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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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 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.166 (2011) ... (performer: "So In Love")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Throwdown (2009) ... (writer: "Hate on Me" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 6 Results (2009) ... (performer: "I'm Not Afraid")
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Gettin' In the Way") / (writer: "Gettin' In the Way")
 2009 Obsessed (performer: "Golden") / (writer: "Golden")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (performer: "Golden") / (writer: "Golden")
 2008 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008) ... (performer: "Khutshanyana" (traditional))
 2008 Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (performer: "It's Love") / (writer: "It's Love")
 2007 The Nanny Diaries (performer: "The Fact Is (I Need You)") / (writer: "The Fact Is (I Need You)")
 2007 Hounddog (performer: "Hound Dog")
 2006/I Something New (performer: "Family Reunion")
 2005 Block Party (Documentary) (performer: "The Way", "You Got Me") / (writer: "The Way", "You Got Me" - as Jill H. Scott)
 2005 Shadowboxer (performer: "Bedda At Home") / (writer: "Bedda At Home")
 2005 Beauty Shop (performer: "Golden") / (writer: "Golden")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (performer: "Comes to the Light") / (writer: "Comes to the Light")
 2002 Brown Sugar (performer: "Easy Conversation") / (writer: "Easy Conversation")
 2001 Down to Earth ("One Time") / (performer: "One Time")
 2001 Kingdom Come (performer: "Kingdom Come")
 2001 Save the Last Dance (performer: "Shining Through")
 1999 In Too Deep (performer: "Dreamin'") / (writer: "Dreamin'")
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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:

The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference. See more »

Trivia:

Slept in the same bed as her grandmother until the age of eighteen. See more »

Trademark:

Bright smile

Nickname:

Jilly from Philly See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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