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Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, better known by his stage name Common, is an American rapper, actor, writer, philanthropist, and activist. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained an underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.

Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, better known by his stage name Common, is an American rapper, actor, writer, philanthropist, and activist. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained an underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.

Birth Name

Lonnie Rashid Lynn


Monday, 13 March 1972


Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

El Tonto 2021
Stockton on My Mind Self 2020
Ava Michael 2020
Princess Bride Westley 2020
A Most Beautiful Thing Narrator / Self - Narrator 2020
Bear Witness, Take Action Self - Host 2020
Fraggle Rock: Rock On! Common 2020
One World: Together at Home Self 2020
Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Self 2020
Untold Stories of Hip Hop Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Musical Guest 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Activate: The Global Citizen Movement 2019
The Informer Grens 2019
The Kitchen Gary Silvers / Gary Silver 2019
Saint Judy Benjamin Adebayo 2019
Desus & Mero Self 2019
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Self 2019
Nine Lives Alvaro 2019
Here and Now Ben 2018
Shut Up and Dribble Himself 2018
The Hate U Give Uncle Carlos 2018
All About Nina Rafe 2018
Smallfoot Stonekeeper / Stonekeeper (voice) 2018
Ocean's Eight Himself (uncredited) 2018
The Tale Martin 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Hunter Killer RA John Fisk 2018
49th NAACP Image Awards Himself 2018
The Chi Rafiq 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter 2018
Love Beats Rhymes Coltrane 2017
Girls Trip Common 2017
The Nineties Himself (archive footage) 2017
The Raw Word Himself 2017
The Words That Built America Himself 2017
Megan Leavey Gunny Martin 2017
Feel Rich: Health Is The New Wealth Himself 2017
A Happening of Monumental Proportions Daniel 2017
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary Himself 2017
John Wick: Chapter 2 Cassian 2017
The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself - Presenter 2017
Two Trains Runnin' Narrator 2016
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise Himself - Hip Hop Artist 2016
America Divided Himself 2016
Harry Himself 2016
Suicide Squad Monster T 2016
Chelsea Himself, Himself (archive footage) 2016
Barbershop: The Next Cut Rashad 2016
The Lion Guard Kibari (voice), Kiburi (voice) 2016
The Wiz Live! The Bouncer 2015
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives Himself 2015
Being Charlie Travis 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Musical Guest, Self (archive footage), Self - Guest 2015
Unity Narrator (voice) 2015
Knock Knock Live Himself 2015
Entourage Common 2015
Lip Sync Battle Self - Competitor 2015
Run All Night Andrew Price 2015
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Himself - Guest, Himself - Panelist 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner 2015
Framework Himself - Host 2015
Selma James Bevel 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Himself - Guest 2014
Every Secret Thing Devlin Hatch 2014
X/Y Jason 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Musical Guest, Self - Guest, Self 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
The Real Self 2013
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records Himself 2013
Now You See Me Evans 2013
Pawn Jeff Porter 2013
Luv Vincent 2013
Real Husbands of Hollywood Himself 2013
Movie 43 Bob Mone 2013
Big Evening Buzz with Carrie Keagan Himself - Guest 2012
The Mindy Project Security Guard 2012
Steve Harvey Himself 2012
The Odd Life Of Timothy Green Coach Cal 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap Himself 2012
The Burn with Jeff Ross Himself 2012
Bizarre Foods America Himself 2012
CBS This Morning Himself 1992
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul Himself 2011
New Year's Eve Soldier (segment "Hospital Story") 2011
Happy Feet Two Seymour 2011
Hell on Wheels Elam Ferguson 2011
1st Look Himself - Interviewee 2011
Instant Movie Review Himself - Interviewee 2011
Dish Nation Self 2011
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest Himself 2011
Single Ladies Mayor Howard 2011
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network Self 2011
What's Trending Himself 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Himself 2011
The Hot 10 Himself - Guest 2011
Brave New Voices 2010 Himself - Host 2010
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Music Himself 2010
Just Wright Scott McKnight 2010
Bouncing Cats Narrator 2010
Date Night Collins 2010
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2010
Talk Stoop Himself 2009
Mark at the Movies Himself 2009
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
Terminator Salvation Barnes 2009
The Rotten Tomatoes Show Himself - Rapper 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
The Electric Company Himself 2009
Wanted The Gunsmith 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
Street Kings Coates 2008
American Gangster Turner Lucas 2007
Chelsea Lately Himself - Guest 2007
Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life Himself 2007
Smokin' Aces Sir Ivy 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops Himself 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Dave Chappelle's Block Party Common 2005
Wild 'N Out Self - Musical Guest 2005
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology Airline Employee (segment "All Falls Down") / Himself (segment "Two Words") 2005
Soundz Of Spirit 2005
The MC: Why We Do It Himself 2005
Black in the 80s Himself 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Fade To Black Himself 2004
5 Sides of a Coin Himself 2004
Game Over Himself 2004
The Blues Himself 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Musical Guest, Himself 2003
Beef Himself 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Musical Guest, Himself, Himself - Guest 2003
MythBusters Gunsmith 2003
Chappelle's Show Self - Musical Guest 2003
Brown Sugar Himself 2002
American Idol Self 2002
Def Poetry Himself 2002
Fashion Police Himself - Guest 2002
Driven Himself 2002
Scrubs Himself 2001
One on One Darius 2001
Girlfriends Omar 2000
The View Self - Guest, Himself - Musical Guest, Self - Musical Guest 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest, Self 1996
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself, Himself - Guest 1993
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Dateline NBC Singer 1992
The Simpsons Common 1989
MTV Unplugged Himself 1989
American Masters Self - Hip Hop Artist 1986
NBA on ESPN Self - Team Wilbon Captain 1982
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
Saturday Night Live Self 1975
Good Morning America Self - Guest 1975
Soul Train Guest 1971
Sesame Street Self - Guest 1969

Producer Filmography

2018 Oscar Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song) Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics Won
2015 Golden Globe Best Original Song - Motion Picture Won
2015 Oscar Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song Won
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