- Date of Birth:
- August 1, 1986
- 5' 7"
Elijah Kelley (born on August 1, 1986 in LaGrange, Georgia) is an American actor, singer and dancer. He has had roles in the films 28 Days, Take the Lead, Hairspray and Lee Daniels’ The Butler. He stars as the Scarecrow in NBC’s holiday production of The Wiz Live!
Best Known For:
Elijah Kelley is best known for starring as Seaweed in 2007’s movie Hairspray and as the Scarecrow in The Wiz Live! on NBC.
Kelley sang choir in high school, and performed in a church choir and gospel band with his family. When he moved to Los Angeles after high school, his parents moved with him, intent on keeping their son down to earth.