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Too $hort

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KNOWN FOR 
Boyz n the Hood (1991) | Menace II Society (1993) | Ghost in the Machine (1993)
AKA 
Too Short
NICKNAMEs  
Shorty the Pimp, Short Dogg
BORN 
Apr 28, 1966 (age 51)
HEIGHT 
5' 7" (1.70m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for All Eyez on MeAll Eyez on Me Performer ("City of Dope"), Writer ("City of Dope") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 2017 $45MM / $45MM
  • Primary photo for Zendaya: My BabyZendaya: My Baby (Video) Too $hort  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Part 2The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Part 2 Special Thanks  Less 2012 $50K
  • Primary photo for Something from Nothing: The Art of RapSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap Thanks  Less 2012 $288K / —
  • Primary photo for Ghetto PhysicsGhetto Physics Actor  Less 2010 $500K $10K / —
  • Primary photo for TightTight (Video) Actor  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for POSTED UPPOSTED UP (Video) Actor (as Too Short)  Less 2010 $8K
  • Primary photo for Porndogs: The Adventures of SadiePorndogs: The Adventures of Sadie Bosco (voice)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Ozone West 3Ozone West 3 (Video) Actor  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Volume 1The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Volume 1 Thanks  Less 2007 $20K
  • Primary photo for The CookoutThe Cookout Performer ("Cocktales") (as Too Short), Writer ("Cocktales") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 2004 $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for GrindGrind Performer ("Parking Lot Pimpin'") (as Too Short), Writer ("Parking Lot Pimpin'") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 2003 $5.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for DrumlineDrumline Performer ("Shout It Out") (as Too Short), Writer ("Shout It Out") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 2002 $20MM $56MM / —
  • Primary photo for Freddy Got FingeredFreddy Got Fingered Writer ("I Just Wanna Love You (Give It 2 Me)") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 2001 $14MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Porn Star: The Legend of Ron JeremyPorn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy Writer ("Devil Without a Cause") (as Todd Anthony Shaw)  Less 2001 $412K / —
  • Primary photo for Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1 (Video) Soundtrack ("Devil Without a Cause"), Writer ("Devil Without a Cause") (as Todd Anthony Shaw)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Price of GloryPrice of Glory Writer ("Roving Gangster (Rollin')") (as T. Shaw)  Less 2000 $18MM $3.4MM / $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for How to Be a PlayerHow to Be a Player Performer ("It' a Cold Day (The *** wit U Mix)") (as Too Short), Writer ("******* wit Banks", "It' a Cold Day (The *** wit U Mix)") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 1997 $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dangerous GroundDangerous Ground Performer ("It's Alright")  Less 1997 $5.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for BulletproofBulletproof Performer ("Where I'm From (Don't Fight The Clean Mix II)") (as Too Short), Writer ("Where I'm From (Don't Fight The Clean Mix II)") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 1996 $25MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ghost in the MachineGhost in the Machine Performer ("Check Yourself") (as Too Short), Writer ("Check Yourself") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 1993 $12MM $5.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Menace II SocietyMenace II Society Lew-Loc, Performer ("ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE"), Writer ("ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE") (as T. Shaw)  Less 1993 $3.5MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for JuiceJuice Performer ("So You Want to Be a Gangster") (as Too $hort), Writer ("So You Want to Be a Gangster") (as Too $hort)  Less 1992 $5MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for Boyz n the HoodBoyz n the Hood Performer ("It's Your Life") (as Too Short), Producer ("It's Your Life") (as Too Short), Writer ("It's Your Life") (as T. Shaw)  Less 1991 $6.5MM $58MM / —
Past Television (13 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Rake It Up") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Too Shorts BoomboxToo Shorts Boombox (TV Movie) Executive Producer (as Too Short)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for SkamSkam (TV Series) Performer ("Bossy") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Gruen XLGruen XL (TV Series) Writer ("Loyal") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Uber (Sep 16, 2015) Writer ("Loyal")  Less
  • Primary photo for BallersBallers (TV Series) Performer ("Money on the Floor") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Pilot (Jun 21, 2015) Performer ("Money on the Floor") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTodd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) Writer ("Loyal") ( 2 episodes, 2014–2015 )  Less 2014–2015 2
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Loyal") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for StretchedStretched (TV Series) Too $hort  Less 2011– 
  • Primary photo for KendraKendra (TV Series) Composer (addtional music) ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for 30 Rock30 Rock (TV Series) Performer ("Bossy") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer ("Bossy") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • The Aftermath (Oct 18, 2006) Performer ("Bossy"), Writer ("Bossy")  Less
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Performer ("Blow the Whistle") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Performer ("Money in the Ghetto") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • A Hard Straight (Jan 2005) Performer ("Money in the Ghetto") (as Too Short)  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Lucy Liu/Jay-Z (Dec 16, 2000) Writer ("I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)")  Less
Self (45 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 88 Fresh88 Fresh Himself  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Love & Hip Hop: HollywoodLove & Hip Hop: Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Hip Hop SquaresHip Hop Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • BBD vs SWV (Apr 10, 2017) Himself - Panelist  Less
  • Primary photo for G-FunkG-Funk Self  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Traveling the Stars: Action Bronson and Friends Watch Ancient AliensTraveling the Stars: Action Bronson and Friends Watch Ancient Aliens (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for School of RickeySchool of Rickey (TV Movie) Self  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Unsung HollywoodUnsung Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2014–2016 )  Less 2014–2016
  • Primary photo for A.T.S.A.T.S. (TV Series) Himself  Less 2016–  $4MM
  • Primary photo for Mac Dre: Legend of the BayMac Dre: Legend of the Bay Himself - Interviewee  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News NetworkGGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 2012–2015 )  Less 2012–2015
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  • Primary photo for Stop Pepper PalmerStop Pepper Palmer Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Til Infinity: The Souls of MischiefTil Infinity: The Souls of Mischief Himself (as Too Short)  Less 2013 $50K
  • Primary photo for Couples TherapyCouples Therapy (TV Series) Himself ( 10 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012
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  • Primary photo for 2012 AVN Awards Show2012 AVN Awards Show (TV Special) Himself - Musical Guest  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 2012 AVN Red Carpet Show2012 AVN Red Carpet Show (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Naughty ShowThe Naughty Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for RapFix LiveRapFix Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA RiotsUprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack GenerationPlanet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (TV Movie) Self  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Reach Around RadioReach Around Radio (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called QuestBeats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Himself  Less 2011 $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for KendraKendra (TV Series) Himself - Rap Artist / Himself ( 3 episodes, 2009–2010 )  Less 2009–2010
  • Primary photo for TownbizTownbiz Himself  Less 2010 $25K
  • Primary photo for West Coast TheoryWest Coast Theory (Video) Self  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 5th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors5th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for That Baby Dont Look Like MeThat Baby Dont Look Like Me (Short) Himself  Less 2008 $100K
  • Primary photo for With the DJWith the DJ (TV Series) Himself  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Ghostride the WhipGhostride the Whip (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Miss Rap SupremeMiss Rap Supreme (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Guest ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode #1.3 (Apr 28, 2008) Himself - Celebrity Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for American GangsterAmerican Gangster (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Rap SuperstarCelebrity Rap Superstar (TV Series) Himself  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for Tom Green Live!Tom Green Live! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Gangsta Rap: The GlockumentaryGangsta Rap: The Glockumentary Himself  Less 2007 $200K
  • Primary photo for The GameThe Game (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pimpalation: Return of the TrillPimpalation: Return of the Trill Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 106 & Park Top 10 Live106 & Park Top 10 Live (TV Series) Himself - Judge #3 ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Ego Trip's Race-O-RamaEgo Trip's Race-O-Rama (TV Series) Himself  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Scarface: Greatest Hits on DVDScarface: Greatest Hits on DVD (Video) Himself (segment "Sex Faces" (as Too Short)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Get It Where You Fit in 1Get It Where You Fit in 1 (Video) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Hip Hop Uncensored Vol. 4: Miami ViceHip Hop Uncensored Vol. 4: Miami Vice (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for American PimpAmerican Pimp Too $hort  Less 1999 $650K $288K / —
  • Primary photo for Breaking Out: The Alcatraz ConcertBreaking Out: The Alcatraz Concert Self  Less 1998 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Rhyme & ReasonRhyme & Reason Himself  Less 1997 $1.6MM / —
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for KendraKendra (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.36 (Jul 23, 2006) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-HopAnd You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2004–  $2MM
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) Performer ("So You Want to Be a Gangster"), Writer ("So You Want to Be a Gangster") (as Todd Shaw)  Less 2013 $265MM
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasGrand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) Soundtrack ("The Ghetto") (uncredited), Writer ("The Ghetto") (uncredited)  Less 2004

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