Photo Flash: Wayne Brady and Drummer Camille Gainer Jones at BBKings
Wayne Brady is an Emmy Award winning actor, Grammy nominated recording artist, improvisationalist, dancer, and television personality. His work can be seen on television or film, in the theater, or heard on the radio.
In 1998, Brady's career took off with "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" for which he won a 2003 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety, Musical, or Comedy Series. Brady went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show "The Wayne Brady Show" for two years. He picked up two Emmys for Outstanding Talk Show Host and the show also won an Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show. Brady has also hosted "Don't Forget the Lyrics" on Fox. Currently, Brady can be seen everyday on CBS as the host of the daytime classic "Let's Make A Deal," for which he's been nominated three years in a row for a Daytime Emmy for Best Game Show Host. Guest-starring roles include "The Dave Chappelle Show," "30 Rock," "How I Met Your Mother," "Real Husbands of Hollywood," and "Everybody Hates Chris."
In 2005 Brady took the opportunity to return to his first love, musical theatre, and starred
in the Broadway production of "Chicago," playing the role of Billy Flynn. In August 2010 he
joined the all-star cast as Angel in the musical "Rent," performed at the Hollywood Bowl and
directed by Neil Patrick Harris. This one-weekend event opened to sold out performances and outstanding reviews.
After conquering television and theatre, Brady took on the recording industry and earned
a 2008 Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for his single "A
Change is Gonna Come" off his debut musical album "A Long Time Coming". He also released
a children's album entitled "Radio Wayne" with Disney Records in May 2011, which reached the
number one position on Itunes and Amazon Kid's charts. Currently he is working on his third
album with a release date set for June 2013.