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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. NBA coach Pat Riley and players Isiah Thomas and Julius Erving have called him the greatest basketball player of all time. Abdul-Jabbar has also been an actor, a basketball coach, a best-selling author, and a martial artist, having trained in Jeet Kune Do under Bruce Lee and appeared in his film Game of Death (1972) and other TV Shows a series.

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Apr 17, 1947 In Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series Identity 2022
Known For
Poster of Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution
Poster of D2: The Mighty Ducks
Poster of Fletch
Poster of Game of Death
Series Identity Unknown 2022
Movie Be Water himself 2020-01-23
Movie Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution Narrator 2020-02-19
Series DAVE Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2020-03-04
Movie John Bronco Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2020-10-15
Movie Game of Death Redux Mantis, the 5th Floor Guardian 2019-07-20
Movie 1968 Himself 2018-02-25
Series O.J.: Made in America Unknown 2016-06-11
Series To Tell the Truth Self 2016-06-14
Series StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson Self 2015-04-20
Movie Kobe Bryant's Muse Himself (archive footage) 2015-02-28
Series Celebrity Family Feud Unknown 2015-06-21
Movie Kareem: Minority of One Himself 2015-11-03
Series Good Mythical Morning Self 2012-01-09
Movie On the Shoulders of Giants Self - Narrator 2011-02-11
Series New Girl Himself 2011-09-20
Movie The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Himself 2010-10-30
Movie Kobe Doin' Work himself 2009-05-16
Series The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Unknown 2009-06-01
Movie How Bruce Lee Changed the World Unknown 2009-05-17
Movie The Black List: Volume One Himself 2008-01-22
Movie Yes We Can Himself 2008-02-02
Movie Weapons P.J. 2007-01-19
Movie Los Angeles Lakers: 1984-1985 NBA Champions Return To Glory Himself 2007-03-27
Movie I Tried Sin 2007-10-27
Series The Big Bang Theory Self 2007-09-24
Movie Whitepaddy Hank 2006-01-01
Movie Church Ball Julius Higgins 2006-03-17
Series The Loop Unknown 2006-03-15
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series The Celebrity Apprentice Unknown 2004-01-08
Series Half & Half Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Scrubs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2001-10-02
Movie Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey Himself 2000-10-22
Movie Bruce Lee in G.O.D. Himself / Hakim 2000-11-25
Movie Los Angeles Lakers: '87 The Drive For Five Himself 1998-01-01
Movie BASEketball Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1998-07-28
Movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault himself 1996-01-01
Series Boston Common Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1996-03-21
Movie The Journey of the African-American Athlete Self 1996-02-12
Series Everybody Loves Raymond Himself 1996-09-13
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Self 1996-07-22
Movie Forget Paris Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1995-05-19
Movie Slam Dunk Ernest Archangel 1995-06-20
Series The Critic Unknown 1994-01-26
Movie D2: The Mighty Ducks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1994-03-25
Series The Stand Monster Shouter 1994-05-08
Series Matrix Blind Man 1993-03-01
Series Saved by the Bell: The New Class Unknown 1993-09-11
Movie The Curse of the Dragon Self 1993-06-30
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Himself 1990-09-10
Movie The Best of Martial Arts Films Himself 1990-01-01
Movie Troop Beverly Hills Himself 1989-03-22
Movie Hoodwinked Man at Sal's House 1989-01-01
Movie Detroit Pistons: 1988-1989 NBA Champions - Motor City Madness Los Angeles Lakers 1989-06-12
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Full House Unknown 1987-09-22
Series 21 Jump Street Wesley Williams 1987-04-12
Series Bustin' Loose Unknown 1987-09-26
Series Amen Unknown 1986-09-27
Movie Ask Max Himself 1986-11-02
Movie Fletch Himself 1985-05-31
Series Stingray Unknown 1985-07-14
Series Tales from the Darkside The Djinn, Jan Bin Jan 1984-09-30
Movie Airplane! Roger Murdock 1980-07-02
Movie The Visitor Himself (uncredited) 1979-03-14
Movie The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Himself 1979-11-06
Movie Game of Death Hakim 1978-03-23
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1978-11-03
Series Man from Atlantis Unknown 1977-09-22
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18