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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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 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)
- Episode dated 28 May 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 21 May 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
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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)
- Episode dated 3 April 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
- Valentine's Week (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 24 January 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
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Show Show Self (134 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for McDonald's (2002) 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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I was teased horribly as a child and beaten up a lot. I had a horrible stutter; I got my butt kicked by bigger kids in school for breakfast, lunch and tea. I want my child to not be that person. I want her to be popular. I want her to have self-confidence. I want her to be comfortable being herself because those were the things that I never had. See more »


His father was in the military (an Army serviceman posted overseas) and did not want Wayne to be raised as a military brat, so Wayne was raised by his grandparents from infancy. His mother was also 17-years-old and was not able to raise him. See more »


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