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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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Sat, Jan 22 11:07 AM PST on HBOZ (516)
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 2022 A Jazzman's Blues (written by) (post-production)
  Bruh (TV Series) (written by - 63 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (created by - 47 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (Created by - 16 episodes, 2020)
- Episode #3.20 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
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- Episode #3.18 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #3.17 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #3.16 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Tyler Perry's Assisted Living (TV Series) (created by - 48 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (written by - 25 episodes, 2020 - 2021)
- Episode #3.1 (2022) ... (creator)
- Forgive and Forget (2022) ... (creator)
- Unpleasant Days (2022) ... (creator)
- Jumping the Broom (2022) ... (creator)
- Stuck in a Ditch (2021) ... (creator)
  Young Dylan (TV Series) (created by - 54 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (written by - 14 episodes, 2020)
- Episode #3.16 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.10 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.5 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.7 (2022) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.2 (2022) ... (creator)
  Zatima (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2022) (written by - 10 episodes, 2022)
- Episode #1.10 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.9 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
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- Episode #1.7 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Sistas (TV Series) (created by - 73 episodes, 2019 - 2022) (written by - 72 episodes, 2019 - 2022)
- The Night Game (2022) ... (creator)
- Pleasantries (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Still Water Runs Deep (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Brick Wall (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Woman's Work (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Oval (TV Series) (created by - 61 episodes, 2019 - 2022) (written by - 60 episodes, 2019 - 2022)
- The Command Performance (2022) ... (creator)
- Tragic Monologues (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Dutiful Wife (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Children (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Checkmate (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
  House of Payne (TV Series) (created by - 273 episodes, 2006 - 2021) (creator - 35 episodes, 2008 - 2022) (written by - 35 episodes, 2008 - 2021) (story - 15 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- Payneful Suffering (2022) ... (creator)
- The First Day (2022) ... (creator)
- Fine Wine (2022) ... (creator)
- A Payneful Compromise (2021) ... (creator)
- A Little Discipline (2021) ... (creator)
  Ruthless (TV Series) (created by - 43 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (written by - 43 episodes, 2020 - 2022)
- The Raku Way (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Precious Armor (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.17 (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Retribution (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Caged Birds (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2021 All the Queen's Men (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Balls to the Walls (2021) ... (written by)
- Everybody vs Madam (2021) ... (written by)
  The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series) (created by - 190 episodes, 2013 - 2021) (written by - 153 episodes, 2013 - 2021) (creator - 25 episodes, 2014)
- Dark Intentions (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Trouble Man (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Trespassing (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Pink Unicorns (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Hidden Bones (2021) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2020 Madea's Farewell Play (TV Movie)
  If Loving You Is Wrong (TV Series) (written by - 102 episodes, 2014 - 2020) (created by - 81 episodes, 2014 - 2020) (creator - 21 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Boom (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- I Need A Hero (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Pardon (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- An Old Skeleton (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Jennifer (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Paynes (TV Series) (1 episode, 2018) (created by - 38 episodes, 2018) (written by - 38 episodes, 2018)
- Payneful Choices (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Giraffe and A Bull (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Social Media'd (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Payneful Partnership (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Payneful Proposition (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2018 Nobody's Fool (written by)
 2018 Acrimony
  Love Thy Neighbor (TV Series) (1 episode, 2018) (created by - 118 episodes, 2013 - 2016) (written by - 118 episodes, 2013 - 2016)
- Drew and Sam (2018)
- Danny's Absence (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Cure for Sweat (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Last Night (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Make Up or Make Out (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2017 Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (written by)
  Too Close to Home (TV Series) (created by - 16 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 16 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- Blurred Lines (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Mercury (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Game of Chess (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Car Trouble (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Happy Invasion (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween (written by)
 2015 Madea's Tough Love (based on the characters created by)
 2013-2014 For Better or Worse (TV Series) (59 episodes)
- I Want Half (2014)
- What About Kids? (2014)
 2013 A Madea Christmas (based on the stage play "A Madea Christmas" written by) / (screenplay by)
 2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (screenplay) / (stage play "The Marriage Counselor")
 2012 I Don't Want to Do Wrong (Video) (written by)
 2012 Madea's Witness Protection (based on characters created by) / (written by)
 2012 Good Deeds (screenplay)
 2011 A Madea Christmas (Video)
 2011 Laugh to Keep from Crying (Video)
 2011 Madea's Big Happy Family (based on the stage play by) / (screenplay)
 2010 Madea's Big Happy Family (Video) (play "Madea's Big Happy Family") / (screenplay)
 2010 For Colored Girls (screenplay)
 2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? (screenplay)
  Meet the Browns (TV Series) (creator - 28 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (story - 10 episodes, 2009) (created by - 8 episodes, 2009)
- Meet the Church Board (2010) ... (creator)
- Meet the Wills (2010) ... (creator)
- Meet the Tension (2009) ... (creator)
- Meet the Christmas Spirit (2009) ... (creator)
- Meet the Naked Truth (2009) ... (creator)
 2009 I Can Do Bad All by Myself (play "Dear God, Are All Men Dogs?: I Can Do Bad All by Myself") / (screenplay)
 2009 Madea Goes to Jail (based on the stage play by) / (written by)
 2008 The Family That Preys (writer)
 2008 Meet the Browns (play) / (written by)
 2008 What's Done in the Dark (Video)
 2007 Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? (play) / (written by)
 2007 Daddy's Little Girls (written by)
 2006 Madea Goes to Jail (Video)
 2006 Why Did I Get Married? (Video)
 2006 Madea's Family Reunion (play) / (written by)
 2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman (play) / (written by)
 2004 Meet the Browns (Video)
 2003 Madea's Class Reunion (Video)
 2002 Madea's Family Reunion (Video)
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Play: "Madea's Class Reunion". See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 23 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 5½" (1.97 m)

Parents:

Willie Maxine Perry | Emmitt Perry Jr. | Willie Maxine (Campbell) Perry | Emmitt Perry Sr.
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Personal Quote:

I've never been one to knock on the door and say, "Please let me in". I have always tried to make my own way. I do not think change comes from asking people to let you in. I think change comes by becoming owners of studios, owners of projects, owners of content. See more »

Trivia:

Has one son with girlfriend Gelila Bekele: Aman Tyler Perry (born November 30, 2014). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays multiple characters, including in drag, in his films or on stage See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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