Nelsan Ellis

Bio: Spent part of his childhood in Bessemer, AL, before returning to his native Illinois for high school. Credited two high school teachers---Tim Sweeney and Bill Kirksey---with steering him toward the performing arts. Got hooked on acting as a freshman after Sweeney cast him as Junie in a production of George C. Wolfe's play The Colored Museum. Wrote UGLy, a play… More


Nelsan Ellis Videos

The Soloist
3 minutes 32 seconds
The Help
2 minutes 30 seconds
2 minutes 30 seconds
The Express
1 minutes 32 seconds
Get On Up
2 minutes 52 seconds

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