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Roger Troutman (1951–1999)

Roger Troutman was born on November 29, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He died on April 25, 1999 in Dayton. See full bio »


(age 47) in Dayton, Ohio, USA

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Straight Outta Compton
The Social Network
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 2017 CHIPS (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "California Love")
 2015 Straight Outta Compton (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "More Bounce To The Ounce", "Computer Love", "8 Ball", "California Love")
 2015 Pixels (writer: "More Bounce To The Ounce")
 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Word Up! By Cameo (2015) ... (writer: "Hey Ladies")
 2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Save JJ's (2015) ... (writer: "California Love" - uncredited)
 2014 California (Video short) ("California Love")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (performer: "Do It Roger" - as Roger) / (writer: "Heartbreaker, Pts. 1-2", "Do It Roger", "Servin' Em Heat")
  That Music Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) ... (performer: "California Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "California Love" - uncredited)
 2013 The Short Game (Documentary) (writer: "Going Back To Cali")
 2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "California Love")
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "California Love")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "California Love" - uncredited)
 2010 The Social Network (writer: "West Coast Poplock")
 2010 Marmaduke (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "California Love")
 2010 Iron Man 2 (performer: "California Love" (Single Version)) / (writer: "California Love" (Single Version))
 2010 Unsung (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Uncut (2010) ... (writer: "Computer Love")
 2010/I Valentine's Day (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "California Love")
 2009/I Old Dogs (writer: "So Ruff, So Tuff")
 2009 The Firm (writer: "Computer Love")
 2009 Soul Kitchen (writer: "I WANT TO BE YOUR MAN")
 2009 Middle Men (writer: "California Love Remix")
 2009 Fish Tank (writer: "Down 4 U")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Going Back to Cali")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 14 Results (2008) ... (performer: "So Ruff, So Tuff")
 2008 Baby Mama (writer: "Hey Ladies")
  100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (performer: "California Love") / (writer: "California Love")
 2007 Freedom Writers ("Keep Ya Head Up")
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Everybody Hates Rejection (2006) ... (performer: "I Want to Be Your Man")
- Everybody Hates Greg (2005) ... (writer: "More Bounce to the Ounce" - uncredited)
 2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (performer: "California Love" - as Roger)
 2006 Beerfest (writer: "Come On")
 2006 UFC 59: Reality Check (TV Special) (writer: "California Love" - uncredited)
 2005 Sunday Driver (Documentary) (writer: "California Love")
 2005 Harsh Times (writer: "Ain't No Future In Yo' Frontin'")
 2005 Underclassman (performer: "California Love (Original Version)") / (writer: "California Love (Original Version)")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "I Can Make You Dance", "West Coast Poplock")
  High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- The Sound of Freedom: Maskingevärskonvent i USA (2004) ... (performer: "California Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "California Love" - uncredited)
 2004 You Got Served (writer: "Time 4 Sum Aksion")
 2004 Napoleon Dynamite (writer: "So Ruff, So Tuff" - uncredited)
 2003 Biker Boyz (writer: "Kalifornia")
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary) (writer: "Keep Ya Head Up")
 2002 The Hot Chick (writer: "Bounce")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (performer: "More Bounce to the Ounce" - as Roger) / (writer: "More Bounce to the Ounce")
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "Temptations")
 2002 Barbershop (writer: "You Gots to Chill" - as R. Troutman)
 2001 Glitter (writer: "Dance Floor")
 2001 Pootie Tang ("I Want To Be Your Man") / (performer: "I Want To Be Your Man" - as Roger)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (writer: "Do U Wanna Roll (Dolittle Theme)")
 2001 Blue Hill Avenue (writer: "More Bounce To The Ounce")
 2001 Soul Train (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jon B/JT Money/R.L. Huggar (2001) ... (writer: "Do U Wanna Roll")
 2000 Something to Sing About (TV Movie) (writer: "Hold On (Change is Comin')")
 2000 Love & Basketball (performer: "I Want To Be Your Man" - as Roger) / (writer: "I Want To Be Your Man")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (writer: "SO RUFF, SO TUFF", "MORE BOUNCE TO THE OUNCE")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (writer: "So Ruff, So Tuff", "Computer Love", "More Bounce To The Ounce", "California Love" - uncredited)
 1997 Selena (performer: "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" (1982) - as Roger) / (writer: "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" (1982))
 1997 The Chris Rock Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (performer: "California Love")
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Homer They Fall (1996) ... (writer: "Time 4 Sum Aksion" - uncredited)
 1996 The Sunchaser (writer: "Keep Ya Head Up" - as R. Troutman)
 1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (performer: "Chocolate City") / (producer: "A Thin Line Between Love And Hate", "Chocolate City") / (writer: "Beware of My Crew" - as R. Troutman) / (writer: "Chocolate City", "Thin Line")
 1996 MTV Star Trax (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- East 17 (1996) ... (writer: "Booti Call")
 1995 Palookaville (writer: "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)")
 1995 La Haine (performer: "More Bounce to the Ounce" - as Roger) / (writer: "More Bounce to the Ounce")
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (writer: "Pistolgrip-Pump")
 1995 Friday (performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - as Roger) / (writer: "Heartbreaker (Part I, Part II)")
 1995 Losing Isaiah ("More Bounce To The Ounce")
 1994 Above the Rim (as Ruger, "Holler If Ya Hear Me")
 1994 House Party 3 (writer: "I Get Around" - as R. Troutman)
 1993 Menace II Society (writer: "COMPUTER LOVE")
 1993 Mi vida loca (performer: "So Ruff, So Tuff" - as Roger) / (writer: "More Bounce to the Ounce", "So Ruff, So Tuff")
 1992 South Central (writer: "West Coast Pop Lock" - as Troutman)
 1991 Boyz n the Hood (writer: "More Bounce to the Ounce")
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Troutman was shot and killed by his older brother Larry, 54, who then committed suicide. See more »

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