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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
(2009-2015)
The Wayne Brady Show
(2002-2004)
Don't Forget the Lyrics!
Don't Forget the Lyrics! Himself - Host
(2007-2009)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
(1998-2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (6 credits)
 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)
- Episode dated 7 May 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 4 May 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 23 April 2004 (2004) ... (writer)
 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)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (67 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (13 credits)
Show Show Self (141 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Other Works:

Starred as Billy Flynn in the musical "Chicago" on Broadway, December 2004. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Wayne Brady Jr. | Alexis Mateo

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[About his birth parents (2003)]: My father, who was in the Army, moved around. He didn't want me to have that life so he had his mother raise me, but he would still come. She actually kept me fixed in one place in Orlando, and I'm forever grateful for that. I don't talk about my mother because I really don't know her well, so it's nothing that I go into. She's alive and fine, but in the press I ... See more »

Trivia:

Director Neil Patrick Harris cast Brady in the role of "Tom Collins" in a 2010 limited-run production of the musical, "Rent", at the Hollywood Bowl. Brady had previously played Harris's character's brother on How I Met Your Mother (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Deadpan catchphrases See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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