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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 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016). See full bio »

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Known For

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
(2014-2016)
Top Five
Top Five Music Department
(2014)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Music Department
(2009-2013)

Filmography

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 2014-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (musician - 82 episodes)
- Will Smith/Usher (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Alicia Vikander/Céline Dion (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Mila Kunis/Mike Birbiglia/A$AP Mob (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Whoopi Goldberg/Ben Simmons/Kevin Delaney (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Liam Hemsworth/Nick Jonas (2016) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (executive music producer - 1 episode)
- Part 1 (2016) ... (executive music producer - as Ahmir 'Questlove' 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 87th Annual Academy Awards (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, "The Roots Come Alive" (MCA Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Trivia:

Brother of Donn Thompson. See more »

Trademark:

His high pitched laugh

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Brother ?uestion See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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