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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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Boyz n the Hood
Boyz n the Hood Soundtrack
Strange Days
Strange Days Soundtrack
Jersey Girl
Jersey Girl Soundtrack
Made in America
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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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Music video for Will Smith: "Freakin' It" 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


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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First hip-hop artist (along with Will Smith) to win the first best rap performance Grammy for "Parents Just Don't Understand" (1988). See more »




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