Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Salli Elise Richardson-Whitfield (born November 23, 1967, height 5' 4" (1,63 m)) is an American television and film actress. She is known for her role as Dr. Allison Blake on the sci-fi TV series Eureka and her voice acting as Elisa Maza on the Disney animated series Gargoyles.

Early life

Richardson-Whitfield was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of an African American mother and an Irish-Italian father. She has three brothers: Josh Richardson, Chad Richardson, and Nalin. Salli Richardson played tennis in high school, and launched her acting career in the Kuumba Workshop theater there. She graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in 1985.

Career

Richardson's acting credits include: A Low Down Dirty Shame, Posse, and Antwone Fisher. She has guest-starred in numerous television shows, such as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Silk Stalkings, New York Undercover, The Pretender and Secret Agent Man. Richardson had a recurring role as "Kim" on the show Mercy Point and as "Nancy Adams" on Rude Awakening. She played "Viveca Foster" on the television drama Family Law. She is best known by animation fans as the voice of Elisa Maza on the animated series Gargoyles. She also has been cast as Department of Defense agent (and later head of Global Dynamics) Allison Blake in the television series Eureka, which aired on the SyFy Channel. Her second pregnancy was written into the storyline of the series. She appeared in the 2007 film I Am Legend alongside actor Will Smith.Whitfield has appeared along with her husband Dondre Whitfield in a late night infomercial as part of an advertising campaign to promote the Time Life Zestify Midnight Soul collection.

Personal life

On September 8, 2002, she married long-time boyfriend and fellow actor Dondre Whitfield. She and Whitfield have one daughter, Parker Richardson-Whitfield and one son, Dre Terrell Whitfield (born January 24, 2009).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Salli Elise Richardson-Whitfield (born November 23, 1967, height 5' 4" (1,63 m)) is an American television and film actress. She is known for her role as Dr. Allison Blake on the sci-fi TV series Eureka and her voice acting as Elisa Maza on the Disney animated series Gargoyles.

Early life

Richardson-Whitfield was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of an African American mother and an Irish-Italian father. She has three brothers: Josh Richardson, Chad Richardson, and Nalin. Salli Richardson played tennis in high school, and launched her acting career in the Kuumba Workshop theater there. She graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in 1985.

Career

Richardson's acting credits include: A Low Down Dirty Shame, Posse, and Antwone Fisher. She has guest-starred in numerous television shows, such as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Silk Stalkings, New York Undercover, The Pretender and Secret Agent Man. Richardson had a recurring role as "Kim" on the show Mercy Point and as "Nancy Adams" on Rude Awakening. She played "Viveca Foster" on the television drama Family Law. She is best known by animation fans as the voice of Elisa Maza on the animated series Gargoyles. She also has been cast as Department of Defense agent (and later head of Global Dynamics) Allison Blake in the television series Eureka, which aired on the SyFy Channel. Her second pregnancy was written into the storyline of the series. She appeared in the 2007 film I Am Legend alongside actor Will Smith.Whitfield has appeared along with her husband Dondre Whitfield in a late night infomercial as part of an advertising campaign to promote the Time Life Zestify Midnight Soul collection.

Personal life

On September 8, 2002, she married long-time boyfriend and fellow actor Dondre Whitfield. She and Whitfield have one daughter, Parker Richardson-Whitfield and one son, Dre Terrell Whitfield (born January 24, 2009).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 67

Birthday 1967-11-23

Place of Birth Chicago - Illinois - USA

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Also Known As

  • Salli Richardson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Black Lightning (1 episode) as Rebecca Montez
2015 Rosewood (1 episode) as Dr. Aubrey Joseph
2015 Stitchers (31 episodes) as Maggie Baptiste
2015 Light Girls as Herself
2015 Playin' for Love as Talisa McCoy
2014 Being Mary Jane (5 episodes) as Valerie
2013 Saving Westbrook High as Christine
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood (1 episode) as Herself
2012 The Newsroom (3 episodes) as Jane Barrow
2012 The Finder (1 episode) as Athena Brookes
2012 House of Lies (1 episode) as Sandra Joy
2010 I Will Follow as Maye
2009 Black Dynamite as Gloria
2009 Good Hair as Herself
2009 Pastor Brown as Jessica 'Jesse' Brown
2009 Castle (1 episode) as U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Weston
2007 I Am Legend as Zoe Neville
2006 Eureka (77 episodes) as Allison Blake
2005 Criminal Minds (2 episodes) as Tamara Barnes
2005 Bones (1 episode) as Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland
2005 The War at Home (1 episode) as Vanessa
2004 House (1 episode) as Sharon
2004 Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid as Gail Stern
2003 NCIS (1 episode) as Carrie Clark
2003 Missing (1 episode) as Kelly
2003 Biker Boyz as Half & Half
2002 Antwone Fisher as Berta Davenport
2002 CSI: Miami (5 episodes) as Laura
2002 Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs as Karen
2000 Secret Agent Man (1 episode) as Rachel
1999 Family Law (69 episodes) as Viveca Foster
1998 Butter as Blusette Ford (as Salli Richardson)
1998 Mercy Point (8 episodes) as Lt. Salisaw
1998 Rude Awakening (9 episodes) as Nancy Adams
1997 Between Brothers (1 episode) as Vanessa
1997 Stargate SG-1 (1 episode) as Drey'auc
1996 The Pretender (1 episode) as Cynthia Sloan
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show (1 episode) as Camille Turner
1996 The Great White Hype as Bambi
1996 Soul of the Game as Lahoma
1996 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored as Miss Alice (as Salli Richardson)
1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame as Angela
1994 Gargoyles (78 episodes) as Elisa Maza (voice) (1 episode)
1994 New York Undercover (1 episode) as Tammy Barrett
1994 Sioux City as Jolene Buckley
1993 NYPD Blue (2 episodes) as Bobbi Kingston
1993 Posse as Lana
1993 Space Rangers (1 episode)
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1 episode) as Fenna / Nidell
1992 How U Like Me Now as Valerie
1992 Prelude to a Kiss as Bridesmaid #2
1991 Silk Stalkings (1 episode) as Shelley
1991 Roc (1 episode) as Diane Hubbard

Directing

2019 Pearson (1 episode)Director
2019 Doom Patrol (1 episode)Director
2018 Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (1 episode)Director
2018 Black Lightning (1 episode)Director
2017 I'm Dying Up Here (1 episode)Director
2017 American Gods (1 episode)Director
2017 Dear White People (1 episode)Director
2016 Marvel's Luke Cage (1 episode)Director
2016 Lethal Weapon (1 episode)Director
2016 Queen Sugar (2 episodes)Director
2016 Shadowhunters (1 episode)Director
2015 The Magicians (2 episodes)Director
2015 Stitchers (1 episode)Director
2014 black-ish (1 episode)Director
2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1 episode)Director
2012 Scandal (1 episode)Director

Production

2009 Pastor Brown Producer

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