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Also Known As: Emmitt Perry Jr. Died:
Born: September 13, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession: actor, director, playwright

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2000:
Followed with play "I Can Do Bad All By Myself," which marked first appearance as Mabel 'Madea' Simmons persona; dressed in drag for role
2001:
Second independent but fifth touring project, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman"
2003:
Continued success with Madea persona by staging "Madea's Class Reunion ¿ The Class that had No Class!"
2005:
Began touring "Madea Goes to Jail," once again bringing to life Madea Simmons
2006:
Signed deal with indie firm Debmar-Mercury to develop original TV comedy series titled "House of Payne" for first-run syndication; made occasional guest appearances
2008:
Directed adaptation of his play "Meet the Browns," (also wrote and produced) featuring Angela Bassett; reprised characters of Madea and Uncle Joe
2008:
Directed (also co-produced and starred) "The Family That Preys" with Alfre Woodard and Sanaa Lathan
2009:
Wrote, directed, and produced film adaptation of his play "Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself"; once again portrayed Madea
2010:
Wrote, directed, and starred in sequel "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?"; re-teamed with Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, and Tasha Smith
2011:
Reprised role of Madea for "Madea's Big Happy Family"; also wrote, produced, and directed
2012:
Wrote and directed drama "Good Deeds"; also starred as title character opposite Thandie Newton and Gabrielle Union
2012:
Wrote, directed, and starred in comedy "Madea's Witness Protection"
2013:
Wrote and directed "Tyler Perry's Temptation"
2014:
Appeared in "The Single Moms Club"
2016:
Was the creator of the scripted TLC drama "Too Close to Home"
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