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LL Cool J

IMDB : LL Cool J - IMDB(nm0005112)

L.L. Cool J

1968-01-14

Long Island

Male

http://llcoolj.com/

Biography

James Todd Smith better known as LL Cool J (acronym for Ladies Love Cool James) is an American rapper and actor. He has released thirteen studio albums and two greatest hits compilations; his newest album is 2013's Authentic, following 2008's Exit 13, which completed his record deal with Def Jam Recordings. He has appeared in numerous films, and stars as NCIS Special Agent Sam Hanna on the CBS crime drama television series NCIS: Los Angeles. He was born on January 14, 1968 in Bay Shore, New York. While LL first appeared as a rapper in the movie Krush Groove (performing "I Can't Live Without My Radio"), his first acting part was a small role in a high school football movie called Wildcats. He continued to work in movies from then until 1995 when he landed his own television sitcom, In the House. In 1998 he had a role in the film Halloween H20. In 1999's Deep Blue Sea. Later that year, he had a starring role in Any Given Sunday, in which he played Julian Washington, the talented but selfish running back on the dysfunctional Miami Sharks. Since then, LL Cool J has appeared in a variety of films, such as the 2002 remake of Rollerball, Deliver Us from Eva, and S.W.A.T. In 2005, he returned to television in a guest starring role on the Fox medical drama House. He also appeared as Queen Latifah's love interest in the 2006 movie Last Holiday. He also guest starred on 30 Rock in the 2007 episode "The Source Awards" as the hip hop producer Ridiculous. Next he appeared in Sesame Street 's 39th season where he introduced the word of the day, "Unanimous” and performing "The Addition Expedition" in episode 4172 (Sept. 30, 2008). As of 2011, LL Cool J is a series regular on the CBS police procedural NCIS: Los Angeles, a spin-off of NCIS.   He lives in Long Island, New York, with his wife and four children.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Edison

Edison

Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

2006-07-18
Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.

2000-11-02
In Too Deep

In Too Deep

A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go.

1999-08-25
Rollerball

Rollerball

From the director of Die Hard comes this high-octane thriller that roars along at a breakneck pace (Los Angeles Times)! Starring Chris Klein (American Pie), Jean Reno (Ronin), LL Cool J (Charlie's Angels) and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (X-Men), Rollerball goes full-throttle with excitement from its death-defying opening until its explosive end! Jonathan Cross (Klein) is the newest recruit in the most extreme sport of all time where his fast moves and killer looks make him an instant superstar. But Cross life in the fast lane collides with reality when he learns that the league's owner (Reno) is orchestrating serious on-court accidents to boost ratings. Now Cross plans to take down the owner and his ruthless sport before the game puts an end to him!

2002-02-08
Toys

Toys

Leslie Zevo is a fun-loving inventor who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle, Leland, a war-mongering general who rules the operation with an iron fist and builds weapons disguised as toys.

1992-12-18
Halloween: H20

Halloween: H20

Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the headmistress of a private school. But it's not far enough to escape Myers, who soon discovers her whereabouts. As Halloween descends upon Laurie's peaceful community, a feeling of dread weighs upon her -- with good reason.

1998-08-05
Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea

On a remote former submarine refueling facility called Aquatica, a team of scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Susan McAlester genetically engineers three Mako sharks, intending to increase their brain capacity so that they can harvest the tissue as a cure for Alzheimer's. Unfortunately, the increased brain capacity also makes the sharks smarter, faster, and more dangerous. Aquatica's financial backers are skeptical and nervous about the tests, and send a corporate executive to visit the facility.

1999-07-28
S.W.A.T.

S.W.A.T.

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison. It seems routine, but when Montel offers a huge reward to anyone who can break him free, criminals of various stripes step up for the prize.

2003-08-08
Deliver Us from Eva

Deliver Us from Eva

Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They end up paying Ray, the local "playboy," $5,000 to date her. The plan goes by smoothly, but troubles comes when Ray actually falls in love with Eva.

2003-02-07
Any Given Sunday

Any Given Sunday

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to the pressure of winning. The new owner must prove her self in a male dominated world.

1999-12-16
How Bruce Lee Changed the World

How Bruce Lee Changed the World

More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video games and philosophy. A journey across the United States, Asia and Europe, takes Shannon Lee on a trip back to her father's roots in Hong Kong and China. With unique access to the family's photographic archive, home movies and all material owned by the Bruce Lee Foundation.

2009-05-17
Krush Groove

Krush Groove

Russell Walker is a young, successful manager of rap performers, handling acts for the Krush Groove label, including Run-DMC and The Fat Boys. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell needs more money to press more copies, he borrows it from a street hustler and soon regrets his decision.

1985-10-25
Touch

Touch

When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.

1997-02-14
The Deal

The Deal

Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) comes bearing the script of a lifetime and Charlie decides to give his career one final shot. The only thing standing in his way is Diedre Hearn (Meg Ryan), a sharp-witted studio executive brought in to keep Charlie in line.

2008-11-20
Mindhunters

Mindhunters

Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.

2005-05-13
Last Holiday

Last Holiday

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.

2006-01-13
B.A.P.S.

B.A.P.S.

Can two clueless Georgia homegirls with big hearts -- and even bigger hair -- find happiness, fame and thrills in the swank hills of Beverly? Anything is possible when you are B.A.P.'s. They revive Blakemore's interest for life, and he teaches them to be "Black American Princesses" in return.

1997-03-28
Slow Burn

Slow Burn

A district attorney (Ray Liotta) is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader (LL Cool J) and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney (Jolene Blalock) and a cryptic stranger.

2007-04-13
DJ Cinema Presents: Masterpiece Theater Blend Dvd

DJ Cinema Presents: Masterpiece Theater Blend Dvd

DJ Cinema is mixing up blends with artists like Biggie, Nas, Jay-Z, AZ, Rick Ross, Fabolous, 50 Cent and Jadakiss.

2009-03-19
Big Fun in the Big Town

Big Fun in the Big Town

New York, 1986: a city of big dreams and equally big problems. Like New York itself, hip-hop music encompassed both of these human conditions. But hip-hop and its cultural birthplace shared other important characteristics, too: the desire to always be original, a hustle-to-survive ambition, and — if the stars aligned — the ability to come out on top, no matter what the odds. Big Fun in the Big Town is about hip-hop when artistry in the game was still at its center. When skills, not hype, got you your first record deal. When Run-DMC took the reins from Doug E Fresh and Grandmaster Flash, paving the way for hundreds of other hitmakers to follow. When a chart-topping LL Cool J still lived with his Grandmother. When the Latin Quarter was the club to be at on any weekend night. And when artists from all backgrounds could taste their own pop chart dreams, just beyond their reach but still seemingly attainable.

1986-06-06
Simply Mad About the Mouse

Simply Mad About the Mouse

Simply Mad About the Mouse collects affectionate tributes to Disney's songs from artists like the Gipsy Kings, Soul II Soul, and Kirk Whalum. Bobby McFerrin's "Siamese Cat Song," En Vogue's "Someday My Prince Will Come," and Harry Connick, Jr.'s "Bare Necessities" are among the highlights of this album. Also included are Michael Bolton's cover of "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and Billy Joel's "When You Wish Upon a Star.

1991-07-15
Rapmania: The Roots of Rap

Rapmania: The Roots of Rap

This bi-coastal simulcast concert brought together some of the most influential artists in rap for a one-time-only show of rhyming might. "Rap Mania: A Salute to the 15th Anniversary of Hip Hop" took place VIA SATELLITE at the Apollo Theater in New York City and The Palace Theater in Hollywood, and featured sets from many performers.

1999-10-31
Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come

When her husband keels over from a stroke, Raynelle Slocumb calls the entire clan together to remember their dearly departed. Family tensions reach a comedic boil as the wildly dysfunctional Slocumbs squabble and fight their way to the funeral.

2001-04-11
The Right to Remain Silent

The Right to Remain Silent

Bright and eager to hit the streets in search of bad guys, rookie cop Christine Paly is disappointed when she's instead assigned to process criminals. Under the supervision of a tough but likable mentor, Christine quickly learns that hers is like no other desk job in the world.

1996-01-07
Grudge Match

Grudge Match

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.

2013-12-25
Caught Up

Caught Up

Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after them, and Vanessa tells Daryl that this is her former lover Ahmad who wants revenge.

1998-02-27
Out-of-Sync

Out-of-Sync

A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.

1995-06-04
The Hard Way

The Hard Way

Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. John Moss and learn how to act like a real cop. But when Nick drives John crazy with questions and imitating him, he gets in the way of John's pursuit of a serial killer.

1991-03-08
Wildcats

Wildcats

Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.

1986-02-14
Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert

Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert

A tribute concert celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday that promises performances from Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Zac Brown, Harry Connick Jr., Celine Dion, Lady Gaga and Juanes.

2015-12-06
Lennon or McCartney

Lennon or McCartney

550 Artists. 1 Question. Lennon or McCartney.

2014-12-12
Mayweather

Mayweather

Documentary about the life of undefeated eight-time world boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather.

2013-04-27
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway

ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway

Going behind the curtain to capture the most controversial, passionate, risky and high-profile Broadway season in decades.

2007-04-19
Hip-Hop Evolution

Hip-Hop Evolution

Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.

2016-04-29
Woo

Woo

Gorgeous and extraverted Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.

1998-05-08
The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Throughout its 40-year history, the Kennedy Center Honors has redefined America's perception of its artistic legacy and reinvented the way this nation rewards its artists. The Honors have been compared to a knighthood in Britain, or the French Legion of Honor--the quintessential reward for a lifetime's endeavor. At the same time, the annual addition of new names to the roster of Honors recipients charts the international standard of excellence set by America's artists, as well as the aesthetic inspiration provided by artists of other nations who have achieved prominence on these shores.

2017-12-26