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David Anthony Mann Sr. (born August 7, 1966) is an American stage actor, gospel singer, and stand up-comedian who has starred in many Tyler Perry plays, including I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Madea's Family Reunion, Madea's Class Reunion, Meet the Browns, and What's Done in the Dark. His character Mr. Brown is the father of Madea's daughter Cora (wife - Tamela Mann). Mann also reprised his role as the character in the movies Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns and Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail.

David Mann Sr.
David Anthony Mann

(1966-08-07) August 7, 1966 (age 52)
ResidenceMansfield, Texas U.S.
OccupationActor, singer, comedian
Years active1992—present
Spouse(s)Tamela Mann (m. 1988)
ChildrenTiffany Mann, Porcia Mann, David Mann Jr., Tia Mann

Mann was born in Forth Worth, Texas, USA He is the husband of Tamela Mann. Mann has been married for 30 years. Mann and his wife Tamela were members of Kirk Franklin's vocal ensemble "The Family" before working with Tyler Perry.




  • Mr. Brown's Good Ol' Time Church[1] (2007)
  • The Master Plan: Special Edition (with wife, Tamela Mann)[2] (2010)


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