Mos Def

Highest Rated:
92% Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)
Lowest Rated:
13% Labor Day (2009)
Birthday:
Dec 1
Birthplace:
Brooklyn, New York City, USA
Bio:
Dante Terrell Smith, best known by stage name Mos Def, is a critically acclaimed rapper and actor. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City and is Muslim. He also goes by the stage names "Mighty Mos Def," "The Freaky Night Watchman," "Boogie Man," "Black Dante," "Dante Beze," "Doo Doo Dante,"…

Professional Photos (1)

Community Photos (22)

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
63% Life Of Crime
  • Actor
$0.2M 2014
82% Begin Again
  • Actor
$16.1M 2014
57% Re:Generation
  • Mos Def
-- 2012
92% Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
  • Mos Def
$0.3M 2012
31% A Man's Story
  • Actor
-- 2012
Keep Coming Back
  • Actor
-- 2011
90% Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest
  • Actor
$1.2M 2011
21% Next Day Air
  • Eric
$10.0M 2009
80% ReGeneration
  • Actor
-- 2009
PoliWood
  • Actor
-- 2009
13% Labor Day
  • Actor
-- 2009
Number One with a Bullet
  • Actor
-- 2009
67% Cadillac Records
  • Chuck Berry
$8.1M 2008
Black August - A Celebration of Hip-Hop and Our Freedom Fighters
  • Actor
-- 2008
38% In Prison My Whole Life
  • Actor
-- 2008
Prince Among Slaves
  • Narrator
-- 2008
66% Be Kind Rewind
  • Mike
$11.0M 2008
Journey to the End of the Night
  • Wemba
-- 2007
A History of DJ Krush
  • Actor
-- 2007
Journey to the End of the Night
  • Actor
-- 2006
72% Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
  • Mos Def
$148.2M 2006
55% 16 Blocks
  • Eddie Bunker
$36.9M 2006
88% Coachella: The Film
  • Actor
-- 2006
92% Dave Chappelle's Block Party
  • Actor
$11.7M 2006
60% The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • Ford Prefect
$51.0M 2005
71% Lackawanna Blues
  • The Bandleader
-- 2005
Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes
  • Actor
-- 2005
Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth
  • Actor
-- 2005
Shades of Hip Hop - Cypher
  • Actor
-- 2005
Alicia Keys: Unplugged
  • Actor
-- 2005
Richard Pryor - I Ain't Dead Yet #%$#@!! Uncensored
  • Actor
-- 2004
Juvies
  • Poetry Narrator
-- 2004
88% The Woodsman
  • Det. Lucas
$1.5M 2004
Something the Lord Made
  • Vivien Thomas
-- 2004
Devil's Music
  • Actor
-- 2004
Shades of Hip Hop - Resurrection
  • Actor
-- 2004
73% The Italian Job
  • Left Ear
$106.0M 2003
From the Outside Looking In
  • Actor
-- 2003
16% Civil Brand
  • Michael Meadows
$0.1M 2003
Scratch vs. Freestyle
  • Actor
-- 2002
66% Brown Sugar
  • Chris
$27.2M 2002
European Muslims and Eastern Christians: The Broken Mirrors
  • Actor
-- 2002
25% Showtime
  • Lazy Boy
$37.9M 2002
Carmen - A Hip Hopera
  • Frank Miller
-- 2001
85% Monster's Ball
  • Ryrus Cooper
$31.3M 2001
The Freshest Kids - A History of the B-Boy
  • Actor
-- 2001
Island of the Dead
  • Actor
-- 2000
48% Bamboozled
  • Big Black
$1.9M 2000
89% Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme
  • Actor
-- 2000
17% Where's Marlowe
  • Wilton Crawley
-- 1999


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
60% Dexter
2006-2013
  • Brother Sam
2006 - 2011
House
2004-2012
  • Lee
2009

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Quotes from Mos Def's Characters

    1. Jerry: When you're walking down the street, and you see a little ghost. What'cha gonna do, you call Ghostbustasssssss!
    2. Mike: What's that?
    3. Jerry: Its the Ghostbusters theme song.
    4. Mike: No, it's not.
    5. Jerry: I'm pretty sure it is.
    From Be Kind Rewind. Submitted by Ryan A (2 years ago)
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