He spoke Creole at home as a boy, growing up in a Haitian family in Brockton. On Sunday night, he was speaking his native tongue on television sets nationwide, in a guest-starring role on the ABC drama “American Crime.” To read more click the link: http://bit.ly/brocktonAmericancrime #ABC #Insecure #Hollywood #HBO #Fullscreen #influencer #Variety #director #Jeanelie #actor #TelevisionStar #producer
This coming season Jéan Elie will be joining the cast of HBO's hit show Insecure as a recurring character. To see Elie at work now, tune into season 3 of American Crime. And watch him play the son of Gabriell Durand (Mickaëlle X. Bizet). Yves Durand, the estranged son of an au pair working for Claire (Lily Taylor) and Nicholas (Timothy Hutton) Coates. American Crime airs on ABC Sunday nights at 10 pm/pst. Articles: http://bit.ly/brocktonnewsarticle http://bit.ly/JELunionsuite
Actor Jean Elie in connection with the nonprofit organization he works with CBMLA (Concerned Black Men Los Angeles) is currently taking part in the LA Clippers Foundation, $100,000 Charity Challenge for a chance to with $50,000! Proceeds from the challenge go to implementing new programs and workshop for the inner city youth of Los Angeles. To donate and help Jean's organization CBMLA win $50,000 in the LA Clipper Foundation Charity Challenge visit http://bit.ly/JECBMLAFundra
BROCKTON — When Brockton-native Jean Elie stepped off the plane in Los Angeles, he had $1,000 to his name and nowhere to live. But his determination to chase his dream of becoming an actor overrode any logistical problem. Six months later, the Brockton High School and Johnson & Wales University graduate had earned entry into the coveted Screen Actors Guild, had signed with an agent, and was getting steady work in commercials. “I did background on the movie Project X and the n
The first time I met up-and-coming actor Jean Elie two years ago, I corrected him on the pronunciation of his own name. “It’s zhon! Aye-lee! It’s important!” It’s especially important when you’ve got big plans to see your name in lights. Jean moved to Los Angeles with only $1000 and an uncertain housing situation. He got a day job and within 6 months he booked work on the film Project X, a Nike commercial as a stunt double, got his SAG card, and then it was off to the races.