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Jay Ellis is a television and film actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Born in Sumter, South Carolina, Ellis spent the majority of his childhood traveling with his military family. His father completed over 15 years of service in the Air Force while his mother was an accomplished finance executive and former board member of the Consumer ... See full bio »

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Escape Room Jason Walker
(2019)
Insecure Lawrence Walker
(2016-2020)
Movie 43 Lucious (segment "Victory's Glory")
(2013)
Black Box Producer
(2020)

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  Lemonade (announced)
Calvin
 2016-2020 Insecure (TV Series)
Lawrence Walker
- Lowkey Lost (2020) ... Lawrence Walker
- Lowkey Trying (2020) ... Lawrence Walker
- Lowkey Happy (2020) ... Lawrence Walker
- Lowkey Trippin' (2020) ... Lawrence Walker
- Lowkey Losin' It (2020) ... Lawrence Walker
 2020 Mrs. America (TV Mini-Series)
Franklin Thomas
- Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc (2020) ... Franklin Thomas
- Gloria (2020) ... Franklin Thomas
 2019 Thirsty (Short)
Young Man
 2019/I Escape Room
Jason Walker
 2018 Giveaway (Short)
Garrett
 2018 The Last Days of TJ Staggs (Short)
Executive
 2018 In a Relationship
Dexter
 2017 The Sonogram (Short)
Father
 2016 Like Cotton Twines
Micha Brown
 2016 Shortwave
Robert Marconi
 2016 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Dan
- The Anchor (2016) ... Dan
 2015 Twelve Steps (Short)
Ray
 2015 Breaking Through
Quinn
 2013-2015 The Game (TV Series)
Bryce 'Blue' Westbrook
- Pow Pow Pow!! (2015) ... Bryce 'Blue' Westbrook
- What More Can I Say? (2015) ... Bryce 'Blue' Westbrook
- Clip It... Clip It Good (2015) ... Bryce 'Blue' Westbrook
- Get Up, Stand Up (2015) ... Bryce 'Blue' Westbrook
- Hashtag My Bad (2015) ... Bryce 'Blue' Westbrook
 2015 November Rule
James Avedon
 2015 My Favorite Five
Jonathan Colburn
 2014 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Dr. Cyril Franklin
- Giants (2014) ... Dr. Cyril Franklin
 2014 The Black Bachelor (Short)
 2014 Mass Shooting News Team (Short)
 2013 Dear Secret Santa (TV Movie)
Brad
 2013 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Naval Flight Officer Randall Baker
- Purity (2013) ... Naval Flight Officer Randall Baker
 2013 Movie 43
Lucious (segment "Victory's Glory")
 2012 Election Eve (Short)
Jeff
 2012 Crash & Bernstein (TV Series)
Derek
- Coach Crash (2012) ... Derek
 2012 iCarly (TV Series)
Friend #1
- iFind Spencer Friends (2012) ... Friend #1
 2012 Bad Weather Films (TV Series short)
- The Break Up (2012)
 2012 Hart of Dixie (TV Series)
Resident
- Heart to Hart (2012) ... Resident
 2012 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Sound Guy
- Tailgate (2012) ... Sound Guy
 2011 Let's Do This! (TV Movie)
Ugandan Thug #1 / Ceiling Mop Ugandan
 2011 NCIS (TV Series)
Marine PFC Thomas 'Tommy' Hill
- Restless (2011) ... Marine PFC Thomas 'Tommy' Hill
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
DJ
- White Wedding (2011) ... DJ
 2010 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Orderly
- Episode #1.5922 (2010) ... Orderly
 2010 Triple Standard (Short)
Lewis
 2010 Never Forget (Short)
Passionate Man
 2005 Related (TV Series)
College Student
- Hang in There, Baby (2005) ... College Student
 2005 Invasion (TV Series)
Solider
- Watershed (2005) ... Solider (uncredited)
 1995 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored
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Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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