Jurnee Smollett-Bell
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Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Jurnee Diana Smollett was born on October 1, 1986 in New York City. She co-starred in the ABC television comedy On Our Own (1994–1995) and guest appeared in numerous television shows: Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Full House, Martin, Wanda At Large, House, Grey's Anatomy, etc. She also co-starred in the last two seasons of Friday Night Lights. Smollett is best known for her role in the independent film Eve's Bayou (1997), for which she received critical acclaim as ten-year-old Eve. Smollett was featured in the 1996 Francis Ford Coppola film Jack. She starred in the racially charged 1999 Disney film Selma Lord Selma. In 2000 she co-starred with Sharon Stone and Billy Connelly in the comedy film Beautiful Joe. 2001 would find Jurnee co-starring as daughter to another popular actress, Angela Bassett, in the film Ruby's Bucket of Blood. Smollett co-starred with actors Bow Wow and Brandon T Jackson in the 2005 skater movie Roll Bounce. In 2006 she joined the film Gridiron Gang. In 2007 actor/director Denzel Washington cast Smollett in The Great Debaters. As of September 2010, she is co-stars with Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell in the CBS legal drama The Defenders. She has been active in HIV/AIDS causes since she was eleven. She spoke at the Ryan White Youth Conference, and elsewhere, on this issue. Smollett is on the Board of Directors of Artists for a New South Africa, dedicated to dealing with HIV/AIDS in Africa. On October 24, 2010, Jurnee married musician Josiah Bell.

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Eve's Bayou

Character : Eve Batiste

Selma, Lord, Selma

Character : Sheyann Webb

Hands of Stone

Character : Juanita Leonard


Beautiful Joe

Character : Vivien Mason

One Last Thing

Character : Lucy

Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

Character : Judith

Ruby's Bucket of Blood

Character : Emerald Delacroix

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Character : Dinah Lance / Black Canary

Sunday in Paris

Character : Alison Chase


Character : Phoebe

Roll Bounce

Character : Tori

Gridiron Gang

Character : Danyelle Rollins

The Great Debaters

Character : Samantha Booke

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Grey's Anatomy

Character : Beth Monroe


Character : Hanna

On Our Own

Character : Jordee Jerrico

The Defenders

Character : Lisa Tyler


Character : Little Girl #1


Character : Tracy

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper

Character : Denise Frazer


Character : Romy

Do No Harm

Character : Abby Young

Out All Night

Character : Laquita

Strong Medicine

Character : No character defined

Friday Night Lights

Character : Jess Merriweather

True Blood

Character : Nicole Wright

Wanda at Large

Character : Holly Hawkins


Character : Jurnee

Full House

Character : Denise

The Mob Doctor

Character : Traci Coolidge


Character : Rosalee

Lovecraft Country

Character : Letitia

Sofia the First

Character : Chrysta (voice)

The View

Character : Herself

Hot Ones

Character : Herself