Actress Kasi Lemmons begins her journey as a director and young Jurnee Smollett begins her journey as an actress as Eve (age 10) in this period piece. Eve's parents are married (Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield), but when she sees dad sleeping with another woman, Eve has to reconcile that with her image of her father as a family man.

Morehouse graduate Samuel L. Jackson and Howard University graduate Lynn Whitfield starred in Kasi Lemmons directed Eve's Bayou

Jurnee Smollett was only 6-years-old when she first played Michelle Tanner's friend and classmate Denise in the early '90s television show "Full House."

'Memba Them? -- Part 1 - Jurnee Smollett was only when she first played Michelle Tanner's friend and classmate Denise in the early television show "Full House.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell - I remember when I saw her acting as a little girl in "Eve's Bayou" and I thought she was awfully good for her age.  She continues to excel at her craft.

True Blood Season 6 Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Nicole Wright, a naive human vampire rights activist.

BHM: Friday Directors – Kasi Lemmons | Like a Whisper

BHM: Friday Directors – Kasi Lemmons

A young girl Ari befriends right at the beginning, who later is held hostage by Khamasur and used as leverage to get Ari to betray all she holds dear.

In the March issue of Ebony, actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell talks activism and colorism. Check out Madamenoire.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Covers March Issue Of Ebony

In the March issue of Ebony, actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell talks activism, her role in the series "Underground" and colorism in Hollywood.

Jurnee Smollet looks age-appropriate and youthful in her knee-length red dress, Essence Black Women in Music

Jurnee Smollet looks age-appropriate and youthful in her knee-length red dress, Essence Black Women in Music

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02:  Idris Elba attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume…

Proof Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Her Husband Josiah Have the Sweetest Marriage Ever

Pin for Later: Feast Your Eyes on All the Handsome Celebrity Men at the Met Gala Idris Elba

Bella Thorne by Amber Asaly Photoshoot

Bella Thorne - photo by photographer Amber Asaly, stylist Alexus Shefts, Bobby Brackins of Lost Kats Clothing, and crew in Los Angeles, CA.

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Shout out to Ebony for this great cover with my idol the fab Chaka Khan & the lovely Jurnee Smollett-Bell. What a divalicious day it was!

jurnee smollet age | Jurnee Smollett Pictures & Photos

jurnee smollet age | Jurnee Smollett Pictures & Photos

jurnee smollet age | Jurnee Smollett Pictures & Photos

jurnee smollet age | Jurnee Smollett Pictures & Photos

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