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Cornelius Smith, Jr.
Pine Valley Presence
December 12, 2007 to February 2008 [recurring]; March 2008 to September 23, 2011
At A Glance
Cornelius was born in Detroit, MI. He graduated from Cass Technical High School, a magnet school in Detroit, in 2000. He then went to Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, and majored in Theater. While at SMU, he was a finalist in the Mustang Idol singing contest. He was also a part of a singing group called Chapta II in Detroit. He transferred to the University of Texas in Arlington and graduated in the summer of 2005 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre Arts.

He also graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007 with a Master's degree in Arts. While at NYU, he helped to produce their annual Freeplay Festival. He performed in Romeo and Juliet in Central Park in NYC in the summer of 2007. He also performed in Frayed, a play that he wrote, in Wilmington, DE, at the Christina Cultural Arts Center in July 2008.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
All My Children
Frankie Hubbard
December 12, 2007 to February 2008 [recurring]; March 2008 to September 23, 2011
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2009; for All My Children)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2011; for All My Children)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2009; for All My Children)

Image Awards Winner, Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series (2009; for All My Children)

Image Awards Nomination, Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series (2009, 2011; for All My Children)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Detroit, Michigan
DATE OF BIRTH: April 18, 1982
News Archives
News Archive: Smith earns very first Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
News Archive: Why has Frankie been off-screen so long? [Jun 1, 2009]
News Archive: Smith nabs second consecutive Image Award nod. [Jan 12, 2011]
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