Jurnee Smollett-Bell

BirthDay:

01 Oct 1986

BirthPlace:

New York City, New York, USA

BirthName:

Jurnee Diana Smollett

Bio:

Jurnee Smollett-Bell was born on October 1, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Jurnee Diana Smollett. She is an actress, known for her role as Jess Merriweather on the Emmy Award winning TV series, Friday Night Lights (2011). She is also known for her roles in The Great Debaters (2007), Eve's Bayou (1997), True Blood (2013), as well as Jason Katims' NBC show Parenthood (2013). She is the daughter of Janet and Joel Smollett. Her father was Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is African-American.
Filmography

Actor ( 41 credits )

Audrey's Run (2017) Sonia
One Last Thing (2017)
Hands of Stone (2016) Juanita Leonard
Underground (2016)  Rosalee (10 episodes, 2016)
The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore (2015)  Herself - Panelist (1 episode, 2016)
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) Judith
Do No Harm (2013)  Abby Young (2 episodes, 2013)
The Mob Doctor (2012)  Traci Coolidge (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
The Chew (2011)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
Parenthood (2010)  Heather Hall (7 episodes, 2013)
The Defenders (2010)  Lisa Tyler (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
Conan (2010)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
The Talk (2010)  Herself - Guest / ... (2 episodes, 2016)
True Blood (2008)  Nicole Wright (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
Road to Ingwavuma (2008) (as Jurnee Smollett)
The Great Debaters (2007) Samantha Booke (as Jurnee Smollett)
Gridiron Gang (2006) Danyelle Rollins (as Jurnee Smollett)
Friday Night Lights (2006)  Jess Merriweather (26 episodes, 2009-2011)
Roll Bounce (2005) Tori (as Jurnee Smollett)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)  Beth Monroe (2 episodes, 2008)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
House M.D. (2004)  Tracy (1 episode, 2006)
Wanda at Large (2003)  Holly Hawkins (4 episodes, 2003)
Beautiful Joe (2000) Vivien Mason (as Jurnee Smollett)
Strong Medicine (2000) (1 episode, 2002)
Eve's Bayou (1997) Eve Batiste (as Jurnee Smollett)
Jack (1996) Phoebe (as Jurnee Smollett)
Cosby (1996)  Jurnee (8 episodes, 1998-1999)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Herself (2 episodes, 1998)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)  Ali Baba (1 episode, 1999)
On Our Own (1994)  Jordee Jerrico (20 episodes, 1994-1995)
ER (1994)  Romy (1 episode, 2002)
NYPD Blue (1993)  Hanna (1 episode, 1996)
Good Day L.A. (1993)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Martin (1992)  Little Girl #1 (1 episode, 1992)
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992)  Denise Frazer / ... (4 episodes, 1992)
Out All Night (1992)  Laquita (1 episode, 1992)
Full House (1987)  Denise (12 episodes, 1992-1994)
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)