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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 23 November 1967Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameSalli Elise Richardson
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Classy, graceful, & intelligent, Salli Elise Richardson was born November 23, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois. Salli's acting career was first nurtured in the theater and, ever since, she has been on a non-stop journey to success. Her first feature performance was in 1991 as "Denise" in Up Against the Wall (1991). However, her breakthrough role was in 1993's How U Like Me Now (1992), which received favorable reviews. Today, Salli is widely-known as the voice of "Elisa" in the cartoon series Gargoyles (1994). So, be sure to look out for Salli in a variety of upcoming roles, because her presence & star quality will continue to shine beyond Eureka (2006).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mykwain A. Gainey <mgainey1@hotmail.com>

Spouse (1)

Dondre Whitfield (8 September 2002 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Began her professional acting career in the theater at the Kuumba Workshop in Chicago.
Played tennis for the University of Chicago Laboratory High School.
Her mother Marcia Harris is African American/Native American (Cherokee) and her father Duel Richardson, who is the director of Neighborhood Relations/Educational Programs and Office of Community Affairs for the University of Chicago, is Caucasian (English/Italian).
According to Richardson, she and Matthew McConaughey were only friends who became victims of the Hollywood rumor mill. She was then dating and is now married to actor Dondre Whitfield.
Has a daughter, Parker Richardson Whitfield.
Attended high school with actor Dwayne Winstead's cousin, Claudette Winstead Thomas.
Son, Dre Terrell Whitfield, born January 24, 2009. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.
Co-host, with her husband, Dondre Whitfield, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "Midnight Soul" music collection.

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