Jurnee Smollett

Highest Rated:
80% Eve's Bayou (1996)
Lowest Rated:
15% Temptation (2013)
Oct 1
New York, New York, USA
The fourth of six performing siblings, Jurnee Smollett was just what writer-director Kasi Lemmons had envisioned for the lead in her film: "a light-skinned black child . . . who could convey the nuances of a Creole child in the 60s". The young thespian pulled ahead of her brothers and sisters with…

Highest Rated Movies



Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
15% Temptation
  • Judith
$51.9M 2013
78% The Great Debaters
  • Samantha Booke
$30.0M 2007
64% Roll Bounce
  • Tori
$17.4M 2005
Ruby's Bucket of Blood
  • Actor
-- 2001
60% Beautiful Joe
  • Actor
-- 2000
80% Eve's Bayou
  • Eve Batiste
-- 1996
17% Jack
  • Actor
-- 1996


Rating Title Credit Year
46% True Blood
  • Nicole
2013 - 2014
  • Actor
  • Heather
18% Do No Harm
  • Abby
23% The Mob Doctor
  • Traci Coolidge
73% The Defenders
  • Lisa Taylor
  • Lisa Taylor
2010 - 2011
100% Friday Night Lights
  • Jess Merriweather
2009 - 2011
Grey's Anatomy
  • Beth

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Quotes from Jurnee Smollett's Characters

    1. Janice: Can't you just knock. Just the person I want to see have a seat
    2. Judith: No! I wanted to just say thank you for the job but it's going to be my last week.
    3. Janice: No! This is your last day, I just got a call telling me Harley is out of the deal with me and going to open practice with you.
    4. Judith: That's what we are planning to do!
    5. Janice: We? Little Girl you have no idea what you are in for. But I wish you with all the best with your struggle.
    6. Judith: You know I've been meaning to tell you are in a existential identity crisis; I done my research on you spent those two weeks in Paris and now of a sudden with a french accent, we know you from Georgia!
    7. Janice: Bitch you better get your ass out of my office!
    From Temptation. Submitted by Dillon B (16 months ago)
    1. Samantha Booke: Majority doesn't decide what is right or wrong, one's conscience does.
    From The Great Debaters. Submitted by Mani K (2 years ago)
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