Get to know the 52-year old actor, musician, Common, before he got famous (e.g. I used to love H.E.R). IMDB reports The 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards (TV Special) was Common's first TV appearance in 1995. In 2001 he starred as Guest in his first movie Soul Train (TV Series) .

BirthdayMarch 13, 1972
Name in PassportLonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.
Debut Soul Train (TV Series) (2001)
First Song Common - Come Close ft. Mary J. Blige
EthnicityAfro-American (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)
Ethnic category/Race(?)Black
Sexuality - Gay or NayStraight
His home town is Chicago, Illinois, U.S.. His parents Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines & Lonnie Lynn are of Afro-American ethnicity. Common was born on March 13, 1972 on a Monday.

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High school: Luther High School South, Chicago
University/College: Florida A&M University, majored in business administration

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Photo of First movie or tv show debut

Soul Train (TV Series)

Character: Guest| Date: 2001

Common's First music video

Common released Common - Come Close ft. Mary J. Blige, from the album Electric Circus in 2002.

Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance

The Quality Of Music Went Down | Common Interview | Larry King Now Ora TV

Most popular video on Youtube

Sesame Street: Common and Colbie Caillat - "Belly Breathe" with Elmo
Views: 24.279.044

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