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Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a teenager. In 1991, he was working an office job, when he ... See full bio »

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 2013-2016 The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series) (44 episodes)
- Episode #1.56 (2014)
- Episode #1.54 (2014)
- Episode #1.52 (2014)
- Episode #1.51 (2014)
 2014-2016 If Loving You Is Wrong (TV Series) (46 episodes)
- Episode #2.21 (2016)
- Episode #2.22 (2016)
- Episode #2.19 (2016)
- Episode #2.20 (2016)
- Episode #2.16 (2016)
 2013-2014 For Better or Worse (TV Series) (59 episodes)
- I Want Half (2014)
- What About Kids? (2014)
  Love Thy Neighbor (TV Series) (26 episodes, 2013) (television director - 1 episode)
- Love Thy Self (2013)
- Love Thy Courage (2013)
- Love Thy Boss (2013)
- My First Love (2013)
 2012 I Don't Want to Do Wrong (Video)
 2012 Good Deeds
 2007-2012 House of Payne (TV Series) (100 episodes)
- Do the Hustle (2012)
- Surprise! Part 1 (2009)
- Moving Out (2009)
 2011 A Madea Christmas (Video)
 2011 Laugh to Keep from Crying (Video)
 2010 Madea's Big Happy Family (Video)
 2009 Meet the Browns (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Meet Career Day (2009)
- Meet the Class (2009)
- Meet the Profits (2009)
 2008 What's Done in the Dark (Video)
 2006 Madea Goes to Jail (Video)
 2006 Why Did I Get Married? (Video)
 2004 Meet the Browns (Video)
 2003 Madea's Class Reunion (Video)
 2002 Madea's Family Reunion (Video)
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Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Personal Quote:

He who has the gold makes the rules. (60 Minutes (1968), 25 October 2009) See more »

Trivia:

His mother, Willie Maxine Perry, passed away on December 8, 2009 at age 64. She was a preschool teacher who worked at the New Orleans Jewish Community Center for most of her life. See more »

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Sets his film/TV productions in Atlanta, Georgia or Louisiana See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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