Name: Tyler Perry
Birth Name: 
Emmitt R. Perry, Jr.
Birth Date: 
September 13, 1969
Birth Place: 
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Occupation: 
Actor, Screenwriter, Theatre director, Film director, Television director, Playwright, Film producer, Television producer
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 845
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Check Out a Poster and Sneak Peek at "Gone Girl"

Posted Monday April 14, 2014 5:40 PM GMT

Gearing up early for a fall release, a teaser poster and trailer for "Gone Girl" hit the web on Monday (April 14).

Based on the bestselling novel, the drama tells the story of a woman's mysterious disappearance on the day of her wedding anniversary.

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Tyler Perry Plugs “The Single Moms Club” on “Chelsea Lately”

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 2:38 PM GMT

Stepping out for some media duties, Tyler Perry was in the house at “Chelsea Lately” on Thursday night (March 13).

The “Madea” mastermind confessed to Chelsea Handler that he wanted her to “invite all the white people to come see the movie,” because his main audience is usually comprised of African American moviegoers.

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Photo Credit: E!

Oprah Makes a Special Appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael"

Posted Tuesday May 28, 2013 8:45 PM GMT

Much to the delight of the excitable hosts, Oprah Winfrey made an unexpected appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Tuesday (May 28).

Joining pal Tyler Perry, who was there to promote his new series, "The Haves and the Have Nots" on the Queen of Daytime's OWN Network, she gave and received much love on the episode.

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Photo Credit: ABC

Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Talk Friendship in Essence June 2013

Posted Sunday May 5, 2013 1:38 PM GMT

With two of his original series coming up on OWN, Tyler Perry joined Oprah Winfreyon the cover of Essence magazine's June 2013 issue.

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Photo Credit: Essence

Box Office: "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" Stays on Top for Freshman Weekend

Posted Sunday March 31, 2013 1:28 PM GMT

Showing its power in the weekend box office rankings, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” took the top honors raking in more than $50 million.

The action flick starring Channing Tatum and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson comes in second place for the highest grossing Easter weekend box office record behind “Wrath Of The Titans” in 2010.”

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Box Office: "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" Looks to Take Top Honors

Posted Saturday March 30, 2013 3:21 PM GMT

Blasting away the competition, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” is projected to take home the top spot at the box office for the holiday weekend of March 29-31, 2013.

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Kim Kardashian's "Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday December 20, 2012 7:29 PM GMT

Making her major non-reality acting debut, Kim Kardashian appears in the first trailer for "Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor."

The drama follows a marriage counselor's personal and professional life as it becomes more complicated after entering into a relationship with one of her clients.

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Tyler Perry Unveils 30-Pound Weight Loss for Men's Health November 2012

Posted Wednesday October 24, 2012 5:39 PM GMT

After conquering the world of entertainment, Tyler Perry next set his sights on his own physique. In the November issue of Men's Health, the 43-year-old media mogul revealed a 30-pound weight loss.

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Photo Credit: Ture Lillegraven for Men's Health