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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 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014), Top Five (2014) and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009). See full bio »

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 2014-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (musician - 71 episodes)
- Ice Cube/Ellie Kemper/Conrad Sewell (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Amy Schumer/Richard Linklater/Zara Larsson (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Greg Kinnear/Padma Lakshmi/Andrew Dice Clay (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Aaron Paul/Governor Chris Christie/Nate Bargatze (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Don Cheadle/Saoirse Ronan/Iggy Azalea (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
 2013-2015 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- 80s Ladies (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Last F... Able Day (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Bad Decisions (2013) ... (composer: theme music)
 2015 The Oscars (TV Special) (special appearances - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
 2014 Top Five (executive music producer - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
 2012 2012 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (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, "Things Fall Apart" (MCA 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 »

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Brother ?uestion See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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