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Ahmir-Khalib Thompson


Ahmir-Khalib Thompson was born on January 20, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Ahmir Khalib Thompson. He is known for his work on Top Five (2014), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) and The Oscars (2015). See full bio »
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 2015 The Oscars (TV Special) (special appearances - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
 2014-2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (musician - 15 episodes)
- Jennifer Aniston/Bill Gates/Mario Batali (2015) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Amy Adams/Nick Offerman/Foo Fighters (2014) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Russell Brand/Brooke Shields/Mario Batali (2014) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Jason Segel/Steve Harvey/Alicia Keys (2014) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Adam Levine/Meredith Vieira/Maroon 5 (2014) ... (musician: The Roots - uncredited)
 2014 Top Five (executive music producer - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
 2013 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Bad Decisions (2013) ... (composer: theme music)
 2012 2012 Soul Train Awards (TV Movie) (composer: additional music - as ?uestlove)
 2011 Philly's 4th of July Jam (TV Special) (music director)
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (musical director - 197 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (musician - 19 episodes, 2009 - 2011)
- Keith Olbermann/Rosie Huntington-Whiteley/Battlefield 3/Battles (2011) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Episode #3.48 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Episode #3.44 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Episode #3.38 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Episode #3.26 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (original sketch music - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.13 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.12 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.11 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.10 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.9 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
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Other Works:

: Rap album with The Roots, "Do You Want More?!!!??!" (Geffen Records). See more »

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2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

?uestlove | ?ustlove | Ahmir | ?uest Love | Quest Love | QuestLove | Questlove | Quest | Roots | Ahmir '?Questlove' Thompson | Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson | Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson | Ahmir Questlove Thompson | Ahmir Thompson

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Attended the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) See more »

Nickname:

Brother ?uestion See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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