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Tyler Perry

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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Born:
Sep 13, 1969 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
39
First Appeared:
In the series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee 1983-04-04
Latest Project:
Movie Boo! A Madea Halloween 2016-10-21
Known For
Poster of Brain on Fire
Poster of The Passion
Poster of Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love
Poster of Tyler Perry's House of Payne
Filmography
Movie The Passion Narrator 2016-03-20
Movie Boo! A Madea Halloween Madea / Joe / Brian 2016-10-21
Series Chelsea Himself 2016-05-11
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Baxter Stockman 2016-06-01
Movie Brain on Fire Richard 2016-09-16
Movie Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love Madea / Joe / Brian 2015-01-20
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie The Single Moms Club T.K. 2014-03-14
Movie Tyler Perry's Madea's Neighbors From Hell Madea 2014-04-22
Movie Gone Girl Tanner Bolt 2014-10-01
Movie Madea Gets A Job: The Play Madea 2013-02-01
Movie A Madea Christmas Madea 2013-12-13
Movie Good Deeds Glen Deeds 2012-02-23
Movie Madea's Witness Protection Madea / Joe / Brian 2012-06-29
Movie Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012-11-14
Movie Alex Cross Dr. Alex Cross 2012-10-18
Movie Madea's Big Happy Family Madea 2011-04-22
Movie A Madea Christmas Madea 2011-11-22
Movie Why Did I Get Married Too? Terry 2010-04-02
Movie Madea's Big Happy Family The Play Madea 2010-11-23
Movie Star Trek Admiral Richard Barnett 2009-05-06
Movie Madea Goes to Jail Madea 2009-02-16
Movie I Can Do Bad All By Myself Madea 2009-09-11
Movie Meet the Browns Madea 2008-03-21
Movie The Family That Preys Ben 2008-09-12
Movie Why Did I Get Married? Terry 2007-10-12
Series Tyler Perry's House of Payne Unknown 2006-06-21
Movie Madea's Family Reunion Madea / Brian / Joe 2006-02-24
Movie Madea Goes to Jail (The Play) Madea 2006-06-27
Movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman Madea / Brian / Joe 2005-02-25
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Madea's Class Reunion Madea / Dr. Willie Leroy Jones 2003-06-25
Movie Madea's Family Reunion Madea / Brian / Joe 2002-01-25
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04