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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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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
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 2018 Black Lightning (TV Series)
Lady Eve
- Equinox: The Book of Fate (2018) ... Lady Eve
- Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder (2018) ... Lady Eve
- Black Jesus (2018) ... Lady Eve
- LaWanda: The Book of Burial (2018) ... Lady Eve
 2017 Love Beats Rhymes
Professor Dixon
 2017 Flint (TV Movie)
Nayyirah Shariff
 2015 Being Mary Jane (TV Series)
- Hot Seat (2015) ... Jackie
 2015 With This Ring (TV Movie)
 2014 Get on Up
DeeDee Brown
 2013 Second Sight (TV Movie)
Dr. Callier
 2013 Baggage Claim
 2013 Fading Gigolo (uncredited)
 2012 Fringe (TV Series)
- The Human Kind (2012) ... Simone
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Janice Raleigh
- Disabled (2010) ... Janice Raleigh
 2010 Sins of the Mother (TV Movie)
 2010 Black Panther (TV Mini-Series)
Storm / Ororo Munroe
- To the End (2010) ... Ororo Munroe / Storm
- Black Panther vs. Juggernaut and Black Knight (2010) ... Ororo Munroe / Storm (voice)
- Death of Father (2010) ... Ororo Munroe / Storm
- Revenge of the Evil (2010) ... Ororo Munroe / Storm
- Black Panther (2010) ... Storm (voice)
 2008-2009 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series)
Precious Ramotswe
- A Real Botswana Diamond (2009) ... Precious Ramotswe
- Beauty and Integrity (2009) ... Precious Ramotswe
- Problems in Moral Philosophy (2009) ... Precious Ramotswe
- The Boy with an African Heart (2009) ... Precious Ramotswe
- Poison (2009) ... Precious Ramotswe
 2007 Why Did I Get Married?
 2007 Hounddog
Big Momma Thorton
 2004 Cavedweller
 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)
 2000 Jill Scott: Gettin' in the Way (Video short)
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Other Works:

Album: "Who Is Jill Scott?", 2000. See more »

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

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Married life is really good, it's a beautiful thing, I enjoy spending my life with this man; I like him, I like his personality, I like the way he treats his friends. When I'm talking about love, I'm talking about him. See more »


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


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