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Tyler Perry

 
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August 09, 2022 (???)
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Writer, actor, filmmaker, playwright, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tyler Perry is the mastermind behind nineteen theatrically released feature films, twenty stage plays, nine television shows, and a #1 New York Times bestselling book. His creative empire has won over audiences and ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: August 09, 2022
Date of Death: August 09, 2022 (0)

Bio:
Writer, actor, filmmaker, playwright, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tyler Perry is the mastermind behind nineteen theatrically released feature films, twenty stage plays, nine television shows, and a #1 New York Times bestselling book. His creative empire has won over audiences and ... (read complete bio)
 

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A Jazzman's Blues, Director Tyler Perry and Joshua Boone as Bayou. Photo

A Jazzman's Blues, Director Tyler Perry and Joshua Boone as Bayou.

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Tyler Perry

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Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King

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Tyler Perry Biography

Writer, actor, filmmaker, playwright, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tyler Perry is the mastermind behind nineteen theatrically released feature films, twenty stage plays, nine television shows, and a #1 New York Times bestselling book. His creative empire has won over audiences and built communities from the Tyler Perry Studios home base in Atlanta, Georgia, throughout the world. His unique blend of spiritual hope and down-home humor continues to shape his inspiring life story, connecting with fans across the globe and always leaving space to dream. Since 2006, the Perry Foundation's aim has been to transform tragedy into triumph by seeding individual potential, supporting communities, and harvesting real change. The foundation supports education, clean water, health, agriculture, girls' and women's rights, technology, arts, and culture, and globally sustainable economic development, both in the U.S. and around the world.

Tyler Perry Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Tyler PerryI Can Do Bad All by Myself
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Tyler PerryI Can Do Bad All by Myself

Tyler Perry News

The Rep Kicks Off New Season With HOUSE OF JOY By Madhuri Shekar, August 26- Septembe Photo The Rep Kicks Off New Season With HOUSE OF JOY By Madhuri Shekar, August 26- September 18
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is set to kick off its thrilling 2022-2023 mainstage season with the highly-anticipated House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar. Preview performances begin Friday, August 26, officially opening Friday, September 2 and running through September 18, 2022 at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts.

Photos: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer & Joshua Boone in Tyler Perry's A JAZZMAN'S BLUE Photo Photos: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer & Joshua Boone in Tyler Perry's A JAZZMAN'S BLUES Film
by Michael Major - Jul 26, 2022

Check out photos from A Jazzman's Blues, written, directed and produced by Academy Award honoree Tyler Perry, the film stars Joshua Boone (Skeleton Crew) and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous) alongside a cast that includes Amirah Vann, Austin Scott, Milauna Jemai Jackson, Brent Antonello, Brad Benedict, Kario Marcel, Lana Young and Ryan Eggold.

Tyler Perry to Join Steve Harvey for Rare Public Appearance at Invest Fest 2022 Photo Tyler Perry to Join Steve Harvey for Rare Public Appearance at Invest Fest 2022
by Michael Major - Jul 12, 2022

The 2nd annual event offers a weekend-long assortment of activities focused on investing, entrepreneurship, pop culture, and entertainment. Speakers include Steve Harvey, EYL hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings, Rick Ross, T.I., Charlamagne Tha God, Terrence J, Dame Dash and many more.

Album Review: A STRANGE LOOP (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Poignant and Enter Photo Album Review: A STRANGE LOOP (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Poignant and Entertaining
by David Clarke - Jul 8, 2022

A STRANGE LOOP is a refreshing Black, queer fantasia on the artistry of creating modern musical theater. It’s similar to [TITLE OF SHOW], but with more to say.

VIDEO: Peacock Shares Kevin Hart's HART TO HEART Trailer Photo VIDEO: Peacock Shares Kevin Hart's HART TO HEART Trailer
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

No topic is off limits as guests discuss their careers, family, loss and love. Season 2 guests include Pete Davidson, JAY-Z, Chris Rock, Mark Wahlberg, Tracee Ellis Ross, Mike Tyson, Saweetie, Tyler Perry, Kristen Stewart, Simu Liu, Seth McFarlane. The one-hour, uncorked interviews take place in Hart’s wine cellar. Watch the new trailer now!

The Marsh San Francisco Announces Second Extension of Don Reed's GOING OUT Photo The Marsh San Francisco Announces Second Extension of Don Reed's GOING OUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Due to popular demand, The Marsh San Francisco has announced a second extension of fan favorite Don Reed’s Going Out, presenting Bay Area theatre lovers with all new, never-heard-before stories by Reed.

ALLBLK Announces Premiere of Deitrick Haddon's THE FALLEN Photo ALLBLK Announces Premiere of Deitrick Haddon's THE FALLEN
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022

The ilm is written and directed by Deitrick Haddon (Sins of the Father, Preachers of LA), who also stars, alongside Grammy-nominated singer MAJOR, singer Q Parker (112), comedian Jonathan Slocumb (Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns), gospel artist B Slade, actor Jo él Quinn (Sparkle), and actor Brittany Lucio (Everything but a Man, A House Divided). 

Photos: See Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry & More at the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefi Photo Photos: See Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry & More at the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Apollo Theater had a huge night during their annual Spring Benefit ¬†raising a record-breaking $3.7 million including a $500,000 ¬†gift from Tyler Perry who made the surprise announcement during his acceptance speech for the Impact Award presented by Academy Award¬ģ winner and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg. Check out photos!

Singer Tony Hightower to Kick Off The New Jazz Concert Season At Friday Jazz At The H Photo Singer Tony Hightower to Kick Off The New Jazz Concert Season At Friday Jazz At The High Museum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

With his sophomore album LEGACY entering the marketplace in June 2022, all-around singer/entertainer Hightower - a protégé of the late Freddy Cole - is leveraging his R&B and Hip-Hop roots to entice more young people to dig jazz.

SKELETON CREW's Phylicia Rashad Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actre Photo SKELETON CREW's Phylicia Rashad Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Phylicia Rashad has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for SKELETON CREW.

Tyler Perry Videos

VIDEO: Ariana Grade & Kid Cudi Share 'Just Look Up' Performance Video VideoVIDEO: Ariana Grade & Kid Cudi Share 'Just Look Up' Performance Video
by Michael Major - Dec 10, 2021

Netflix‚Äôs star-studded comedy DON‚ÄôT LOOK UP stars Ariana Grande and Kid Cudi as pop music power couple Riley Bina and DJ Chello. The duo perform a brand-new song written and recorded specifically for the movie. ‚ÄúJust Look Up‚ÄĚ was co-written by 2-time Grammy winner Ariana Grande, Grammy winner Kid Cudi. Watch the new performance video now!

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DUTCH VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DUTCH
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020

Imani Motion Pictures has released the brand new trailer for the urban lit cult classic DUTCH, based on the first book of an epic trilogy by Teri Woods. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Tyler Perry's MADEA'S FAREWELL PLAY, Coming to BET+ VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Tyler Perry's MADEA'S FAREWELL PLAY, Coming to BET+
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2020

TYLER PERRY’S MADEA’S FAREWELL PLAY will launch exclusively on BET+ Thursday, August 27.

BWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme and Aneesa Folds! VideoBWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme and Aneesa Folds!
by Konversations with Keeme - Jul 17, 2020

This Konversations with Keeme features Aneesa Folds- best known for her starring role in Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway and she will be in the Hulu premiere the documentary We Are Freestyle Love Supreme July 17th, 2020.  https://www.aneesafolds.com/

BWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme Celebrates Juneteenth VideoBWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme Celebrates Juneteenth
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 29, 2020

This Konversations with Keeme showcases the protest and a celebration of black culture on June 19th, 2020 or 'Juneteenth' that Keeme and his newly formed Youth Leaders Council organized.  The protest was in New Haven CT and marched to City Hall. There were performances led by local artists, speakers, and activists. The march  continued to protest down to the New Haven Police Department (NHPD).

BWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme and Special Guest  Carl Carter VideoBWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme and Special Guest Carl Carter
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 17, 2020

Our next interview is with Broadway Bass player (Come From Away, Disaster, Holler if Ya Hear Me, and Bring it On), composer, and producer Carl Carter. 

BWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme and Special Guest Juwan Alan Crawley VideoBWW Exclusive: Konverstations with Keeme and Special Guest Juwan Alan Crawley
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 7, 2020

Today's interview is with Juwan Alan Crawley (Broadway: Aladdin). He talks honestly about what a?oeBlack Lives Mattersa?? means to him and the theatre community. Keeme and Juwan speak about what young leaders, like Keeme, can do during the Corona quarantine to make a difference. 

BWW Exclusive: Konverstation with Keeme and Special Guest Chazz Mendedez VideoBWW Exclusive: Konverstation with Keeme and Special Guest Chazz Mendedez
by Konversations with Keeme - May 25, 2020

Fifteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.

BWW Exclusive: Konverstation (Koronacation) with Keeme VideoBWW Exclusive: Konverstation (Koronacation) with Keeme
by Konversations with Keeme - May 13, 2020

This episode is a revisit with professional Voice over and Radio star, Randye Kaye  https://www.randyekaye.com/ to see how she is staying creative during corona. Our online Gala is June 7th, streaming on Facebook at 7pm. Randye will be a guest on that as well.

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: In Rehearsal for SOUTH PACIFIC VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: In Rehearsal for SOUTH PACIFIC
by Konversations with Keeme - Feb 4, 2020

Join us behind the scenes for the first rehearsal of SOUTH PACIFIC: IN concert. Co-produced by the New Paradigm Theatre and the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra. This video features our 'Nellie' - Emily Kristen Morris, 'Ngana' - Helen Hen and Maestro Yates, as well as the ensemble preparing on the first day of rehearsal!


Tyler Perry Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Tyler Perry been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for I Can Do Bad All by Myself and Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for I Can Do Bad All by Myself .