Jurnee Smollett

Actress We’ve been witnessing her acting skills since she was a toddler, but it was her performance in 1997’s Eve’s Bayou that won Jurnee Diana Smollett serious attention and critical acclaim. She’s since starred and co-starred in various hit films like Roll BounceSelma Lord, Selma andThe Great Debaters, which garnered her an NAACP Image Award for Best Actress. Married to soul singer Josiah Bell, the respected actress has also starred on Friday Night Lights and as the lead in Tyler Perry’s Temptation.

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Meagan Good, Jurnee Smollett starred as sisters in this 1997 film.

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