Jurnee Smollett

Jurnee Smollett


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 01-10-1986
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Jurnee Diana Smollett
    Jurnee Smollett-Bell

  • Popularity: 20.52
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Jurnee Diana Smollett (born October 1, 1986) is an American actress. Smollett began her career as a child actress appearing on television sitcoms, including On Our Own (1994–1995) and Full House (1992–1994). As an adult, Smollett has starred in the films The Great Debaters (2007), Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013), and Birds of Prey (2020). Her television roles include the NBC sports drama Friday Night Lights (2009–2011), the HBO fantasy horror drama True Blood (2013–2014), the WGN America period drama Underground (2016–2017), and the HBO horror drama Lovecraft Country (2020). For the latter, she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.




Year Movie Character
1997 Eve's Bayou as Eve Batiste
1999 Selma, Lord, Selma as Sheyann Webb
1970 Black Canary as Dinah Lance / Black Canary
1970 The Twilight Zone: Ovation as Jasmine Delancey
2018 One Last Thing as Lucy
2022 Lou as Hannah
2012 Don Cheadle is Captain Planet - Part 4 as Gaia
2016 Hands of Stone as Juanita Leonard
2000 Beautiful Joe as Vivien Mason
2022 Spiderhead as Lizzy
1970 The Burial
2013 Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor as Judith
2001 Ruby's Bucket of Blood as Emerald Delacroix
2020 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) as Dinah Lance / Black Canary
2005 Roll Bounce as Tori
2007 The Great Debaters as Samantha Booke
1991 Sunday in Paris as Alison Chase
2021 A Night at the Academy Museum as Herself
1996 Jack as Phoebe
2006 Gridiron Gang as Danyelle Rollins
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2005 Grey's Anatomy (2 episode) as Beth Monroe
1993 NYPD Blue (1 episode) as Hanna
1994 On Our Own (20 episode) as Jordee Jerrico
2010 The Defenders (18 episode) as Lisa Tyler
1992 Martin (1 episode) as Little Girl #1
2004 House (1 episode) as Tracy
1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (4 episode) as Denise Frazer
1994 ER (1 episode) as Romy
2013 Do No Harm (2 episode) as Abby Young
1992 Out All Night (1 episode) as Laquita
2000 Strong Medicine (1 episode)
2006 Friday Night Lights (26 episode) as Jess Merriweather
2012 The Mob Doctor (2 episode) as Traci Coolidge
2003 Wanda at Large (5 episode) as Holly Hawkins
1996 Cosby (8 episode) as Jurnee
2008 True Blood (20 episode) as Nicole Wright
1987 Full House (11 episode) as Denise
2016 Underground (20 episode) as Rosalee
2020 Lovecraft Country (10 episode) as Letitia ‘Leti’ Lewis
2013 Sofia the First (1 episode) as Chrysta (voice)
1997 The View (1 episode) as Self
2015 Hot Ones (1 episode) as Self
2019 The Twilight Zone (1 episode) as Jasmine
2010 Parenthood (6 episode) as Heather Hall
2022 The Future Of (12 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1 episode) as Ali Baba (voice)
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode) as Self - Guest

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