Tyler “Ty” Perry is an American singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and film director best known for his roles in the blockbuster film “Fahrenheit 9/11” (2003) and “Dazed and Confused.”
Ty is also a director who made his directorial debut with the 2013 film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”
Ty has also appeared in numerous animated features, such as the animated feature “The Little Mermaid” (2016), the Disney Channel TV series “Mulan,” and the animated short film “Tiger Woods” (2013).
He was born in New York City on October 28, 1978.
Perry is currently starring in the upcoming Disney Channel series “Big Brother” as the co-host of “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil.”
He has a long list of films and television projects under his belt, including the animated comedy “Penguins of Madagascar,” which has been a huge hit in Asia, and a sequel to the Disney-Pixar film “Toy Story 2.”
He also recently directed a short film entitled “Biggest Secret” that is currently available on Netflix.