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Jason Mizell (1965–2002)

Jason Mizell was born on January 21, 1965 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jason William Mizell. He was married to Terri Corley. He died on October 30, 2002 in Queens. See full bio »

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 2015 The Night Before (writer: "Christmas in Hollis", "Christmas In Hollis")
 2015 Straight Outta Compton (writer: "Jam-Master Jay")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Salt vs. Pepa (2015) ... (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2015 Dope (writer: "Slam" - as Jason William Mizell)
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "King of Rock" - uncredited)
 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
  Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Christmas (2013) ... (performer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited) / (writer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited)
 2013 Turbo (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lift Off (2013) ... (writer: "Hollis Crew (Krush-Groove 2)" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2012 Grand Finale (2012) ... (writer: "It's Tricky" - uncredited)
 2011/I Jack and Jill (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2010 Angel Camouflaged (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2010 Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "Into the Groove")
 2010/I The Bounty Hunter (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2007 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Crown Vic (2007) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis" - uncredited)
 2005 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Party (2005) ... (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 2005 The Longest Yard ("Oh")
 2004 Friday Night Lights (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2003 Malibu's Most Wanted (writer: "It's Tricky")
 2002 The Hot Chick (writer: "It's Tricky" - as Jason William Mizell)
 2001 How High (producer: "Slam" - as Jam Master Jay)
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "It's Like That")
 2000 Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 (Video) (writer: "Rock Box", "King of Rock", "Down With the King", "Pause", "Walk This Way")
 2000 Road Trip (writer: "It's Tricky")
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (producer: "King of Rock")
 1999 Dogma (writer: "Run's House" - as J. Mizell)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "It's Tricky")
 1998 Half Baked (writer: "You Be Illin'" - as Jason Williams Mizell)
 1997 Chasing Amy (writer: "Run's House" (1988) - as J. Mizell)
 1994 ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994 (Video) (producer: "Slam" - uncredited)
 1993 Judgment Night (writer: "Me, Myself & My Microphone" - as Jason "JMJ" Mizell)
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie) (writer: "Pledge of Allegiance", "Nigga Bridges")
 1991 Livin' Large! (writer: "Love Me")
 1988 Die Hard (writer: "Christmas in Hollis")
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Christmas In Hollis" - as J. Mizell) / (music: "Christmas In Hollis" - as J. Mizell)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (as Jam Master Jay) (released posthumously) for Dr. Pepper (2003 ) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Run D.M.C. | Run DMC | Jamaster J | Jam Master Jay | Jay | Jason 'Jam Master Jay' Mizell | Run-D.M.C. | Run-DMC


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His sons' Jason Mizell Jr. (DJ Jam Master J'Son) and T.J. Mizell (DJ Dasmatic) are both professional Disc Jockeys. They perform with Run D.M.C. as disc jockeys whenever Rev Run and Dmc performs shows. Each of his sons have performed at venues around the world, and made several television appearances on various television networks. See more »


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