Justice Elio Smith (born August 9, 1995) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Radar in the film Paper Towns (2015) and Ezekiel in the Netflix television series The Get Down (2016–2017).
Smith was born in Los Angeles, California, to an African-American father and a mother of Italian and French-Canadian descent. Smith graduated from the Orange County School of the Arts in 2013, and has performed in shows around Orange County.
In 2014, Smith appeared in Nickelodeon's superhero comedy series The Thundermans, playing Angus in two episodes. He also appeared in the HBO's documentary series Masterclass and VlogBrothers. In 2015, Smith had a supporting role as Marcus "Radar" Lincoln, in Paper Towns. The film was directed by Jake Schreier and released on July 24, 2015 by 20th Century Fox.
In 2016, Smith broke out in the lead role of Ezekiel Figuero in Netflix's musical drama series The Get Down, which premiered in August 2016 and concluded in April 2017, being cancelled shortly thereafter. In 2017, Smith was on Forbes 30 under 30 List.
Smith also appeared in New York, opposite Lucas Hedges, in the Off-Broadway stage production of Yen by playwright, Anna Jordan. The production ran at the Lucille Lortel Theater starting January 2017 and closed on March 4, 2017.
In February 2018, Smith appeared in Every Day as Justin, boyfriend of Rhiannon. A few months later, in June 2018, Smith will appear in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
In November 2017, it was announced that Smith would star in Detective Pikachu, a live-action film based off the video game of the same name.