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Proposal to rename Atlanta street after Tyler Perry

Perry's studios is located on Deshler Street.

Tyler Perry could soon have a metro Atlanta street named after him.

The Atlanta City Utilities Committee of the Atlanta City Council is holding a public hearing Tuesday morning to discuss it.

The proposed ordinance is to rename a stretch Deshler Street to Tyler Perry Studio Way. Perry's studios is located on Deshler.

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The hearing will be held at City Hall at 9:30 a.m. in Committee Room 1 on the second floor.

Perry is known for his hit stage plays and movies where he plays the role of  "Madea". 

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Since his fame and fortune, Perry has went on to produce other films starring many Hollywood actors. 

The local media mogul's charitable acts have also placed him in the spotlight.