Emmy Award winning Wayne Brady is one of the most versatile performers in show business today, entertaining audiences with his acting, improv, singing and dancing on television, film and the stage.
He became well known for his improvisational skills on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" for which he won an Emmy Award and earned two Emmy Award nominations. Brady went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show, "The Wayne Brady Show," for two years. Brady picked up two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show Host and the show won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show.
Brady’s additional television credits include "The Dave Chappelle Show," "30 Rock," "Dirt" and "Everybody Hates Chris," as well as "How I Met Your Mother," on the Network. Also, Brady hosted "Don’t Forget the Lyrics."
Recently, Brady provided his voice for the upcoming animated feature, "Foodfight!" Also, he starred in the feature film, "Crossover," and the independent feature "The List," a romantic comedy with Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Illeana Douglas. Brady was also featured in "Roll Bounce".
Brady earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for his single "A Change is Gonna Come" off his debut musical album, "A Long Time Coming." In 2005, he completed a run playing Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of "Chicago." Also, he has made a big splash in Vegas with his stage show, “Makin' It Up."
A native of Orlando, Fla., Brady's birth date is June 2.