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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 & 14 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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Single: "Beautiful" from The Disney Songbook album by Jim Brickman and also on Disney's Cinderella [Special Edition] soundtrack. The Christmas version of "Beautiful" appears on Disney's Princess Christmas Album. "Beautiful" peaked at No. 2 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart. See more »

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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:

[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 »

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Wife, Mandie Taketa, filed for divorce on July 2, 2007. She and Wayne had been separated since April 5, 2006. See more »

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Star Sign:

Gemini

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