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Wayne Brady is a Actor American born on 2 june 1972 at Columbus (USA)

Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady
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Birth name Wayne Alphonso Brady
Nationality USA
Birth 2 june 1972 (51 years) at Columbus (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Wayne Alphonso Brady (born June 2, 1972) is an American actor, singer, voice actor, comedian, and television personality, known for his work as a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, the original host of Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics!, and has hosted Let's Make a Deal since its 2009 revival.


In 2007, Brady became an official supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities and is a member of their celebrity board, the Friends of RMHC.

Brady has been married twice. He married Diana Lasso on December 31, 1993. They divorced on September 21, 1995. On April 3, 1999, he married dancer Mandie Taketa. He and Taketa have one child, a daughter named Maile Masako Brady, born on February 3, 2003. Brady and Taketa separated on April 5, 2006 and Taketa filed for divorce on July 2, 2007.

In 2013, Bill Maher compared Brady to President Barack Obama, in that they were both supposedly "not black enough". Brady took issue with this statement, suggesting that Maher should "be careful when you make statements like that, because it will allow his viewers to make the same stereotypical assumptions about black people."

Wayne stated in a November 2014 Entertainment Tonight interview that he suffers from clinical depression, and that he suffered a mental breakdown on his 42nd birthday. He credits Taketa for helping him recover.

As a child, Wayne struggled with stuttering due to a great deal of anxiety he felt from being bullied by other children.

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Filmography of Wayne Brady (14 films)

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The Hero of Color City, 1h17
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Actors Christina Ricci, Sean Astin, Owen Wilson, Elizabeth Daily, Jessica Capshaw, Arsenio Hall
Roles Blue (voice)
Rating39% 1.989471.989471.989471.989471.98947
Every night when Ben goes to bed, his crayons turn alive and set out to Color city. Yellow, a timid crayon afraid of everything, accidentally summons two unfinished drawings known as King Scrawl and his sidekick Gnat. Now the crayons must act fast and save their town before their colors fade.
Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright, 1h15
Directed by Victor Cook
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Comedy horror films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Isabella Acres, Troy Baker, Eric Bauza, Jeff Bennett, Wayne Brady, Mindy Cohn
Roles Brick Pimiento (voice)
Rating71% 3.5733053.5733053.5733053.5733053.573305
The Mystery Inc. crew head to Chicago for a talent show, called Talent Star, hosted by Brick Pimiento, where songwriting duo Fred and Daphne are finalists with some high hopes. Upon arrival, they learn that the opera house which the show will be held in is being terrorized by a Phantom, who is intensely lauding one of the finalists to win, Christine, a spoiled girl whose noisy parents are no more polite than her. Fred and Daphne also befriend one of the finalists, Emma Gale, a violinist. Not to be left out, Scooby and Shaggy decide to show Pimiento a juggling act, which they are betting will take the contest by storm. However, after Pimiento states his belief that ‘juggling stinks,' throughout the film, the two continually approach Pimiento and show him numerous terrible impromptu acts.
Foodfight! (2012)
, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Horror, Animation
Actors Charlie Sheen, Eva Longoria, Hilary Duff, Wayne Brady, Robert Costanzo, Larry Miller
Roles Daredevil Dan (voice)
Rating13% 0.656860.656860.656860.656860.65686
Foodfight! takes place in the "Marketropolis" supermarket. After closing time, the supermarket transforms into a city in which all the citizens are personified well-known marketing icons, A.K.A. "Ikes". The story opens with the protagonist Dex Dogtective (Sheen) saving kittens before he tells his friend, Daredevil Dan (Brady), that he is about to ask his girlfriend Sunshine Goodness (Duff) to marry him. However, Dan attempts to draw a picture of Dex proposing but crashes and Sunshine goes to assist Dan before Dex can propose. Dan returns, but has no idea of what happened to Sunshine.
A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise, 1h32
Directed by Benoît "Ben" Stassen
Origin Belgique
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une tortue, Children's films, Reptile
Actors Franck Dubosc, Billy Unger, IU (아이유), Pat Carroll, Kaitlyn Maher, Dino Andrade
Roles Ray (as Thomas Lee)
Rating56% 2.808712.808712.808712.808712.80871
Sammy and Ray are supervising their new offspring, when seagulls attack them and both Sammy and Ray and two of their grandchildren Ella and Ricky are captured on trawler. While Ella and Ricky are separated and sent to the seabed, Sammy and Ray are taken to an aquarium with Lulu, a lobster with dissociative identity disorder and Jimbo a bug-eyed blobfish. Escape plans are run and tried by the leading seahorse Big D. Ella and Ricky set out with Annabel and Margaret, the pink octopus mother and daughter in order to rescue their grandfathers, getting chased by a pair of barracudas when they get there. After much communication trouble, Ella and Ricky interpret from Sammy that in order to escape the aquarium several squids expel ink into the ventilation system, while all the aquarium inhabitants play dead. Before initiating the escape plan, Sammy and Ray get the tyrannical Big D out of the way. The reluctant aquarium manager opens the emergency doors allowing all sea creatures out to freedom.
Crossover (2006)
, 1h51
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Sports films, Basketball films
Actors Anthony Mackie, Wesley Jonathan, Wayne Brady, Marcello Thedford, Allen Payne, Eva Marcille
Roles Vaughn
Rating22% 1.105631.105631.105631.105631.10563
Noah Cruise (Wesley Jonathan) is a naturally talented basketball player who receives an athletic scholarship to UCLA after the death of his mother where he moves to the suburbs. Although he is a skilled player, Cruise wishes to use his scholarship to obtain a career in the medical field. He has to deal with external forces that come with his talent, most notably pushy sports agent Vaughn (Wayne Brady) and his two best friends Tech (Anthony Mackie) and Up (Lil' JJ). Vaughn pressures Cruise to pursue a career in professional sports, while Tech, also a basketball prodigy, dreams of beating his rival Jewelz (Champion) in a streetball competition. Tech is also struggling to obtain his GED to move past his Detroit surroundings and an assault charge that he took to protect Cruise. The friends meet two women along the way, Vanessa (Eva Pigford) and Eboni (Alecia Fears), and they head to Los Angeles on a trip that will change their lives forever.
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, 1h11
Genres Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Danny Glover, D. L. Hughley, Wayne Brady, Nicholas Cannon, Cleo Laine, Wanda Sykes
Roles Brer Wolf (voice)
Rating49% 2.4833652.4833652.4833652.4833652.483365
Brer Rabbit, un lapin rusé, est l'un des animaux les plus populaires de la forêt. Mais Brer Fox, un renard rusé, vient perturber son quotidien paisible en lui jouant des tours pendables. Dès lors, rien ne va plus entre le renard et le lapin, qui se livrent une véritable guerre des nerfs...
Roll Bounce, 1h52
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films
Actors Shad Moss, Meagan Good, Wesley Jonathan, Chi McBride, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rick Gonzalez
Roles D.J. Johnny Feelgood
Rating62% 3.102943.102943.102943.102943.10294
Set in 1978 Chicago, Roll Bounce tells the story of a boy named Xavier (Bow Wow) (nicknamed "X") whose mother has passed, leaving him with his father, Curtis (Chi McBride) and his sister, Sonya. After the local roller rink closes down, X and his friends are forced to skate in the ritzy uptown rink "Sweetwater". Tired of being disrespected by the skate rental distributor (Nick Cannon) and other skaters at Sweetwater, the group enters a roller disco contest. Their biggest rivals are the 5-year champion, Sweetness (Wesley Jonathan) and his crew, the Sweetwater Rollers. The film centers on X's training for the competition while trying to work through problems with his father and his pretty childhood friend, Naomi (Meagan Good).
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild, 1h12
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Scoutisme, Le thème des vacances, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Mise en scène d'une souris, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Charles Adler, Hugh Laurie, Wayne Brady, Kevin Schon
Roles Reeko (voice)
Rating43% 2.1980752.1980752.1980752.1980752.198075
Stuart and his family (and Monty who stows away in the car) are going camping. When they get there, Stuart meets a smooth-talking skunk named Reeko who is forced to give food to "The Beast". Stuart and George join the "Lake Scouts" which Stuart has trouble in. But Reeko makes a deal with The Beast, resulting in Snowbell getting captured by him and Stuart goes off on an adventure to save him. Eventually, Stuart and his friends attempt trick the Beast into falling into a trap covered with sticks and leaves which doesn't work. Reeko shows up with a group of forest animals. Reeko taunts the Beast and the Beast roars at him. Reeko turns around, yells a battle cry, and sprays the Beast with all of his might. The Beast is taken away to a zoo and Stuart earns a gold kerchief at last. Reeko tells Stuart that he (Reeko) was wrong to betray him. Stuart bids farewell to his friends as he, George, Eleanor, Frederick, Snowbell, and Monty head back home and live happily ever after.
I Do, They Don't, 1h26
Origin USA
Themes Films about children, Films about families
Actors Josie Bissett, Lyndsy Fonseca, Rob Estes, Martha MacIsaac, Jayne Eastwood, Jason Spevack
Rating54% 2.7091652.7091652.7091652.7091652.709165
Une dirigeante d'entreprise et son ami décident de se marier sans prévenir leurs enfants respectifs. Au moment où ils pensent devoir se séparer à cause des conflits entre les enfants, ces derniers organisent un stratagème pour les réconcilier et former une vraie famille.
Going to the Mat, 1h36
Directed by Stuart Gillard
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Films about disabilities, La cécité, Children's films
Actors Andrew Lawrence, Alessandra Torresani, Khleo Thomas, Wayne Brady, D. B. Sweeney, Billy Aaron Brown
Roles Mason Wyatt
Rating66% 3.3474853.3474853.3474853.3474853.347485
Jason "Jace" Newfield (Andrew Lawrence) is the new blind student at his school, whose family recently moved from New York City to Salt Lake City, Utah. Thinking that his way to fit in is through playing the drums, he shows off in class only to find out that his band teacher, Mr.Wyatt, is also blind.
Clifford's Really Big Movie, 1h16
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John Ritter, Wayne Brady, Grey DeLisle, Jenna Elfman, John Goodman, Jess Harnell
Roles Shackelford (voice)
Rating54% 2.712632.712632.712632.712632.71263
When Clifford, Emily Elizabeth, and their friends visit the fair, Clifford, Cleo, and T-Bone are amazed by a terrible animal act known as Larry's Amazing Animals, consisting of Shackleford the Ferret, Dorothy the Cow, Dirk the Dachshund, and Rodrigo the Chihuahua. After the show, Shackleford discovers that the only way for their performances to continue is to win a Tummy Yummies Animal Talent Contest, promising fame, fortune, and a lifetime supply of Tummy Yummies. Clifford and his friends come to collect their autographs, and Shackleford attempts to convince them to join, believing Clifford's appearance will help them improve, however, none of them agree because they wouldn't want to leave their owners.
The Electric Piper, 1h8
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical, Animation
Actors Wayne Brady, Rodney Dangerfield, Christine Ebersole, Robbie Rist, Laura San Giacomo, Rodney Saulsberry
Roles Sly, The Electric Piper
Rating59% 2.959522.959522.959522.959522.95952
The Electric Piper is a modern retelling of the Pied Piper of Hamelin story, featuring Sly (Wayne Brady), a 1960s era rock guitarist modeled on Jimi Hendrix, who uses his guitar to rid the suburban town of Hamelin of its rats. Denied his payment by the town, Sly lures the town's children into a mountain.
Geppetto (2000)
, 1h29
Directed by Tom Moore
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Drew Carey, Brent Spiner, René Auberjonois, Seth Adkins, Usher
Roles The Magician
Rating55% 2.759912.759912.759912.759912.75991
Geppetto (Drew Carey) is a poor toymaker who desperately wishes to become a father. One night, after selling his new spring toys to the children of Villagio, his wish is granted by the Blue Fairy (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), who brings his wooden puppet, Pinocchio (Seth Adkins), to life, saying that someday, if he proves himself brave, truthful, and unselfish, he will become a real boy.
Earth Girls Are Easy, 1h40
Directed by Julien Temple
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about music and musicians, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Musical films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans, Stacey Travis, Julie Brown
Roles Extra (uncredited)
Rating54% 2.7016052.7016052.7016052.7016052.701605
The film begins with three furry aliens--the blue Mac (Goldblum), the yellow Zeebo (Wayans), and the red Wiploc (Carrey)--traveling in a space ship. It's been a long time since they've had female companionship, and they receive a broadcast showing human females. They are titillated by these "hairless", shapely creatures and discover that the broadcast came from Earth, so they set off toward Earth and Southern California.