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Stanley Kirk Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage name MC Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American hip hop recording artist, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur. He had his greatest commercial success and popularity from the late 1980s, until the early 1990s. Remembered for his rapid rise to fame, Hammer is known for hit ... See full bio »

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The Addams Family Soundtrack
(1991)
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(1993)
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(2016)

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  Pose (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- What Would Candy Do? (2019) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2019 NCIS (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Judge, Jury... (2019) ... (performer: "You Can't Touch This")
 2019 420 Awards (TV Special) (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- 12 segundos (2019) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  The Greatest Dancer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2019 The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (Documentary) (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2018 Back in Time for Dinner (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The 1990s (2018) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (writer - 3 episodes, 2016 - 2018)
- Episode #12.4 (2018) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.5 (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.2 (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  iZombie (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (writer - 2 episodes, 2017 - 2018)
- Are You Ready for Some Zombies? (2018) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Looking for Mr. Goodbrain, Part 2 (2017) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Lip Sync Battle Shorties (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Dinosaurs/Space/Fierce Goddess (2018) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2017 Tattoo Fixers on Holiday (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2017 Sandy Wexler (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer)
 2017 Hep Yek 2 (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2016 Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes (TV Special documentary) (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Semi-Final Results (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2016 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 November 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2016 Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- James and Ola Jordan (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (writer: "You can't Touch This")
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2016) (writer - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2016)
- 2016: Auditions 3 (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- 2015: The Live Final (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- 2013: Auditions 2 (2013) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Naughty Ninjas (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake/Ellen DeGeneres/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2015) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2015 Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure (performer: "2 Legit 2 Quit")
  Friday Night Football (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Round 17: Carlton vs Hawthorn (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Common vs. John Legend (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2015 Furious 7 (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2009-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Party Night (2014) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- 2009 Grand Finale (2009) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.8 (2009) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena mini - España (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Informer by Snow (2014) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "Too Legit to Quit") / (writer: "Too Legit to Quit" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Stanley Kirk Burrell)
  Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Charlas de hombres (2014) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- 2014: Day 8, Part 4 (2014) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This' - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This' - as Stanley Burrell, uncredited)
 2014 Barbie: The Pearl Princess (Video) (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Stanley Kirk Burrell)
 2013 The Adulteen (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  A Crazy Leo Show (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Crazy Leo Special!! (2013) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  That Music Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2013 The To Do List (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer)
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2013 Goodbye World (writer: "Dance (A$$)" - as Kirk Burrell)
  Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Southern Comfort (2012) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2012 The Nostalgia Chick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Will Smith Was a Rapper, Once (2012) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This", "Pumps and a Bump")
  Lost Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Into the Dark (2012) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- My Brother's Wedding (2012) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Sexy and I Know It (2011) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Dexter (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Those Kinds of Things (2011) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elton John/Leon Russell (2011) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2011 Detention (performer: "2 Legit 2 Quit") / (writer: "2 Legit 2 Quit")
  Tosh.0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Evolution of Dance Guy (Dance-Off) (2011) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Rude Tube (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (writer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Viral Ads (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Superstars of the Web (2009) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- All Things Weird & Wonderful (2009) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Melissa & Joey (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Up Close & Personal (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  The Last Cop (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Das Runde muss ins Eckige (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad Reputation (2010) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2010 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dancing with the Stars 1 (2010) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2010)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sex on the Screen (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Amazing Moments in Music (2007) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2009/I The Proposal (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Stanley Kirk Burrell)
  Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Chuck Versus the Broken Heart (2009) ... (performer: "Too Legit to Quit") / (writer: "Too Legit to Quit")
  Being Erica (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Dr. Tom (2009) ... (performer: "Can't Touch This") / (writer: "Can't Touch This")
 2008 The Game (Video Game) (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2008 Tropic Thunder (performer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as MC Hammer)
  Carpoolers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Handsomest Man (2008) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2008 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (Documentary) (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2007 Into the Wild (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2007 Hot Rod (writer: "Too Legit to Quit")
 2007 License to Wed (writer: "Pray" - as MC Hammer)
 2006 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finals (2006) ... ("U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2006 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (performer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as Kirk Burrell)
 2006 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (performer: "I Got It from the Town" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "I Got It from the Town" - as MC Hammer)
 2006 The Fear (El Miedo) (performer: "U Can't Touch This" (extract) - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" (extract))
  Avrupa Yakasi (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- 2005 yilbasi özel (2005) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (TV Special) (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  The X Factor: Celebrity (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Auditions 3 (2005) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2005/I Man of the House (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2005 Club Oscar (Short) (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer)
 2005 Racing Stripes (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2004 Shark Tale (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri (TV Special documentary) (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Tormented Mentor (2004) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2004 EuroTrip (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2002 The Master of Disguise (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2002 Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2001 Bubble Boy (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2001 Kingdom Come (performer: "Help Lord (Won't You Come)") / (writer: "Help Lord (Won't You Come)" - as Stanley Burrell)
 2000 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- E. Peterbus Unum (2000) ... (writer: "Can't Touch Me")
 1998 Dorbees: Making Decisions (Video short) (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 1992-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The She-Creature (1997) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Attack of the Eye Creatures (1992) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Crash of Moons (1992) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn (as Hammer, "Pray") / (performer: "Pray" - as Hammer)
 1995 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Star Is Burns (1995) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1994 Monte Video (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Der Fluch (1994) ... (performer: "Addams Groove")
 1994 Street Fighter (performer: "Straight To My Feet" - as Hammer) / (writer: "Straight To My Feet" - as Hammer)
 1993 The Meteor Man (performer: "TOO LEGIT TO QUIT" - as Hammer) / (writer: "TOO LEGIT TO QUIT" - as Hammer)
 1992 Class Act (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Hammer)
 1992 First Love (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (performer: "Crime Story")
 1992 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (1992) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1992 Gladiator (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- If This Is Adulthood, I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia (1992) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1991 Shalnaya baba (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1991 The Addams Family (performer: "The Addams Groove", "Too Legit To Quit", "This Is The Way We Roll", "Burn It Up") / (writer: "The Addams Groove", "Too Legit To Quit", "This Is The Way We Roll", "Burn It Up" - as Hammer)
 1991 The Super (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 1991 Hot Shots! (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1990-1991 Family Matters (TV Series short) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Busted (1991) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Flashpants (1990) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- East Side Story (1991) ... (performer: "Let's Go Deeper" - uncredited) / (writer: "Let's Go Deeper" - uncredited)
 1990 Rocky V (lyrics: "That's What I Said") / (music: "That's What I Said") / (performer: "That's What I Said")
 1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Courting Disaster (1990) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1990 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Horse Is a Horse (1990) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1990 MC Hammer: U Can't Touch This (Video short) (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (performer: "This Is What We Do") / (writer: "This Is What We Do")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "2 Legit 2 Quit", released as both the title track and first single of his "Too Legit to Quit," studio album, released in the same year. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Google+ | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stanley Burrell | MC Hammer | Hammer

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Some people call God, some people call Allah, I want to see the fruit of the love, I want to see the love, the love to help the brothers who may not be as fortunate as us. See more »

Trivia:

In 1991, Mattel released the MC Hammer Doll. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently wears sunglasses Even at night and indoors See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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