Jurnee Smollett hot young
October 1, 1986
5 ft 6 in | 167 cm
34-25-36 in | 86-63.5-91 cm
57 kg | 125.5 pounds
10 US | 40 EU
Jurnee Smollett was born in New York City, United States, on October 1, 1986, is an American hot actress. Young Jurnee Smollett began her acting career as a child in television sitcoms Full House (1992–1994) and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992) in role as Denise Frazer. She landed her first break with a role as Jordee Jerrico in ABC sitcom On Our Own (1994–1995).
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film Jack (1996) in role as Phoebe. Her breakthrough role came as Eve Batiste in drama movie Eve's Bayou (1997), for which she won a Critic's Choice Award and a NAACP Image Award.
She won the NAACP Image Award for her role as Jurnee in the CBS sitcom Cosby (1998–2000).
She won the NAACP Image Award for her role as Samantha Booke in biographical drama movie The Great Debaters (2007).
She played Nicole Wright in supernatural drama series True Blood (2013–2014).
She portrayed Jess Merriweather in drama television series Friday Night Lights (2009–2011), for which she was nominated for the NAACP Image Award.
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Emerald Delacroix in drama TV movie Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001).
Birds of Prey (2020) superhero in role as Black Canary
Beautiful Joe (2000) drama with Sharon Stone and Billy Connolly
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) drama romance directed by Tyler Perry
Gridiron Gang (2006) sports drama with Dwayne Johnson and Xzibit
Hands of Stone (2016) drama sport with Robert De Niro, Édgar Ramírez and Ana de Armas
Roll Bounce (2005) comedy drama in role as Tori
One Last Thing (2018) drama opposite Wendell Pierce
Has one sister and four brothers.
Appeared in short comedy film Captain Planet 4 (2012) in role as Gaia.
She married musician Josiah Bell on October 24, 2010, they have one son.
Lives in the Valley in Los Angeles, California.
There is crying and pain going on. There`s a whole population screaming out and no one is listening. It`s neglect.
Oh, I'm mature for my age, that's all. My family watches old movies, and I really admire Lena Horne a lot she has a really strong attitude and a lot of strength. You just know she's not going to let anybody step on her. I like that attitude. --Jurnee Smollett to Daily News, November 3, 1997
About "The Great Debaters" Yeah, once I saw the film, I was really blown away by how impactful it was even on me, and I'd been there for the entire process. But while you're doing it, you're so focused on being present that you have to forget all the external stuff in order to make it honest, to make it natural.
My little brothers loved baseball. I'm not as big on that as basketball or football, but I understand the game.
When I was younger, I really struggled with confidence.
I just live my life. I go where I feel God is calling me.