Born: September 14, 1969
Occupation: Actor, author, producer, director, songwriter
Biography: Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, screen and playwright, producer, author, and songwriter. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. He is known for creating, and performing in drag, the character Mabel Madea Simmons. He has created many feature films, starting with Diary of a Mad Black Woman, in 2005, featuring Madea.