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Wayne Brady

 
Date Of Birth:
June 02, 1972 (50)
Birth Place:
Orlando, FL, USA
Bio:
Brady is an American television personality, comedian, actor, and singer. He is a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway? He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, was the original host of Fox's Don't Forget the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 02, 1972 (50)

Birth Place: Orlando, FL, USA

Bio:
Brady is an American television personality, comedian, actor, and singer. He is a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway? He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, was the original host of Fox's Don't Forget the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Wallis Annenberg Center Production, 2016
Charley Kringas
  [US Tour]
Chicago, Los Angeles, National Tour Production, 2016
Aaron Burr [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Perfromer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Lola [Replacement]
Lola [Replacement]
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Revival, 2006
Scarecrow [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Wayne Brady Movies

On Promised Land
 
[1994]
Eli James
The Electric Piper
 
[2003]
Sly, The Electric Piper - Voice
Broadway on Broadway
 
[2004]
Self - Host
Clifford's Really Big Movie
 
[2004]
Shackelford - Voice
Going to the Mat
 
[2004]
Mason Wyatt
Roll Bounce
 
[2005]
D.J. Johnny Feelgood
I Do, They Don't
 
[2005]
Crossover
 
[2006]
Vaughn
Flirt
 
[2006]
Locklear Jacobson
The List
 
[2007]
Lewis
Wayne Brady Live
 
[2009]
Freestyle Love Supreme
 
[2012]
Wayne Brady
Foodfight!
 
[2012]
Daredevil Dan - Voice
The Hero of Color City
 
[2014]
Blue - Voice
VeggieTales: Noah's Ark
 
[2015]
Shem - Voice
Straight Outta Oz
 
[2016]
Todrick's Father
WRZ: White Racist Zombies
 
[2020]
Dr. Knowles
Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe
 
[2020]
Stapler-Fist / Additional Voices - Voice
Blindfire
 
[2020]
Davon
Blank
 
[2022]
Henry

Wayne Brady TV Shows

Superboy
 
[1990]
John
In the Heat of the Night
 
[1993]
Henry Ulmer
I'll Fly Away
 
[1993]
Damon
Clarissa Explains It All
 
[1993]
Pepe's Pizza Delivery Man
Vinyl Justice
 
[1998]
Officer Brady
The Wonderful World of Disney
 
[2000]
The Magician
The Drew Carey Show
 
[1999-2000]
Wayne Brady
Batman of the Future
 
[2000]
Micron
American Dreams
 
[2003]
Jackie Wilson
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
 
[1998-2003]
The Wayne Brady Show
 
[2001-2004]
Reno 911!
 
[2004]
New Jones - Deputy Culufu Garwood
Kevin Hill
 
[2005]
Pastor Jerry Carver
Stargate SG-1
 
[2005]
Trelak
Higglytown Heroes
 
[2006]
Doctor
Girlfriends
 
[2006]
Derek Tyler
Getting Along Famously
 
[2006]
Jackie Kinghorn
Robot Chicken
 
[2006]
Pegasus 'Sunny Muffin', Salam Fayyad
Shorty McShorts' Shorts
 
[2006]
Cameron
Joke's on You
 
[2007]
Host
30 Rock
 
[2007]
Steven
Dirt
 
[2007]
Tweety's Henchman
Everybody Hates Chris
 
[2006-2008]
Louis
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
 
[2007-2009]
Doctor Friend
The Fresh Beat Band
 
[2011]
Mr. Fondu
Cubed
 
[2011]
Wayne Brady
Are We There Yet?
 
[2011]
Devin
Key and Peele
 
[2012]
Centipede Buddy
Psych
 
[2012]
Hilton Fox
The Problem Solverz
 
[2013]
Uncle Chocofuss
American Dad!
 
[2012-2013]
Astronaut, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tungee
Baby Daddy
 
[2013]
Chase Baxter
How I Met Your Mother
 
[2013]
James Stinson
Phineas and Ferb
 
[2013-2014]
Additional Voices, Guide
How I Met Your Mother
 
[2006-2014]
James
Being Mary Jane
 
[2014]
Sean
TripTank
 
[2014]
Narrator, Dicky, Dad
Open Carrie
 
[2015]
Stokley
Aftermath
 
[2016]
Lamar 'Booner' Boone
Real Husbands of Hollywood
 
[2013-2016]
Wayne Brady
Milo Murphy's Law
 
[2016]
Eugene
Sofia the First
 
[2012-2018]
Clover
Colony
 
[2018]
Everett Kynes
American Soul
 
[2019]
Little Richard
The Bold and the Beautiful
 
[2018-2019]
Dr. Reese Buckingham
The Bold and the Beautiful
 
[2019]
Dr. Reese Buckingham
Brainwashed by Toons
 
[2019]
Lead Vocals
Black Lightning
 
[2020]
Gravedigger, Tyson Sykes
Mixed-ish
 
[2020]
Geoffrey
The Neighborhood
 
[2020]
Isaiah Evans
Game of Talents
 
[2021]
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
 
[2013-2022]
The Loud House
 
[2016-2022]
Harold, Harold McBride
The Good Fight
 
[2021-2022]
Del Cooper
The Cuphead Show!
 
[2022]
King Dice
That Damn Michael Che
 
[2022]
Dad
American Gigolo
 
[2022]
Lorenzo
A Black Lady Sketch Show
 
[2022]
Reggie

Wayne Brady Biography

Brady is an American television personality, comedian, actor, and singer. He is a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway? He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, was the original host of Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics!, and has hosted Let's Make a Deal since its 2009 revival. Brady also performed in the Tony Award–winning musical Kinky Boots on Broadway as Simon—who is also drag queen Lola—from November 2015 to March 2016, and as James Stinson on the American TV series How I Met Your Mother.

Brady is a five-time Emmy Award winner, winning his first for his work on Whose Line? in 2003, two more in the next year for The Wayne Brady Show, and two for Let's Make a Deal. He was also nominated for a Grammy Award in 2009 for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, for his cover of the Sam Cooke song "A Change Is Gonna Come".




Wayne Brady News

Scoop: Coming Up on the Finale of THE MASKED SINGER on FOX - Wednesday, November 30,  Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Finale of THE MASKED SINGER on FOX - Wednesday, November 30, 2022
by TV Scoop - Nov 23, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 30, 2022! In a special two-hour episode, get ready to relive the best moments of season Eight - FROM unforgettable performances to heartwarming moments and everything in between. Watch a performance video from a recent episode now!

Photos: Inside The American Music Awards With Wayne Brady, Taylor Swift & More Photo Photos: Inside The American Music Awards With Wayne Brady, Taylor Swift & More
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

Hosted by Wayne Brady, the thrilling evening filled with world premiere performances and pop culture moments aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Check out photos of Taylor Swift, P!NK, Wayne Brady, Sabrina Carpenter, GAYLE, Dove Cameron, Cardi B, Lion Richie, Smokey Robinson, and more.

Taylor Swift, Dove Cameron & More Take Home American Music Awards - Full List of Winn Photo Taylor Swift, Dove Cameron & More Take Home American Music Awards - Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

The year’s hottest night in music represents top achievements in music determined by the fans, for the fans. Hosted by Wayne Brady, the thrilling evening filled with world premiere performances and pop culture moments aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Check out the full list of winners now!

Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More to Present at AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Photo Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More to Present at AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2022

Presenters include Dan & Shay, Dustin Lynch, Ellie Goulding, Jessie James Decker, Jimmie Allen, Karrueche Tran, Kelly Rowland, Kim Petras, Liza Koshy, Latto, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Etheridge, Niecy Nash-Betts, Roselyn Sanchez, Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Smokey Robinson and more.

DANCING WITH THE STARS Finale Lineup Announced Photo DANCING WITH THE STARS Finale Lineup Announced
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

The four finalists perform their final two routines in hopes of winning the mirrorball trophy. Each couple will perform a redemption dance and an unforgettable freestyle routine. Jordin Sparks will sing her hit song “No Air” live as Selma Blair and her pro partner Sasha Farber reunite to perform a spectacular contemporary routine.

The Peking Acrobats Return to Tacoma With The Shanghai Circus, January 22 Photo The Peking Acrobats Return to Tacoma With The Shanghai Circus, January 22
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2022

Tacoma Arts Live will present The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus on January 22, 2023 at Tacoma's Pantages Theater.

Len Goodman Announces DANCING WITH THE STARS Retirement Photo Len Goodman Announces DANCING WITH THE STARS Retirement
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

Len Goodman has announced his departure from Dancing With the Stars after 31 seasons. He announced his retirement during the most recent episode of the show. Joining the show in its inaugral season, Goodman has been joined by Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli since its start. They were later joined by current judge Derek Hough.

VIDEO: Tank and The Bangas return to TODAY to perform “Communion In My Cup” Photo VIDEO: Tank and The Bangas return to TODAY to perform “Communion In My Cup”
by Michael Major - Nov 14, 2022

Best New Artist Grammy nominees Tank and The Bangas returned to the “TODAY Show” to perform their track “Communion In My Cup” featuring The Ton3s. The upcoming run of concert dates features a variety of special guests such as Big Freedia, Kat Edmonson, Brandee Younger and Isaiah Sharkey. Watch a video of the performance now!

Dove Cameron, Charlie Puth & More to Perform on 'American Music Awards' Photo Dove Cameron, Charlie Puth & More to Perform on 'American Music Awards'
by Michael Major - Nov 14, 2022

P!NK will rejoin the AMA stage to perform a tribute to 10-time AMA winner Olivia Newton-John. Stevie Wonder will be joined by Charlie Puth and Ari Lennox for a never-before-seen tribute to the Icon Award recipient, Lionel Richie. These performers join previously announced artists Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, JID, Yola, and house DJ D-Nice.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE MASKED SINGER on FOX - Wednesday, November 1 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE MASKED SINGER on FOX - Wednesday, November 16, 2022
by TV Scoop - Nov 10, 2022

Get all the scoop on THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 16, 2022! THE MASKED SINGER takes on comedy! Our famed panelists roast one another as two new characters enter the competition and LEGENDARY comedians Drew Carey and Jon Lovitz make special appearances on stage. Watch a video preview now!

Wayne Brady Videos

VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady Dance to 'Wait For It' From HAMILTON on DANCING WITH THE STA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady Dance to 'Wait For It' From HAMILTON on DANCING WITH THE STARS

by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2022

Watch a video of Wayne Brady and his partner, Witney Carson, dance to 'Wait For It' from Hamilton on Dancing With the Stars. The theme of the episode was 'Disney+ Night,' in which the remaining contestants immersed themselves in songs from Disney+ titles, also including Mary Poppins, Hocus Pocus 2, The Greatest Showman, The Muppets, and more.

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight Videoplay
VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight

by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2022

Tthe Hollywood Bowl's production of Kinky Boots beings performances tonight and runs through July 10th, 2022, featuring Wayne Brady in the role of Lola, Jake Shears as Charlie, and Kelly Marie Tran as Lauren. Go inside rehearsals and get a first look at the cast in action.

VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2021

Before Hamilton and In The Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme, the highly-acclaimed improv sensation conceived by Anthony Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Lin Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale.

VIDEO: Lucy Moss Shares What it Was Like Directing RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Lucy Moss Shares What it Was Like Directing RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld sat down with Lucy Moss, the director of the viral hit Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical to discuss what it was like bringing the show from its TikTok origins to a fully-realized virtual concept production.  

VIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Welcomes HAMILTON, WICKED, & THE LION KING Back to Broadw Videoplay
VIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Welcomes HAMILTON, WICKED, & THE LION KING Back to Broadway!

by Stage Tube - May 11, 2021

Hamilton isn't the only Broadway company collaborating on social justice initiatives — Taylor said Disney Theatrical have partnered with Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Black Theatre United, Black Theatre Coalition, to “make sure they’re actually supporting impactful systemic change” and make sure Broadway comes back better than ever.

VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks GAME OF TALENTS on TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Wayne Brady Talks GAME OF TALENTS on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2021

Wayne Brady joins Hoda and Jenna to discuss hosting and executive producing the competition-variety show “Game of Talents.” He also talks about being a father to his daughter, Maile Masako Brady, who is going off to college in the fall.

VIDEO: Watch the First Promo Trailer For FOX's GAME OF TALENTS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the First Promo Trailer For FOX's GAME OF TALENTS

by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2021

The first promo trailer has been released for FOX's upcoming variety show GAME OF TALENTS!

VIDEO: Lea Salonga & Telly Leung Unite for a Christmas Duet! Videoplay
VIDEO: Lea Salonga & Telly Leung Unite for a Christmas Duet!

by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020

This year, to save us from tears, Broadway favorites Lea Salonga and Telly Leung have joined forces to deliver a special Christmas treat. Watch as they perform a virtual duet of Wham!'s Christmas classic, 'Last Christmas.'

VIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter,  Videoplay
VIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford, and More!

by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2020

Past cast members from various productions of Kinky Boots have created a video in honor of pride, performing the show's finale, 'Raise You Up'!

VIDEO: THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL at the North Shore Music Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL at the North Shore Music Theatre

by Alan Henry - Nov 1, 2019

The Bodyguard is a new musical based on the smash hit 1992 film! Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer hired to protect superstar Rachel from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible Whitney Houston classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing, I Wanna Dance with Somebody and one of the biggest selling songs of all time - I Will Always Love You.


Wayne Brady Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Wayne Brady been in?
Wayne Brady has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Wayne Brady been in?
Wayne Brady has not appeared in the West End


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@WayneBrady - 11/22/22 10:01pm The end of an amazing journey w my girl @witneycarson. The joy in this routine is us celebrating together. We share… https://t.co/lQm1DTsJqZ


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@WayneBrady - 11/20/22 10:09am Just ONE MORE DAY until I host the 2022 @AMAs! I’ve been rehearsing and putting the final touches on an incredible… https://t.co/QyCM8M6pnh


@WayneBrady - 11/15/22 01:38am I had to wish my Brother Trev goodbye from the comp tonight. Trevor, you are the embodiment of this show's message… https://t.co/p6Z4eQ6TTo


@WayneBrady - 10/4/22 12:09am Damn! Thank you for noticing!


@WayneBrady - 6/10/22 01:23pm Have a great gala @ApolloTheater I loved this moment! invite me back sometime and we’ll have another just like it!… https://t.co/TFEBJ5Z6Qm


@WayneBrady - 5/10/22 04:22am Hey friends! My man, Improv OG King Greg Proops, has a new album out called In The City. Recorded and Improvised li… https://t.co/FV72sOf6zG


@WayneBrady - 3/27/22 05:57pm Some of the best times I’ve ever had on stage! Actor kids, a word of advice. Start in theme park and community thea… https://t.co/6aL8S4hIHW


@WayneBrady - 2/27/22 01:50am You’ve got great taste in music:) Thank you!!!!


@WayneBrady - 2/27/22 01:50am You’ve got great taste in music:) Thank you!!!!


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