DJ Jazzy Jeff


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DJ Jazzy Jeff was born on January 15, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Jeffrey Allen Townes. He is an actor and composer, known for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Strange Days (1995) and Boyz n the Hood (1991). See full bio »

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
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Known For

Strange Days Soundtrack
(1995)
Boyz n the Hood Soundtrack
(1991)
The Parent Trap Soundtrack
(1998)

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 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
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- Michael Keaton/Gwen Stefani (2015) ... Jazzy Jeff (uncredited)
 1999 Will Smith Feat. Biz Markie, Slick Rick: So Fresh (Music Video)
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 1999 Will Smith: Will 2K (Music Video)
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 1990-1996 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Jazz
- I, Done: Part 2 (1996) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- I, Done: Part 1 (1996) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- The Butler's Son Did It (1996) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- I, Ooh, Baby, Baby (1995) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
- The Script Formerly Known As... (1995) ... Jazz (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
 1993 DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince: Boom! Shake the Room (Music Video)
DJ Jazzy Jeff
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video) (as D.J. Jazzy Jeff)
 1991 DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince: Summertime (Music Video)
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 1989 DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince: Brand New Funk (Music Video)
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Other Works:

Music video for Jill Scott: "A Long Walk" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

D.J. Jazzy Jeff | Jazzy Jeff | DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince | DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince | DJ Jazzy Jeff Townes | Jazzy Jeff Townes | Jeffrey A. Townes | Jeff Townes

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Children:

Mitchell-Townes, Amir | See more »
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Trivia:

Legendary Philadelphia hip-hop DJ and serious turntablist who has won DJ competitions such as the New Music Seminar's 1986 DJ Battle For World Supremacy. Although he never competed in the DMC World Championship competitions, he is in the DMC hall of fame for contributions to the world of hip-hop and DJing. See more »

Trademark:

Sunglasses

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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