Coolio

Biography

Date of Birth 1 August 1963, Compton, California, USA Birth Name Artis Leon Ivey Jr. Nickname El Cool Magnifico Height 5' 9" (1.75 m) Spouse Josefa Salinas (18 May 1996 - present) Trade Mark Hair braids sticking out in various directions. Trivia Arrested in Lawndale, California, on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon and possessing marijuana. [15 September 1998] Collects snow globes. Older brother of actor/rapper Malieek Straughter Before finding stardom as a Rap artist he was a firefighter in Southern California's San Bernardino Mountains. Was featured in a subplot of Daredevil (2003), but his scenes were eventually deleted. However, he still appears in the film's trailers. His scenes were restored in the 2004 Director's Cut DVD. His artistic name, Coolio, was initially a joke of his friends, whose compared to him with the Spanish singer Julio Iglesias.

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Judgment Day

Luther / 'Lucifer'

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Leui ting jin ging

Coolio

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Dracula 3000

187

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In Pursuit

Carl Wright

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Pterodactyl

Capt. Bergen

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Hip Hop Holiday

Himself

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Stealing Candy

Brad Vorman

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Red Water

Ice

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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

Dion Brothers

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Submerged

Jeff Cort

Starring In
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Bobcat Moretti

Coolio

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The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

Self

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Futurama: Bender's Big Score

Kwanzabot (voice)

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Three Days to Vegas

The Flow

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Grad Night

Michael Adkins

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Pterodactyl

Capt. Bergen

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Dracula 3000

187

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A Wonderful Night in Split

Franky

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Daredevil

Dante Jackson (Director's Cut)

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Stupidity

Himself

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Red Water

Ice

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Tapped Out

Cool

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The Beat

Emcee

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Code Hunter

Outlaw

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Outlawz Worldwide

Self

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Stealing Candy

Brad Vorman

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Get Over It

Himself

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Perfume

T

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In Pursuit

Carl Wright

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Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth

Principal Interest - The Administrator-Formerely-Known-As-Principal

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Leui ting jin ging

Coolio

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Leprechaun 5

Cooli (uncredited)

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The Convent

Officer Starkey

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Submerged

Jeff Cort

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Bad Trip

Tyrone / Jerome / Cherone

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Judgment Day

Luther / 'Lucifer'

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On the Line

Lt. Gil Suggs

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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

Dion Brothers

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Batman & Robin

Banker

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Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life

Himself

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Dear God

Gerard

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Hip Hop Holiday

Himself

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Gangland L.A.

Officer Harris

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