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Salli Richardson-Whitfield

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).


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Born:
Nov 23, 1967 In Chicago - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
46
First Appeared:
In the series Roc 1991-08-25
Latest Project:
Series The Mo'Nique Show 2016
Known For
Poster of Bones
Poster of NCIS
Poster of CSI - Miami
Poster of Butter
Filmography
Series The Mo'Nique Show Unknown 2016
Movie Light Girls Herself 2015-01-19
Series Stitchers Maggie Baptiste 2015-06-02
Series Being Mary Jane Valerie 2014-01-07
Series The Newsroom Jane Barrow 2012-06-24
Series The Finder Athena Brookes 2012-01-12
Series House of Lies Sandra Joy 2012-01-08
Movie I Will Follow Maye 2010-09-18
Movie Pastor Brown Jessica 'Jesse' Brown 2009-06-26
Series Castle U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Weston 2009-03-08
Movie Good Hair Herself 2009-10-09
Movie Black Dynamite Gloria 2009-10-16
Movie I Am Legend Zoe Neville 2007-12-14
Series Eureka Allison Blake 2006-07-18
Series Criminal Minds Tamara Barnes 2005-09-22
Series Bones Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland 2005-09-12
Series The War at Home Vanessa 2005-09-11
Series House M.D. Sharon 2004-11-16
Movie Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Gail Stern 2004-08-26
Series NCIS Carrie Clark 2003-09-23
Series Missing Kelly 2003-08-03
Movie Biker Boyz Half & Half 2003-01-31
Series CSI - Miami Laura 2002-09-23
Movie Antwone Fisher Berta Davenport 2002-12-19
Series Secret Agent Man Rachel 2000-03-07
Series Family Law Viveca Foster 1999-09-20
Movie Butter Blusette Ford (as Salli Richardson) 1998-10-13
Series Mercy Point Lt. Salisaw 1998-10-06
Series Rude Awakening Nancy Adams 1998-08-01
Series Between Brothers Vanessa 1997-09-11
Series Stargate SG-1 Drey'auc 1997-07-27
Movie Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Miss Alice (as Salli Richardson) 1996-01-26
Movie Soul of the Game Lahoma 1996-04-20
Movie The Great White Hype Bambi 1996-05-03
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Camille Turner 1996-08-28
Series The Pretender Cynthia Sloan 1996-09-19
Movie A Low Down Dirty Shame Angela 1994-11-23
Series Gargoyles Elisa Maza (voice) 1994-10-24
Series New York Undercover Tammy Barrett 1994-09-08
Series NYPD Blue Bobbi Kingston 1993-09-21
Movie Posse Lana 1993-05-14
Series Space Rangers Unknown 1993-01-06
Movie How U Like Me Now Valerie 1992-09-04
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Bridesmaid #2 1992-07-10
Series Silk Stalkings Shelley 1991-11-07
Series Roc Diane Hubbard 1991-08-25