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Eddie Jemison

Eddie Jemison first worked with Steven Soderbergh when he made his feature film debut in the director's 1996 indie comedy Schizopolis. In 2001, Soderbergh cast Jemison as Livingston Dell in the remake of the Rat Pack comedy Ocean's Eleven, marking the actor's first leading role in a major feature film. Three years later, Jemison reunited with the director and the star-studded ensemble cast for the first sequel, Ocean's Twelve.

Jemison most recently co-starred with Keri Russell in the independent romantic comedy Waitress, directed by the late Adrienne Shelly. His other film credits include the crime thriller The Punisher, with John Travolta and Thomas Jane; The Relic; Pizza Wars; Junk; and the BBC film March in the Windy City. He will also be seen in the upcoming independent films On the Doll and Snappers.

On television, Jemison has guest starred on such series as The Closer, NCIS, ER, Judging Amy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, Strong Medicine and Six Feet Under.

A native of New Orleans, Jemison graduated from Louisiana State University and Swansea University in Wales. He began his career in Chicago, where he spent 12 years acting in films, television and the theatre. He received a number of Chicago acting honors, including Jeff Award nominations for his performances in Loot, Only Kidding and The Wizards of Quiz. His most recent stage appearance was as Launce in The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Eddie Jemison Facts

BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.