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Kool Keith was born on October 19, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Keith Matthew Thornton. See full bio »
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 2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gang Saves the Day (2013) ... (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - as Keith Mathew Thornton)
 2011 L'amour dure trois ans (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - as Keith Thornton)
 2008 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Cougars (2008) ... (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - uncredited)
 2006-2008 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.5 (2008) ... (writer: "Diesel Power" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.7 (2006) ... (writer: "Diesel Power" - uncredited)
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (performer: "Poppa Large") / (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up", "Poppa Large" - as Keith Thornton)
 2006 Grandma's Boy (performer: "Call the Cops", "Apartment 223" - as Dr. Dooom) / (performer: "Can I Buy U a Drink", "Grandma's Boyee") / (writer: "Call the Cops", "Can I Buy U a Drink", "Apartment 223", "Grandma's Boyee" - as Keith Thornton)
 2005 The Longest Yard (as Keith Thornton, "Break U Off") / (performer: "Break U Off")
 2004 Blade: Trinity (performer: "Party In The Morgue (Club Mix)") / (writer: "Party In The Morgue (Club Mix)" - as Keith Thornton)
 2004/I Closer (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - as Keith Thornton)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Critical Beatdown")
 2003 Tony Hawk's Underground (Video Game) ("A Better Tomorrow")
 2002 Clockstoppers (performer: "Know My Name")
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - as Keith Thornton)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - as Keith Thornton)
 2000 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 March 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Smack My Bitch Up" - uncredited)
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Murder, She Snored (2000) ... (performer: "Livin' Astro")
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (writer: "Kool Keith Housing Things" - as Keith Thornton)
 1999 Fast Food (writer: "SMDU" - as Thornton)
 1999 Office Space (performer: "Get Off My Elevator") / (writer: "Get Off My Elevator" - as Keith Thornton)
 1998 Permanent Midnight (writer: "SMACK MY BITCH UP" - as K. Thornton)
 1998 The Substitute 2: School's Out (TV Movie) (writer: "Mommy")
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Former member of the pioneering old-school hip-hop group Ultramagnetic MCs. He is the first MC to use different aliases/personas/identities in his music, which Wu-Tang Clan would do years later. He has about 20 different aliases/personas/identities, including Dr. Octagon, Black Elvis, and Dr. Dooom. Has inspired many hip-hop artists, even thought a lot of them won't acknowledge that fact. He even... See more »


Recurring lyrical themes include outer space/aliens, animals, scatological humor, and mockery of commercialized hip-hop.


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