Wayne Brady



Biography

Emmy award winning Wayne Brady is one of the most versatile performers in show business today. He has been entertaining audiences with his acting, improv, singing, and dancing on television, film, and the stage.

In television, Brady has recently guest starred on The Dave Chappelle Show, 30 Rock, How I Met Your Mother, Dirt, and Everybody Hates Chris. He became well known for his improvisational skills on ABC's Whose Line Is It Anyway? for which he won an Emmy and earned four Emmy nominations. Brady went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show The Wayne Brady Show for two years. Brady picked up two Emmys for Outstanding Talk Show Host and the show won an Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show. He can be seen currently on Fox hosting Don't Forget the Lyrics.

In film, Brady recently provided a voice for the upcoming animated feature, Foodfight! for Lions Gate. He starred in the Screen Gems feature, Crossover, and the independent feature The List, a romantic comedy with Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Illeana Douglas. Brady was also featured in Fox Searchlight's Roll Bounce.
In September 2008 Brady's debut R&B album A Long Time Coming was released by Peak Records and his cover of A Change is Gonna Come earned a Grammy nomination.


Brady began his career performing in local theaters in Orlando, FL. In 2005, he completed a run playing Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago. He continues to tour the country with his own live shows featuring improvisational comedy as well as song and dance tributes to some of his biggest inspirations. Currently, Brady can be seen regularly at the Venetian in Las Vegas.
Wayne Brady