Biography

André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as Dre, no association with Dr. Dre) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of American hip-hop duo OutKast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi. As an actor, his role as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All is by my Side (2013) got him an Independent Spirit Awards nomination for Best Lead Actor. He has made appearances in a number of TV series and films, including Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, Four Brothers.

André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as Dre, no association with Dr. Dre) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of American hip-hop duo OutKast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi. As an actor, his role as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All is by my Side (2013) got him an Independent Spirit Awards nomination for Best Lead Actor. He has made appearances in a number of TV series and films, including Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, Four Brothers.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1975-05-27

Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • André 3000
  • Andre 3000
  • Andre Benjamin

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 THE WIZRD as Himself
2018 High Life as Tcherny
2016 The Art of Organized Noize as Himself
2015 American Crime(1 episode) as Michael LaCroix
2013 Jimi: All Is by My Side as Jimi Hendrix
2011 The After Party: The Last Party 3 as Himself
2009 DJ Cinema Presents: Masterpiece Theater Blend Dvd
2008 Semi-Pro as Clarence
2007 Battle in Seattle as Django
2006 Charlotte's Web as Elwyn the Crow (voice)
2006 Class of 3000(1 episode)
2006 Idlewild as Percival
2005 Revolver as Avi
2005 Four Brothers as Jeremiah "Jerry" Mercer
2005 Be Cool as Dabu
2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop as Himself
2003 Hollywood Homicide as Silk Brown
2003 Punk'd(1 episode) as Himself
2002 The Shield(2 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode) as Musical Guest

Production

2006 Class of 3000(25 episodes)Executive Producer
2006 IdlewildProducer

Creator

2006 Class of 3000Creator

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