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DJ Jazzy Jeff


DJ Jazzy Jeff was born on January 15, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Jeffrey Allen Townes. He is an actor, 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
It's Better to Have Loved and Lost It... (S4, Ep5)
Mon, Feb 18 8:30 AM EST on VH1 (252)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Hex and the Single Guy (S4, Ep7)
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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)
Jazzy Jeff
- Michael Keaton/Gwen Stefani (2015) ... Jazzy Jeff (uncredited)
 1999 Will Smith: Will 2K (Video short)
 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)
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video) (as D.J. Jazzy Jeff)
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Other Works:

Music video for Will Smith: "Will 2K" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Homepage

Alternate Names:

D.J. Jazzy Jeff | Jazzy Jeff | 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)
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Trivia:

First hip-hop artist (along with Will Smith) to win the first best rap performance Grammy for "Parents Just Don't Understand" (1988). See more »

Trademark:

Sunglasses

Nickname:

Jazz See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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