Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry

Sep. 14th, 1969
Born in
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
6' 5

Tyler Perry's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Love Thy Neighbor TV Show
Love Thy Neighbor
The 40th NAACP Image Awards 2009 TV Show
The 40th NAACP Image Awards 2009

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, producer, author, and songwriter, specializing in the gospel genre. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s.

  • Before becoming a successful film-maker with _Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)_ (qv), he was already the owner of a successful play company that tours the country and caters to African-Americans. His plays are also recorded and sold as DVDs.
  • 2007 - Ranked #7 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
  • Often quotes famous black-focused movies such as _What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)_ (qv) and _The Color Purple (1985)_ (qv). These two are especially quoted in _Madea's Family Reunion (2006)_ (qv).
  • Attended high school with rapper Michael "Mystikal" Tyler.
  • His plays often reference _The Color Purple (1985)_ (qv), which starred 'Oprah Winfrey' (qv). He credits _"The Oprah Winfrey Show" (1986)_ (qv) with inspiring him to write.
  • 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.
  • Has a 12-acre estate outside Atlanta.

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