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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 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Appeared in the music video "Dance with My Father" sung by Luther Vandross 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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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 »


His daughter's name Maile is pronounced "my-lee" which Wayne says is a "very pretty bamboo leaf" used to make leis. See more »


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