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Usher is a Actor and Producer American born on 14 october 1978 at Dallas (USA)

Usher

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Birth name Usher Raymond IV
Nationality USA
Birth 14 october 1978 (41 years) at Dallas (USA)

Usher Terry Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) known mononymously as Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, "Nice & Slow". The album has been certified 6-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His follow-up album, 8701, produced the Billboard Hot 100 number one singles "U Remind Me" and "U Got It Bad".

Usher's 2004 album, Confessions, established him as one of the best-selling musical artists of the 2000s decade. It sold over 20 million copies worldwide, bolstered by its four consecutive Billboard Hot 100 number one songs — "Yeah!", "Burn", "Confessions Part II", and "My Boo" — and has been certified diamond by the RIAA. His follow-ups, Here I Stand (2008) and Raymond v. Raymond (2010), debuted atop the Billboard 200 and produced the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Love in This Club" and "OMG". A follow-up EP, Versus, was released in July 2010 and produced the successful track "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love". His seventh studio album, Looking 4 Myself (2012), contained a more dance-pop sound and experienced lower first week sales compared to his previous efforts.

The RIAA ranks Usher as one of the best-selling artists in American music history, having sold over 23 million copies in the United States alone. To date, he has sold over 75 million records worldwide. Usher has won numerous awards including eight Grammy Awards. At the end of 2009, Usher was named the number one Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade. Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, with his 2004 album Confessions being ranked as the top solo album of the 2000s decade. Billboard also placed Usher at number six on their list of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years. Usher has attained nine Hot 100 number-one singles.

Biography

In 2001, Usher began dating TLC member Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, who had a child with producer Dallas Austin. Their relationship lasted for two years: they broke up in December 2003, followed by a media frenzy surrounding the personal nature of Usher's fourth album, Confessions. His fans inferred the reason he and Thomas split is due to infidelity on his part, giving allusions to the lyrics of the songs. In an interview on The Bert Show on the Atlanta radio channel Q100 in February 2004, Thomas claimed that Usher cheated on her: "Usher did the ultimate no-no to me....I will never be with him again, and that is that". Usher defended: "...it just didn't work out. But cheating is not what caused the relationship to collide and crash. That ain't what broke it up".

In November 2005, Usher began dating stylist Tameka Foster, who had worked as his personal stylist for several years. Their engagement was announced in February 2007. After the sudden cancellation of a planned July wedding in the Hamptons, the two were wed on August 3, 2007, in a civil ceremony in Atlanta. This was followed by a larger wedding ceremony on September 1, 2007, held at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort outside Atlanta. Upon their marriage, Usher became a stepfather to Foster's three sons from previous relationships, one born when she was a teenager and two from her first marriage, to Atlanta clothier Ryan Glover. Usher and Foster also have two sons together: Usher "Cinco" Raymond V, born in November 2007, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, born in December 2008.

In February 2009, two months after the birth of their second son, Foster suffered a cardiac arrest in São Paulo, Brazil, when she was given general anesthesia prior to scheduled cosmetic surgery (reportedly liposuction), which was ultimately not performed. She was induced into a coma to aid her recovery and was transferred to a larger facility, the Hospital Sírio-Libanês. Usher cancelled his performance at Clive Davis's pre-Grammy Gala in order to fly to Brazil to be with Foster. After a week of recovery, Foster's surgeon issued a statement saying that she was "doing very well".

Usher filed for divorce from Foster in June 2009 in Atlanta. The divorce was legally finalized in Fulton County Court on November 4, 2009. This preceded a highly publicized child custody dispute spanning three years, which ultimately culminated on August 24, 2012, with a judge awarding Usher primary custody of his two sons with Foster.

Foster's 11-year-old son Kile Glover, Usher's former stepson, was declared brain dead on July 8, 2012, after being struck by a personal water craft on Lake Lanier the previous day. Glover died on July 21, 2012, after being removed from life support. Just over a year later, on August 5, 2013, Usher's eldest son, Usher V, was hospitalized in the ICU after he became stuck in a drain while swimming in a pool at Usher's home. The next day, Foster filed a request for an emergency custody hearing in Fulton County Superior Court, seeking temporary primary custody and citing Usher V's "near-death accident" as evidence of a lack of supervision of the children. At the hearing on August 9, 2013, the case was dismissed and Usher retained primary custody of their two sons.

Usher is a vegan. He adopted a vegetarian diet shortly after the death of his father, Usher Raymond III, from a heart attack in January 2008. After several years, Usher dropped all egg and dairy products, embracing an entirely vegan diet for health reasons.

Usually with

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
(4 films)
Jorma Taccone
Jorma Taccone
(2 films)
Jon Chu
Jon Chu
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Usher (19 films)

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Actor

Burden
Burden (2019)
, 2h9
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Garrett Hedlund, Forest Whitaker, Andrea Riseborough, Tom Wilkinson, Usher, Tess Harper
Roles Clarence Brooks
Rating63% 3.1968853.1968853.1968853.1968853.196885
Mike Burden est un jeune homme taciturne qui gravit les échelons du Ku Klux Klan dans une petite ville de Caroline du Sud, en 1996. Orphelin depuis son enfance, il est farouchement loyal envers Tom Griffin, le chef local du Klan, un homme toxique. Mais Burden change de sentiments quand il tombe amoureux de Judy, une mère célibataire qui remue sa conscience sociale. Sa rupture violente avec le Klan le précipite dans les bras ouverts du révérend Kennedy, un prédicateur idéaliste afro-américain, qui lui offre sécurité et le guide vers la rédemption.
Incredibles 2
Directed by Brad Bird
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about families, Superhero films, Children's films
Actors Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Vowell, Brad Bird, Jonathan Banks
Roles Lucis Best's valet (voice)
Rating76% 3.846743.846743.846743.846743.84674
La famille Parr, alias les Indestructibles, mène une vie paisible. Du moins c'est la vie qu'ils auraient espéré. Mais lorsqu'on s'appelle Mr Indestructible la vie n'est jamais facile. Alors qu'Helen prend la tête d'une dangereuse mission, Bob doit veiller sur sa famille tout en essayant de paraître normal aux yeux de tous, malgré les antécédents de sa famille.
Hands of Stone, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Robert De Niro, Ryan Kwanten, John Turturro, Gael García Bernal, Óscar Jaenada, Usher
Roles Sugar Ray Leonard
Rating65% 3.29723.29723.29723.29723.2972
En 1968, le boxeur panaméen Roberto Durán, surnommé « mains de pierre », débute sa carrière professionnelle, à l'âge de 16 ans. Il ne se retira qu'en 2002... alors âgé de 50 ans !
Zoolander 2, 1h40
Directed by Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes La mode
Actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz, Olivia Munn, Christine Taylor
Rating47% 2.351392.351392.351392.351392.35139
Le célèbre mannequin Derek Zoolander reprend du service alors qu'un tueur en série s'en prend à des célébrités. Avec l'aide d'Hansel et de la belle Valentina, Derek va se retrouver en plein milieu d'une grande affaire et recroiser la route d'un vieil ennemi...
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Directed by Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Actors Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Andy Samberg, Imogen Poots, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer
Roles Himself
Rating66% 3.349173.349173.349173.349173.34917
A rapper's album bombs, leaving him with little career choice other than to re-form his old boy band.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, 1h26
Directed by Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Actors Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Imogen Poots
Roles Himself
Rating66% 3.3491753.3491753.3491753.3491753.349175
Conner, une popstar dont le second album est un flop conséquent, décide de reformer le groupe The Style Boyz, auquel il appartenait.
Muppets Most Wanted, 1h52
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Adventure, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Prison films, Transport films, Rail transport films, Musical films, Heist films, Children's films
Actors Ray Liotta, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Sean Combs, Bridgit Mendler
Roles The Usher
Rating63% 3.1983153.1983153.1983153.1983153.198315
Following the events of the previous film, The Muppets find themselves at a loss as to what to do until Dominic Badguy (Ricky Gervais) suggests that the Muppets go on a European tour with him as their tour manager. As the Muppets begin their tour, the criminal mastermind Constantine, a near-exact double for Kermit the Frog in appearance, escapes from a Siberian Gulag and joins his subordinate Dominic to begin a plot to steal the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
Justin Bieber: Believe, 1h33
Directed by Jon Chu
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Justin Bieber, Usher, Ludacris, Mike Posner, Ryan Seacrest, Ellen DeGeneres
Roles Himself
Rating16% 0.8191650.8191650.8191650.8191650.819165
The sequel to Never Say Never continues to focus on Bieber's rise to international fame as he embarks on his Believe Tour. In new interviews with Bieber, the movie reveals long-awaited answers to questions about his passion to make music, relationships and coming of age in the spotlight as well as never-before-seen concert footage, and behind-the-scenes access. The film also features interviews with Justin's mother Pattie Mallette, mentor Usher Raymond IV, manager Scooter Braun, recording artist Ludacris, as well as others.
Scary Movie 5, 1h26
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Comedy horror films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex, Erica Ash, Molly Shannon, Heather Locklear, J. P. Manoux
Roles Ira the Janitor
Rating35% 1.7658251.7658251.7658251.7658251.765825
Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan get together to make a sex tape with over 20 cameras beside Sheen's bed. The time-lapsed tape fast forwards through the two doing all sorts of bedroom antics, including gymnastics, riding a horse, and having clowns jump in under the sheets. Sheen is pulled into the air by a paranormal force and thrown against walls, shelves, and doors until he lands on the bed again. Lohan is frightened so she decides to go home when she flies into the air as well; she becomes possessed and throws him into the camera and kills him. The text explains that Sheen's body was found that day but he didn't stop partying until days later, and that his three kids were found missing, Lohan was arrested, again, and a reward was put out for the missing children.
Bad 25
Bad 25 (2012)
, 2h3
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Michael Jackson, Spike Lee, Mariah Carey, Rubén Blades, Glen Ballard, Sheryl Crow
Rating79% 3.988913.988913.988913.988913.98891
The film includes behind the scenes clips of the recording session of Jackson's seventh studio album, Bad. It also features various people that had worked with Jackson during the Bad era (1986–1989) talking about the production of the album and the tour, acting or starring in some of Jackson's Bad singles and music videos including Sheryl Crow who was the duet partner with Jackson on the Bad World Tour for "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", Siedah Garrett, the original duet artist, talks about her experience with Jackson and many others. There are also interviews with influenced entertainers and artists.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, 1h45
Directed by Jon Chu
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Justin Bieber, Usher, Jaden Smith, Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris
Roles himself
Rating16% 0.806240.806240.806240.806240.80624
The film follows the pop star Justin Bieber during 10 days counting down to what is considered his biggest performance, that of August 31, 2010 in Madison Square Garden, which sold out in 22 minutes. It shows footage of the performances during this period from his My World Tour. It shows excited female fans, and several instances of the "One Less Lonely Girl" routine of inviting a girl on stage for him to serenade and give flowers to, and of surprising random girls with free tickets to his concerts. The main people around Bieber, being like family and good friends to him, are interviewed, but Bieber himself is not. Various instances of praying together before a show are shown.
Killers
Killers (2010)
, 1h40
Directed by Robert Luketic
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Actors Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck, Catherine O'Hara, Katheryn Winnick, Casey Wilson
Roles Kevin the Manager
Rating54% 2.7042052.7042052.7042052.7042052.704205
After a break-up with a boyfriend, an overly cautious Jen (Katherine Heigl) travels to Nice, France with her parents (Tom Selleck and Catherine O'Hara). After getting into an elevator to go to her hotel room, she meets Spencer Aimes (Ashton Kutcher). Spencer asks her out for drinks and she accepts. The scene then changes to Spencer sneaking onto a boat, putting a remote controlled bomb on the bottom of a helicopter, then taking out a guard. He then swims back and goes on the date with Jen. After the helicopter takes off, Spencer triggers the bomb using his phone.
In The Mix
In The Mix (2005)
, 1h35
Directed by Ron Underwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Romance
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Usher, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Chazz Palminteri, Robert Davi, Kevin Hart, Robert Costanzo
Roles Darrell
Rating28% 1.407271.407271.407271.407271.40727
When New York’s hottest night club disc jockey, Darrell, is asked to DJ a party for mob boss Frank, Darrell becomes acquainted with Frank's beautiful daughter Dolly. Dolly is engaged to Chad, who her father wants her to marry. When Dolly and Darrell fall in love, Darrell is put in danger as both Frank's mob and Darrell's ex-girlfriend Cherise attempt to intervene.
Fade to Black, 1h45
Directed by Pat Paulsen
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Documentary, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Rick Rubin, Sean Combs, Foxy Brown
Rating68% 3.4454653.4454653.4454653.4454653.445465
Le rappeur Jay-Z annonce qu'il prend sa retraite. Ce film retrace l'enregistrement de son dernier opus (à l'époque), The Black Album. Il s'entoure de ses collaborateurs habituels (Kanye West, Timbaland, Just Blaze, Pharrell Williams). En parallèle, on voit des images de son concert d'adieux au célèbre Madison Square Garden de sa ville natale New York où étaient présents de très nombreuses célébrités sur rap et du R&B.
Texas Rangers, 1h30
Directed by Steve Miner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Political films
Actors James Van Der Beek, James Coburn, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan McDermott, Usher
Roles Randolph Douglas Scipio
Rating52% 2.6023952.6023952.6023952.6023952.602395
Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly (Dylan McDermott) to recommission a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. Aside from a few seasoned veterans, the recruits are young men who have little or no experience with guns or policing crime. The antagonist of the story is John King Fisher (Alfred Molina) who is stealing cattle from Texas cattle barons like Richard Dukes and Victor Logan and driving them into Mexico, where he sells them to the Mexican army.