Between touring, Jill has directed a video for Hidden Beach label-mate, trombonist Jeff Bradshaw and appeared on Sesame Street in celebration of its 33rd year. Her original compositions were featured on the soundtracks for BROWN SUGAR, RUSH HOUR 2, DOWN TO EARTH, KINGDOM COME and the RED STAR SOUNDS compilation. Jill made her primetime sitcom debut with a four-episode run on UPN's Girlfriends, starred in Showtime's Cave Dwellers and crafted a book of poetry, entitled simply, The Minutes, The Moments, The Hours (St. Martin Press). The album Beautifully Human, Words & Sounds, Vol. 2, was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Album and won the Best Urban/Alternative Performance Grammy for the single Cross My Mind.
Jill began working on THE REAL THING in 2006, stopping during the process to appear in the Dakota Fanning movie HOUNDDOG in which she plays Big Momma Thornton, the artist who originally sang the Elvis Presley hit.
Jill has her first major starring role in TYLER PERRY'S WHY DID I GET MARRIED?
Jill Scott Facts
|April 4, 1972 (51)
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
|5' 6" (1m68) How tall is Jill Scott compared to you?
|With This Ring
|Jill Scott: Live in Paris +
|First Season Episode 1 Pilot
|Arty's Fall Painting / A State of the Arty Sign
|Thrak, Splak, Sizzle