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Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant was born on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Kobe Bean Bryant. He is an actor and producer, known for The Black Mamba (2011), Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016) and I Am Bruce Lee (2012). He has been married to Vanessa Laine Bryant since April 18, 2001. They have three children.

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Byron Scott to Kobe: Congrats On Oscar Nod, He's Gonna Be Huge in Hollywood

Byron Scott to Kobe:
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Byron Scott is ecstatic his old teammate Kobe Bryant was nominated for an Oscar -- and tells TMZ Sports he hopes people celebrate Mamba because people deserve 2nd chances in life. Questions have… READ MORE >

Charles Barkley: 3 Greatest Athletes Ever? MJ, Brady and ...

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Kobe Bryant Gets Oscar Nom, Hollywood Has Huge Problem

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Gets Oscar Nom Hollywood Has Huge Problem

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- 121 days ago
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- 121 days ago
Jerry West: We Need Black Owners in Pro Sports, It's About Time!

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- 147 days ago
Marco Rubio Says LeBron's Getting 2 Jerseys Retired Like Kobe

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- 148 days ago
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Kobe Bryant
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- 155 days ago
Allen Iverson & Baron Davis Crush L.A. Strip Club After Kobe Event

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- 155 days ago
Kobe Bryant Jersey Night Marred By Mayweather's Terrible Outfit

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WTF Fashion?! (Looking at You, Floyd)

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- 156 days ago
Magic Johnson Hints at Kobe Bryant Having Political Career

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Hints Kobe Should Be in Politics

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