Tyler Perry's Diary Of A Mad Black Woman

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American writer,actor,producer and director Tyler Perry is a great example of a man living the American dream. Emmitt Perry, Jr, born September 13,1969, in New Orleans,Louisiana.Tyler Perry is one of four children,two older sisters and a younger brother, of mother, Willie Maxine Perry and father Emmitt Perry, Sr. Tyler Perry came to the attention of critics across the United States when his play “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” which was made into a popular movie. Perry had become a playwright when all odds were against him. By 2005 he was a millionaire.Tyler Perry had a terrible childhood from suffering years of abuse from his father.Perry once described his father as a man “whose answer to everything was to beat it out of you(”Tyler Perry." 2012.…show more content…
He rented out the House of Blues in Atlanta for another production of “I Know I've Been Changed”. Soon Perry was selling out crowds and the musical was moved to a larger theater, after so many years of hard work, he finally earned critical acclaim as well as commercial success. Tyler's mother urged him to abandon the thoughts of a career instead look for steady employment,but he stayed certain that this was his passion and calling. For Perry’s next idea, he worked on an adaptation of evangelist T. D. Jakes's book “Woman, Thou Art Loosed”. Jake had proposed the script to Perry, he told Jake he would do so,but only if he was allowed to have complete control and freedom to rewrite the script.“Woman, Thou Art Loosed” opened in 1999, it grossed $5 million in the five-month run. His next play brought to life his most famous character Mable “Madea” Simmons. Madea is a , sharp-tongue,gun-carrying grandma, who first appeared in “I Can Do Bad All by Myself”, 2000 play. The name “Madea” comes from “Ma’dear” a contraction of “mother” and “dear” this for some blacks is an affectionate way of addressing a mother or grandmother.Perry based Madea on his mother and several other older aged women in his life, Perry played the character “Madea” in drag.Perry also appeared in other films of his such as “Why Did I Get Married?”(2007) and “Good

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