Common

Highest Rated:
100% Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records (2014)
Lowest Rated:
7% New Year's Eve (2011)
Birthday:
Mar 13
Birthplace:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Bio:
Best known for his individualistic promulgation of jazz-rap during the 1990s -- a decade when gangsta rap threatened to take over much of the urban music scene -- underground rapper Common attained recognition for the sophisticated lyrics and ever-present political subtexts in his raps. Something of…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Run All Night
  • Actor
-- 2015
X/Y
  • Actor
-- 2014
100% Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records
  • Actor
-- 2014
36% LUV
  • Producer
  • Vincent
$0.2M 2013
Pawn
  • Actor
$2.1k 2013
50% Now You See Me
  • Evans
$117.7M 2013
33% The Odd Life of Timothy Green
  • Coach Cal
$51.9M 2012
92% Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
  • Actor
$0.3M 2012
46% Happy Feet Two
  • Seymour
$64.0M 2011
7% New Year's Eve
  • Soldier
$54.5M 2011
90% Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest
  • Common
$1.2M 2011
45% Just Wright
  • Scott McKnight
$21.5M 2010
Bouncing Cats
  • Actor
-- 2010
67% Date Night
  • Collins
$98.7M 2010
Brave New Voices
  • Actor
-- 2009
Terminator Salvation (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2009
33% Terminator Salvation
  • Barnes
$125.3M 2009
71% Wanted
  • The Gunsmith
$134.3M 2008
36% Street Kings
  • Coates
$26.4M 2008
Black August - A Celebration of Hip-Hop and Our Freedom Fighters
  • Actor
-- 2008
Common - Universal Mind Control
  • Actor
-- 2008
Freestyle Fanatiks
  • Actor
-- 2007
BET Hip Hop Awards 2007
  • Actor
-- 2007
Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life
  • Actor
-- 2007
WTF: An Okaymentary
  • Actor
-- 2007
29% Smokin' Aces
  • Sir Ivy
$35.6M 2007
80% American Gangster
  • Turner Lucas
$130.1M 2007
Poetry on Fire
  • Actor
-- 2006
92% Dave Chappelle's Block Party
  • Actor
$11.7M 2006
Alicia Keys: Unplugged
  • Actor
-- 2005
The Art of 16 Bars
  • Actor
-- 2005
Letter to the President
  • Actor
-- 2005
58% Fade to Black
  • Actor
$1.0M 2004
5 Sides of a Coin
  • Actor
-- 2004
Soundz of Spirit
  • Actor
-- 2003
Holistic Wellness for the Hip Hop Generation
  • Actor
-- 2003
Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics
  • Actor
-- 2002
NBA Live 2001: The Music Videos
  • Actor
-- 2000


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Hell on Wheels
2011-2014
  • Elam Ferguson
2011 - 2014
71% The Mindy Project
2012-2014
  • Policeman
2013

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