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Doug E. Fresh

New York-raised Doug E. Fresh, born Douglas Davis, got his initial notoriety for being the original human beat-box, inventing a method to imitate a drum machine using breath control through the teeth, lips, and gums. He had a string of hit singles with his then-partner Slick Rick in the early and mid-1980s, most notably on "The Show" and "...

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Sep 17, 1966 In St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Beatbox, Boombap autour du monde
Latest Project:
Movie Life on the Road with Mr. and Mrs. Brown 2016-03-05
Known For
Poster of Ghostbusters II
Poster of Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Poster of Brown Sugar
Poster of Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker
Series So You Think You Can Dance Unknown 2017
Movie Beatbox, Boombap autour du monde Unknown 2016
Movie Life on the Road with Mr. and Mrs. Brown Himself 2016-03-05
Movie Diary of a Decade: The Story of a Movement Himself 2016-03-05
Movie BET Awards 2015 Unknown 2015-06-28
Series Ice & Coco Unknown 2015
Movie 2014 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2014-11-30
Series Guapas Unknown 2014
Movie BET Awards 2014 Unknown 2014-06-29
Movie BET Awards 2014: Genius Talks Himself 2014-06-29
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace Unknown 2013
Movie Behind the Scenes Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace Unknown 2013
Movie Rebels Without a Pause: The Induction Celebration of Public Enemy Unknown 2013
Movie Eminem: Rap God Unknown 2013
Movie A Message of Peace: Making of the U. N. Day Concert 2012 Unknown 2013
Series Trail of Lies Unknown 2013
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Movie 2013 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2013-11-08
Movie SXSW Flashback 2013 Himself 2013-05-23
Movie 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Unknown 2013
Series GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network Unknown 2013
Movie Destination Fame Unknown 2012
Movie You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You Unknown 2012
Movie Hip Hop Cultural Odyssey: Know Your History Unknown 2012
Series Dishing TEA with Big Meach Unknown 2012
Series Apollo Live Unknown 2012
Movie Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon Unknown 2012-06-23
Movie Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Unknown 2012-07-20
Movie 2012 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2012-11-25
Movie Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D Himself 2012-02-26
Series Way Black When: Primetime Unknown 2011
Movie BET Awards 2011 Unknown 2011-06-26
Series Tu cara me suena Unknown 2011-09-28
Movie 2011 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2011
Movie 2010 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2010
Movie The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 2010-01-31
Series Hot 50 of 2010 Countdown Unknown 2010
Movie Dance Flick Unknown 2009
Series The Electric Company Unknown 2009
Series The Brian McKnight Show Unknown 2009
Movie Mike Epps: Under Rated... Never Faded & X-Rated Unknown 2009
Series Check It Out! Video Unknown 2009
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series The Mo'Nique Show Unknown 2009-10-05
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Series Unsung Unknown 2008-11-27
Movie James Brown: The Man, the Music, & the Message Unknown 2008
Movie Nothing Like the Holidays Unknown 2008
Series 106 & Park Top 10 Live Unknown 2007
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie 4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Unknown 2007
Series I Love Toys Unknown 2006
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder Unknown 2006
Movie Ali Rap Himself 2006-12-09
Movie 2006 Trumpet Awards Himself 2006-03-12
Movie Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! Unknown 2006
Movie 9 Dead, One Story Unknown 2006
Movie Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops Unknown 2006
Movie Diplomats & Friends: The Book of Hip-Hop Unknown 2006
Series I Love the '70s: Volume 2 Unknown 2006
Movie The Hip Hop Project Unknown 2006
Series Sharp Talk Unknown 2005
Series P. Diddy Presents the Bad Boys of Comedy Unknown 2005
Series I Love the '90s: Part Deux Unknown 2005
Movie Letter to the President Unknown 2005-03-29
Movie Made You Look: Top 25 Moments of BET History Himself 2005-10-24
Series I Love the 80's 3-D Unknown 2005
Movie Hip-Hop Honors Himself 2004-10-12
Movie 4th Annual BET Awards Unknown 2004-06-29
Series I Love the '90s Unknown 2004-07-12
Movie War on Wax: Rivalries in Hip-Hop Himself 2004-02-17
Movie Chris Rock: Never Scared Unknown 2004
Movie Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem Himself 2004-06-19
Movie Underground Poets Railroad None 2003
Series I Love the '70s Unknown 2003-08-18
Series The Bachelorette Unknown 2003-01-08
Series I Love the '80s Strikes Back Himself 2003-10-20
Movie Essence Awards Unknown 2003
Movie Holes Unknown 2003
Movie Biggie and Tupac Unknown 2002-05-24
Movie The Last Poets Unknown 2002
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Unknown 2002-06-01
Movie Paid in Full Unknown 2002
Movie Breath Control: The History of the Human Beat Box Unknown 2002
Movie Ultimate X: The Movie Unknown 2002
Series I Love the '80s Unknown 2002
Movie Brown Sugar Unknown 2002
Movie Scratch Unknown 2001-11-07
Movie Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1 Unknown 2000
Movie Blaze Battle: The Face-Off 2000 World Championship Unknown 2000
Movie Whiteboyz Unknown 1999-10-08
Movie Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker Unknown 1999
Movie Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes Unknown 1998-08-18
Movie The Sixth Man Unknown 1997
Movie Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Unknown 1996
Movie Rap Sheet's Free Expression in the '90s Unknown 1995
Series In the Mix Unknown 1994
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie CB4 Unknown 1993
Series Beavis and Butt-Head Unknown 1993-03-08
Movie Who's the Man? Unknown 1993-04-23
Movie Let's Get Bizzee Unknown 1993
Movie New Jack City Unknown 1991
Movie Paris Is Burning Unknown 1990
Movie Ghostbusters II Unknown 1989-06-16
Movie Tapeheads Unknown 1988
Movie Big Fun in the Big Town Unknown 1986
Movie Beat Street Unknown 1984
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Soul Train Unknown 1971-10-02