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Musician, Actor, TV Personality
1 August 1963 to 28 September 2022

An American musician, actor and TV personality, who, while best known as a Grammy-winning rapper, also forged a successful screen career. He made his film debut in Phat Beach (1996), before going on to feature in the likes of Judgment Day (1998), The Beat (2003) and Three Days to Vegas (2007). On TV, he was a regular on various gameshows and reality series, including 40 episodes of Hollywood Squares (1998-2003), his own series Cookin’ with Coolio (2008) and the UK version of Celebrity Big Brother (2009) and Ultimate Big Brother (2010).

Read Coolio's Guardian obituary

Read Coolio's New York Times obituary

Read Coolio's Times obituary