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Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham, who records under the name Drake, is a Canadian recording artist and actor. He was born on October 24, 1986. Drake is best known for playing character Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. In June 2009, Drake signed a recording contract with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment and released his first studio album, Thank Me Later, on June 15, 2010. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and has since gone platinum. He will release his second studio album entitled, Take Care in 2011. He also will release an R&B mixtape sometime in the future and will release a collaboration album with Lil Wayne. Drake has been nominated for several awards including Grammys, even being selected to perform at the 2010 Grammy award ceremony. Drake has also won several awards, including two Juno Awards in 2010 for Best New Artist, and Rap Recording of the Year. Drake’s acting career began in 2001, playing the role of Jimmy Brooks, a character on Degrassi: The Next Generation. In the show, Brooks is a basketball star who became physically disabled after he was shot by a classmate. His role on the show ended in 2009, when his character graduated from Degrassi. He appeared in 138 episodes. He also appeared in the 2008 television movie Degrassi Spring Break Movie. In June 2010 it was announced that Aubrey would have a prominent role in the video game Gears of War 3, playing the part of Jace Stratton. In late January 2011, Indiewire announced that Drake was in negotiations to join Eva Green and Susan Sarandon in the cast of Nicholas Jarecki's forthcoming feature-film "Arbitrage."


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Born:
Oct 24, 1986
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the series Degrassi 2001-10-14
Latest Project:
Movie Post Malone: Runaway 2022-08-12
Known For
Poster of Ice Age: Continental Drift
Poster of Punk'd
Poster of Degrassi
Filmography
Movie Post Malone: Runaway Self 2022-08-12
Movie Adele One Night Only Self 2021-11-14
Movie Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble Self 2020-04-26
Movie The Carter Effect Self 2017-09-09
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Himself 2016-11-16
Movie Please Forgive Me 2016-09-26
Movie Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade Ethan (voice) 2016-03-19
Movie J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming Drake 2016-01-09
Movie Jungle Shaky Warrior 2015-02-12
Movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Soul Brother 2013-12-18
Movie BEYONCÉ Self 2013-12-13
Movie Ice Age: Continental Drift Ethan (voice) 2012-06-27
Movie Grimey Raheem 2012-11-13
Movie The Wonder Year Himself 2011-11-18
Movie Breakaway Drake 2011-09-30
Movie The Carter 2009-01-15
Series Being Erica Unknown 2009-01-05
Movie Degrassi Spring Break Movie Jimmy Brooks 2008-04-04
Movie Charlie Bartlett A/V Jones 2007-05-01
Movie Jay and Silent Bob Do Degrassi Jimmy Brooks 2005-02-05
Series Instant Star Unknown 2004-09-15
Series Punk'd Himself 2003-03-17
Movie Conviction Fish 2002-09-29
Series Degrassi Jimmy Brooks 2001-10-14