The Works of Tyler Perry

Tyler Emmitt Perry Jr. (born September 13, 1969)[1] is a producer, director, actor, writer, singer, songwriter, businessman, and philanthropist in the United States. He is responsible for developing and portraying the stern grandmother Madea. Perry's movies range from traditional filmmaking to filmed stage plays. [3, 4][5] Several of his stage plays have been made into successful films.

In the '90s and '00s, Perry wrote and produced a plethora of plays for the theater. As a TV show creator, his works include Tyler Perry's House of Payne, which aired for eight seasons on TBS between 2006 and 2012 During the period from May 2010 to May 2011, he earned US$130 million, making him the highest-paid man in the entertainment industry, according to Forbes. [6] Perry and Oprah Winfrey's Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) have been in an exclusive multi-year partnership since 2012. Given Perry's track record of success in scripted television, the collaboration was primarily formed to bring such shows to OWN. The Haves and the Have Nots, a crime drama Perry created for the network, is one of his many successful scripted series. As "one of OWN's biggest success stories,"[8] with its "weekly dose of soapy fun, filled with the typical betrayals, affairs, and manipulations,"[9] The Haves and the Have Nots garnered some of OWN's highest ratings during its eight-year series run. "[9]

Perry has also acted in films not directed, written or produced by himself, including as Admiral Barnett in Star Trek (2009), the titular character in Alex Cross (2012), Tanner Bolt in Gone Girl (2014), Baxter Stockman in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Colin Powell in Vice (2018), Arthur in Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021), and Jack Bremmer in Don't Look Up (2021) The Star (2017) and PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021) are just two of the animated features in which Perry has voiced characters.

Time magazine named Perry one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2020. He received the Primetime Emmy Governors Award in 2020 and the Academy Honorary Award for Humanitarian Achievement Jean Hersholt in 2021. The Black Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame and Museum inducted him in 2022. [11]

Early life [ edit ]

Emmitt Perry Jr. was the father of Tyler Perry. birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana; parents: Willie Maxine Perry (née Campbell) and Emmitt Perry Sr. , a woodworker At this point in time, he is the youngest of four He claimed that his father's standard response to any problem was to "beat it out of you" [13]. citation neededPerry, as a child, once tried to take his own life to avoid his father's abuse [citation needed]. When his mother took him to church on Sundays, he felt a sense of safety and contentment he hadn't felt at home with his father. citation neededAt 16, he legally changed his first name from Emmitt to Tyler to separate himself from his father. [1]

Perry, who had previously been molested by three men and later learned that his own father had molested his friend, finally came forward about being molested by a friend's mother when he was 10 years old after seeing the film Precious. Perry took a DNA test which revealed that Emmitt Sr. wasn't Perry's biological dad [16]

Perry may not have graduated from high school, but he did get his GED. [17] When he was in his early twenties, he saw an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show and heard someone describe the therapeutic effect the act of writing can have, allowing the author to work out their own problems. The criticism motivated him to pursue a profession as a writer. Quickly he began penning letters to himself that would later serve as the inspiration for the musical I Know I've Been Changed. [18]

Career [ edit ]

Stage [ edit ]

When Perry was 22, he moved to Atlanta and used his life savings of $12,000 to put on the first performance of I Know I've Been Changed at a local theater. The play dealt with issues like child abuse and dysfunctional families, while also incorporating Christian themes of forgiveness, dignity, and self-worth. After opening to "less than stellar" reviews and disappointing box office, the musical was quickly canceled. Perry persisted, and over the course of the next six years he rewrote the musical several times, despite continuing to receive negative reviews. He was only 28 years old when he successfully reworked and remounted the play in Atlanta, first at the House of Blues and then at the Fox Theatre. Perry kept making new plays and taking them on the "Chitlin' Circuit" (now called the "urban theater circuit"), where they gained him a sizable, devoted audience among African-Americans. Forbes stated in 2005 that he had made over $100 million from ticket sales, $30 million from the sale of videos of his shows, and an estimated $20 million from the sale of merchandise, and that his annual 300 live shows were seen by an average of 35,000 people per week. [19]

Film [ edit ]

Perry collected $5 (USD) Diary of a Mad Black Woman[21] had a $5 million budget, funded in part by the proceeds from his stage productions, and went on to gross US$50 million. The film only made million stateside and received a 16% approval rating on the critics' website Rotten Tomatoes. In his subsequent film, an adaptation of Madea's Family Reunion, Perry took the helm for the first time. He has since directed every installment in the Madea franchise. Madea's Family Reunion earned $30 million on its opening weekend (February 24-26, 2006). 3 million Sixty-five million dollars was the final tally for the film's earnings. The film was promoted by Perry and his co-stars on an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Madea TV shows, like the majority of the Diary shows, ' s revenue comes from the USA. [23]

Starring Gabrielle Union and Idris Elba, Perry's next Lionsgate project, Daddy's Little Girls, was released in the United States on February 14, 2007. Over US$31 million was made from it. His next film, Why Did I Get Married?, which he also penned, directed, produced, and starred in, hit theaters on October 12, 2007. It debuted at the top spot with $21 million in sales. A total of $4 million over the course of the weekend. It's largely inspired by his play of the same name. The shoot kicked off on March 5, 2007, in Whistler, British Columbia, a ski town near Vancouver. Later, production relocated to Atlanta, where Perry set up shop in a studio of his own. Tasha Smith, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, and Jill Scott also made appearances. Meet the Browns, directed by Perry and released on March 21 of that year, had a $20 million (at the time's exchange rate) weekend gross. revenue over the weekend of $1 million On its opening weekend, "The Family That Preys" earned over US$37 million. 1 million [26]

When it was released on February 20, 2009, Madea Goes to Jail topped the box office with a whopping US$41 million, becoming his biggest opening to date. Seven of Perry's films have been distributed by Lionsgate. Perry also appeared in Star Trek, which premiered on May 8 of that year, in a small role as Starfleet Academy commandant Admiral Barnett at the request of director J. J. Abrams[27]. Outside of his own films, this was his first appearance on screen. Perry's next film, I Can Do Bad All By Myself (2009), was built around his Madea character, and he wrote, directed, and starred in it. The eighth feature film from Perry also became the highest grossing of his career. In 2009, Perry and Oprah Winfrey released Precious, a film adapted from Sapphire's novel Push. The follow-up to "Why Did I Get Married?" is "Why Did I Get Married Too?" on April 2nd, 2010 it was released to theaters. Janet Jackson, Tasha Smith, and others performed. Artists: Malik Yoba and Jill Scott Domestically, the film earned million, with $29 million coming in during the opening weekend. [30]

In theaters on November 5, 2010, Perry's film adaptation of Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. [31] Madea's Big Happy Family was a touring play in which he appeared. S both as a play and a film starring Perry Madea's Big Happy Family, the film, earned $25 million at the box office. 8 million dollars, ranking it second at the box office. Good Deeds, in which Perry stars as protagonist Wesley Deeds, was Perry's next film with Lionsgate. The film Good Deeds features Perry, who also wrote and directed it, and who also plays the lead romantic role. On February 24, 2012, the movie hit theaters. This is Perry's tenth film as director and actor. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 29% approval rating, and it made $15 million in its opening weekend. $5,000,000 In Total Revenue [33] In addition to Thandie Newton, Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union, Eddie Cibrian, Jamie Kennedy, and Phylicia Rashad also star in the film. [34]

Overall, Perry's movies have made over US$500 million as of the most recent available data (June 2011). Perry's seventh installment in the Madea series, Madea Goes to Jail: Witness Protection, premiered on June 29, 2012.

A new film in the series, titled Alex Cross, features Perry in the role originally played by Morgan Freeman in previous installments. The film opened on October 19, 2012, and was panned by critics and audiences alike. It received 11% and 47% positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, respectively, and was a financial failure. Director David Fincher saw Perry in that and cast him in his 2014 thriller Gone Girl alongside Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris because of how well he did in that role (see note ).

On March 29, 2013, Perry released Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, his thirteenth film (adapted from his 2008 play of the same name). Starring Lance Gross, Jurnee Smollett, Brandy Norwood, Robbie Jones, Vanessa L. Williams, and Kim Kardashian, the film also features a host of other popular names in the entertainment industry. On May 10th, 2013, he released the film he produced, titled Tyler Perry Presents Peeples. When A Madea Christmas hit theaters on December 13, 2013, it marked his big-screen return. On March 14, 2014, Perry's film The Single Moms Club premiered. Madea's Tough Love, his first animated film, debuted on DVD on January 20, 2015. For the 2016 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Perry portrayed scientist Baxter Stockman. Perry began production on Boo! A Madea Halloween, his seventeenth film overall and ninth in the Madea franchise, in the middle of January 2016. On October 21, 2016, the movie was released to the public. The follow-up film, titled Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, was released that same month. Perry's first computer-animated film, The Star, is based on the birth of Jesus and features voice work from both Perry and Oprah Winfrey. Filmed on November 17, 2017, it was produced by Sony Pictures Animation. [41]

Collaboration and sharing in the film industry [ edit ]

Lions Gate Entertainment is involved in the production and distribution of Tyler Perry films, but Perry retains all copyright ownership under the business name Tyler Perry Films and has his name appear in the opening credits of every film. In May of 2010, Lionsgate announced that they would begin distributing Perry's films in the United Kingdom, marking the first time any of his movies had been shown outside of North America. [43]

Shows on TV [ edit ]

Tyler Perry's House of Payne, a sitcom he created, aired for eight seasons, from June 21, 2006, to August 10, 2012. An African-American family spanning three generations was the focus of this series. The show accurately portrayed the family's deep and genuine struggles in matters of religion and affection. The pilot episode aired for 10 episodes in the spring of 2006. Perry signed a US$200 million, 100 episode deal with TBS after the show's successful pilot. The premiere of Tyler Perry's House of Payne on TBS aired with two episodes on June 6, 2007. House of Payne went into broadcast syndication after its success in the ratings. Until the second season premiered in August 2008, reruns aired until the end of 2007. Meet the Browns, a TBS sitcom Perry created, directed, and produced, ran from January 7, 2009, until November 18, 2011. [44]

In association with Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) [ edit ]

Perry and Oprah Winfrey's OWN network officially began their multi-year exclusive partnership on October 2, 2012. Given Perry's track record of success in the scripted television genre, the collaboration was primarily formed to bring such shows to OWN. [7]

On November 25, 2011, TBS premiered For Better or Worse, a Tyler Perry series based on his films Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married, Too? TBS ended the show's run in February 2013, but OWN brought it back for a third season that premiered on September 18, 2013. [45][46]

The Haves and the Have Nots, an hour-long soap opera/drama, and Love Thy Neighbor, a sitcom, were both produced by Perry and broadcast on OWN. The first episode of The Haves and the Have-Nots aired on May 28, 2013, and the final episode aired on July 20, 2021, after 8 seasons. [47] Oprah Winfrey has said that the show was instrumental in the rise of her network and that it paved the way for many other successful dramas to air on OWN. There were many Nielsen rating highs for OWN during the run of The Haves and the Have Nots; on May 29, 2013, it was reported that the series had set a new record for OWN. achieving the network's highest ratings ever for a series premiere Love Thy Neighbor's premiere episode had OWN's second highest ratings ever, behind only The Haves and the Have Nots. However, in contrast, Viewership for Love Your Neighbor had been low. For the majority of its run, The Haves and the Have-Nots was the most watched show on the network. The Haves and the Have-Nots dominated cable television on February 4, 2014, with 51 and 52 million viewers respectively. The highest-rated OWN program ever aired on March 11, 2014, and it was an episode from Haves and Have Nots, season 2. Three new all-time highs were set during this episode. Surpassing the 3 The previous network high for Oprah's Next Chapter was the 5 million viewers who watched Bobbi Kristina's interview on the show. [8]

On January 9, 2014, OWN renewed Perry's contract and ordered If Loving You Is Wrong, Perry's fourth scripted series for the network and her fourth series overall, based on the film The Single Moms Club. On September 9, 2014, the first episode of the hour-long drama series debuted.

Studios Tyler Perry [ edit ]

After purchasing the 330-acre former military base Fort McPherson in Atlanta in 2015, Perry transformed it into studio space. The studios are currently in continuous use for filming episodes of The Walking Dead and the HBO Films/OWN film adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. A trailer park set, a replica of a high-end hotel's lobby, a White House replica, a mansion that's 16,000 square feet, and a mock-up of a cheap hotel all take up a total of the site's 50,000 square feet of dedicated set space. Moreover, the studio has 12 sound stages, all of which are named after prominent African-Americans in the entertainment industry, and a genuine 1950s-style diner that was moved there from a town 100 miles away. According to a post on Perry's Instagram from February 19, 2018, [55] the first film to be shot on one of the new stages at Tyler Perry Studios will be the smash hit Marvel movie Black Panther. [56]

After Tim and Daphne Reid, Perry became the second African-American to own a major film studio outright with the creation of Tyler Perry Studios, one of the largest in the country. [57][58]

ViacomCBS [ edit ]

Perry signed a multiyear contract with Viacom (now ViacomCBS) for 90 episodes per year of original drama and comedy programming on June 14, 2017. Short video content and film concept screenings (the first film resulting from this deal was Nobody's Fool) will also be distributed by Viacom. The TV deal kicked off in the fall of 2019, with the premieres of The Oval, Sistas, and BET+" target="_blank">BET (a new streaming service), all of which have received positive reviews and have drawn large audiences. [59]

Books [ edit ]

Perry in 2006 at a book signing

On April 11, 2006, Perry released her debut book, Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life. Thirty thousand copies of the book were bought. The hardcover edition of the book debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Best Sellers List and stayed there for 12 consecutive weeks. At the 2006 Quill Awards, it was named Best Humor Book of the Year. [61]

Higher Is Waiting, his second book, came out on November 14, 2017. On the New York Times Best Seller list, it debuted at #5. [62]

Proceedings in a Court of Law [ edit ]

Writers Guild of America, West [ edit ]

Alleging that Perry's production company, Tyler Perry Studios, fired four writers in October 2008 in retaliation for their efforts to secure a union contract, the Writers Guild of America, West filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). [63] A month later, the conflict was resolved when Tyler Perry Studios signed on as a WGA member. [64]

A Higher Tax Rate [ edit ]

In early 2009, Perry threatened legal action against Memphis, Tennessee-based tax preparation company Mo' Money Taxes for airing a TV spot that he considered an offensive parody of his work, specifically Madea Goes to Jail. Large white male (John Cowan) dressed as a drag queen and referred to as "Ma'Madea" stars in the commercial. The offending advertisement was pulled from air. [65]

Reception [ edit ]

Criticisms [ edit ]

Although Spike Lee praised Perry in 2006, the director later said of his work: "Each artist should be allowed to pursue their artistic endeavors, but I still think there is a lot of stuff out today that is 'coonery buffoonery.'" Lee said, "the imaging is troubling" when asked if Perry's popularity with black audiences was due to him simply catering to black Americans' preferences. "

Journalist Jamilah Lemieux thanked Perry for "giving black folks jobs in front of and behind the camera" in an open letter she published on National Public Radio, but she also criticized Perry's shows Meet the Browns and House of Payne. It was stated in her letter that "both your shows are marked by old stereotypes of buffoonish, emasculated black men and crass, sassy black women." After praising his humor and "positive messages of self-worth, love, and respect" in his work, she vented her anger that African-Americans "have been fed the same images of ourselves over and over again because they sell." With his famous Madea character, Lemieux claimed, "Through her, the country has laughed at one of the most important members of the black community: Mother Dear, the beloved matriarch of the black family. Our moms and grandma's are worthy of so much more. Lemieux thanked Perry for ignoring the negative feedback, but she said that "many black folks have expressed some of the very same attitudes about your work that white critics have." He was told to "stop dismissing the critics as haters and realize that black people need new stories and new storytellers" "[67]

Perry announced in an Instagram video posted on January 6, 2020, that he writes all of his films and TV shows without the help of a writers room. Several media outlets and entertainment industry figures criticized Perry for allegedly blocking the careers of promising black writers. Perry replied later that month in an interview, saying that he had problems with both WGA and nonunion writers. His claim is that WGA writers would hand in "scripts that would need rewrites in order to get paid multiple times." He continued, saying that nonunion writers had a hard time meeting his standards and that he was "unhappy with every single script they wrote" because "they were not speaking to the voice of the audience." "[69]

Response [ edit ]

In an interview with 60 Minutes in October 2009, Spike Lee was quoted criticizing Perry's work, and Perry said, "I would love to read that [criticism] to my fan base." The thought of that makes me angry. To say the least, it's demeaning. Such beliefs permeate the entertainment industry, leading to a dearth of content aimed at people like us and them. Perry added, "All these characters are bait; enticing, humorous bait that will draw you in and make you laugh. Madea is the perfect vehicle for me to discuss theology, spirituality, and family values. In an interview with Hip Hollywood, Perry said of Spike Lee, "Go to hell," [70] in response to Lee's criticism. "[71]

Acclaim [ edit ]

Oprah Winfrey is a fan of Perry's and the two worked together to promote Lee Daniels' film Precious (2009). "I think [Perry] grew up being raised by strong, black women," she said in an interview. What he does is largely a celebration of that fact. That's what I see Madea as: a collection of the amazing black women I've met (and maybe you have, too). It's effective because viewers can recognize themselves in the characters. "[72]

During an interview on April 21, 2011's NPR All Things Considered, Goldie Taylor of The Grio and MSNBC said, "I don't think Tyler Perry is talking to Touré." I don't think he's talking to me, but I do know he's speaking directly to my mom, my sister, and my cousins and meeting them at their point of need, and that's what art and filmmaking is about. "[73]

Shayne Lee, a sociologist, writes that Tyler Perry is right up there with the most forward-thinking directors working today in his Huffington Post opinion piece. [74]

Satire and other parodies [ edit ]

To show his affection for Akiko (who was also competing), Steve Smith of American Dad!'s "Spelling Bee My Baby" misspelled words on purpose. He spelled titles of Tyler Perry and Madea movies. [75]

In Episode 15 of Season 15 of South Park, titled "Funnybot," Perry was the target of satire. Both Tolkien Black and President Obama, two black characters in the episode, express their own disbelief that they can't stop watching his comedy and giving him money, despite the fact that he was awarded "Person most likely to actually show up to receive their Kathy Griffin Award." As Madea, Perry is encased in steel and buried at the episode's conclusion, with Obama saying, "I am pleased to announce that the greatest threat to mankind has now gone forever." Law and order have been restored. "[76]

In the episode "Pause" of The Boondocks, Perry impersonator Winston Jerome played a character named "Ma Dukes" who was a spoof of Madea. The "Ma Duke" character in the parody was the leader of a gay sect. [77]

In the episode "A Brown Thanksgiving" of The Cleveland Show, Auntie Momma is revealed to be Donna Tubbs's Uncle Kevin, a reference to Tyler Perry's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" [a href="MY_REDIRECT_PREFIX" target="_blank"]. Another time, Donna gets a bottle of wine with a pun on Tyler Perry's film titles: "Tyler Perry Presents Wine."

In the 2022 episode Work Ethic! of his FX series Atlanta, Donald Glover made fun of Perry.

Family and friends [ edit ]

Perry's pals include pop stars like Jackson and Smith, as well as media moguls like Winfrey. [78]

Perry is a devout Christian Many of the scenes in both his stage and screen works take place in churches and feature worship styles commonly found in predominantly African American churches, reflecting the theology and social behavior indicative of the predominantly black church culture. exhibits featuring gospel performers [80]

Perry purchased a 17-acre estate in Atlanta's Paces neighborhood, Buckhead, in 2007. [81] He made $17k on the sale of the house in May of 2016. [82][83] For $5 million, it was the largest residential real estate transaction in Georgia's state capital. About 1,100 acres (4 km2) were purchased by his company, ETPC LLC, in 2013. Located in Douglas County, Georgia (population: New Manchester; area: 5. [85]

After reading that a suburban swim club, the Valley Swim Club in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, had shunned them, Perry sponsored 65 children from a Philadelphia day camp to visit Walt Disney World on July 20, 2009. He posted on his website, "I want them to know that for every act of evil that a few people will throw at you, there are millions more who will do something kind for them," [86]. "[87]

Willie Maxine Perry, Perry's mother, passed away at the age of 64 after a long battle with illness on December 8, 2009. In Southwest Atlanta, where he also runs his film and television studios, [88][89] he is a fixture in both the entertainment and business worlds. It was reported in August of 2010 that he had purchased Dean Gardens, a 58-acre estate in the Johns Creek neighborhood of Atlanta. He demolished the previous mansion, which was 32,000 square feet (3,000 square meters) in size, with the intention of constructing a new, greener one there. [91][92]

Perry's baby boy with Gelila Bekele was born on November 30th, 2014. Perry made it public in December 2020 that he was a single man, for reasons he explained as [93][94]. [95]

Perry moved into a home he bought in the Los Angeles suburb of Mulholland Estates in September 2017. Perry bought an estate for $15 and sold it nine months later for $15. 6 million [97]

Perry has vacation homes in two different places: Wyoming and the Bahamas. [98]

On March 7, 2021, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex publicly revealed in the television interview Oprah with Meghan and Harry that Perry provided initial security and housing for three months that allowed the couple to safely relocate from Canada to California in March 2020, following the withdrawal of their British royal protection Their daughter Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor has Perry as her godfather, as well. [101]

Perry posted a video to his Instagram account after the death of Stephen "tWitch" Boss in which he discussed his own depression and admitted to having attempted suicide multiple times before his career took off. [102]

Filmography [ edit ]

Film work [ edit ]

Commercials on TV [ edit ]

Stage work [ edit ]

Accolades [ edit ]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

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