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Saidah Arrika Ekulona


1992 graduate of Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania (Major: Individual Studies). She attended the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's National Theatre Institute in Waterford, Conn. and went on to earn a MFA in acting from the University of Minnesota. See full bio »
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 2015 Honeyglue (post-production)
Dr. Ahmad
 2014 Christian Mingle
Pam Thomas
 2014 Miss Meadows
Doctor
 2014 The 100 (TV Series)
Nygel
- Murphy's Law (2014) ... Nygel
 2014 Glee (TV Series)
Nurse
- Bash (2014) ... Nurse
 2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Sgt. Fuchs
- Iron City (2014) ... Sgt. Fuchs
 2013 The Den
Sally
 2013 Malignant
Doctor
 2013 Austin & Ally (TV Series)
Val / Val Crawford
- Moon Week & Mentors (2013) ... Val Crawford
- Tunes & Trials (2013) ... Val
- Solos & Stray Kitties (2013) ... Val
 2013 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Nia Robbie
- News Night with Will McAvoy (2013) ... Nia Robbie
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
Samantha
- Top of the Hour (2013) ... Samantha
 2012-2013 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mayor Janice Lomax
- Episode #1.12758 (2013) ... Mayor Janice Lomax
- Episode #1.12757 (2013) ... Mayor Janice Lomax
- Episode #1.12635 (2012) ... Mayor Janice Lomax
 2013 Legit (TV Series)
Miss Clark
- Family (2013) ... Miss Clark
 2012 Debt Collectors (TV Series)
Laura Sneed
- Suffer the Children (2012) ... Laura Sneed
 2012 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Tosha
- Are Those Feathers? (2012) ... Tosha
 2012 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
Dr. Henderson
- In Case of Letting Go (2012) ... Dr. Henderson
 2011 Gray Matters (TV Series)
Elaine Paige
 2010-2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Tally
- Whole Lotto Love (2010) ... Tally
 1999-2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Nardalee Ulah / Detective Yorkin / Ethan's Mother / ...
- Witness (2010) ... Nardalee Ulah
- Execution (2002) ... Detective Yorkin
- Secrets (2001) ... Ethan's Mother
- ...Or Just Look Like One (1999) ... Dr. Lakhmajara
 2010 Mercy (TV Series)
Beverly Mercer
- I Saw This Pig and I Thought of You (2010) ... Beverly Mercer (as Saidah Ekulona)
 2008 Uncertainty
Mary Sherman
 2008 Two Lovers
Nurse
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game)
IF99 Imaging (voice)
 2007 The Second Line (Short)
MacArthur's Mom
 2007 The Metrosexual
Female Executive
 2003-2007 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Court Officer Rita
- That Voodoo That You Do (2007) ... Court Officer Rita
- Words That Wound (2007) ... Court Officer Rita
- Let's Make a Deal (2007) ... Court Officer Rita
- Mad About You (2007) ... Court Officer Rita
- Pilot (2003) ... Court Officer Rita
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- Made in America (2007) ... Tour Guide
 2007 Body/Antibody
Lady Cop
 2004 Alfie
Gilda - the Receptionist
 2004 Saving Face
Nurse #1
 2004 Mother's Book (Short)
Darrie
 2003 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
Linda
- About a Book Club (2003) ... Linda (as Saidah Ekulona)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Nurse (as Sadiah Arrika Ekulona)
 1998-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Officer Radson / Dr. Claire Metoyer
- Standoff (2000) ... Officer Radson
- Agony (1998) ... Dr. Claire Metoyer
 2000 Happy Accidents
Nurse
 1999 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Nurse
- The Freak Show (1999) ... Nurse

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Other Works:

She acted in Lynn Nottage's play, "Ruined", in a Manhattan Theatre Club production at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Russell G. Jones in the cast. Kate Whoriskey was the director. Dominic Kanza composed the original incidental music. See more »

Alternate Names:

Sadiah Arrika Ekulona | Saidah Ekulona

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Is also a South African dialect coach. See more »

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