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Big Pun (1971–2000)

Big Pun was born on November 9, 1971 in Bronx, New York, USA as Christopher Lee Rios. He was married to Liza Rios. He died on February 7, 2000 in White Plains, New York. See full bio »

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 2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Video Game) (performer: "Shut 'Em Down (Remix)", "Beware", "Twinz (Deep Cover 98)")
 2000 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (Video documentary) (writer: "Feelin' So Good")
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (performer: "Makes Me Sweat" - as Big Punisher) / (writer: "Makes Me Sweat" - as Christopher Rios)
 1998 Slam (performer: "Sex, Money & Drugs" - as Big Punisher) / (writer: "Sex, Money & Drugs" - as Big Punisher)
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 1999 Thicker Than Water
Punny (as Big Punisher)
 1999 Whiteboyz
Don Flip Crew (uncredited)
 1999 Urban Menace (Video)
Crow (as Big Punisher)
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 2003 Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me (Video) (composer: song "Feelin' So Good")
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 2003 Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me (Video)
Himself (segment "Feelin' So Good")
 2002 Big Pun: Still Not a Player (Documentary)
 2000 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (Video documentary)
 2000 Boricua's Bond
Himself (as Big Punisher)
 1998 Moesha (TV Series)
 1998 Pete Rock: Soul Survivor (Video short)
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 2009 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Rapper Wives (2009)
 2008 Big Pun: The Legacy (Video documentary)
 2005 Video on Trial (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (2005) ... Himself (as Terror Squad)
 2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (TV Mini-Series documentary)

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Other Works:

Capital Punishment (1998) See more »

Alternate Names:

Big Punisher | Terror Squad

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Personal Quote:

"I'm mostly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip-Hop, making everybody proud of me, I'm not just a rapper now, I'm in history now".


Cremated and buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, New York, on Feb 12, 2000. See more »


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