Kobe Bryant (I) (1978–2020)

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Kobe Bryant was born on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a producer and actor, known for Dear Basketball (2017), Daddy's Home (2015) and The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2018: Live Action (2018). He was married to Vanessa Bryant. He died on January 26, 2020 in Calabasas, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

Dear Basketball Producer
Daddy's Home Kobe Bryant
Modern Family Kobe Bryant


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (3 credits)
 2018-2019 Detail (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- Breaking Down Drew Brees (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Breaking Down the Run Pass Option (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Breaking Down Jacoby Brissett (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Breaking Down Russell Wilson (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Breaking Down Carson Wentz (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Dear Basketball (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 Kobe Bryant's Muse (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
Show Show Actor (25 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (15 credits)
Show Show Self (172 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (70 credits)

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Other Works:

Print ad: Turkish Airlines. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 45 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 4½" (1.95 m)


Vanessa Bryant  (his death)  (4 children)


Bryant, Natalia Diamante | See more »


Joe Bryant | Joe Bryant | Pam Bryant


Sharia (sibling) | See more »

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[on what he would do during the performance of the national anthem if he were still in the league and had a game that night]Kneel See more »


From ages 6-13, he lived in Italy, where his father continued his basketball career. Was fluent in Italian. See more »


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