Tyler Perry (I)


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Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a teenager. In 1991, he was working an office job, when he ... See full bio »

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(2006)
Gone Girl Tanner Bolt
(2014)
(2009)

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  The Oval (TV Series) (1 episode) (filming)
 2013-2020 The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series) (56 episodes)
- The Long Game (2020)
- Episode #7.14 (2019)
- Episode #7.9 (2019)
- Episode #7.6 (2019)
 2020 Sistas (TV Series) (1 episode) (announced)
 2018 The Paynes (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- A Conundrum (2018)
- An Impasse (2018)
 2018 Nobody's Fool
 2018 Acrimony
  Love Thy Neighbor (TV Series) (28 episodes, 2013 - 2018) (television director - 1 episode, 2014)
- Drew and Sam (2018)
- Episode #2.0 (2014) ... (television director)
- Love Thy Self (2013)
- Love Thy Courage (2013)
 2014-2017 If Loving You Is Wrong (TV Series) (34 episodes)
- A Mother's Love (2016)
- Out of Control (2015)
- Time for a Cigar (2015)
 2016-2017 Too Close to Home (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Blurred Lines (2017)
- Mercury (2017)
- The Evil Dragon (2016)
- Hard Feelings (2016)
 2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween (directed by)
 2013-2014 For Better or Worse (TV Series) (59 episodes)
- I Want Half (2014)
- What About Kids? (2014)
 2012 I Don't Want to Do Wrong (Video)
 2012 Good Deeds
 2011 A Madea Christmas (Video)
 2011 Laugh to Keep from Crying (Video)
 2010 Madea's Big Happy Family (Video)
 2009-2010 Meet the Browns (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Meet Your Match (2010)
- Meet Career Day (2009)
- Meet the Class (2009)
 2008 What's Done in the Dark (Video)
 2006 Madea Goes to Jail (Video)
 2006 Why Did I Get Married? (Video)
 2004 Meet the Browns (Video)
 2003 Madea's Class Reunion (Video)
 2002 Madea's Family Reunion (Video)
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Show Show Self (137 credits)
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Other Works:

Play "Why Did I Get Married?" See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 22 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Personal Quote:

It takes a week to do a sitcom in Hollywood. I do a show a day in my studio, three or four shows a week. See more »

Trivia:

Has been writing plays since he was 18. As of March 2005, his eight plays have grossed over US$75 million in tickets and DVD sales. See more »

Trademark:

Sets his film/TV productions in Atlanta, Georgia or Louisiana See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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