Biz Markie (1964–2021)


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Biz Markie was born on April 8, 1964 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Marcel Theo Hall. He was an actor and composer, known for Men in Black II (2002), The Wackness (2008) and Space Jam (1996). He was married to Tara. He died on July 16, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Men in Black II Rapping Alien
(2002)
The Wackness Soundtrack
(2008)
Space Jam Soundtrack
(1996)
(2012)

Filmography

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 2022 Chaaw (post-production)
Biz
 2020 Stay in the House (Video short)
Rapper
 2017 Black-ish (TV Series)
Biz Markie
- Sprinkles (2017) ... Biz Markie
 2017 Rad Lands (TV Series)
Fresh Song Musician
- Logan (2017) ... Fresh Song Musician
 2016 Empire (TV Series)
Biz Markie
- Sin That Amends (2016) ... Biz Markie
 2014 Yo Gabba Gabba: Very Awesome Holiday Show (Video)
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 2014 Sharknado 2: The Second One (TV Movie)
Vinnie
 2014 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Kenny the Cat
- Kenny the Cat/Yeti Krabs (2014) ... Kenny the Cat (voice)
 2013 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (TV Series short)
Tiny Timmy Scratch It
- Hip Hopocalypse Now (2013) ... Tiny Timmy Scratch It (voice)
 2013 Mad (TV Series)
Beatbox Baggins / Odie's Security Guard / Elf
- Hip Hop Hobbit/The Monday Project (2013) ... Beatbox Baggins / Odie's Security Guard / Elf (voice)
 2011 Single Ladies (TV Series)
Supertracks
- Take Me to the Next Phase (2011) ... Supertracks
 2010 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Snorlock
- Slow Love (2010) ... Snorlock (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series)
- Superhero (2010)
 2008 Seven Pounds
Funeral Guest (uncredited)
 2004-2007 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #4.8 (2007) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #4.7 (2007) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #4.6 (2007) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #4.5 (2007) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #4.4 (2007) ... Announcer (voice)
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Cable Repairman
- Splice of Life (2004) ... Cable Repairman
 2004 Kung Faux (TV Series)
Voice Over / Various
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Voice Over / Various (voice)
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series)
D.J.
- Ryde or Die (2002) ... D.J.
 2002 Men in Black II
Rapping Alien
 2002 Mario: Just a Friend 2002 (Music Video)
Biz Markie
 2001 Jay-Z: Girls, Girls, Girls (Music Video)
Cameo
 1999 Will Smith Feat. Biz Markie, Slick Rick: So Fresh (Music Video)
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 1997 Snoop Dogg: The Vapors (Music Video)
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 1995 Eyes on Hip Hop (Video)
Rapper
 1993 Townsend Television (TV Series)
 1993 The Meteor Man
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 1990 Kool G Rap & DJ Polo: Erase Racism (Music Video)
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 1989 Biz Markie: Just a Friend (Music Video)
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 1988 Biz Markie: Vapors (Music Video)
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 1988 Paul Simon: Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album, "Goin' Off," Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros. Records 25675, 1988. See more »

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Spouse:

Tara  (his death)
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Has not released an album since 2003's "Weekend Warrior". See more »

Trademark:

Beatboxing, making incredible sounds with his mouth

Star Sign:

Aries

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