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LL Cool J 
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Born on January 14, 1969, LL Cool J, his name means Ladies Love Cool James, grew to be one of the leading rap artists in the country. 
 
LL Cool J's News
 
Next Release - LL Cool J plays Ronnie Jones in "Halloween: H20" opening 5 August 1998 from Miramax. 
 
LL Cool J's Background
Background - Born and raised in Queens, rapping at the age of nine, making demo tapes by the time he was thirteen. 

Firsts for a Rap Artist 

  • 1987 - Billboard - Black Single Chart - #l - "I Need Love"
  • 4 consecutive RIAA platinum albums
  • 4 consecutive RIAA gold singles
  • 12 million album sales worldwide
  • one of "Ten Sexiest Men in Rock"
  • featured in Ebony
Film Debut - LL had a cameo role in the 1985 film, "Krush Groove".  He followed that by playing a rapper in the hit Goldie Hawn film, "Wildcats". 

Family - LL is married to Simone Smith and they have three children. 

Autobiography 

"I Make My Own Rules"
CD 
"Phenomenon" - soundtrack to autobiography, "I Make My Own Rules"
Bio 
James Todd Smith 
January 14, 1969 
Queens, New York 
Capricorn
Music Awards 
1991 - Grammy Award - Best Rap Solo - "Mama Said Knock You Out" 
1991 - Artist of the Year 
1991 - Album of the Year - "Mama Said Knock You Out" 
1991 - Song of the Year - "Mama Said Knock You Out" 
1991 - MTV Award - Best Rap Video 
1990 - #1 Album of the Year - The Village Voice Critics Poll - "Mama Said Knock You Out"
Nominations 
1998 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "In the House" 
1997 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "In the House" 
1996 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "In the House"
Films 
1998 - Woo --------------- Darryl 
1998 - Caught Up ------- Roger 
1997 - B*A*P*S ---------Himself 
1997 - Touch ------------- Himself 
1995 - Out-of-Sync ----- Jason St. Julian 
1992 - Toys -------------- Patrick Zevo 
1991 - The Hard Way 
1986 - Wildcats ---------- Rapper 
1985 - Krush Groove ----LL Cool J
TV 
1996 - The Right to Remain Silent ----- Charles Red Taylor 
1995 - In the House ----------------------- Marion Hill
 
LL Cool J's Fan Mail
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LL Cool J's Projects
 
"Halloween: H20" - 5 August 1998 release from Miramax.  Cast:  Jamie Lee Curtis, Michelle Williams, Josh Hartnett, Adam Arkin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Adam Hann-Byrd, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nancy Stephens, Larissa Miller, Emilee Thompson, John Cassini, Brandon Williams, Jody Wood, Janet Leigh, LL Cool J, Chris Durand.   This film is the seventh in the Halloween line, Michael Myers returns to an all girls school to haunt his sister who is the dean. 
 
LL Cool J's Related Items
 
"All World" L.L. Cool J Audio CD (November 5, 1996) available through Amazon.com. Click on this link for more information and availability. Click on cover art at right for a larger image. 

 
"Phenomenon" [EXPLICIT LYRICS] L.L. Cool J Audio CD (October 14, 1997) available through Amazon.com. Click on this link for more information and availability. Click on cover art at right for a larger image. 

 
"I Make My Own Rules; Modern Adventure" by L. L. Cool J., Karen Hunter Mass Market Paperback - 288 pages (July 1998) available through Amazon.com. Click on this link for more information and availability.
 
Links
 
Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 

People Index - List of actors with their profiles. 

 
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