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Frank Ocean

Ocean was born Christopher "Lonny" Breaux in Long Beach, California. When he was around 5 years old, he and his family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up around its local jazz scene and listened to his mother's CDs on her car stereo, including albums by Céline Dion, Anita Baker, and "The Phantom of the Opera" soundtrack. As a teenager, he... See full bio »

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4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
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Safe House Soundtrack
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The Bling Ring
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 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "New Slaves", "No Church in the Wild")
 2015 Southpaw (performer: "Wise Man") / (writer: "Wise Man")
 2014 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 6 Most Haunting Songs in Hip-Hop (2014) ... (performer: "She")
 2013 Tyler, The Creator: Tamale (Video short) (performer: "Answer")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Ben Affleck/Kanye West (2013) ... (writer: "New Slaves")
- Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean (2012) ... (performer: "Thinkin 'bout You", "Pyramids") / (writer: "Thinkin 'bout You", "Pyramids")
 2013 The Bling Ring (performer: "Super Rich Kids") / (writer: "Super Rich Kids" - as Christopher Breaux)
 2013 The Great Gatsby (performer: "No Church In The Wild") / (writer: "No Church In The Wild" - as Christopher Breaux)
  Steel River (TV Mini-Series short) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Rejection (2013) ... (performer: "Bad Religion") / (writer: "Bad Religion")
 2013 Domo 23 (Video short) (performer: "Bimmer") / (writer: "Bimmer")
 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Forrest Gump" - as Christopher Breaux)
 2012 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Monstrous Ball (2012) ... (featuring Earl Sweatshirt (aka nm4927480), "Sweet Life", "Thinkin Bout You", "Lost", "Pyramids", (performer: "Super Rich Kids")
 2012 Tosh.0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Krispy Kreme (Exclusive Interview) (2012) ... (performer: "Thinkin Bout You" - uncredited)
 2012 Pyramids (Video short) (producer: "Pyramids") / (writer: "Pyramids")
 2012 No Church in the Wild (Video short) (performer: "No Church in the Wild") / (writer: "No Church in the Wild")
 2012 Katy Perry Live Lounge Special (TV Special) (writer: "Niggas in Paris" (as "Ninjas in Paris"))
  Loiter Squad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 ... (performer: "Oldie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Oldie" - uncredited)
 2012 Safe House (performer: "No Church in the Wild") / (writer: "No Church in the Wild")
 2011 Swim Good (Video short) (performer: "Swim Good") / (writer: "Swim Good")
 2011 Thinking About You (Video short) (performer: "Thinkin Bout You") / (writer: "Thinkin Bout You")
 2011 Novacane (Video short) (performer: "Novacane") / (writer: "Novacane")
 2011 She (Video short) (performer: "She") / (writer: "She")
 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Documentary) (writer: "Bigger" - as Christopher Breaux)
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Other Works:

Appeared as a guest vocalist on "Astro" with Mellow Hype. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Odd Future | Christopher Francis Ocean


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on why he doesn't put his name on his album covers] As a lifestyle you always being the focal point is innately unhealthy. See more »


Nominated for three MTV Video Music Awards: Best Male Video, Best New Artist, and Best Direction for "Swim Good". (July 31, 2012). See more »


Compositions that are often midtempo and feature unconventional melodies See more »



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