) … Director
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor … Director
2013 Madea Gets A Job: The Play … Director
2012 Tyler Perry's I Don't Want to Do Wrong: The Play … Director
2012 Madea's Witness Protection … Director
2012 Good Deeds … Director
2011 A Madea Christmas … Director
2011 Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place … Director
2011 Madea's Big Happy Family … Director
2010 Madea's Big Happy Family The Play … Director
2010 For Colored Girls … Director
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? … Director
2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself … Director
2009 Madea Goes to Jail … Director
2008 The Family That Preys … Director
2008 Meet the Browns … Director
2008 The Marriage Counselor … Director
2007 Why Did I Get Married? … Director
2007 Daddy's Little Girls … Director
2006 Why Did I Get Married? The Play … Director
2006 Tyler Perry's House of Payne(46 episodes) … Director
2006 Madea's Family Reunion … Director
2005 Meet The Browns … Director
2005 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself (The Play) … Director
2003 Madea's Class Reunion … Director
2002 Madea's Family Reunion … Director
1900 Take My Wife … Director

Writing

2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween … Writer
2014 The Single Moms Club … Writer
2013 A Madea Christmas … Screenplay
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots(58 episodes) … Writer
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor … Writer
2013 Madea Gets A Job: The Play … Writer
2012 Tyler Perry's I Don't Want to Do Wrong: The Play … Writer
2012 Madea's Witness Protection … Screenplay
2012 Good Deeds … Screenplay
2011 A Madea Christmas … Writer
2011 Tyler Perry's The Haves & The Have Nots … Writer
2011 Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place … Screenstory
2010 Madea's Big Happy Family The Play … Writer
2010 For Colored Girls … Screenplay
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? … Writer
2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself … Writer
2009 Madea Goes to Jail … Writer
2008 Meet the Browns … Screenplay
2008 The Marriage Counselor … Writer
2007 Why Did I Get Married? … Writer
2006 Why Did I Get Married? The Play … Writer
2006 Madea's Family Reunion … Theatre Play
2006 Madea's Family Reunion … Writer
2005 Meet The Browns … Writer
2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman … Writer
2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman … Theatre Play
1900 Take My Wife … Screenplay

Production

2015 Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love … Producer
2014 The Single Moms Club … Producer
2013 A Madea Christmas … Producer
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots(36 episodes) … Producer
2013 Peeples … Producer
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor … Producer
2012 Madea's Witness Protection … Producer
2011 Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse(71 episodes) … Producer
2009 Madea Goes to Jail … Producer
2008 Meet the Browns … Producer
2008 The Marriage Counselor … Producer
2008 The Marriage Counselor … Executive Producer
2007 Daddy's Little Girls … Producer
2006 Tyler Perry's House of Payne(287 episodes) … Producer
2006 Madea's Family Reunion … Executive Producer
2005 Meet The Browns … Producer
1900 Take My Wife … Producer

Creator

2016 Too Close to Home … Creator
2014 Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong … Creator
2013 Love Thy Neighbor … Creator
2013 The Haves and the Have Nots … Creator
2009 Meet the Browns … Creator
2006 Tyler Perry's House of Payne … Creator

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