Marc John Jefferies

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Marc John Jefferies
Occupation TV actor, film actor

Marc John Jefferies (born May 16, 1990) is an American actor. Among his best-known roles are Derrick Mitchell on the NBC sitcom The Tracy Morgan Show, and as Darius on Treme, the HBO drama series set in post-Katrina New Orleans.


Jefferies debuted as the title character in the 1995 drama Losing Isaiah as a toddler. He was also featured as a child spokesman in commercials for PeoplePC.

Jefferies appeared in many popular films when he was younger, including The Haunted Mansion, Stuart Little 2, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and Spider-Man 2. He was Young Dre in Brown Sugar. He also did voiceovers in the films Finding Nemo and Monsters, Inc.. He played Derrick on the NBC sitcom The Tracy Morgan Show.

In 2005, he portrayed a young Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson in Get Rich or Die Tryin'. In 2009 he portrayed the rapper Lil' Cease in the 2009 feature Notorious, a biopic about The Notorious B.I.G.. He guest starred on the TV series Dexter during its third season as Wendell, a drug dealer's doorman. Jefferies appears in the feature Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son (2012).

He portrays Darius on Treme, the HBO drama series set in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Jefferies now has a new role in the Starz series, Power (TV series) a 50 Cent produced series.

Personal life[edit]

His younger sister LaShawn Tináh Jefferies is an actress who has appeared in TV series which include Law & Order: Criminal Intent and the independent film Whitepaddy.[1] They have a brother, Marc Arthur Jefferies.

He also has his own photography studio which is run by his father who is a photographer.[citation needed]



Year Film Role
1995 Losing Isaiah Isaiah Richards
2002 Stuart Little 2 Will Powell
2002 Brown Sugar Young Dre Ellis
2002 Friday After Next Kid (Uncredited)
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Kid at the Bus Stop
2003 The Haunted Mansion Michael Evers
2003 Finding Nemo Additional Voices
2004 Spider-Man 2 Amazed Kid
2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Marcus Greer
2006 Whitepaddy Mikey
2006 Keeping Up with the Steins Tim
2008 Assassination of a High School President Elliot Duncan
2009 Notorious James Lil' Cease Lloyd
2009 Little Hercules in 3-D Curtis
2010 Beware the Gonzo Stone
2010 Slow Moe Leon
2011 Yelling to the Sky Lil' Man
2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Rembrandt
2012 LUV Newt
2012 Brother's Keeper Tim
2013 Newlyweeds Drug Dealer
2013 Contest Xav
2015 Brotherly Love Bunch
2016 Nerve


Year Title Role Notes
1995 New York Undercover Kevin Wolfred Season 2, episode 13 Bad Girls (Fox)
1997 Cosby Davy Two episodes (CBS)
1997 Homicide: Life on the Street Jack Collins Season 6, Episode 3 Blood Ties Pt.3 (NBC)
1998 Trinity Kid #2 Season 1, episode 3 No Secrets
2008 Dexter Wendell Owens Season 3, three episodes
2015 Power QDub Season 2, two episodes


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