Emmy Award-winning comedian and singer Wayne Brady was born on June 2, 1972 in Orlando, Florida. A graduate of Dr. Phillips High School, He started out playing the beloved character Tigger at Walt Disney World, and later on performed at the central Florida comedy club, the SAK Comedy Lab. Wayne became known for appearing on Drew Carey’s Whose Line Is It Anyway?, for which he won his Primetime Emmy Award. He also appeared in his own television variety series, The Wayne Brady Show, as well as performed on Broadway in a revival of Chicago. He has also acted in series such as 30 Rock
, How I Met Your Mother
, and Stargate SG-1
Wayne Brady is the host of the Fox television game show, Don’t Forget the Lyrics! Players attempt to recall the lyrics of songs from various genres, and have a chance to win one million dollars. Wayne prompts a contestant to complete song lyrics for increasing prize amounts, and after each right answer, a contestant can either take home the money they’ve raised or continue playing, risking what they’ve earned so far. After getting nine song lyrics right, they’ll be asked to complete the lyrics of a Number One hit, and if they succeed, win a million dollars.
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