Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Jurnee Diana Smollett-Bell is an American actress. She began her career as a child actress appearing on television sitcoms, with her most significant regular role being on On Our Own (1994–95). She received critical acclaim and Critic's Choice Award for playing title role in the 1997 independent drama film Eve's Bayou.

In adult age, Smollett-Bell has starred in films The Great Debaters (2007) and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013). She also had starring roles on number of television series, include NBC sports drama Friday Night Lights (2009–2011), and HBO vampire drama True Blood (2013–2014). In 2016, Smollett-Bell began playing a leading role in the WGN America period drama Underground. Smollett-Bell has won three NAACP Image Awards.

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Underground (2016)
Starring as Rosalee (4 episodes)
Smollett Eats (2016)
Starring as Jurnee Smollett
Harry (2016)
Guest starring as Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Do No Harm (2013)
Guest starring as Abby
The Mob Doctor (2012)
Guest starring as Traci Coolidge
The Talk (2011)
Guest starring as Guest Co-Host
The Defenders (2010)
Starring as Lisa Tyler
Parenthood (2010)
Guest starring as Heather Hall (7 episodes)
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Jurnee Smollett-Bell
True Blood (2008)
Starring as Nicole Wright (9 episodes)
Friday Night Lights (2006)
Starring as Jess Merriweather (25 episodes)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Guest starring as Beth Monroe (2 episodes)
House (2004)
Guest starring as Tracy
Cosby (1996)
Starring as Jurnee