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Ishmael Butler

Ishmael Butler is an actor, known for Dope (2015), Freedom Writers (2007) and Coneheads (1993). See full bio »

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Dope Soundtrack
Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers Soundtrack
Coneheads Soundtrack
Top Five
Top Five Soundtrack


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 2005 Urbanworld
 2004 Men Without Jobs
 2002 I Am Ali (Short)
 1993 Digable Planets: Rebirth of Slick, Cool Like Dat (Video short)
Ishmael 'Butterfly' Butler
 1993 Digable Planets: Nickel Bags (Video short)
Ishmael 'Butterfly' Butler
 1993 Digable Planets: Where I'm From (Video short)
Ishmael 'Butterfly' Butler
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 2017 Master of None (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thanksgiving (2017) ... (writer: "Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" - as Ishmael R. Butler)
 2015 Dope (writer: "Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" - as Ishmael R. Butler)
 2014 Top Five (writer: "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)")
 2007 Freedom Writers ("Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)")
 1994 Dead at 21 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot Episode (1994) ... (writer: "Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)")
 1993 Coneheads (producer: "Little Renee" - as Butterfly)
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 2006 Born 2b Gangsta? (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 MTV 20: Jams (Video)
Himself (segment "Rebirth of Slick [Cool Like Dat]") (as Digable Planets)
 1994 Stolen Moments.: Red Hot+Cool (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Digable Planets (uncredited)
 1993 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Episode #2.71 (1993) ... Himself - Musical Guest
 1993 In Living Color (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Capital Hillbillies (1993) ... Himself - Musical Guest

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Digable Planets

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