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Aaliyah (I) (1979–2001)


Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly. Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was raised in Detroit. She got her first major ... See full bio »

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 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Word Up! By Cameo (2015) ... (performer: "Back and Forth")
 2014/I Boyhood (performer: "Try Again")
 2012 The B&B: Kim's Palace (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Deadline (2012) ... (performer: "Try Again")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Australian Grand Prix: Highlights (2011) ... (performer: "Try Again" - uncredited)
- The Australian Grand Prix (2011) ... (performer: "Try Again" - uncredited)
 2010 Turn the Beat Around (TV Movie) (performer: "Try again")
  Canada's Next Top Model (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (producer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Rockin' the Runway (2009) ... (performer: "We need a resolution" - uncredited) / (producer: "We need a resolution" - uncredited)
 2009 2009 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (performer: "More Than A Woman")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (performer: "Try Again" - uncredited)
 2008 Magic Mushrooms (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (performer: "Try Again" - uncredited)
 2006 ATL (performer: "At Your Best (You Are Love)")
 2004 The O.C. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Goodbye Girl (2004) ... (performer: "I Care 4 U" - uncredited)
 2002 I Care 4 U: Bonus DVD (Video) (performer: "One in a Million", "Are You That Somebody?", "Try Again", "We Need a Resolution", "More Than a Woman", "Come Back in One Piece", "4 Page Letter", "Got to Give It Up (Remix)", "Rock the Boat")
 2002 The Challenge (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Battle of the Seasons: Montezuma's Revenge (2002) ... (performer: "More Than a Woman" - uncredited)
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series) (performer: "I Don't Wanna")
 2000 Romeo Must Die (performer: "Come Back in One Piece", "I Don't Wanna", "Are You Feelin' Me?", "Try Again")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "I Don't Wanna")
 1999 Music of the Heart (performer: "Turn the Page")
 1999 Varsity Blues (performer: "If Your Girl Only Knew")
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (performer: "Are You That Somebody?")
 1998 The 70th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Journey To The Past")
 1997 Anastasia (performer: "Journey to the Past")
 1997 The Magical Journey of 'Anastasia' (Video documentary short) (performer: "Journey to the Past")
 1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame (performer: "THE THING I LIKE")
 1994 The Neverending Story III (performer: "Back & Forth")
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Other Works:

Release of her album, "One in a Million," on Blackground/Atlantic Records (92715). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Aaliyah Dana Haughton | Aaliyah Haughton | Aaliyah Houghton

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Everything is worth it. The hard work, the times when you're tired, the times where you're a bit sad . . . In the end, it's all worth it because it really makes me happy. There's nothing better than loving what you do. See more »

Trivia:

Her song, "Try Again," was the most viewed music video of 2000-2001, averaging over 85,000 views daily over that period. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore sunglasses in front of the covered left eye See more »

Nickname:

BabyGirl See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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