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Actor Mos Def

Mos Def

  • Birth name:

    Dante Terrell Smith

  • Date of Birth:

    11 December 1973 Brooklyn, New York, USA

  • Height:

    5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Biography:

Regarded as one of hip-hop's most introspective and insightful artists, Mos Def has shaped a career that transcends music genres and artistic medium. A child of hip-hop's Golden Era, the native Brooklynite spent his childhood imbedded in the culture surrounding him as well as absorbing knowledge from across the artistic spectrum.With the release of "Universal Magnetic" (1996) Mos became an underground favorite in the hip hop world, leading to his legendary collaboration with Talib Kwe... more

Filmography

Aсtor (28)

Movie

Year

Movie Amy Amy

as Himself (as yasiin bey)

2015
Movie Life of Crime Life of Crime

as Ordell Robbie

2015
Movie Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

as Himself

2012
Movie Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest

as Himself

2011
Movie MTV Video Music Awards 2010 MTV Video Music Awards 2010

as Himself - Nominee (archive footage) (as Mos Def)

2010
Movie Next Day Air Next Day Air

as Eric

2009
Movie Be Kind Rewind Be Kind Rewind

as Mike

2008
Movie Journey to the End of the Night Journey to the End of the Night

as Wemba

2007
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

as Mos Def (as Mos Def)

2006
Movie 16 Blocks 16 Blocks

as Eddie Bunker (as Mos Def)

2006
Movie The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

as Ford Prefect (as Mos Def)

2005
Movie Something the Lord Made Something the Lord Made

as Vivien Thomas

2004
Movie The Woodsman The Woodsman

as Sgt. Lucas

2004
Movie The Italian Job The Italian Job

as Left Ear

2003
Movie Brown Sugar Brown Sugar

as Chris 'Cav' Anton Vichon

2002
Movie The Freshest Kids The Freshest Kids

as actor

2002
Movie Civil Brand Civil Brand

as Michael Meadows

2002
Movie Showtime Showtime

as Lazy Boy

2002
Movie Monster's Ball Monster's Ball

as Ryrus Cooper

2001
Movie Bamboozled Bamboozled

as Mau Mau: Big Blak Afrika (Julius Hopkins)

2000
Movie Dexter Dexter

as Brother Sam

2011
Movie House M.D. House M.D.

as Lee

2009
Movie The Boondocks The Boondocks

as Gangstalicious

2007
Movie Chappelles Show Chappelles Show

as Musical Guest (as Black Star)

2003
Movie My Wife and Kids My Wife and Kids

as Tommy (as Mos Def)

2002
Movie NYPD Blue NYPD Blue

as Leslie Peach

1998