Jurnee Smollett - Rotten Tomatoes

Jurnee Smollett

Highest Rated:   80% Eve's Bayou (1996)
Lowest Rated:   15% Temptation (2013)
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Birthplace:   New York, New York, USA
Modeled diapers at the age of 10 months; appeared in a Pepsi TV commercial with NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana when she was 3. Was homeschooled by her mother. Appeared regularly ina string ofsitcoms (ABC'sFull House, CBS's Cosby, Fox's Wanda at Large) and starred with her five siblings Jake, Jazz, Jocqui, Jojo and Jussie on the 1994-95 ABClaugher On Our Own. Won a Broadcast Film Critics Award forthe 1997 Samuel L. Jackson drama Eve's Bayou, along with NAACP Image Awards for Cosby (1999 and 2000) andtheDenzel Washington film drama The Great Debaters (2007). Became interested in HIV/AIDS issues when an On Our Own crew member died of AIDS; at age 19, began serving on the board of directors of Artists for a New South Africa, a nonprofit that focuses onHIV.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
45% Hands of Stone
  • Juanita Leonard
2016
15% Temptation
  • Judith
2013
79% The Great Debaters
  • Samantha Booke
2007
42% Gridiron Gang
  • Danyelle Rollins
2006
64% Roll Bounce
  • Tori
2005
No Score Yet Ruby's Bucket of Blood
  • Emerald Delacroix
2001
60% Beautiful Joe
  • Vivien
2000
No Score Yet Selma, Lord, Selma
  • Sheyann Webb
1999
17% Jack
  • Phoebe
1996
80% Eve's Bayou
  • Eve Batiste
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
15% Do No Harm
2013
  • Abby
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
90% Parenthood
2010-2015
  • Heather
70% True Blood
2008-2014
  • Nicole
No Score Yet Full House
1987-1995
  • Denise Denise Frazer
93% Underground
2016
  • Rosalee
71% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Beth
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Romy
73% The Defenders
2010-2011
  • Lisa Tyler Lisa Taylor
No Score Yet House
2004-2012
  • Tracy
96% Friday Night Lights
2006-2011
  • Jess Merriweather
No Score Yet Martin
1992-1997
  • Girl No. 1
23% The Mob Doctor
2012-2013
  • Traci Coolidge
No Score Yet The Chew
2011
  • Guest
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
  • Panelist
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest

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