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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... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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  Eve (post-production)
 2019 Кухня (post-production)
Gary Silvers
 2017-2018 Хранитель Лев (TV Series)
Kibari / Kiburi
- Beshte and the Beast (2018) ... Kiburi (voice)
- The Hyena Resistance (2018) ... Kibari (voice)
- The Kilio Valley Fire (2018) ... Kibari (voice)
- The Scorpion's Sting (2018) ... Kibari (voice)
- The Little Guy (2018) ... Kibari (voice)
 2018 Хантер Киллер
RADM John Fisk
 2018 Saint Judy
Benjamin Adebayo
 2018 Смолфут
Stonekeeper (voice)
 2018 All About Nina
 2018 Чи (TV Series)
- Wallets (2018) ... Rafiq
- Penetrate A Fraud (2018) ... Rafiq
- Quaking Grass (2018) ... Rafiq
 2018 Рассказ
 2017 Love Beats Rhymes
 2017 Меган Ливи
Gunny Martin
 2017 Джон Уик 2
 2017 Симпсоны (TV Series)
- The Great Phatsby: Part 1 (2017) ... Common (voice)
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
The Bouncer
 2015 Быть Чарли
 2015 Антураж
 2015 Ночной беглец
Andrew Price
 2014 Сельма
James Bevel
 2011-2014 Ад на колёсах (TV Series)
Elam Ferguson
- Elam Ferguson (2014) ... Elam Ferguson
- Bear Man (2014) ... Elam Ferguson
- Get Behind the Mule (2013) ... Elam Ferguson
- Fathers and Sins (2013) ... Elam Ferguson
- It Happened in Boston (2013) ... Elam Ferguson
 2014 X/Y
 2013/I Пешка
Jeff Porter
 2013 Bizarre Bracket Behavior (Video short)
 2013 Проект Минди (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Harry & Mindy (2013) ... Security Guard
 2013 Муви 43
Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")
 2011 Старый Новый год
Soldier (segment "Hospital Story")
 2011 Делай ноги 2
Seymour (voice)
 2011 Свободные леди (TV Series)
Mayor Howard
- Pilot (2011) ... Mayor Howard
 2010 Просто Райт
Scott McKnight
 2009 Kid Cudi: Make Her Say (Video short)
 2009 Dow Jones (Video short)
Dow Jones
 2009 Terminator Salvation (Video Game)
Barnes (voice)
 2009 Wanted: Weapons of Fate (Video Game)
Brummel (voice)
 2008 Особо опасен
The Gunsmith
 2008 Короли улиц
 2008 Kanye West Feat. Chris Martin: Homecoming (Video short)
 2007 Alicia Keys: Like You'll Never See Me Again (Video short)
Love Interest
 2007 Гангстер
Turner Lucas
 2006 Козырные тузы
Sir Ivy
 2005 Common: Go! (Video short)
 2004 Kanye West Feat. Syleena Johnson: All Falls Down (Video short)
Gate Agent
 2004 Один на один (TV Series)
- Cabin Fever (2004) ... Darius
 2003 Подруги (TV Series)
 2002 Common Feat. Mary J. Blige: Come Close (Video short)
 2001 Soul Train (TV Series)
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Music video for Kanye West: "All Falls Down" See more »

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4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rashied Lonnie Lyn | Lonnie Lynn | Common Sense


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[Talking about Britney Spears comeback concert performance]: I think it didn't seem like she wanted to be there. There wasn't any spark, it didn't feel like life was there.


Working on 7th album 'Finding Forever' which is due for release in 2007. See more »

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