Jurnee Smollett was born in New York City on October 1, 1986. One of six acting siblings, she began her career as a child model.
Jurnee’s telefilm and feature film credits include "Selma, Lord, Selma," "Beautiful Joe," "Ruby’s Bucket of Blood" and the highly acclaimed "Eve’s Bayou" for which she received rave reviews. Jurnee’s performance in "Eve’s Bayou" won her a Broadcast Film Critics Award for Best Youth Performance.
Jurnee has made tv guest appearances in "NYPD Blue," "Strong Medicine" and "ER." She had recurring roles in "Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper" and "Full House." Jurnee was a series regular in "On Our Own" with her real life siblings, "Cosby" and more recently "Wanda At Large." She’s a two time NAACP Image Award winner for her role in "Cosby."
Jurnee's film credits include the following:
- Gridiron Gang (2006)
- Roll Bounce (2005)
- Ruby's Bucket Of Blood (2001)(Showtime Movie)
- Beautiful Joe (2000)
- Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)(Tv Movie)
- Eve's Bayou (1997)
- Jack (1996)
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