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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
(2008-2009)
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(2013)

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  The Quad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Pilot (2017) ... (performer: "Golden") / (writer: "Golden")
 2016 Nunca es tarde (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 June 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "Golden")
 2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 4 (2016) ... (writer: "Hate on Me")
 2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut (performer: "Back Together") / (writer: "Back Together")
 2015 Onkel Johnny (Short) (writer: "I'm In It")
 2014 Second Coming (performer: "A Long Walk") / (writer: "A Long Walk" - as Scott)
 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) ("Golden", uncredited)
 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 Dave Chappelle's 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")
 2004 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hip Hop Soul (2004) ... (performer: "Gettin' in the Way")
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Performance Show: Idol's Choice (2004) ... (writer: "Gettin' in the Way")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (performer: "Comes to the Light") / (writer: "Comes to the Light")
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Guest Judge Kathie Lee Gifford (2003) ... (writer: "A Long Walk")
 2002 Brown Sugar (performer: "Easy Conversation") / (writer: "Easy Conversation")
 2002 S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jag ljuger aldrig (2002) ... (performer: "Slowly Surely")
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

She directed and was featured in label mate Jeff Bradshaw's video "Slide." See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jill

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Originally sang the hook on The Roots Grammy winning song "You Got Me." See more »

Trademark:

Bright smile

Nickname:

The Lady Jill Scott See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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