Adam Jeffries

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Adam B. Jeffries
Born Adam Berry Jeffries
(1976-11-03) November 3, 1976 (age 40)
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986-2003

Adam Berry Jeffries (born November 3, 1976) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Lester Freeman on the Fox sitcom True Colors, and as Jarvis Turrell, Jr. on the ABC sitcom Thea.



Adam B. Jeffries' first began acting in 1989 in the role of Eddie in the educational short film A Nightmare on Drug Street, which was released on VHS as a teaching tool for schools. After appearing in several television series and television movies, Jeffries landed the role of Lester Freeman in the 1990 Fox series True Colors. The series was canceled in 1992. The next year, he portrayed Thea Vidale's oldest son, Jarvis Turrell, Jr., in the short-lived ABC series Thea. In 1995, he appeared in an episode of The Client, another short-lived series that was based on the 1994 hit film.

In 2000, he had a role in the soap opera Days of Our Lives. His last acting role was in the 2003 television movie Newton.


Year Film Role Other notes
1990 Ghost Dad Buddy #2
Year Title Role Notes
1989 A Nightmare on Drug Street Eddie Short film
The Wonder Years Simeonee 1 episode
Family Matters Mark 1 episode
1990 Capital News Television movie
1990–1992 True Colors Lester Freeman Unknown episodes
1991 Seeds of Tragedy Six Pack Television movie
Miss Jones 2nd Boy Television movie
1993–1994 Thea Jarvis Turrell, Jr. 7 episodes
1995 The Client Jamal James Garrett 1 episode
2000–2001 Days of our Lives Larry Morris 1 episode
2002 Just Shoot Me! Danny 1 episode
2003 Newton Tom the Mailman Television movie

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Result Category Series
1991 Won Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor Starring in a New Television Series True Colors
1992 Outstanding Young Comedian in a Television Series True Colors
1994 Nominated Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Television Series Thea(Shared with Brenden Jefferson, Brandy Norwood, and Jason Weaver)

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