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Aunjanue Ellis

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aunjanue L. Ellis  (born February 21, 1969) is an American actress known for her roles in Ray and in Undercover Brother, and on television in The Mentalist Ellis was born in San Francisco, California and raised on her grandmother's farm in Mississippi,where she attended Tougaloo College before transferring to Brown University, where she completed her BA in African-American studies, while also studying acting with Jim Barnhill and John Emigh. She went on to study acting in the graduate drama program at NYU. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. In January 2004, she was a featured player in actress Regina Taylor's play, Drowning Crow, at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Feb 21, 1969 In San Francisco - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series New York Undercover 1994-09-08
Latest Project:
Movie King Richard 2021-11-18
Known For
Poster of The Help
Poster of Justice
Poster of The D.A.
Poster of Lovely & Amazing
Movie King Richard Oracene "Brandy" Price 2021-11-18
Movie The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel Mattie Moss Clark 2020-04-11
Movie The Subject Leslie 2020-06-11
Series Lovecraft Country Hippolyta Freeman 2020-08-16
Series When They See Us Sharonne Salaam 2019-05-31
Movie Pimp Gloria May 2018-11-09
Movie If Beale Street Could Talk Mrs. Hunt 2018-12-14
Movie Romeo and Juliet in Harlem Lady Capulet 2017-07-01
Movie The Birth of a Nation Nancy Turner 2016-09-09
Series The Book of Negroes Aminata Diallo 2015-01-07
Series Quantico Miranda Shaw 2015-09-27
Movie Get on Up Vicki Anderson 2014-08-01
Movie Of Mind and Music Una Vida 2014-10-19
Series Sleepy Hollow Lori Mills 2013-09-16
Movie Abducted: The Carlina White Story Ann 2012-10-06
Movie The Tested Darraylynn Warren 2011-01-01
Movie The Resident Sydney 2011-02-10
Movie The Help Yule Mae Davis 2011-08-09
Movie Money Matters Pamela Matters 2011-11-15
Movie Game of Death Rachel 2011-02-15
Series Blue Bloods Sylvia Marshall 2010-09-24
Movie Motherhood Sample Sale Friend 2009-01-21
Movie I Love You Phillip Morris Reba 2009-01-18
Series The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
Movie The Hungry Ghosts Nadia 2009-01-22
Movie Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Candy 2009-02-07
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Therese Garber 2009-06-10
Movie Racing for Time Officer Baker 2008-02-16
Series True Blood Diane 2008-09-07
Movie The Express Marie Davis 2008-10-10
Series The Mentalist Madeleine Hightower 2008-09-23
Movie Cover Valerie Mass 2007-05-08
Series Justice Unknown 2006-08-30
Movie Freedomland Felicia 2006-02-17
Movie Perception Vera 2005-01-01
Series Jonny Zero Unknown 2005-01-14
Series E-Ring Jocelyn Pierce 2005-09-21
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2005-01-23
Series The D.A. Unknown 2004-03-19
Movie Brother to Brother Zora 2004-01-17
Movie Ray Mary Ann Fisher 2004-10-29
Movie Undercover Brother Sistah Girl 2002-05-31
Series MDs Quinn Joyner 2002-09-25
Movie The Caveman's Valentine Lulu 2001-01-19
Movie The Opponent 2001-08-01
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Lovely & Amazing Lorraine 2001-08-31
Movie Men of Honor Jo 2000-09-13
Movie Disappearing Acts Pam 2000-12-09
Movie In Too Deep Denise 1999-08-25
Movie Desert Blue Agent Summers 1999-06-04
Movie A Map of the World Dyshett 1999-09-13
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Side Streets Brenda Boyce 1998-09-05
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series High Incident Officer Leslie Joyner 1996-03-04
Movie Girls Town Nikki 1996-08-21
Movie Ed's Next Move Erica 1996-10-18
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08