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Wyclef Jean

Lowest Rated:   11% One Last Thing (2006)
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Birthplace:   La Plaine, Haiti
Raised by his aunt and uncle in Haiti from ages 2 to 9 after his parents immigrated to the U.S. in pursuit of a better life. Moved to Brooklyn with his parents when he was 9. Father was pastor at Newark's Good Shepherd Church of the Nazarene. Played bass for his high-school swing choir. Formed the Tranzlator Crew, a rap group, with his cousin Prakazrel ("Pras") Michel and Lauryn Hill in the late '80s; they eventually renamed themselves the Fugees. Released his first solo album, the triple-platinum Carnival, in 1997. Wrote and produced hits for Destiny's Child, Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana and Shakira. Bought his parents their dream home with his first major paycheck. Began taking classes at the Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2009. Founded the Yéle Haiti charity to benefit the people of his native Haiti. Counts Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin and Yes among his favorite musical acts.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
67% Sweet Micky For President
  • Actor
2015
25% Black November
  • Timi Gabriel
2015
81% Soundtrack For A Revolution
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Celia: The Queen
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Shakira: Oral Fixation Tour
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Hip Hop Massive 2
  • Actor
2007
19% Shottas
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • Richie
2006
79% Ghosts of Cité Soleil
  • Executive Producer
  • Actor
2006
11% One Last Thing
  • Emmett Ducasse
2006
No Score Yet Full Clip
  • Narrator
2006
21% Dirty
  • Baine
2006
No Score Yet Live with Pete Finch
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop & The Cops
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet South Beach Raw
  • Actor
2005
30% Be Cool
  • Himself
$55.6M 2005
No Score Yet Funkmaster Flex - Car Show Tour
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Happy Healthy Monsters
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet James Brown: Soul Survivor
  • Actor
2004
30% The Country Bears
  • Himself
$16.9M 2002
No Score Yet Destiny's Child: The Platinum's on the Wall
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet America: A Tribute to Heroes
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Carmen: A Hip Hopera
  • Fortune Teller
2001

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Performer
  • 2016
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
  • Panelist
  • 2016
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Vincent Love
  • 2016
  • 1999
92% Nashville
2012
  • Dominic King Dominic Wells Domic King
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Apprentice
2004
  • Appearing
  • Actor
  • 2012
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Performer
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Electric Company
2009-2011
  • Appearing
  • Actor
  • 2010
81% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Actor
  • 2009
No Score Yet American Idol
2002-2016
  • Performer
  • 2006
No Score Yet America's Next Top Model
2003
  • Guest
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
  • Guest
  • 2003

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