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Algee Smith      

Actor, Known from HBO's "Euphoria" and "The Hate U Give"; NACCP Best Actor Nomination for "Detroit"

Algee Smith, who can be seen in the highly anticipated HBO series “Euphoria” opposite Zendaya this summer, relocated from Atlanta, GA to Los Angeles in 2016. After just 30 days in Hollywood he booked the role of Ralph Tresvant in BET’s highest-rated miniseries “The New Edition Story." That role caught the attention of Hollywood's biggest producers and directors and lead to him being cast in “Detroit,” earning him a NACCP Best Actor Nomination. Not only did Algee star in the film, but his original song “Grow,” is featured on the official soundtrack. In between roles he released his 2017 EP Listen before booking a role in the Amandla Stenberg-lead film “The Hate U Give.” His next highly anticipated music project is “ATL” which embodies his life and journey before making the move to Los Angeles is.


Algee Smith on the emotional toll of playing a victim of police ...

There are plenty of films that depict conflicts between Black communities and police. Actor Algee Smith describes what it's like to take on those roles.

Aldis Hodge, Derek Luke, Jay Pharoah on Fighting Hollywood ...

Jay Pharoah, Derek Luke, Chris Chalk, Aldis Hodge and Algee Smith on the Realities of Racism in Hollywood. By Angelique Jackson ...

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