Tyler Perry

Also Credited As:

Emmitt Perry
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Within a few short years, writer-director-producer-actor Tyler Perry emerged not only as one of the most recognizable names in entertainment, but as a media brand unto himself. Beginning with his first theatrical production, 1999's "I Know I've Been Changed," Perry connected with an under-represented, yet fiercely loyal fan base as he presented shows on the urban theater circuit. Adapting his plays into modestly budgeted feature films, he …
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Emmitt Perry on 13 September, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA