Diary of a mad black woman
@ New Georgia Encyclopedia
DescriptionImage of the cover of the DVD of the film Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), which was filmed in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Perry, who appears on the cover dressed as a woman, wears a blue dress, glasses, a gray wig, and makeup. Other actors on the cover include Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris, Shemar Moore, and Cicely Tyson. This was the first film by Tyler Perry, an Atlanta-based playwright, actor, and director.Perry's subsequent projects, including Madea's Family Reunion (2006), Daddy's Little Girls (2007), and his television comedy House of Payne (2006) were also made in Atlanta, where he founded Tyler Perry Studios in 2006.