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Ahmir-Khalib Thompson


Ahmir-Khalib Thompson was born on January 20, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Ahmir Khalib Thompson. He is known for his work on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) and Top Five (2014). See full bio »

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Known For

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Music Department
(2009-2014)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
(2014-2017)
Top Five
Top Five Music Department
(2014)
The 87th Annual Academy Awards
(2015)

Filmography

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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (composer - 198 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (musician - 99 episodes, 2014 - 2017)
- Demi Lovato/John Cleese (2017) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Anthony Anderson/Terry Gross/Kesha (2017) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Chris Pine/Fran Lebowitz/Halsey (2017) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Martin Short/Britt Robertson/Jessica Seinfeld (2017) ... (musician: The Roots - as Ahmir Thompson)
- Katie Holmes/Andrew Rannells/Zac Brown Band (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
 2016 Hamilton's America (TV Movie documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (executive music producer - 1 episode)
- Part 1 (2016) ... (executive music producer - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
 2013-2015 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- 80s Ladies (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Last F... Able Day (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Bad Decisions (2013) ... (composer: theme music)
 2015 The 87th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special appearances - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
 2014 Top Five (executive music producer - as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (composer - 651 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (musical director - 197 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (musician - 19 episodes, 2009 - 2011)
- Andy Samberg/The Muppets/Final Show (2014) ... (composer: theme music)
- Colin Farrell/Chris Pratt/2 Chainz (2014) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Best of Jimmy Fallon - Comedy Pieces (2014) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Best of Jimmy Fallon - Digital Pieces (2014) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Best of Jimmy Fallon - Musical Sketches (2014) ... (composer: theme music)
 2012 2012 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (composer: additional music - as ?uestlove)
 2011 Philly's 4th of July Jam (TV Special) (music director)
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (original sketch music - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.13 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.12 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.11 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.10 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
- Episode #2.9 (2004) ... (original sketch music - as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Rap album with The Roots, "Illadelph Halflife" (DGC Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

?uestlove | ?ustlove | Ahmir | ?uest Love | Quest Love | QuestLove | Questlove | Quest | Roots | Ahmir '?Questlove' Thompson | Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson | Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson | Ahmir Questlove Thompson | Ahmir Thompson

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Trivia:

Drummer for the rap group The Roots. See more »

Trademark:

His high pitched laugh

Nickname:

Questlove See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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