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Jill Scott (II)


Born in 1972 in North Philadelphia, Jill Scott grew up in the ghetto with her mother, Joyce, 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... See full bio »
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 2016 Snowfall (TV Movie) (filming)
Sharon 'Cissy' Saint
 2016 Coco (post-production)
Professor Dixon
 2015 With This Ring (TV Movie)
Viviane
 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:

Album: "Who Is Jill Scott?", 2000. 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:

(When asked if she is religious) When I was 12, I decided that I wanted to see what else was out there. I believe that all of the religions have merit and that it's man that messes it up. I am more spiritual than religious. Sometimes I feel like a Buddhist and I need to chant; sometimes a Baptist and I need to holler and shout and sometimes I need to be a Catholic and need to purge my sins and ... See more »

Trivia:

Her stepfather was abusive, so she and her mom went to live with her grandmother. See more »

Trademark:

Bright smile

Nickname:

The Lady Jill Scott See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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