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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:

Noted for her well-choreographed music videos. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Aaliyah Dana Haughton | Aaliyah Haughton | Aaliyah Houghton

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her inspirations]: Sade. How beautiful is she? I chose her because I idolize her. I've always looked up to her. She and I have the same birthday which is January 16th so I feel like she is my soul sister. What I love about Sade is that she stays true to her style no matter what. She can leave us for 8 years and come back and be absolutely mind blowing. And you gotta respect that. See more »

Trivia:

Her video Try Again was the most viewed video of 2000 - 2001, getting over 85,000 views daily. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Li Li See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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