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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 Strange Magic (2015). See full bio »

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3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hairspray
Hairspray Seaweed
(2007)
Red Tails
Red Tails Samuel 'Joker' George
(2012)
Strange Magic
(2015)
The Butler
The Butler Charlie Gaines (15-18)
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Star (TV Series)
Andy
- It Ain't Over (2017) ... Andy
- FUA... Good Night! (2017) ... Andy
- Insecure (2017) ... Andy
 2017 The New Edition Story (TV Mini-Series)
Ricardo Bell / Ricky Bell
- Part 2 (2017) ... Ricardo Bell
- Part 3 (2017) ... Ricardo Bell
- Part 1 (2017) ... Ricky Bell
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
Scarecrow
 2015 Strange Magic
Sunny (voice)
 2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib
Tunde
 2009 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Elon Elder
- The Facts (2009) ... Elon Elder
 2008 Rome & Jewel
Ben
 2006 Heavens Fall
Leroy Wright
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Anthony
- The OG (2006) ... Anthony
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Guy
 2005 The Shield (TV Series)
Jaymon
- Grave (2005) ... Jaymon
 2000 28 Days
Darnell
 1999 A Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie)
Clarence
 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Mini-Series)
Young Willie
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Young Willie
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Young Willie
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Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

He is establishing the Elijah Kelley Foundation in his hometown of LaGrange, GA to help local children follow their dreams. The Elijah Kelley Center for Performing Arts will offer music, dance, and drama classes. See more »

Nickname:

E.K.

Star Sign:

Leo

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