Pharrell Williams

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Pharrell Williams was born on April 5, 1973 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Hidden Figures (2016), Despicable Me 2 (2013) and Despicable Me (2010). He has been married to Helen Lasichanh since October 12, 2013. They have four children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 96 nominations. See more awards »


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Hidden Figures Composer
Despicable Me 2 Composer
Despicable Me Composer


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 2022 Nigo Feat. A$AP Rocky: Arya (Music Video)
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 2021 Sing 2
Alfonso (voice)
 2021 A$AP Ferg Feat. Pharrell Williams & The Neptunes: Green Juice (Music Video)
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 2020 Pharrell Williams Feat. Jay-Z: Entrepreneur (Music Video)
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 2020 Black Is King
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 2019 The Chanel Pharrell Collection (Video short)
 2018 The Grinch
Narrator (voice)
 2018 Migos: Stir Fry (Music Video)
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 2018 Justin Timberlake: Supplies (Music Video)
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 2017 Pharrell Williams: There's Something Special (Music Video)
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 2017 Yellow Light (Video short)
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 2016 J. Balvin Feat. Pharrell Williams, BIA, Sky: Safari (Music Video)
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 2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
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 2015 Pharrell Williams: Freedom (Music Video)
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 2015 Entourage
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 2015 Pitch Perfect 2
The Voice Judge
 2015 Snoop Dogg: So Many Pros (Music Video)
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 2015 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Walking Big & Tall (2015) ... Pharrell Williams (voice)
 2014 Reincarnation (Short)
 2014 BBC Music: God Only Knows (Music Video short)
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 2014 Pharrell Williams: Gust of Wind (Music Video)
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 2014 Ed Sheeran, feat. Pharrell Williams: Sing (Music Video short)
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 2014 Pharell Williams: Sprint Sound Sessions (Music Video)
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 2014 Pharrell Williams: Marilyn Monroe (Music Video)
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 2014 Alicia Keys Feat. Kendrick Lamar: It's on Again (Music Video)
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 2013 Beyoncé Feat. Frank Ocean: Superpower (Music Video)
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 2013 Pharrell Williams: Happy (Music Video short)
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 2013 Azealia Banks Feat. Pharrell: ATM Jam (Kaytranada Remix) (Music Video)
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 2013 Tyler, the Creator: Tamale (Music Video)
 2013 Cris Cab: Liar Liar (Music Video)
 2013 Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams: Lose Yourself to Dance (Music Video)
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 2013 Azealia Banks Feat. Pharrell: ATM Jam (Original Version) (Music Video)
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 2013 Nelly feat. Nicki Minaj & Pharrell Williams: Get Like Me (Music Video)
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 2013 Busta Rhymes feat. Nicki Minaj: Twerk It (Music Video)
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 2013 Rolanda & Richard (TV Series)
Singer In 'Get Lucky' With Daft Punk
- Music In Real Life (2013) ... Singer In 'Get Lucky' With Daft Punk
 2013 Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams: Get Lucky (Music Video)
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 2013 Robin Thicke, feat. T.I. & Pharrell: Blurred Lines (Music Video)
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 2012 Leah LaBelle: Sexify (Music Video)
Pizza Boy
 2012 Rick Ross: High Definition (Music Video)
 2011 T.I. Feat. Sk8brd: Here Ye, Hear Ye (Music Video)
Pharrell Williams (as Sk8brd)
 2011 Chris Brown & Benny Benass: Beautiful People (Music Video)
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 2010 The Greatness (Short)
 2010 Swedish House Mafia Feat. Pharrell: One (Your Name) (Music Video)
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 2010 N.E.R.D. Feat. Nelly Furtado: Hot-n-Fun (Music Video)
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 2010 Get Him to the Greek
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 2009 Common: Universal Mind Control (Version 2) (Music Video)
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 2009 Pitbull Feat. Pharrell Williams: Blanco (Music Video)
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 2009 90210 (TV Series)
- Women's Intuition (2009) ... N.E.R.D.
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Pharrell (segment "Give It 2 Me")
 2008 Common Feat. Pharrell: Announcement (Music Video)
 2008 Common: Universal Mind Control (Music Video)
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 2008 Fall Out Boy: I Don't Care (Music Video)
 2008 Madonna: Give It 2 Me (Music Video)
 2007 The Game Feat. Kanye West: Wouldn't Get Far (Music Video)
 2006 Pharrell Feat. Kanye West: Number One (Music Video)
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 2006 Sleepy Brown Feat. Pharrell & Big Boi: Margarita (Music Video)
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 2006 Ludacris Feat. Pharrell: Money Maker (Music Video)
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 2006 Mariah Carey Feat. Snoop Dogg: Say Somethin' (Music Video)
Love Interest
 2005 Gwen Stefani: Hollaback Girl (Music Video)
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 2004 Snoop Dogg Feat. Pharrell Williams: Drop It Like It's Hot (Music Video)
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 2004 The Ecology of Love (Short)
 2003 Busta Rhymes Feat. Pharrell: Light Your Ass on Fire (Music Video)
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 2003 Dude... We're Going to Rio (Video)
 2003 Kardinal Offishall Feat. Pharrell Williams: Belly Dancer (Music Video)
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 2003 Pharrell feat. Jay-Z: Frontin' (Music Video)
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 2003 Justin Timberlake: Señorita (Music Video)
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 2002 Justin Timberlake: Like I Love You (Music Video)
 2002 Britney Spears Feat. Pharrell Williams: Boys (Music Video)
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 2001 Ray J Feat. Lil' Kim: Wait a Minute (Music Video)
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Other Works:

Music video for The Notorious B.I.G.: "Nasty Girl" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

N*E*R*D | N.E.R.D. | The Neptunes | Pharrell | Sk8brd | Pharrell L. Williams | Pharrel Williams


5' 9" (1.75 m)


Helen Lasichanh  (4 children)


Pharoah Williams | Caroline Randall Williams

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Personal Quote:

I just like being a kid. I enjoy it, I don't want to grow up. See more »


Has two younger brothers, Cato and Psolomon. Cato Williams is a professional skateboarder. There is a 10 year age difference between Pharrell and Cato and a 20 year age difference between Pharrell and Psolomon. See more »


Just about every song he produces starts with a 4-count in some way. Notable examples are "Happy" "Frontin" "Milkshake" and "Drop it Like It's Hot" See more »


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