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Jacob O'Neal Latimore (born August 10, 1996) is an American actor, singer and rapper from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 2016, Latimore released his debut album Connection. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Black Nativity, The Maze Runner, Collateral Beauty and Detroit. He also starred in the Netflix Original movie Candy Jar alongside Sami Gayle.
Latimore at the Listening Party event in 2015
|Birth name||Jacob O'Neal Latimore Jr,|
|Born||August 10, 1996|
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Genres||R&B, pop, hip hop|
Life and careerEdit
Latimore has co-starred in several major films, including Black Nativity (2013), as Langston, and Ride Along (2014), as Ramon. He also appeared in the movie The Maze Runner, which was released in theaters September 19, 2014. He then starred in the drama film Collateral Beauty, which was released on December 16, 2016, and street magic drama movie Sleight, which was released on April 28, 2017. Latimore is currently starring on Showtime's The Chi as Emmett. In 2019, “Bilal: A New Breed of Hero” was released in which Latimore acted as a voiceover. In 2020, he co-starred in the comedy Like a Boss.
Latimore's first single "Best Friend" was released in 2005. In 2006, "Superstar" was released. In June 2014, he released his hit song "Heartbreak Heard Around The World" ft. T-Pain. His debut album, Connection, was released in 2016. His sophomore effort Connection2, the sequel to Connection, was released on April 26, 2019.
|2010||Vanishing on 7th Street||James Leary|
|The Maze Runner||Jeff|
|2016||Bilal: A New Breed of Hero||Bilal (teen)|
|Collateral Beauty||Raffi / “Time”|
|2017||Sleight||Bashir “Bo” Wolfe|
|2018||Candy Jar||Bennett Russell|
|The Last Summer||Alec|
|2020||Like a Boss||Harry|
|TBA||Untitled The Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel||N/A||Filming|
|2009||One Tree Hill||Kid No. 1||Episode: "Now You Lift Your Eyes to the Sun"|
|2011||Tyler Perry's House of Payne||Dante||Episode: "Growing Paynes"|
|2011||Reed Between the Lines||Jacob||Episode: "Let's Talk About College Boys"|
|2012||The Finder||Young Trey||Episode: "Life After Death"|
|2014||Survivor's Remorse||Johnny Miller||Episode: "How to Build a Brand"|
|2018–present||The Chi||Emmett||Main role|
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|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
Mixtapes & EPsEdit
- "Milwaukee's Latimore hoping 'Black Nativity' can boost career". Retrieved June 5, 2018.
- "St. Joseph (Character)". Internet Movie Database.
- "Ramon (Character)". Internet Movie Database.
- Jacob Latimore Discusses The Maze Runner. YouTube. July 29, 2014.
- Heartbreak Heard Around the World (feat. T-Pain) - Single by Jacob Latimore, June 10, 2014, retrieved June 5, 2018
- "Let's Talk About College Boys". BET.com. December 8, 2011.
- "Jacob Latimore - This Is Me". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
- "Jacob Latimore - Leo Season". iTunes. Retrieved September 1, 2020.