Caption: LL Cool J and Brett Ratner
Actor, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous Crew
Born: January 14, 1968
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Known for: NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), Any Given Sunday (1999), Deep Blue Sea (1999), S.W.A.T. (2003)
L.L. Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, to Ondrea (Griffith) and James Smith. Todd, as he was called, did not have a very happy childhood. At the age of four, he saw his mother and grandfather shot by his own father. After they recovered from their injuries, his mother began to date a young ...