Jurnee Smollett-Bell - Rotten Tomatoes

Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Highest Rated:   81% 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 BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Breaking Free
  • Actor
2017
45% Hands of Stone
  • Juanita Leonard
$4.8M 2016
15% Temptation
  • Judith
$52M 2013
79% The Great Debaters
  • Samantha Booke
$30M 2007
43% Gridiron Gang
  • Danyelle Rollins
$38.5M 2006
64% Roll Bounce
  • Tori
$17.4M 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
81% Eve's Bayou
  • Eve Batiste
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Harry
2016
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Sofia the First
2013
  • Voice
  • 2017
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
96% Underground
2016
  • Rosalee
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Chew
2011
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2016
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
  • Panelist
  • 2016
  • 2015
69% True Blood
2008-2014
  • Nicole
  • 2014
  • 2013
15% Do No Harm
2013
  • Abby
  • 2013
90% Parenthood
2010-2015
  • Heather
  • 2013
23% The Mob Doctor
2012-2013
  • Traci Coolidge
  • 2012
75% The Defenders
2010-2011
  • Lisa Tyler Lisa Taylor
  • 2011
  • 2010
96% Friday Night Lights
2006-2011
  • Jess Merriweather
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
72% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Beth
  • 2008
No Score Yet House
2004-2012
  • Tracy
  • 2006
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Romy
  • 2002
No Score Yet NYPD Blue
1993-2005
  • Hanna
  • 1996
No Score Yet Full House
1987-1995
  • Denise Denise Frazer
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
No Score Yet Martin
1992-1997
  • Girl No. 1
  • 1992

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