Place of birth:

Chicago - Illinois - USA:


Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, film producer and poet from Chicago, Illinois.

Film Credits

Megan Leavey (2017)
as Gunny Martin
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary (2017)
as Himself
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
as Cassian
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016)
as Himself
Suicide Squad (2016)
as Monster T
Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)
as Jabari
Two Trains Runnin' (2016)
as Narrator
Coco (2016)
as Coltrane
The Wiz Live! (2015)
as The Bouncer
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (2015)
Being Charlie (2015)
as Travis
Unity (2015)
as Himself - Narrator (voice)
Entourage (2015)
as Common
Run All Night (2015)
as Mr. Price
Selma (2014)
as James Bevel
Every Secret Thing (2014)
as Devlin Hatch
X/Y (2014)
Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records (2013)
as Himself
Now You See Me (2013)
as Evans
Pawn (2013)
as Jeff Porter
LUV (2013)
as Uncle Vincent
Movie 43 (2013)
as Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
as Coach Cal
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)
as Himself
New Year's Eve (2011)
as Soldier
Happy Feet Two (2011)
as Seymour (voice)
Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest (2011)
as Himself
Just Wright (2010)
as Scott McKnight
Bouncing Cats (2010)
as Narrator
Date Night (2010)
as Collins
Terminator Salvation (2009)
as Barnes
Wanted (2008)
as The Gunsmith
Street Kings (2008)
as Coates
American Gangster (2007)
as Turner Lucas
Smokin' Aces (2006)
as Sir Ivy
Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005)
as Common
The Notorious B.I.G BET Official presents (2005)
5 Sides of a Coin (2004)
as Himself
Beef (2003)
as Himself
Hunter Killer ()
A Happening of Monumental Proportions ()

Production Credits

Two Trains Runnin' (2016)
Executive Producer