- Name: Jussie Smollett
- Born: 06/21/1982 (38 years old)
- Occupation: Actor, singer, songwriter
- Known for: Jamal Lyon (Empire)
Jussie Smollett (// JUSS-ee, born June 21, 1982) is an American actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 acting in films including The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner’s North (1994). In 2015, Smollett portrayed musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, a role that was hailed as groundbreaking for its positive depiction of a black gay man on television. Smollett has also appeared in Ridley Scott’s science fiction film Alien: Covenant (2017) as Ricks and in Marshall (2017) as Langston Hughes.
Birth Place: Santa Rosa, California, U.S.
Jussie Smollett quotes :
I used to hear people say nobody can prepare you for fame, and it's actually very true. But there is such beauty that comes with it when you're able to use your platform in a positive way.Jussie Smollett