Tyler Perry

13 Sep 1969

Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry, Jr.; September 13, 1969) is an African-American actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, producer, author, and songwriter. Already a successful artist in Southern theater, Perry began to make national celebrity status in 2005 with the release of his first film, Diary of a Mad Black Woman. In 2009, Perry was ranked by Forbes magazine as the sixth highest-paid man in Hollywood. He has won critical praise for playing Madea, a mentally strong woman who handles adversity with optimism and happiness; his critically acclaimed portrayal of her in the award-winning "Madea" series has caused him to be one of the most respected black actors in Hollywood. As of July 2009, Perry's films had grossed nearly $400 million worldwide.

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Filmography (34 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Acrimony
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2017)
···The Star
Genre: Comedy, Animation, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Cyrus (voice))
(movie, 2017)
···Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2017)
···Brain on Fire
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard)
(movie, 2016)
···Boo! A Madea Halloween
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Baxter Stockman)
(movie, 2015)
···Madea's Tough Love
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2014)
6.0Gone Girl
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tanner Bolt)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2014)
···The Single Moms Club
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2013)
···A Madea Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2013)
···Peeples
Genre: Comedy
Role: Producer
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(series, 2013)
···The Haves and the Have Nots
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2012)
···Alex Cross
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Alex Cross)
(movie, 2012)
···Madea's Witness Protection
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2012)
···Good Deeds
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 2012)
···Eddie Murphy: One Night Only
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2011)
···Madea's Big Happy Family
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2010)
···For Colored Girls
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2010)
···Why Did I Get Married Too?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 2009)
···I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2009)
8.4Star Trek
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Admiral Richard Barnett)
(movie, 2009)
···Madea Goes to Jail
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2008)
···Meet the Browns
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2008)
···The Family That Preys
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2007)
···Why Did I Get Married?
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 2007)
···Daddy's Little Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2007)
···Why Did I Get Married?
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2006)
···Madea's Family Reunion
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 2006)
···Madea Goes to Jail
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2005)
···Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Madea · Brian · Joe)
(movie, 2003)
···Madea's Class Reunion
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2002)
···Madea's Family Reunion
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Director