Jessie T. Usher
Jessie T. Usher Jr.
February 29, 1992
Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
|Other names||Jessie T. Usher|
|Parent(s)||Jessie T. Usher (father)|
Judith Usher (mother)
|Relatives||Jesstia Usher (sister)|
Jessie T. Usher Jr. (born February 29, 1992) is an American actor. He starred as Cam Calloway on the Starz television series, Survivor's Remorse. He previously played Lyle on Level Up. In 2014, he appeared in When the Game Stands Tall and the voice of American Boy in Teenage. In 2016, Usher co-starred in Independence Day: Resurgence.
Usher was born the son of Jessie T. and Judith Usher in Silver Spring, Maryland. Usher first showed an interest in acting at the age of five after his sister Jesstia booked a TV commercial. His first acting job was an Oscar Mayer commercial. In 2003, the family relocated to Los Angeles to help further Usher's career. He graduated from high school at the age of 15. Usher joined Alpha Gamma Sigma and studied culinary arts in community college.
Usher's first professional acting job was in an episode of CBS's Without a Trace in 2005. In 2007, he appeared in an episode of the Disney Channel original series Hannah Montana. In 2011, Usher starred in the Cartoon Network television film Level Up. The film spawned a television series in which Usher would reprise his role as Lyle Hugginson which lasted two seasons. He later voiced American Boy in the 2013 documentary Teenage. In 2014, Usher appeared in the film When the Game Stands Tall. In March 2014, Usher was cast as the lead in Survivor's Remorse, executive produced by NBA superstar LeBron James. The series premiered in October 2014.
In 2016, Usher appeared in the sequel to the 1996 film Independence Day opposite Bill Pullman, Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum. Later that year, Usher co-starred in the Christmas themed comedy-drama Almost Christmas opposite Danny Glover and Kimberly Elise. In 2019, Usher played the lead in a sequel to the 1971 film Shaft, starring as the son of Samuel L. Jackson's character from the 2000 film, and the grandson of the original Shaft, played by Richard Roundtree.
In January 2018, it was announced that Usher has been cast as A-Train in the Amazon Studios show The Boys, which is based on Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic book with the same name.
In April 2020, he starred with Camila Mendes in the Netflix film Dangerous Lies.
|2010||Beautiful Boy||Basketball Teen|
|2013||Teenage||American Boy (voice)||Documentary|
|2014||When the Game Stands Tall||Tayshon Lanear|
|2016||All Part of the Game: Part 1 Freethrows||Jay||Short film|
|2016||Independence Day: Resurgence||Dylan Hiller|
|2016||Almost Christmas||Evan Meyers|
|2019||Shaft||John 'JJ' Shaft Jr.|
|2020||The Banker||Tony Jackson|
|2020||Dangerous Lies||Adam Kettner|
|2005||Without a Trace||Malcolm||Episode: "Neither Rain Nor Sleet"|
|2007||Hannah Montana||Guy||Episode: "Cuffs Will Keep Us Together"|
|2008||Lincoln Heights||Baby G||Episode: "Glass House"|
|2008||Numbers||Robber #1||Episode: "Frienemies"|
|2009||The Mentalist||Daniel Brown||Episode: "Red Rum"|
|2009||Criminal Minds||Daniel||2 episodes|
|2010||Summer Camp||R.J.||TV movie|
|2010||G.I. Joe: Renegades||Ray||Episode: "The Anomaly" (voice)|
|2011||Level Up||Lyle||TV movie|
|2011–2012||Lyle / Lyle Hugginson||Main role|
|2014–2017||Survivor's Remorse||Cam Calloway||Main role|
|2019–present||The Boys||Reggie Franklin / A-Train||Main role, 16 episodes|
|2020||MacGyver||Vincent Broulee||Episodes: "Resort + Desi + Riley + Window Cleaner + Witness"|