Common  American Actor


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Common is rumored to be dating Laura Dern. [view couple]

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, and poet from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar?...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship3 yrs
Average Relationship Length1 yr, 7 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Common
Full Name at Birth Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.
Alternative Name Comm, The Red, Common Sense
Age 44 years
Birthday 13th March, 1972
Birthplace Chicago,Illinois
Height 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature He has freckles.
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Luther High School South, Chicago
University Florida A&M University, majored in business administration
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Rapper
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame I used to love H.E.R
Music Genre (Text) Hip hop
Music Genre Hip Hop, Rap
Year(s) Active 1991–present, 1992–present
Music Style Alternative Rap, Underground Rap, Political Rap, Jazz-Rap, Midwest Rap
Music Mood Sophisticated, Literate, Reflective, Refined/Mannered, Laid-Back/Mellow, Confident, Elegant, Cerebral, Stylish, Witty, Passionate, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Calm/Peaceful, Ambitious
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Think Common, Artium, Def Jam (current), Relativity, MCA, Universal, Geffen, GOOD, Warner Bros. (former), Think Common, Artium, Def Jam, Universal (current), Relativity, MCA, Geffen, GOOD, Warner Bros. (former)
Associated Acts Cocaine 80s, Erykah Badu, J Dilla, Pharrell, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, GOOD Music, John Legend, Fort Minor, Kid Cudi
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Richard De La Font
Official Websites,,,
Father Lonnie Lynn
Mother Dr. Mahila Ann Hines
Friend Kanye West, John Legend, Pharrell, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu (She is also the mother of his daughter Omoye Assata Lynn)
Associated People Will.I.Am, Adam Boulesbaa
Favorite Places Chicago, Paris
Favorite Foods Veggy
Favorite Colors Red, Grey
Favorite Accessories Nerd Glasses "ray Ban"
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Partner Comparison

Common44 PiscesActor
Laura Dern49 AquariusActress
Serena Williams34 LibraTennis
Taraji P. Henson45 VirgoActress
Erykah Badu45 PiscesSinger
Karrine Steffans37 VirgoAuthor

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John Wick: Chapter Two2017 Movie
Suicide Squad2016 Tattooed Man Movie
Barbershop: The Next Cut2016 Rashad Movie
Coco2016 Coltrane Movie
Leavey2016 Sgt. Gunney Massey Movie
Entourage2015 Common Movie
Run All Night2015 Andrew Price Movie
Being Charlie2015 Travis Movie
The Wiz Live!2015 The Bouncer Movie
Selma2014 James Bevel Movie
Every Secret Thing2014 Devlin Hatch Movie
X/Y2014 Jason Movie
Movie 432013 Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch") Movie
Now You See Me2013 Evans Movie
Pawn2013 Jeff Porter Movie
LUV2013 Vincent Movie
Bizarre Bracket Behavior2013 Movie
The Odd Life of Timothy Green2012 Coach Cal Movie
The Mindy Project2012 Security Guard TV Show
Single Ladies2011 Mayor Howard TV Show
Hell on Wheels2011 Elam Ferguson TV Show
Happy Feet 22011 Seymour Movie
New Year's Eve2011 Soldier - Hospital Story Movie
Date Night2010 Collins Movie
Just Wright2010 Scott McKnight Movie
Date Night: Disaster Dates2010 Himsef Movie
Terminator Salvation2009 Barnes Movie
Street Kings2008 Coates Movie
Wanted2008 The Gunsmith Movie
American Gangster2007 Turner Lucas Movie
Smokin' Aces2006 Sir Ivy Movie
Game Over2004 Common TV Show
One on One2001 Darius TV Show
Girlfriends2000 Omar TV Show
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Comments on Common

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TwoCentsAug 3, 2015

That's a sexy bearded banner sir! lol

LeaDec 21, 2014

I think Common and Paula Patton should hook up. She's definitely available.

TwoCentsAug 8, 2014

Common is so s e x y. Especially with the beard! Its says single here. Nothing since serena.

AngelaDec 13, 2011

Common I saw u in Detroit at the Filmore your show was hot and I love what your doing with the issue on hunger I'm all for it plz keep doing what u doing u will b truly blessed

JBellaSep 1, 2011

I was hoping he and Serena stayed together. That was an interesting mix..

Mahogany BanksApr 9, 2011

Are they still dating or not I thought that was over.....

lenaApr 7, 2011

I adore you. The sincerity in your eyes has me mesmerized. I have fallen in love with you. I pray my future husband my understand a connection is the attraction and its beyond all beauty. I love you lonnie!

justme12345Mar 16, 2011

why do people call him common if that is no where near his real name

songk8Dec 25, 2010

ya they are right

PJul 21, 2010

your bday is a day after mine. We wouldn`t get along but I still have a crush.;-)

abeshowFeb 4, 2010

seen serana w.picture alone give me joy what if i became the lover too much to share, no man can take her from me i love serana

SamuelJan 20, 2010

I sm a Nigerian I want Serena`s e-mail address so that I can communicate with her easily because I LOVE HER AND I CAN MARRY HER EVEN.Iam so much in love with her, though I have not seen her face to face unless her picures.

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