Biography

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."

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."

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 25

Birthday 1986-10-24

Place of Birth Toronto, Canada

Official Site http://www.drakeofficial.com

Also Known As

  • Aubrey Graham

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Drake: Rewriting the Rules
2018 The Shop (1 episode) as Himself
2017 The Carter Effect as Himself
2016 David Blaine: Beyond Magic as Himself
2016 Please Forgive Me
2016 Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade as Ethan (voice)
2016 J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming as Drake
2015 Jungle
2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as Soul Brother
2013 30 Days in May as Himself
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift as Ethan
2011 The Wonder Year as Himself
2010 The Spark
2009 Being Erica (1 episode)
2009 The Carter
2008 Degrassi Spring Break Movie as Jimmy Brooks
2007 Charlie Bartlett as A/V Jones
2005 Jay and Silent Bob Do Degrassi as Jimmy Brooks
2004 Best Friend's Date (1 episode)
2004 Instant Star (1 episode)
2004 Degrassi Unscripted (4 episodes)
2003 Punk'd (1 episode) as Himself
2001 Degrassi (143 episodes) as Jimmy Brooks
2000 Soul Food (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Himself - Host / Musical Guest

Writing

2016 Please Forgive Me Writer

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