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Jussie Smollett


Jussie Smollett was born on June 21, 1982 in Santa Rosa, California, USA as Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett. He is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Alien: Covenant (2017). See full bio »

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In Loving Virtue (S5, Ep11)
Wed, Mar 20 8:00 PM EDT on Fox (1008)
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Shift and Save Yourself (S5, Ep12)
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Empire Jamal Lyon
(2015-2019)
The Mighty Ducks Terry Hall
(1992)
(2017)
90 Days Producer
(2016)

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 2015-2019 Empire (TV Series)
Jamal Lyon
- Hot Blood, Hot Thoughts, Hot Deeds (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
- Shift and Save Yourself (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
- In Loving Virtue (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
- My Fault Is Past (2019) ... Jamal Lyon
- Had It from My Father (2018) ... 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 The Tale of Four (Short)
 2016 Underground (TV Series)
Josey
- Firefly (2016) ... Josey
- The Lord's Day (2016) ... Josey
 2015 Mariah Carey: Infinity (Video short)
 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)
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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Music video: Appeared in D.A. Wallach video "Glowing"

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37 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

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:

He is the son of Janet and Joel Smollett. His father was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia) and his mother is African-American. See more »

Nickname:

Juicebox See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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