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CHRIS Ludacris BRIDGES earned the acclaim of both critics and audiences for his performance in the Oscar-winning Best Picture Crash, also sharing in both Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Critics' Choice Awards as part of the ensemble cast. In the following year, he co-starred in the breakout hit Hustle & Flow and shared a SAG Award nomination with the cast, including Terrence Howard and Anthony Anderson. Bridges made his feature film acting debut in 2003 with the high-adrenaline actioner 2 Fast 2 Furious.

Upcoming, he will star in Guy Ritchie's London-set crime actioner RocknRolla, with Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton and Idris Elba. Bridges will play Mickey, an American trying to break into the music scene in London. Bridges also recently wrapped production on the independent film Ball Don't Lie.

On television, he has guest starred in a special two-part episode on NBC's hit drama series Law & Order: SVU. Additionally, Bridges serves as executive producer and music supervisor on the upcoming musical television series Halls of Fame, a show about two girls trying to make it at a performing arts academy in Philadelphia. The show is currently slated to premiere in the fall of 2008 on MTV Networks' The N.

Bridges is a Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum recording artist and one of the most recognized names in popular music today. His music has been featured in several movie and television soundtracks, including ATL, The Longest Yard, Hitch, Taxi, Shark Tale, You Got Served, Hollywood Homicide, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Cradle 2 the Grave, Rush Hour 2, The Fast and the Furious, The Wire, and One Tree Hill.

As an entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bridges is CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records, a label that is home to some of the top-selling artists in R&B and Hip Hop, has his own show on XM Satellite Radio and is founder of The Ludacris Foundation, a nonĀ¬profit organization committed to connecting with young people and helping them build economic development in local areas.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Ludacris Facts

Birth NameChris Bridges
OccupationMusician, Actor
BirthdaySeptember 11, 1977 (46)
BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, USA
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Ludacris compared to you?
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Selected Filmography

The Fate of the Furious
Max Payne
Furious 7
Hustle & Flow
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