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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 3 March 1966Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameAnthony Terrell Smith

Mini Bio (1)

Tone Loc was born on March 3, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Anthony Terrell Smith. He is an actor, known for Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Heat (1995) and Bedazzled (2000).

Trade Mark (1)

Gravelly voice

Trivia (5)

Ex member of the Crip's gang.
The name "Tone Loc" originated when his peers once called him "Antonio Loco" (Spanish for "crazy Anthony").
The video for the song that launched him into super-stardom in the late 80s, Wild Thang, reportedly only cost $340 to make.
His 1989 debut album "Loc-ed After Dark" was the second rap album to reach #1 on the Billboard 200 after the Beastie Boys' debut album "Licensed to Ill", which was released three years earlier.
Has not released an album since 1991's "Cool Hand Loc".

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