Date of Birth: May 27, 1975
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as Dre, no association with Dr. Dre) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of American hip-hop duo OutKast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi. As an actor, Benjamin has made appearances in a number of TV series and films, including Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, and Four Brothers. In addition to music and acting, Benjamin has also been an active entrepreneur. In the spring of 2008, he launched a clothing line called Benjamin Bixby and created a line of dolls based on a species of alien hes dubbed The Green Meanies.