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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)
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- Valentine's Week (2003) ... (writer)
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(August 6-8, 2010) Starred as Tom Collins at the Hollywood Bowl production of the musical "Rent", directed by Neil Patrick Harris 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:

The old adage is, you strike while the iron is hot. I've been blessed enough that my irons have been hot-to-warm-to-hot for the past 10 years. So I'm still striking. See more »


Underwent surgery in Nov 2002 to fix his right knee which he hurt when he was 18 See more »


Improvisational singing See more »

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