LL Cool J’s Multi-Faceted Career

Celebrity Q&A, Featured Article
on March 28, 2013
LL COOL J stars as as Special Agent Sam Hanna, in NCIS: LOS ANGELES, a drama about the high stakes world of undercover surveillance at the Office of Special Projects (OSP), a division of NCIS, to premiere this Fall, Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: JOSEPH CULTICE/CBS ©2009 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

What else has LL Cool J of “NCIS: Los Angeles” done?
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The former rap star, 45, has a multi-faceted career that began with 10 platinum-selling albums and two Grammy Awards. As an actor, he has appeared in more than 30 films, with starring roles in “The Deal,” “Last Holiday” and “Edison.” He transitioned to TV with dramatic performances on “Oz” and “In The House” and a comedic role on “30 Rock.” Also an author, he has two fitness books, “LL Cool J’s Platinum Workout” and “LL Cool J’s Platinum 360 Diet and Lifestyle,” plus a children’s book, “And the Winner Is,” and his autobiography, “I Make My Own Rules.” Originally from Long Island, N.Y., he is married with four children.