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Aaliyah (I) (1979–2001)


Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly. Born in Brooklyn, New York but raised in Detroit, Aaliyah got her first major exposure appearing on the syndicated television series Star Search (1983) where she awed the audience with her amazing voice and talent. Withdrawing from the celebrity ... See full bio »

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 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 Movie) (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:

Posthumous release of Aaliyah's music video for "Miss You," directed by Darren Grant, and featuring appearances by DMX; Missy Elliott; Toni Braxton; Tweety; Stephen Garrett; Jamie Foxx; Quincy Jones; and Ananda Lewis; among others. The song and video were produced by Tim Mosley (as Timbaland). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Aaliyah Dana Haughton | Aaliyah Haughton | Aaliyah Houghton

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

Being female, you're raised to be a good, sweet girl and not flip out. So I had to give myself permission to be mean and evil. It's tough. But I've always been drawn to the darker side of things. See more »

Trivia:

She had a close friendship with producer/musical artist Missy Elliott. See more »

Trademark:

Usually wore black leather, or white clothing in her music videos See more »

Nickname:

Lee See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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