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First known as a rapper who became one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance, Common later transitioned into acting. He was born in Chicago, and is the son of educator Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines and Lonnie Lynn, an ABA basketball player turned youth counselor. On October 6, 1992, Common released his first LP, "Can I Borrow...

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Mar 13, 1972 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Pete Rock: Soul Survivor
Latest Project:
Movie Girls Trip 2017-07-21

Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 37 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Suicide Squad
Poster of Selma
Poster of Wanted
Poster of Smokin' Aces
Movie Every Secret Thing Unknown 2019
Movie The Hate U Give Unknown 2019
Series Simons Danseskole Unknown 2019
Movie Blue Night Unknown 2019
Movie Selma Unknown 2019
Movie Terminator Salvation Unknown 2019
Movie Smallfoot Unknown 2018
Movie 49th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2018
Movie All About Nina Unknown 2018
Series The IMDb Show Unknown 2018
Series The Chi Unknown 2018
Series WGN Morning News Unknown 2018
Movie The Tale Unknown 2018
Movie Quick Draw Unknown 2018
Movie The 75th Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2018
Movie Three Seconds Unknown 2018
Movie Hunter Killer Unknown 2018
Movie The Oscars Unknown 2018
Movie 49th NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet Unknown 2018
Movie Burning Sands Unknown 2017
Series Wild 'N Out Unknown 2017
Series So You Think You Can Dance Unknown 2017-03-11
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 Cassian 2017-02-10
Movie Marshall Unknown 2017
Series The Meredith Vieira Show Unknown 2017-03-11
Movie Love Beats Rhymes Unknown 2017
Movie A Happening of Monumental Proportions Unknown 2017
Movie CMT Artists of the Year 2017 Unknown 2017
Movie 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 2017
Movie Chamber Check: Evolution of a Fight Scene Unknown 2017
Movie Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth Unknown 2017
Movie Saint Judy Unknown 2017
Series Def Poetry Unknown 2017-03-18
Movie The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2017-01-29
Movie ABFF Honors Unknown 2017
Movie Megan Leavey Unknown 2017
Movie The 11th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Unknown 2017
Movie Through the Fire: The Legacy of Barack Obama Unknown 2017
Series The Nineties Unknown 2017
Movie 2017 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Unknown 2017
Movie Girls Trip Unknown 2017-07-21
Movie The Last Two Lovers at the End of the World Unknown 2017
Series Verified Unknown 2016
Movie Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary Unknown 2016
Movie Common Surprises a Youth Choir Unknown 2016
Movie 2016 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2016-04-10
Movie Black America Again Unknown 2016
Movie The Oscars Unknown 2016-02-28
Movie The 70th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2016-06-12
Movie Barbershop: The Next Cut Unknown 2016
Series The Lion Guard Unknown 2016-01-15
Movie An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win Unknown 2016
Movie We're Still Here (Now).... A Documentary about nobody. Unknown 2016
Movie Maya Angelou and Still I Rise Unknown 2016
Movie 13th Unknown 2016
Movie The 58th Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2016
Movie VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail the Queens Unknown 2016
Movie Suicide Squad Unknown 2016-08-05
Movie Two Trains Runnin' Unknown 2016
Movie Untitled Lena Waithe Project Unknown 2016
Series Fashion Police Unknown 2016
Series Chelsea Unknown 2016-05-11
Movie BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Unknown 2016
Series America Divided Unknown 2016
Series Harry Unknown 2016-09-12
Movie Global Citizen Festival Unknown 2015
Movie The 9th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Unknown 2015
Movie Common & John Legend: Glory Unknown 2015
Movie Run All Night: Shoot All Night Unknown 2015
Movie Run All Night Unknown 2015
Movie 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2015
Movie Black Women in Hollywood Awards Unknown 2015
Movie Entourage Unknown 2015
Movie Being Charlie Unknown 2015
Movie The 365Black Awards Unknown 2015
Movie The Wiz Live! Unknown 2015
Movie Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives Unknown 2015
Series Framework Unknown 2015
Movie Dine and Dash Unknown 2015
Movie 72nd Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2015-01-11
Movie Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Unknown 2015
Movie #bars4Justice Unknown 2015
Series Knock Knock Live Unknown 2015
Movie The 57th Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2015-02-08
Series The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Unknown 2015-01-19
Series Lip Sync Battle Unknown 2015-04-02
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie Unity Unknown 2015-08-12
Movie The Oscars Unknown 2015-02-22
Movie X/Y Unknown 2014
Movie 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2014
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Unknown 2014-02-06
Series ESPN Outside the Lines Sunday Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series In Performance at the White House: A Salute to the Troops Unknown 2014
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Movie Stand Up to Cancer Himself 2014-09-05
Movie BET Awards 2014: Genius Talks Unknown 2014
Movie Battle of the Year Unknown 2013
Series Celebrity Page Unknown 2013-09-09
Movie Now You See Me Evans 2013-05-31
Movie Movie 43 Bob Mone 2013-01-25
Series Big Evening Buzz with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2013
Movie 44th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2013
Series Real Husbands of Hollywood Unknown 2013-01-15
Movie Pawn Jeff Porter 2013-09-19
Series The Real Unknown 2013-07-15
Movie Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records Unknown 2013
Series Now with Alex Wagner Unknown 2013
Movie The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2013
Movie Magic Men Unknown 2013
Movie The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Unknown 2013
Movie Bizarre Bracket Behavior Unknown 2013
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Steve Harvey Unknown 2012-09-04
Series Brazil Avenue Unknown 2012-03-26
Series Rap Critic Reviews Unknown 2012
Movie The 54th Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2012
Movie The Odd Life of Timothy Green Unknown 2012
Movie Ali 70 from Las Vegas Unknown 2012
Movie LUV Unknown 2012
Movie The BET Honors Unknown 2012
Series Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern Unknown 2012
Movie The Central Park Five Unknown 2012-11-23
Series The Mindy Project Unknown 2012-09-25
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2012-01-09
Movie Soul Mates: Maya Angelou/Common Unknown 2012
Movie Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Unknown 2012
Series Hip Hop Squares Unknown 2012
Series The Burn with Jeff Ross Unknown 2012
Series GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network Unknown 2011
Movie 2011 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2011
Movie Little Brother: The Street Unknown 2011
Movie New Year's Eve Unknown 2011
Movie Happy Feet Two Seymour 2011-11-18
Movie Common Dreams Unknown 2011
Movie Madden NFL 12 Unknown 2011
Series The Hot 10 Unknown 2011
Series What's Trending Unknown 2011
Series Instant Movie Review Unknown 2011
Series 1st Look Unknown 2011
Series Single Ladies Unknown 2011-05-30
Series Dish Nation Unknown 2011-07-15
Series Hell on Wheels Elam Ferguson 2011-11-06
Series Big Morning Buzz Live Unknown 2011-05-09
Movie Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest Unknown 2011
Movie 42nd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2011
Movie VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul Unknown 2011
Movie Brave New Voices 2010 Unknown 2010
Movie Music Unknown 2010
Movie Date Night Unknown 2010
Movie Just Wright Unknown 2010
Series The Brian McKnight Show Unknown 2010
Series Mark at the Movies Unknown 2010
Movie Date Night: Disaster Dates Unknown 2010
Series X-Play Unknown 2010
Movie The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2010
Movie Ray Charles America Unknown 2010
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Movie The National Christmas Tree Lighting Unknown 2010
Movie John Legend & The Roots Feat. Common and Melanie Fiona: Wake Up Everybody Unknown 2010
Movie It's Kind of a Funny Story Unknown 2010
Movie Step Up 3D Unknown 2010-08-06
Movie The National Christmas Tree Lighting Unknown 2009
Movie Yes We Will! BET's Inaugural Celebration (BET) Unknown 2009
Movie Kid Cudi: Make Her Say Unknown 2009
Movie Dow Jones Unknown 2009
Movie DJ Hero Unknown 2009
Series Rising Icons Unknown 2009
Series Black to the Future Unknown 2009
Movie Terminator Salvation Unknown 2009
Movie De bon matin Unknown 2009
Movie You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush Unknown 2009
Series The Rotten Tomatoes Show Unknown 2009-03-05
Series The Mo'Nique Show Unknown 2009-10-01
Movie The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2009
Series No disparen al pianista Unknown 2009
Movie 2009 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2009
Series The Electric Company Unknown 2009
Series Talk Stoop Unknown 2009-11-14
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1) Unknown 2009
Movie Wanted: Weapons of Fate Unknown 2009
Movie BET Hip Hop Awards 2008 Unknown 2008
Movie The Making of American Gangster Unknown 2008
Series Artist on Artist Unknown 2008
Movie Wanted Unknown 2008
Movie Through the Eyes of Director Timur Bekmambetov Unknown 2008
Series The Bonnie Hunt Show Unknown 2008
Movie A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the Brave Unknown 2008
Movie Max on Set: Wanted Unknown 2008
Movie Yes We Can Unknown 2008
Movie 16th Annual Trumpet Awards Unknown 2008
Series Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Movie American Gangster: Hip Hop Infusion Unknown 2008
Movie Street Kings Coates 2008-04-11
Movie BET Hip-Hop Awards Unknown 2007
Movie 4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2007
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Dead Tone Unknown 2007
Movie American Gangster Unknown 2007-11-02
Movie Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life Unknown 2007
Movie BET Awards 2007 Unknown 2007-06-26
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie Alicia Keys: Like You'll Never See Me Again Unknown 2007
Movie Joss Stone Feat. Common: Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now Unknown 2007
Movie Freedom Writers Unknown 2007-01-05
Movie ESPY Awards Unknown 2007
Movie MTV VMA Pre Show Royale Unknown 2007
Movie Pepsi Smash Superbowl Bash Unknown 2007
Movie Smokin' Aces: The Big Gun Unknown 2007
Movie MTV New Year of Music: New Years Eve 2006 Unknown 2006
Movie September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party' Unknown 2006
Movie Jamie Foxx: Unpredictable Unknown 2006
Movie Gangster with a Heart of Gold: The Noonie G. Story Unknown 2006
Movie Smokin' Aces Unknown 2006
Movie BET Awards 2006 Unknown 2006
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie 37th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2006
Movie Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops Unknown 2006
Movie 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2006
Series Driven Unknown 2005
Movie The MC: Why We Do It Unknown 2005
Series $2 Bill Unknown 2005
Movie VH1 News Presents: Hip Hop Videos - Sexploitation on the Set Unknown 2005
Movie Dave Chappelle's Block Party Unknown 2005
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Be Unknown 2005
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Common: Testify Unknown 2005
Movie 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2005
Movie Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology Unknown 2005
Movie There's a God on the Mic Unknown 2005
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2005
Movie React Now: Music & Relief Unknown 2005
Movie Letter to the President Unknown 2005
Movie 2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2005
Series Black in the 80s Unknown 2005
Movie Fade to Black Unknown 2004
Series Game Over Unknown 2004
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The 2nd Annual Vibe Awards Unknown 2004
Series Total Request Live Unknown 2004
Series One on One Unknown 2004
Movie Beef Unknown 2003
Series Chappelle's Show Unknown 2003-01-22
Series MythBusters Unknown 2003-01-23
Movie 34th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2003
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Essence Awards Unknown 2003
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Hip Hop Babylon 2 Unknown 2003
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Blues Unknown 2003
Movie Soundz of Spirit Unknown 2003
Movie Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics Unknown 2003
Movie The 30th Annual American Music Awards Unknown 2003
Movie 5 Sides of a Coin Unknown 2003
Series Check 1,2 Unknown 2003
Movie Brown Sugar Unknown 2002
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2002
Movie Orange County Unknown 2002
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Movie 32nd NAACP Image Awards Himself 2001-03-09
Movie The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2001
Series Scrubs Unknown 2001-10-02
Series Drop the Beat Unknown 2000
Movie Bamboozled Unknown 2000
Series The Lyricist Lounge Show Unknown 2000
Series 106 & Park Top 10 Live Unknown 2000-09-01
Movie Any Given Sunday Unknown 1999-12-22
Movie The Hurricane Unknown 1999
Movie Pete Rock: Soul Survivor Unknown 1998
Series Crook & Chase Unknown 1997
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Get on the Bus Unknown 1996-10-16
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie The 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards Unknown 1995
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Dateline NBC Unknown 1992-03-31
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Unplugged Unknown 1989-11-26
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Weekend Today Unknown 1987-09-20
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Soul Train Unknown 1971-10-02
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14