Tyler Perry

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Playwright / Film Producer / Songwriter / Novelist / Television Director / Theatre Director / Showrunner / Television Producer | * 09/13/1969 (53) | New Orleans, Louisiana (United States of America (USA))
Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry Jr., September 13, 1969) is an American actor, filmmaker, playwright, and entrepreneur. He is the creator and performer of the Madea character, a tough elderly woman. Perry's films vary in style from orthodox filmmaking techniques to filmed productions of live stage plays. Many of his stage-play films have been subsequently adapted as feature films. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. He also developed several television series, most notably Tyler Perry's House of Payne, which ran for eight seasons on TBS from 2006 to 2012. In 2011, Forbes listed him as the highest-paid man in entertainment, earning US$130 million between May 2010 and May 2011. In 2012, Perry struck an exclusive multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey and her Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The partnership was largely for the sake of bringing scripted television to OWN, based on Perry's previous success in this area. Perry has created multiple scripted series for the network, The Haves and the Have Nots crime drama being its most successful. The Haves and the Have Nots gave OWN some of its highest ratings during its 8-year series run, the program hailed as "one o... ()
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Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry, Jr.; September 13, 1969) is an African-American actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, producer, author, songwriter., and entrepreneur.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. 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.He has produced multiple TV series as well as films, started a multiple year partnership with OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), and opened his own film studio, Tyler Perry Studios, in Georgia.Perry was included inTime'slist of the 100 most influential peopleof 2020. In 2022, he was inducted into theBlack Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Talk-Shows
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Awards & Nominations for Tyler Perry

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress NAACP Image Award – Chairman's Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Tyler Perry as Actor(48)

as Madea / Uncle Joe2022 Tyler Perry's A Madea Homecoming
as himself2021 Adele One Night Only
as Gus (voice)2021 PAW Patrol: The Movie
as Jack Bremmer2021 Don't Look Up
as Rory2020 A Fall from Grace
as Mabel "Madea" Simmons / Joe / Brian / Heathrow2019 A Madea Family Funeral
as Colin Powell2018 Vice
as Cyrus (voice)2017 The Star
as Richard2017 Brain on Fire
as Madea/Joe/Brian2017 Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
as Narrator2016 The Passion
as Mabel "Madea" Simmons / Uncle Joe Simmons / Brian Simmons2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween
as Madea / Joe / Brian2015 Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love
as Tanner Bolt2014 Gone Girl
as Madea2013 A Madea Christmas
as Dr. Alex Cross2012 Alex Cross
as Madea / Joe / Brian2012 Madea's Witness Protection
as Glen Deeds2012 Good Deeds
as Madea / Joe / Self2011 Madea's Big Happy Family
as Admiral Richard Barnett2009 Star Trek
as Madea / Joe / Brian2009 Madea Goes to Jail
as Madea2008 Meet the Browns
as Madea / Brian / Joe2006 Madea's Family Reunion
as Madea / Brian / Joe2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman
as Mabel "Madea" Simmons / Dr. Willie Leroy Jones2003 Madea's Class Reunion - The Play
as Daddy Charles / Mable 'Madea' Simmons2002 Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play

TV Shows/Series with Tyler Perry as Actor(32)

as himself2022 Harry & Meghan
as himself2022 JANET JACKSON.
as himself2021 Hart to Heart
as Self - Founder & CEO, Tyler Perry Studios2021 Wahl Street
as Self - Guest2019 Tamron Hall
as himself2017 OBJECTified
as himself2016 Chelsea
as himself2015 Jay Leno's Garage
as Madea2013 Love Thy Neighbor
as himself2010 Conan
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as himself1993 GMTV
1993 WWE Raw
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Ryan
as Self - Presenter1987 Kids' Choice Awards

Movies with Tyler Perry as Crew(105)

Production/Producer2023 Help
Production/Producer2023 Sister Act 3
Production/Producer2023 I Am Yours
Directing/Director2022 A Jazzman's Blues
Production/Producer2022 A Jazzman's Blues
Writing/Writer2022 A Jazzman's Blues
Directing/Director2022 Tyler Perry's A Madea Homecoming
Production/Executive Producer2022 Tyler Perry's A Madea Homecoming
Directing/Director2020 A Fall from Grace
Production/Executive Producer2020 A Fall from Grace
Writing/Writer2020 A Fall from Grace
Directing/Director2019 A Madea Family Funeral
Production/Producer2019 A Madea Family Funeral
Writing/Writer2019 A Madea Family Funeral
Directing/Director2018 Nobody's Fool
Production/Executive Producer2018 Nobody's Fool
Writing/Writer2018 Nobody's Fool
Directing/Director2018 Acrimony
Writing/Writer2018 Acrimony
Directing/Director2017 Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Production/Producer2017 Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Writing/Writer2017 Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Directing/Director2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween
Production/Producer2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween
Writing/Writer2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween
Production/Producer2015 Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love
Directing/Director2014 The Single Moms Club
Production/Producer2014 The Single Moms Club
Writing/Writer2014 The Single Moms Club
Directing/Director2013 A Madea Christmas
Production/Producer2013 A Madea Christmas
Writing/Screenplay2013 A Madea Christmas
Production/Producer2013 Peeples
Directing/Director2012 Madea's Witness Protection
Production/Producer2012 Madea's Witness Protection
Writing/Screenplay2012 Madea's Witness Protection
Directing/Director2012 Good Deeds
Writing/Screenplay2012 Good Deeds
Directing/Director2011 Madea's Big Happy Family
Production/Producer2011 Madea's Big Happy Family
Writing/Writer2011 Madea's Big Happy Family
Directing/Director2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?
Production/Producer2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?
Writing/Writer2010 Why Did I Get Married Too?
Directing/Director2010 For Colored Girls
Writing/Screenplay2010 For Colored Girls
Directing/Director2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Production/Producer2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Writing/Writer2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Directing/Director2009 Madea Goes to Jail
Production/Producer2009 Madea Goes to Jail
Writing/Writer2009 Madea Goes to Jail
Directing/Director2008 Meet the Browns
Production/Producer2008 Meet the Browns
Writing/Screenplay2008 Meet the Browns
Directing/Director2008 The Family That Preys
Directing/Director2007 Why Did I Get Married?
Production/Producer2007 Why Did I Get Married?
Writing/Writer2007 Why Did I Get Married?
Directing/Director2007 Daddy's Little Girls
Production/Producer2007 Daddy's Little Girls
Writing/Writer2007 Daddy's Little Girls
Directing/Director2006 Madea's Family Reunion
Production/Executive Producer2006 Madea's Family Reunion
Writing/Writer2006 Madea's Family Reunion
Writing/Theatre Play2006 Madea's Family Reunion
Production/Executive Producer2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Writing/Theatre Play2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Writing/Writer2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Directing/Director2003 Madea's Class Reunion - The Play

TV Shows/Series with Tyler Perry as Crew(21)

Crew/Thanks2021 Wahl Street
Creator/Creator2020 Tyler Perry's Ruthless
Directing/Director2020 Tyler Perry's Bruh
Writing/Writer2020 Tyler Perry's Bruh
Creator/Creator2020 Tyler Perry's Bruh
Creator/Creator2020 Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Creator/Creator2019 Tyler Perry's The Oval
Creator/Creator2019 Tyler Perry's Sistas
Creator/Creator2016 Too Close to Home
Creator/Creator2013 Love Thy Neighbor
Production/Producer2011 For Better or Worse
Creator/Creator2011 For Better or Worse
Creator/Creator2009 Meet the Browns
Directing/Director2006 House of Payne
Production/Producer2006 House of Payne
Creator/Creator2006 House of Payne

Additional Information

Full Name: Tyler Perry
Born: Saturday, 09/13 1969 (September) in New Orleans, Louisiana (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 53 years + 200 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Juilliard School, Cohen College Prep High School
Net worth estimate: 400,000,000 USD
Siblings: Emmbre Perry
Other names for Tyler Perry (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"타일러 페리"
"Emmitt Perry Jr."
Tyler Perry frequently works together with these people:
Chelsea Handler (16x, Actress)
Tyra Banks (15x, Actress)
Cassi Davis (15x, Actress)
Mark Wahlberg (13x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (13x, Actor)
Samuel L. Jackson (13x, Actor)
Anthony Anderson (13x, Actor)
Jennifer Garner (13x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (13x, Actor)
Dwayne Johnson (12x, Actor)
Jamie Foxx (12x, Actor)
Maysie Hoy (12x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2081, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2023