Tyler Perry: a look back at the filmmaker, philanthropist (28 images)
By Wade Sheridan
Actor and director Tyler Perry is best known for his "Madea" saga and for starting Tyler Perry Studios. A documentary on his life, titled "Maxine's Baby: The Tyler Perry Story" will premiere on Friday on Prime Video. Here's a look back at his life through the years.
Tyler Perry arrives at the premiere of "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" in Los Angeles on February 21, 2005. Later that year, Perry attended the United Negro College Fund's annual "An Evening of Stars" fundraiser. Photo by Francis Specker/UPI