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Wayne Brady was born in Columbus, Georgia and lived in Orlando, Florida. At 16, Brady had already decided on a career in the military. Little did he know that a chance performance in a high school play would garner him not only rave reviews but also permanently alter his long-range plans. Soon, he was heavily involved in the central Florida ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal Himself - Host
The Wayne Brady Show
Don't Forget the Lyrics!
Don't Forget the Lyrics! Himself - Host
Whose Line Is It Anyway?


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 2009 Wayne Brady Live (TV Movie)
 2006 The Brandon T. Jackson Show (TV Movie)
 2002-2004 The Wayne Brady Show (TV Series) (writer - 122 episodes)
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 2001-2003 The Wayne Brady Show (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 May 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 14 April 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
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- Valentine's Week (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 24 January 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
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Show Show Actor (68 credits)
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TV commercial for Church's chicken (1999) See more »

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3 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Wayne Brady Jr. | Alexis Mateo


6' (1.83 m)

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Personal Quote:

[In 2008]: This is what I was built for, I can't save a life; that's why I didn't become a doctor. I can't drive a 16-wheeler. There are a lot of things in life I can't do, but I'll be damned if I can't get on a stage and entertain. See more »


Became the first African-American host in the "Miss America" pageant's 81-year history. See more »


Deadpan catchphrases See more »

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