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Amber Riley


Amber Riley was born on February 15, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Amber Patrice Riley. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), The Wiz Live! (2015) and Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009). See full bio »

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Known For

Glee
Glee Mercedes Jones / Brittany S. Pierce
(2009-2015)
The Wiz Live!
The Wiz Live! Addapearle
(2015)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Dream Ghost #2
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 Fly (TV Series) (announced)
FA Maxine 'Max' Rivers
- Crash!, Part 2 (2018) ... FA Maxine 'Max' Rivers (rumored)
- Crash!, Part 1 (2018) ... FA Maxine 'Max' Rivers (rumored)
- Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged (2018) ... FA Maxine 'Max' Rivers (rumored)
- Baggage Claim (2018) ... FA Maxine 'Max' Rivers (rumored)
- Ignorance or Hate (2018) ... FA Maxine 'Max' Rivers (rumored)
 2016 Straight Outta Oz
Brenda
 2016 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series)
Dream Ghost #2
- Josh Has No Idea Where I Am! (2016) ... Dream Ghost #2
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
Addapearle
 2015 My One Christmas Wish (TV Movie)
Jackie Turner
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series)
Mercedes Jones / Brittany S. Pierce
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
- 2009 (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
- Child Star (2015) ... Mercedes Jones (credit only)
- A Wedding (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie)
Mercedes Jones
 2002 St. Sass (TV Movie)
Toby
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Show Show Self (66 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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1 Interview | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Cast of Glee | Leading Ladies

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

My friends tell me I'm the most boring celebrity they know! A typical night for me is at home in California or watching movies in my pyjamas. See more »

Trivia:

She auditioned for American Idol (2002), when she was 17-years-old, during the show's second season but was turned down by the producers. See more »

Nickname:

Mama A

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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