More Wayne Brady Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Roll Bounce)Three-time Emmy Award winner Wayne Brady is currently shooting the independent feature I'M PERFECT, a romantic comedy in which he stars alongside Sydney Tamiia Poitier. Brady recently wrapped playing Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago.
Brady earned his first Emmy and two additional nominations for his improvisational skills on ABC's Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He won his second and third Emmys for hosting The Wayne Brady Show and presided as host over the 2003 Daytime Emmy Awards at which his show won the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show.
Brady received critical accolades when he guest-starred on the hit series American Dreams, portraying the legendary Jackie Wilson. He was a series regular on the syndicated sketch comedy show Kwik Witz for two seasons, hosted the VH-1 comedy series Vinyl Justice, and was seen opposite Drew Carey in ABC's Gepetto. He performed on VH1's Big in 2002 and brought down the house in an appearance at the 2nd Annual TV Guide Awards. It was that appearance that garnered him the invitation to perform solo at the 52nd Annual Emmy Awards in 2000.
Brady has received many accolades for his work in theater including Best Actor in a Musical for Cotton Patch Gospel at the distinguished Edyth Bush Theatre. In addition to producing television programs, he has produced theater productions including Only Game In Town with his wife Mandie. He continues to tour the country with Wayne Brady & Friends, which incorporates singing, improv and a musical homage to some of Brady's biggest inspirations.
Bio courtesy Fox Searchlight for "Roll Bounce" (08-Nov-2005)