— for its writing and deep portrayals of gay characters like Jamal, played brilliantly by Jussie, a man who brings to life some of the real-life experiences that director Lee Daniels endured at the hands of his own father.It’s performances like this, one titled EMPIRE | “Tell The Truth” (Feat. 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).
on October 24th, with only family and close friends in attendance. They nixed the wedding planner and went the non-Bridezilla route with both planning all of the nuptials themselves."I think as human beings we try to hide our flaws and try to present this perfect person, this person we wish we were to our spouse when that causes so many troubles." VIDEO: ' Temptation' Star Jurnee Smollett-Bell on Her Wakeup Call from Tyler Perry Smollett-Bell says that being with someone also in the entertainment industry is both a good and challenging thing."I do think it's easier because for him to understand what I do because he's an artist," she says.In 2001, she played the daughter of Angela Bassett in the television film Ruby's Bucket of Blood.In 2005, she co-starred with Bow Wow and Brandon T. In 2006, she appeared in the drama film Gridiron Gang.