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Jill Scott (II)


Born in 1972 in North Philadelphia, Jill Scott grew up in the ghetto with her mom and grandmother. A deeply loved and gifted child, she learned to talk at only eight months and was reading by age four. Always the center of attention, her principal in elementary school described her as a little butterfly. After running from Jill's abusive stepfather... See full bio »
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 2014 Get on Up
DeeDee Brown
 2013 Fading Gigolo (uncredited)
 2013 Second Sight (TV Movie)
Dr. Callier
 2012 Fringe (TV Series)
Simone
- The Human Kind (2012) ... Simone
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
Truvy
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Janice Raleigh
- Disabled (2010) ... Janice Raleigh
 2010 Sins of the Mother (TV Movie)
Nona
 2010 Black Panther (TV Mini-Series)
Storm / Ororo Munroe
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Storm (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Ororo Munroe / Storm (voice)
 2007 Hounddog
Big Momma Thorton
 2004 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Donna Williams
- He Loves Her, He Loves Her Not (2004) ... Donna Williams
- On the Couch (2004) ... Donna Williams
- A Comedy of Eros (2004) ... Donna Williams
- Prophet & Loss (2004) ... Donna Williams
 2002 Sesame Street (TV Series)
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Other Works:

2001: performed "Shining Through" with Fredro Starr for "Save the Last Dance" soundtrack. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I wanted to remind people I'm just flesh and blood. I falter. I am poor. I am blind. I am pitiable. I am naked. But I'm here and that is the blessing. The gift of life. See more »

Trivia:

Announced June 20, 2008 that she is engaged to her drummer, Lil' John Roberts. See more »

Trademark:

Bright smile

Nickname:

Jilly from Philly See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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