Jussie Smollett


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Smollett was arrested in Chicago for having filed a false police report in late 2019, claiming that he was beaten by two white men wearing MAGA hats who put a noose around his neck. The entire racially-stoked incident turned out to be a ploy for Smollett to garner attention and make more money. On March 10, 2022, Smollett was found guilty of five ... See full bio »

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Empire Jamal Lyon
(2015-2019)
The Mighty Ducks Terry Hall
(1992)
B-Boy Blues Producer
(2021)
(2017)

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 2015-2019 Empire (TV Series)
Jamal Lyon
- The Roughest Day (2019) ... Jamal Lyon (credit only)
- My Fate Cries Out (2019) ... Jamal Lyon (credit only)
- Never Doubt I Love (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
- A Wise Father That Knows His Own Child (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
- Without All Remedy (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
 2017 Star (TV Series)
Jamal Lyon
- The Winner Takes It All (2017) ... Jamal Lyon
 2017 Marshall
Langston Hughes
 2017 Alien: Covenant
Ricks
 2016 Empire Cast & Mariah Carey & Jussie Smollett: Infamous (Music Video)
Jussie Smollett
 2016 The Tale of Four (Short)
 2016 Underground (TV Series)
Josey
- Firefly (2016) ... Josey
- The Lord's Day (2016) ... Josey
 2015 Mariah Carey: Infinity (Music Video)
Jussie Smollett
 2014 Revenge (TV Series)
Jamie
- Ashes (2014) ... Jamie
 2014 Ask Me Anything
Nico Dempster (uncredited)
 2014 Born to Race: Fast Track (Video)
Tariq
 2012 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Barry Stassen
- Josh and Mindy's Christmas Party (2012) ... Barry Stassen
 2012/I The Skinny
Magnus
 2009 Pitch This (Video short)
Mike
 1994-1995 On Our Own (TV Series)
Jesse Jerrico
- The Tonsil Tale (1995) ... Jesse Jerrico
- The Easy Way (1995) ... Jesse Jerrico
- Little Rascals (1995) ... Jesse Jerrico
- Girl Talk (1995) ... Jesse Jerrico
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (1995) ... Jesse Jerrico
 1993-1994 Cro (TV Series short)
Mike
- They Move Mammoths, Don't They? (1994) ... Mike (voice)
- Lever in a Million Years (1994) ... Mike (voice)
- Play It Again, Cro Not! (1994) ... Mike (voice)
- What That Smell (1994) ... Mike (voice)
- Meal Like a Pig (1994) ... Mike (voice)
 1994 North
Adam
 1993 Coach (TV Series)
Billy
- Piece o' Cake (1993) ... Billy
 1993 Queen (TV Mini Series)
Simon / Simon (age 11)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Simon
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Simon (age 11)
 1992 The Mighty Ducks
Terry Hall
 1991 A Little Piece of Heaven (TV Movie)
Salem Bordeaux
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in D.A. Wallach video "Glowing"

Publicity Listings:

3 Portrayals | 98 Articles | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Parents:

Atkins, Vicki | Hamilton, Craig

Relatives:

Jojo Smollett (sibling) | See more »
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My family is from Elmhurst, Queens, 54th Avenue, but I was born in Northern California. It's really funny, you know, [my bio] says 'Brazil' making me feel really exotic and cultured, but actually, I was born in Santa Rosa, California. I'm from Sonoma County, and they're saying 'Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.'

Trivia:

Brother-in-law of Josiah Bell. Uncle of Hunter Zion Bell. See more »

Trademark:

Really committing to a bit.

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