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DJ Jazzy Jeff


DJ Jazzy Jeff was born on January 15, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Jeffrey Allen Townes. He is an actor, known for Boyz n the Hood (1991), Strange Days (1995) and Jersey Girl (2004). See full bio »
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Known For

Boyz n the Hood
Boyz n the Hood Soundtrack
(1991)
Strange Days
Strange Days Soundtrack
(1995)
Jersey Girl
Jersey Girl Soundtrack
(2004)
Made in America
Made in America Soundtrack
(1993)

Filmography

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 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Jazzy Jeff
- Michael Keaton/Gwen Stefani (2015) ... Jazzy Jeff (uncredited)
 1990-1996 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Jazz / D.J. Jazzy Jeff
- I, Done: Part 2 (1996) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- I, Done: Part 1 (1996) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- The Butler's Son Did It (1996) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- I, Ooh, Baby, Baby (1995) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- The Script Formerly Known As... (1995) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video) (as D.J. Jazzy Jeff)
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Other Works:

Music video for Jill Scott: "A Long Walk" See more »

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1 Interview | See more »

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Alternate Names:

D.J. Jazzy Jeff | Jazzy Jeff | DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince | DJ Jazzy Jeff Townes | Jazzy Jeff Townes | Jeffrey A. Townes | Jeff Townes

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Trivia:

Legendary Philadelphia hip-hop DJ and serious turntablist who has won DJ competitions such as the New Music Seminar's 1986 DJ Battle For World Supremacy. Although he never competed in the DMC World Championship competitions, he is in the DMC hall of fame for contributions to the world of hip-hop and DJing. See more »

Trademark:

Sunglasses

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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