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Mos Def

Mostly Credited As: Mos Def
Sometimes Credited As: Dante Beze
Black Star
Yasiin Bey

Birth Name: Dante Terrell Smith
Date Of Birth: December 11, 1973 (Age 40)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Height: 5' 9 ½" (1.76 m)

Mos Def


Mos Def is 40 years old and was born on December 11, 1973.
He is known for his role as actor in the show Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry.
He is 5' 9 ½" (1.76 m) tall and was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York (USA)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2001)As: Himself (Host)
The Cosby Mysteries (1994)As: Dante
You Take the Kids (1990)As: Raymond Kirkland
Episode Cast Credits 

Dexter (2006) 
  Just Let Go 06x06: (Nov/06/2011) As Brother Sam (Samuel Wright, as Yasiin Bey), [Special Guest Stars]
  The Angel of Death 06x05: (Oct/30/2011) As Brother Sam (Samuel Wright, as Yasiin Bey), [Special Guest Stars]
  A Horse of a Different Color 06x04: (Oct/23/2011) As Brother Sam (Samuel Wright, as Yasiin Bey), [Special Guest Stars]
  Smokey and the Bandit 06x03: (Oct/16/2011) As Brother Sam (Samuel Wright), [Special Guest Stars]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Mos Def & Talib Kweli 07x127: (Oct/05/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Grammys (1959) 
  The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 52x01: (Jan/31/2010) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Will Ferrell, Kyra Sedgwick, Mos Def 01x62: (Jun/09/2009) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

House (2004) 
  Locked In 05x19: (Mar/30/2009) As Lee 

The Boondocks (2005) 
  The Story of Gangstalicious 02x13: (Feb/04/2008) Voiced  Gangstalicious, [Special Guest Stars]
  Thank You For Not Snitching 02x03: (Oct/22/2007) Voiced  Gangstalicious, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Story Of Gangstalicious 01x06: (Dec/11/2005) Voiced  Gangstalicious 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Ozzy Osbourne, Josh Hutcherson, Talib Kweli 03x150: (Nov/02/2005) As Himself (as Black Star) 
  10/12/04 01x158: (Oct/12/2004) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Mos Def/Liam Neeson 23x167: (Apr/26/2005) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Season 8, Episode 97 08x97: (Jan/18/2005) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Mos Def, RenĂ©e Fleming 01x11: (Jan/17/2005) As Himself - Musical Guest 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Snoop Dogg, Keri Russell, Mos Def 12x61: (Dec/30/2004) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Rosie Perez, Chris Matthews, Mos Def 13x16: (Oct/11/2004) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Stupid Human Tricks, Rob Lowe, Mos Def 12x19: (Sep/23/2004) As Himself 

Chappelle's Show (2003) 
  Season 2, Episode 13 02x13: (Apr/14/2004) As Black Head Of CIA 
  Season 2, Episode 11 02x11: (Mar/31/2004) As Musical Guest 
  Season 2, Episode 1 02x01: (Jan/21/2004) As Rondell, Black Delegation Rep 
  Season 1, Episode 12 01x12: (Apr/09/2003) As Musical Guest (as BlackStar) 

My Wife and Kids (2001) 
  Chair Man of the Board 03x12: (Dec/04/2002) As Tommy 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Quarashi, Mos Def 01x78: (Jun/17/2002) As Himself 

NYPD Blue (1993) 
  Stressed For Success 07x15: (Apr/11/2000) As Leslie Peach 
  Czech Bouncer 06x07: (Dec/08/1998) As Leslie Peach 
  All's Wells That Ends Well 05x02: (Oct/07/1997) As Levon Wells 

Spin City (1996) 
  Gentleman's Agreement 02x15: (Jan/28/1998) As Monty 

Brooklyn South (1997) 
  Dublin or Nothin' 01x10: (Dec/08/1997) As Darius 
  McMurder One 01x09: (Nov/24/1997) As Darius 

Here and Now (1992) 
  A.J.'s Big Leap 01x09: (Nov/28/1992) As Alonzo 
  Love Handles 01x07: (Nov/14/1992) As Alonzo 
Featured Songs

Cold Case Songs:
Street Money + Boogie Man Song 
Entourage Songs:
The Boys are Back in Town + Ghetto Rock 
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Trivia

Is 5' 10" (1.78 m) tall.

his name, Mos Def, is a slang term that means "most definitely".

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