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Jake Smollett

Jake Smollett

A native New Yorker who hails from a family full of actors, Smollett began his career as a baby, diaper-model. He got his scripted start on the series Hanging with Mr. Cooper before starring alongside his five brothers and sisters in their ABC sitcom, On Our Own. Smollett also starred in the critically acclaimed feature film Eve's Bayou, directed by Kasi Lemmons.

Aside from acting, Smollett is a long time supporter of Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), a nonprofit organization working in the US and South Africa to combat HIV/AIDS, assist children orphaned by AIDS, advance human and civil rights, safeguard voting rights, and educate and empower youth.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Jake Smollett Facts

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Selected Filmography

The Middleman: The Complete Series
Eve's Bayou
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