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Elijah Kelley was born on August 1, 1986 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Hairspray (2007), Red Tails (2012) and Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013). See full bio »
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 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie) (pre-production)
 2015 Strange Magic
Sunny (voice)
 2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib
 2009 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Elon Elder
- The Facts (2009) ... Elon Elder
 2008 Rome & Jewel
 2006 Heavens Fall
Leroy Wright
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
- The OG (2006) ... Anthony
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
 2005 The Shield (TV Series)
- Grave (2005) ... Jaymon
 2000 28 Days
 1999 A Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie)
 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Movie)
Young Willie
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5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Growing up in Georgia, it was sort of the last place to jump on the bandwagon of the integrated frontier.. I have aunts and uncles and grandparents that experienced the 'whites only" and segregated schools. Their experiences are very real and ...I wanted to be part of cinematic history in exploring how ridiculous the separation of these two cultures was. See more »


After high school graduation he moved with his family to Los Angeles to pursue his career seriously. See more »



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He so doesn't get the credit he deserves for Hairspray!!!!!! chimichunga08
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