Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett

actor, producer, director

Jussie Smollett was born on Jun 21, 1982 in USA. Jussie Smollett's big-screen debut came with A Little Piece of Heaven directed by Mimi Leder in 1991, strarring Salem Bordeaux. Jussie Smollett is known for Marshall directed by Reginald Hudlin, Chadwick Boseman stars as Thurgood Marshall and Josh Gad as Sam Friedman. Jussie Smollett has got 13 awards and 18 nominations so far. The most recent award Jussie Smollett achieved is Indie Series Awards. The upcoming new movie Jussie Smollett plays is B-Boy Blues which will be released on Jun 09, 2022.

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 of six counts and sentenced to 120 days in jail, six years of felony probation and ordered to pay restitution of more than $120,000 and a $25,000 fine for making false reports to police that he was the victim of a hate crime. He has not been hired for any film or television project since.

  • Birthday

    Jun 21, 1982
  • Place of Birth

    Santa Rosa, California, USA
  • Also known


Known For


13 wins & 18 nominations

Indie Series Awards
Best Web Series - Drama
Winner - ISA
African Movie Academy Awards
Best Diaspora Short
Winner - Best Diaspora Short
90 Days (2016)
Best Diaspora Short Film
Winner - Best Diaspora Short
90 Days (2016)
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows