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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Emmitt R. Perry, Jr.

Birth Date :

September 13, 1969

Birth Place :

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Claim to fame :

As Daddy' Charles/Mable 'Madea Simmons in "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" (2002)

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2014 Razzie Awards Full 'Winners' List

March 02, 2014 05:48:47 GMT

and his son came as 'winners' at the 2014 Razzie Awards while annual 'favorite' dodged it out this year. The event's 34th annual ceremony to honor worst of the worst in movies were held at Los Angeles' Ignited Spaces on Saturday, March 1, a day before the Oscars.
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Rihanna's Home Targeted in New 'Swatting' Prank

April 05, 2013 04:57:30 GMT

becomes the latest victim in a series of swatting pranks after , and the Kardashian family were targeted in the similar hoax emergency calls this year. On April 4, police officers came rushing to her house in Los Angeles after they received a distressed call giving a bogus tip about a home invasion.
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Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry Spoof 'The Color Purple' for OWN Ad

April 05, 2013 04:40:55 GMT

Madea crosses path with Sofia of "The Color Purple" in an OWN commercial. reprises her Oscar-nominated role from the Steven Spielberg-directed movie, teaming up with who appears as his beloved character Madea in the parody to promote Perry's upcoming new series on the network.
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L.A. Film Critics Choose 'Amour' as Best Film of the Year

December 10, 2012 03:23:44 GMT

After New York Film Critics Circle revealed its winners last week, this time it's Los Angeles Film Critics Association which announced the winners of its awards on Sunday, December 9. Naming Michael Haneke's romantic drama "" its Best Film of the year, the association also hailed Paul Thomas Anderson's "" as the runner-up for the coveted title.
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Videos: Ne-Yo Performs on 'Saturday Night Live' for the First Time

December 10, 2012 03:08:33 GMT

R&B crooner fulfilled one of his longtime dreams over the weekend when he performed two hits from his latest album " (Realizing Every Dream)" on the highly popular TV show "". That was the rapper/singer's first time to take the stage of the famous variety show. He also supported actor/singer who was taking on the hosting role for the second time.
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Video: Jamie Foxx Mocks President Obama, Takes on Tyler Perry on 'SNL'

December 10, 2012 02:54:56 GMT

touched a risky issue during his "" hosting gig. The actor declared that "black is the new white" and gave a proof by pointing out that his "" character, a former slave, killed "all white people in the movie."
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Shannen Doherty Denies Latest Pregnancy Rumor

October 18, 2012 06:47:15 GMT

Rumor that was expecting resurfaced and she quickly denied it all over again. On Wednesday, October 17, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" actress tweeted, "Sad paparazzi & bad gossip sites, I'm a size 2, not sporting a baby bump. That's simply the hamburger I wolfed down 2 minutes prior. Pathetic."
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Tyler Perry Already Setting Up an 'Alex Cross' Sequel

October 18, 2012 06:29:42 GMT

"" hasn't even played in the U.S. cinemas, but is already aiming to return for its sequel. According to Deadline, the follow-up movie based on James Patterson's novel "Double Cross" is already in the works with Tyler set to reprise his role as the famous D.C. crime fighter.
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Tyler Perry Discusses Turning to Action Genre With 'Alex Cross'

October 15, 2012 08:00:22 GMT

Best known for his performances in a number of black comedy films, made a drastic change when deciding to go very dark for his new role in "". Admitting that he'd like to try something different in his career, the "Madea" series actor insisted that he's serious about turning to action genre and that he's really committed to his gritty role as Cross, who was previously made famous by .
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Tyler Perry to Create Two Scripted Series for Oprah Winfrey Network

October 02, 2012 01:30:04 GMT

is entering a business relationship with her longtime friend . Her network OWN has inked an exclusive multi-year deal with the filmmaker to make the network "his singular destination for all new television series and projects."
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'Magic Mike' Hunk Joe Manganiello Canoodling With a Leggy Blonde

June 26, 2012 06:51:45 GMT

's girlfriend might have been revealed. The Big Dick Richie of "" was recently spotted attending Samsung Galaxy S III launch in Beverly Hills with a "tall, leggy blonde on his arm," an eyewitness told PEOPLE.
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Tyler Perry Fights a Maniac in First 'Alex Cross' Trailer

June 26, 2012 06:49:15 GMT

's peaceful life is interrupted by a maniac in the first trailer for "". In the action-packed video, Perry's titular detective must fight against a psychotic mob hitman named Michael "The Butcher" Sullivan, who has committed a series of gruesome murders.
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Tyler Perry Denies Reports Bobbi Kristina Walking Off His Sitcom's Set

May 31, 2012 02:46:18 GMT

has come to 's defense after the daughter of his late pal was rumored to have stormed off the set of his sitcom "For Better or Worse". The 42-year-old filmmaker took to his website to set the record straight, saying there's no truth to the reports.
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Tyler Perry's Atlanta Film Studio Damaged by Massive Fire

May 02, 2012 05:38:44 GMT

Bad news came from one of Hollywood's notable filmmakers. On Tuesday night, May 1, massive fire has broken out at 's Atlanta film studio. Over 100 firefighters, 13 engines and 12 trucks were on the scene at around 9 P.M. in response to the four-alarm fire at Perry's Continental Colony Parkway studio complex.
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Cops Launch Investigation Into Tyler Perry's Racial-Profiling Claims

April 06, 2012 09:10:18 GMT

Atlanta police department have reacted to 's complaint about an alleged racial profiling during a traffic stop. A few days after the filmmaker posted the story on his Facebook fan page, cops have launched an internal investigation to find out "whether any departmental policies or procedures were violated during the stop."
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Natalie Wood's Drowning Case Re-Opened 30 Years After Her Death

November 18, 2011 02:17:56 GMT

The mysterious death of Natalie Wood gets re-examined. Nearly 30 years after the "Miracle on 34th Street" actress died of drowning while boating with her husband Robert Wagner and actor , the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced they opened a new investigation into her death.
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Tyler Perry Defends Kim Kardashian's Casting in 'Marriage Counselor'

November 18, 2011 01:53:39 GMT

Filmmaker has been receiving plenty of messages protesting him for casting in "The Marriage Counselor". Defending his decision to cast the socialite his upcoming movie, the director has taken to his blog to write a message to the protesters.
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Tyler Perry's 'Why Did I Get Married?' Turned Into TV Series

April 23, 2011 02:43:15 GMT

is making a new TV show which is based on one of his movies "". Appearing on "" to promote his new movie "", the actor/filmmaker announced the project will be called "For Better or Worse".
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L.A. Premiere of 'Madea's Big Happy Family' Attracted Stars

April 21, 2011 03:17:22 GMT

With "" to be released this Friday, April 22 in theaters nationwide, was out to promote the film in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was supported by a lot of celebrities such as , , , Isaiah Mustafa, and among others.
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Tyler Perry to Be Honored at First CinemaCon

February 25, 2011 07:34:46 GMT

Director will be honored at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention for "singlehandedly" changing the face of Hollywood. The "" moviemaker will be handed CinemaCon's first ever Visionary Award at their Big Screen Achievement Awards on March 31.
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Adele Scared to Be as Famous as Lady GaGa

February 02, 2011 03:09:46 GMT

Soul sensation prays she never becomes as famous as or , because she doesn't want to be trailed by overzealous fans. The British singer has just scored her second number one album in the U.K. and Europe with 21, the follow-up to her Grammy-winning debut "", and she is quickly becoming successful across the globe.
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The Rolling Stones' Anniversary Tour Marred With Lawsuit

February 02, 2011 03:06:37 GMT

A bitter legal battle has erupted over a potential 50th anniversary tour - the band's longtime gig producer has sued bosses at promotions giant Live Nation accusing them of interfering with the plans.
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Tyler Perry Takes Titular Role in 'I, Alex Cross'

February 02, 2011 03:00:12 GMT

Actor/director has signed up to play famed fictional sleuth Dr. Alex Cross in a new movie. The character, created in James Patterson's crime novels, has been immortalized on the big screen by , who played the role in 1997's "Kiss the Girls" and 2001's "Along Came a Spider".
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Hayley Williams Reveals Demo of Her Solo Song

January 13, 2011 04:09:17 GMT

Beside making music with , who once quit the band, also has a solo song titled "In the Mourning". On the heels of the band split drama, she posted a brief demo of the chorus which features slow-riding beat and sweeping sound.
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Edward and Bella's Wedding Night Teased in New 'Breaking Dawn' Photo

January 13, 2011 03:35:10 GMT

After a still shared by director Bill Condon that teases "" honeymoon scene, a wider look at Bella and Edward's wedding night has been shared in a new picture coming out via Entertainment Weekly magazine. The scan of the photo has now surfaced online and it shows Edward and Bella as husband and wife lying on a bed.
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2011 NAACP Image Awards Nominees in TV

January 13, 2011 02:53:24 GMT

Like in the past few years, is going to shine at this year's NAACP Image Awards. The actor/director's television series "" has just received five nominations in the television categories including Outstanding Comedy Series, on top of two nominations for his other project "".
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2011 NAACP Image Awards Nominees in Movie

January 13, 2011 02:52:12 GMT

The upcoming 42nd annual NAACP Image Awards are all about . The nominations for the upcoming prize-giving show have been announced on January 12, and it was revealed that two of Perry's movies score 11 nominations in total.
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Tyler Perry's Georgia Home Broken in by Teenager

December 28, 2010 06:56:00 GMT

A teenager caught breaking into filmmaker 's Georgia home on Thursday, December 23 has been charged with criminal trespass. Chloe Ware was caught by the director's bodyguard as she attempted to escape with two associates.
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Tyler Perry Pays Rent for 88-Year-Old Fire Victim

December 27, 2010 09:03:29 GMT

Moviemaker has given an 88-year-old grandmother a Christmas to remember after paying for her to rent a home for a year after she was the victim of a blaze last week, on December 21. Rosa Lee Ransby and her four-year-old great-granddaughter lost everything in the fire, but generous Perry has stepped up to find her a new rented place, which he'll pay for while her home is being rebuilt in Coweta County, Georgia.
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Tyler Perry Denies Discrimination in Hiring for His Films

November 02, 2010 07:33:18 GMT

Moviemaker has attacked reports suggesting he only hires African-Americans for his movies, insisting he does not discriminate. An all-black cast for the actor/director's latest film, "", was expected, but new reports suggest his entire crew was made up of non-white people as well.
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