Jackée Harry Biography Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

Jackée Harry is a very well-known American Actress, Producer, and a Director. She is known for her roles in Another World (1983-1986, 52 episodes, as Lily Mason), Ladybugs (1992, as Julie Benson), Sister, Sister (1994-1999, 119 episodes, as Lisa Landry), and 227 (1985-1989, 99 episodes, as Sandra Clark, Conchita).

The upcoming projects of Jackée Harry are Million Dollar Lethal Listing (TV movie in post-production stage, as Meghan), A Christmas Intern (TV movie in post-production stage, as Cecilia), and So Fly Christmas (TV movie – completed, as Harriet).

Jackée Harry Biography Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

Personal Details

Full Name Jacqueline Yvonne Harry
Nick Name Jackée, Jackée Harry
Date Of Birth August 14, 1956
Age 63 Years Old as of December 2023
Birth Place Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Current Address Beverly Hills, California, United States
Ethnicity Mixed
Zodiac Sign Leo
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actress, Director and Producer
College/ University
  • New York City’s High School of Music and Art
  • University of Long Island
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth USD $ 5-10 Million as of 2023
Marital Status Married
Debut TV : Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurement 36-26-36
Height
  • Feet- 5 Feet 7 Inches
  • Meters- 1.70 m
  • Centimeters- 170 cm
Weight
  • Kilograms- 58 Kg
  • Pounds- 128

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father Warren Harry
Mother  Flossie Harry
Siblings  Miles Harry and Brenda Free-Man
Boyfriend/ Husband
  • Elgin Charles Williams (married in 1996 – divorced in 2003)
  •  Jerry Jemmott (married in 1980 – divorced in 1984)
Children Frank Williams (son)

Early Life

Jackée Harry was born on 14th of August 1956 and her place of birth is Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US. The current age of this actress is 67 years and her zodiac sign is Leo. Her name is also spelled as Jackee Harry and her nickname is Jackée. The complete birth name of Jackée Harry is Jacqueline Yvonne Harry. The names of her parents are Warren Harry and Flossie Harry. The names of her siblings are Miles Harry and Brenda Free-Man.

Jackée Harry’s mother is an Afro-Trinidadian and her father is an African American. She has been raised mostly in Harlem, New York.

Education

During the schooling years, Jackée participated in stage productions and fell in love with the field of performing arts. At the age of 14, she got the lead role of the King in “The King and I” (school’s production).

She has studied at the New York City’s High School of Music and Art (distinction in the genre of Opera). Later on, she attended University of Long Island (BA degree in education).

Initially, Jackée Harry used to work at the Brooklyn Technical High School. She was an American History teacher at this school. But her heart was not in the teaching profession and thus after 2 years, she left this job to be an actress.

She took acting classes from Henry Street Settlement (on lower east side). Soon after, she grabbed vital roles in movies and also in Broadway Productions.

Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage

  • Jackée Harry married Jerry Jemmott (arranger and conductor) in the year 1980 and they got divorced in the year 1984.
  • Later on, she got married to Elgin Charles Williams in 1996 and the couple got divorced in the year 2003. The name of her adopted son (with ex husband Elgin Charles Williams) is Frank Williams. Jackée Harry has 2 grandchildren.

Careers and success

Jackée’s debut film is “Moscow on the Hudson” (year 1984). After that, she appeared in “The Cotton Club” (1984, as Dancer). Her television debut was for “Another World” (1983-1986, as Lily Mason).

Jackée gained popularity for her roles in Days of Our Lives (2021-2023, as Paulina Price), For the Love of Jason (2020-2022, as Patricia Grant), The Paynes (2018, as JoAnn Payne), The First Family (2012-2015, as Pauletta), Everybody Hates Chris (2006-2009, as Vanessa), Sister, Sister (1994-1999, as Lisa Landry), and 227 (1985-1989, as Sandra Clark, Conchita).

Apart from being an actress, Jackée Harry is a producer and a director. She is the co-producer of The Jackée Stride (2012, short film) and the executive producer of The Awakening (2015, short film). She is the director of Sister, Sister (1996-1999, 4 episodes), Mr. Box Office (2013-2015, 2 episodes), and The First Family (2013-2015, 3 episodes).

In 1987, Jackée Harry won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 227. She also received a Golden Globe nomination for this series. In 1999 and 2000, she won the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Award for Sister, Sister.

Jackée has been a guest star on many shows like That’s So Raven, Amen, 7th Heaven, Hollywood Squares, and Dave’s World. She is also an outstanding theatre artist and has done plays like Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, The Boys From Syracuse on Broadway, and The Cleanup Woman.

Interesting Facts

  • Jackée Harry’s height is 5 “7” and till date, she has appeared on the cover page of 17 magazines. She has always been known for her voluptuous figure, seductive voice, and speedy and biting delivery. Jackée’s eye color is dark brown and her hair color is black.
  • Jackée Harry is the first African/American to receive an Emmy Award for her contribution as a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (227).
  • After the sudden death of Redd Foxx, Jackée joined the cast of The Royal Family (1991).
  • She is the National Spokesperson for the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship. She also supports United Negro College Fund.
  • Jackée has an official website by the name https://jackee-online.com. People can also buy merchandise through her website. This actress is always vocal about the issues like education, healthy living, and philanthropy.
  • She is the Global Ambassador for the Women’s International Center. In the year 2010, she got the Woman of Substance Award from the National Congress of Black Women.
  • Jackée Harry is active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. She has 634K Followers on Instagram, 460.3K followers on Twitter, and 1 million followers on Facebook.
  • Currently, Jackée is based in Beverly Hills, California.

Jackée Harry Biography Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career, and More

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