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Kanye West


Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Kanye Omari West. See full bio »
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  Steel River (TV Mini-Series short) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (completed)
- The Shock Attack (2013) ... (performer: "Roses" - uncredited) / (writer: "Roses" - uncredited)
  Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Kanye West/Russell Wilson (2014) ... (performer: "Jesus Walks", "Touch the Sky", "Stronger", "Heartless", "All of the Lights", "Mercy", "Black Skinhead" - uncredited) / (writer: "Jesus Walks", "Touch the Sky", "Stronger", "Heartless", "All of the Lights", "Mercy", "Black Skinhead" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake (2014) ... (writer: "Good Life" - uncredited)
  Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #7.175 (2013) ... (performer: "Bound 2" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bound 2" - uncredited)
  Saturday Sportsday (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (performer: "Stronger" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stronger" - uncredited)
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 4 (2013) ... ("Love Lockdown") / (writer: "Love Lockdown")
 2013 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "Blood on the Leaves") / (writer: "Blood on the Leaves")
  One Night Stand (TV Series short) (1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Relapse (2013) ... ("N*ggas is Paris", uncredited)
- Paul's Birthday Present (2010) ... (performer: "Flashing Lights") / (writer: "Flashing Lights")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (writer: "American Boy")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (writer - 4 episodes, 2004 - 2013)
- Ben Affleck/Kanye West (2013) ... (performer: "Black Skinhead", "New Slaves") / (writer: "Black Skinhead", "New Slaves")
- Bryan Cranston/Kanye West (2010) ... (performer: "Power", "Runaway" - uncredited) / (writer: "Power", "Runaway" - uncredited)
- Hugh Laurie/Kanye West (2008) ... (performer: "Love Lockdown", "Heartless" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Heartless" - uncredited)
- LeBron James/Kanye West (2007) ... (performer: "Stronger", "Good Life", "Champion", "Everything I Am")
- Steve Carell/Kanye West (2005) ... (performer: "Gold Digger", "Touch the Sky", "Heard 'Em Say")
  Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- On All Fours (2013) ... (performer: "Stronger" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stronger" - uncredited)
 2010-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Gold Digger" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.5 (2010) ... (writer: "Gold Digger")
 2012 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2012 BET Awards 2012 (TV Movie) (performer: "Mercy" - uncredited) / (producer: "Mercy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Mercy" - uncredited)
 2012 Katy Perry Live Lounge Special (TV Special) (writer: "Niggas in Paris" (as "Ninjas in Paris"))
 2011 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Movie) (performer: "Niggas in Paris" - uncredited) / (producer: "Niggas in Paris" - uncredited) / (writer: "Niggas in Paris" - uncredited)
 2011 Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (TV Movie) (performer: "Stronger") / (writer: "Stronger")
 2010-2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Singapore Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (performer: "All of the Lights" - uncredited)
- The Monaco Grand Prix (2010) ... (performer: "Touch the Sky" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #19.185 (2011) ... (performer: "All of the Lights") / (writer: "All of the Lights")
- Episode #18.76 (2010) ... (writer: "Find Your Love")
 2010 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lists, Plans (2010) ... (writer: "Erase Me")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #18.31 (2010) ... (writer: "Erase Me" - uncredited)
- Blake Lively/Michael C. Hall/Drake (2010) ... (writer: "Show Me a Good Time" - uncredited)
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Lanakila (2010) ... (performer: "Power" - uncredited) / (writer: "Power" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 10 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Find Your Love")
- Top 14 (2009) ... (performer: "Love Lockdown")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "Gold Digger" - uncredited)
  90210 (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010)
- Senior Year, Baby (2010) ... (performer: "Erase Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Erase Me" - uncredited)
- Games People Play (2008) ... (performer: "Heartless" - uncredited) / (writer: "Heartless" - uncredited)
 2010 MTV Video Music Awards 2010 (TV Special) (performer: "Runway") / (writer: "Runway")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Top Three Perform (2010) ... (performer: "Power") / (writer: "Power")
- None of 6 Voted Off (2010) ... (performer: "Say You Will")
- Top Eight Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Heartless" - uncredited)
- Top 14 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Love Lockdown")
- Results Show: Winner Announced (2008) ... (performer: "Stronger")
 2010 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brotherly Love (2010) ... (performer: "Cleveland Jr. Vs. Kenny West Rap Battle" - uncredited)
 2010 Brit Awards 2010 (TV Special) (performer: "Run This Town") / (writer: "Run This Town")
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (performer: "Down and Out")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (performer: "Love Lockdown") / (writer: "Love Lockdown")
  The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 27 October 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Stronger") / (writer: "Stronger")
 2009 The Jay Leno Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (performer: "Run This Town" - uncredited)
 2009 MTV Video Music Awards 2009 (TV Movie) (writer: "Make Her Say" - uncredited)
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Showmance (2009) ... (writer: "Gold Digger" - uncredited)
  Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... (performer: "Supernova") / (writer: "Supernova")
 2009 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top Three Finalists Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Heartless" - uncredited)
  The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Field Trip (2009) ... (performer: "Love Lockdown") / (writer: "Love Lockdown")
  Last Call with Carson Daly (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 18 March 2009 (2009) ... (producer: "Sky Might Fall" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sky Might Fall" - uncredited)
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Giselle Blaylock & Legend Chandler (2009) ... (performer: "Flashing Lights" - uncredited)
 2009 Rising Icons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kid Cudi (2009) ... (writer: "Make Her Say")
 2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- All by Myself (2008) ... (performer: "Street Lights" - uncredited)
  Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Save Our Souls (2008) ... (performer: "American Boy" - uncredited) / (writer: "American Boy" - uncredited)
 2008 National Heads-Up Poker Championship (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Stronger")
  Medium (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Wicked Game: Part One (2008) ... (performer: "Good Life" - uncredited) / (writer: "Good Life" - uncredited)
 2008 Cashmere Mafia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Yours, Mine and Hers (2008) ... (performer: "Stronger" - uncredited)
  Entourage (TV Series) (1 episode, 2005) (performer - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- No Cannes Do (2007) ... (performer: "Goodlife" - uncredited)
- Sorry, Harvey (2007) ... (performer: "Stronger")
- What About Bob? (2006) ... (performer: "Drive Slow")
- The Sundance Kids (2005) ... ("Move Around", uncredited)
- Pilot (2004) ... (writer: "Lucifer" - uncredited)
 2006 MTV Pilipinas Music Video Award 2006 (TV Movie) (performer: "Gold Digger")
  The Boondocks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Guess Hoe's Coming to Dinner (2005) ... (performer: "Gold Digger") / (writer: "Gold Digger")
 2005 The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Jesus Walks")
 2004 The 2004 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Jesus Walks" - uncredited) / (writer: "Jesus Walks" - uncredited)
 2004 UFC 50: The War of '04 (TV Special) (performer: "Jesus Walks" - uncredited) / (writer: "Jesus Walks" - uncredited)
 2002-2004 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- All Due Respect (2004) ... (writer: "Stand Up")
- The Target (2002) ... (writer: "Izzo")
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Other Works:

Music video for Kid Sister: "Pro Nails" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 36 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

No one at Def Jam or Roc-A-Fella believed in "Through the Wire." So I shot a video using my own money. See more »

Trivia:

Kanye and his fiancée, clothing designer Alexis Phifer, have ended their engagement [April 21, 2008]. See more »

Trademark:

Uses alliteration in his rhymes See more »

Nickname:

Yeezy See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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