Jackée Harry

Jackée Harry

Aug. 14th, 1956
Born in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
5' 7

Jackée Harry's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Everybody Hates Chris TV Show
Everybody Hates Chris
Sister, Sister TV Show
Sister, Sister
Celebrity Wife Swap TV Show
Celebrity Wife Swap
227 TV Show
The Paynes TV Show
The Paynes
The Royal Family TV Show
The Royal Family

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Jacqueline Yvonne Harry, better known by her stage name Jackée, is an American actress, singer, comedienne, director, and television personality. She is known for Let's Stay Together, Girl Meets World, The First Family, In The Cut and The Paynes.

  • Around the time of 227's end, Harry briefly dropped her surname (for professional purposes) and went by her first name, Jacke.
  • She was orginally going to join the cast of Designing Women in the last season.
  • Graduated from the Long Island University.
  • National spokesperson for the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund and supports the United Negro College Fund
  • Studied acting at the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side, NYC
  • She tried to segue into her own series after her Emmy-winning success on "227". The first was a spin-off of 227 titled "Jacke" but the pilot episode failed with audiences and now it is shown as an episode of "227".
  • In 1987 she became the very first and as of 2004 the only African American Actress to win an Emmy award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Sandra Clark in "227".
  • Was second choice to play Oda Mae Brown in Ghost. The first choice, Whoopi Goldberg, was unsure if she could fit the movie into her schedule and Jackee was verbally offered the part. Goldberg, of course, was able to fit it into her work schedule and eventually won the Oscar for her role.

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