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Ellia English

Ellia English was born the middle of nine children to a Baptist Minister (Rev. Calvin English) and a Domestic worker (Ella Mae English) in Covington Georgia. After graduating high school early, Ellia attended Clark College in Atlanta, majoring in music. She later transferred to Georgia State University, where she studied speech and drama, and soon ... See full bio »

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 2015 Wizardream (filming)
 2015 Underdog Kids
Big Mamma
 2014 The Millers (TV Series)
Metta's Mom
- Give Metta World Peace a Chance (2014) ... Metta's Mom
 2014 Petals on the Wind (TV Movie)
 2013 When a Woman's Fed Up
Moma Jean
 2011 Wilfred (TV Series)
- Sacrifice (2011) ... Ruby
- Respect (2011) ... Ruby
 2011 Eagleheart (TV Series)
 2010 Hip-Hop Headstrong (Short)
Addie Mae
 2009 Cornered!
 2009 Love in the Nick of Tyme (Video)
Ms. Dee Dee
 2009 Woke Up Dead (TV Series)
Diana Phillips
- Hide and Seek (2009) ... Diana Phillips
- Pill of the Dead (2009) ... Diana Phillips
- Someone Wicked This Way Comes (2009) ... Diana Phillips
- The Working Dead (2009) ... Diana Phillips
 2009 Weeds (TV Series)
- A Distinctive Horn (2009) ... Nurse
 2009 Valentine (TV Series)
- God Only Knows (2009) ... Chay-Ron
 2009 Dance Flick
Lady on Train
 2008 Kath & Kim (TV Series)
Wedding Expo Lady
- Old (2008) ... Wedding Expo Lady
 2008 The Hustle
 2008 Semi-Pro
Ms. Quincy
 2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed
Prison Official
 2003 Matchups (Video)
Lynn Williams
 1996-2001 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Aunt Helen King / Helen King
- Bachelor Party (2000) ... Aunt Helen King (credit only)
- Cupid (2000) ... Aunt Helen King (credit only)
- If the Shoe Fits... (2000) ... Aunt Helen King (credit only)
 1994-1996 Martin (TV Series)
Mrs. Booker
- Kicked to the Curb (1996) ... Mrs. Booker
- Go Tell It on the Martin (1994) ... Mrs. Booker
- The Closer I Get to You (1994) ... Mrs. Booker
 1995 The Barefoot Executive (TV Movie)
 1995 Get Smart (TV Series)
Agent 0
- Liver Let Die (1995) ... Agent 0 (uncredited)
 1994 The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (TV Series)
Social Worker
- Spare the Rod, Spoil the Buchanans (1994) ... Social Worker
 1994 Love & War (TV Series)
- Jack's Breast (1994) ... Regina
 1994 The Innocent (TV Movie)
Rev. Poppy
 1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
- Adoption: Part 1 (1994) ... Receptionist
 1994 Thea (TV Series)
- Call Me Thea (1994) ... Rose
- Of Fish and Men (1994) ... Rose
 1993 Empty Nest (TV Series)
- More to Love (1993) ... Jennifer
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Judith Rothstein (uncredited)
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Show Boat (1989) ... Queenie
 1989 Sidewalk Stories
Bag Lady
 1986 Wildcats
Marva (uncredited)
 1982 Fame (TV Series)
- Metamorphosis (1982) ... Sheila
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Other Works:

"Barnum" Role of 'Joyce Heth', at the Papermill Playhouse, New Jersy in 1982. See more »

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4 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »


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Won the LA Drama Critics Circle "Best Featured Performance" Award 1996. See more »

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