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The CCH stands for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name. Most of her characters are enriched with positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a four-decade career. Born on Christmas Day 1952 in Guyana, she was raised on a sugar cane plantation. Her parents, Betsy Enid Arnella (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shield Claudette Wyms
(2002-2008)
Avatar Mo'at
(2009)
RoboCop 3 Bertha
(1993)

Filmography

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 2027 Avatar 5 (pre-production)
Mo'at
 2025 Avatar 4 (pre-production)
Mo'at
 2021 Avatar 2 (filming)
Mo'at
 2014-2019 NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series)
Loretta Wade
- Overlooked (2019) ... Loretta Wade
- Bad Apple (2019) ... Loretta Wade
- The Terminator Conundrum (2019) ... Loretta Wade
- Judgement Call (2019) ... Loretta Wade
- The River Styx, Part II (2019) ... Loretta Wade
 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Senator Williams
 2018 The Lion Guard (TV Series short)
Kongwe
- The Wisdom of Kongwe (2018) ... Kongwe (voice)
 2016 Skylanders: Imaginators (Video Game)
Golden Queen (voice)
 2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers (Video Game)
Golden Queen (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Archer (TV Series)
Claudette Kane
- The Kanes (2015) ... Claudette Kane (voice)
 2013-2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Tyne Patterson
- Papa's Goods (2014) ... Tyne Patterson
- Black Widower (2014) ... Tyne Patterson
- A Mother's Work (2013) ... Tyne Patterson
- You Are My Sunshine (2013) ... Tyne Patterson
- Aon Rud Persanta (2013) ... Tyne Patterson
 2014 Skylanders: Trap Team (Video Game)
Golden Queen (voice)
 2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham (Video)
Amanda Waller (voice)
 2009-2014 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Mrs. Irene Frederic
- Endless (2014) ... Mrs. Irene Frederic
- Cangku Shisi (2014) ... Mrs. Irene Frederic
- Secret Services (2014) ... Mrs. Irene Frederic
- Endless Terror (2014) ... Mrs. Irene Frederic
- The Truth Hurts (2013) ... Mrs. Irene Frederic
 2014 Beware the Batman (TV Series)
Mayor Marion Grange
- Games (2014) ... Mayor Marion Grange (voice)
- Nexus (2014) ... Mayor Marion Grange (voice)
 2014 NCIS (TV Series)
Loretta Wade
- Crescent City: Part 2 (2014) ... Loretta Wade
- Crescent City: Part 1 (2014) ... Loretta Wade
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins (Video Game)
Amanda Waller (voice)
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins - Blackgate (Video Game)
Amanda Waller (voice)
 2013 Perception (TV Series)
FBI Psychiatrist
- Warrior (2013) ... FBI Psychiatrist
 2012 Home Again
Dulsay Mooreland
 2011 Revenge (TV Series)
Warden Sharon Stiles
- Treachery (2011) ... Warden Sharon Stiles
- Charade (2011) ... Warden Sharon Stiles
 2010 My Girlfriend's Back
Constance
 2001-2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Carolyn Maddox
- Gray (2010) ... Carolyn Maddox
- Swing (2008) ... Carolyn Maddox
- Strain (2005) ... Carolyn Maddox
- Careless (2004) ... Carolyn Maddox
- Ridicule (2001) ... Carolyn Maddox
 2009 Brothers (TV Series)
Mrs. Trainor
- Girls Girls Girls (2009) ... Mrs. Trainor
- Follow the Story (2009) ... Mrs. Trainor
- Christmas (2009) ... Mrs. Trainor
- Snoop Returns (2009) ... Mrs. Trainor
- Week in the Chair (2009) ... Mrs. Trainor
 2009 Avatar
Mo'at (as Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder)
 2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video)
Amanda Waller (voice)
 2009 Orphan
Sister Abigail
 2009 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series)
Andrea Curtin
- The Boy with an African Heart (2009) ... Andrea Curtin
 2008 The Tower (TV Movie)
Evie
 2002-2008 The Shield (TV Series)
Claudette Wyms
- Family Meeting (2008) ... Claudette Wyms
- Possible Kill Screen (2008) ... Claudette Wyms
- Petty Cash (2008) ... Claudette Wyms
- Party Line (2008) ... Claudette Wyms
- Moving Day (2008) ... Claudette Wyms
 2008/I Rain
Ms. Adams
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Novel Reflections: The American Dream (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
 2006 W.I.T.C.H. (TV Series short)
Kadma
- Q Is for Quarry (2006) ... Kadma (voice)
- P Is for Protectors (2006) ... Kadma (voice)
- S Is for Self (2006) ... Kadma (voice)
 2004-2006 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Amanda Waller / Elderly Woman / Juice
- Patriot Act (2006) ... Amanda Waller / Elderly Woman (voice)
- Epilogue (2005) ... Amanda Waller (voice)
- Divided We Fall (2005) ... Amanda Waller (voice)
- Panic in the Sky (2005) ... Amanda Waller (voice)
- Flashpoint (2005) ... Amanda Waller (voice)
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Lt. Havercamp
- Vector (2005) ... Lt. Havercamp
 2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (TV Movie)
Winnie Mandela
 2004 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Dr. Myers
- Prophet & Loss (2004) ... Dr. Myers
 2003 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
Miss Kimber
- The Shadow Eaters (2003) ... Miss Kimber (voice)
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game)
Chief (voice)
 2002 Baby of the Family
Nurse Bloom
 2002 For the People (TV Series)
Millie Towns
- To DNA or Not to DNA (2002) ... Millie Towns
 2002 Tèt Grenné
Sally
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Eilen Carmicheal
- To Serve and Protect (2001) ... Eilen Carmicheal
 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Libby Bell
- Mortality (2001) ... Libby Bell
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie)
Jo Ann Robinson
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Helene Washington
- Awakenings (2001) ... Helene Washington
- The Day After (2001) ... Helene Washington
 2000-2001 Static Shock (TV Series short)
Mayor
- Junior (2001) ... Mayor (voice)
- Aftershock (2000) ... Mayor (voice)
 2001 Things Behind the Sun
Judge
 2000 Disappearing Acts (TV Movie)
Mrs. Swift
 2000 Cora Unashamed (TV Movie)
Ma Jenkins
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
The Stranger
- Decompression (2000) ... The Stranger
 2000 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
Stacey
- Plastered (2000) ... Stacey
 1999-2000 Rocket Power (TV Series short)
Officer Shirley / Mime
- Escape from Lars Mountain/It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (2000) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
- The Night Before/Violet's Violet (1999) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
- Hawaii Blues/Lost and Find (1999) ... Officer Shirley / Mime (voice)
- Otto 3000/Night Prowlers (1999) ... Officer Shirley (voice)
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series)
Deborah O'Leary, Secretary of Housing & Urban Development
- Celestial Navigation (2000) ... Deborah O'Leary, Secretary of Housing & Urban Development
 1999 End of Days
Detective Marge Francis
 1999 The Big Day
Pearl (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1999 A Touch of Hope (TV Movie)
Lily Keyes
 1999 Detention (TV Series)
Miss Powers
- The Contest (1999) ... Miss Powers (voice)
 1999 Funny Valentines
Ethel B.
 1999 To Serve and Protect (TV Mini-Series)
 1999 NetForce (TV Movie)
Sandra Knight
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Anchor Woman / Passenger
- Rebirth: Part 1 (1999) ... Anchor Woman / Passenger (voice)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie)
Virtual News Anchor #1 (voice)
 1998 Ghost Cop (TV Series)
Detective
- Pilot (1998) ... Detective
 1996-1998 Millennium (TV Series)
Cheryl Andrews
- Skull and Bones (1998) ... Cheryl Andrews
- The Hand of Saint Sebastian (1997) ... Cheryl Andrews
- Force Majeure (1997) ... Cheryl Andrews
- Weeds (1997) ... Cheryl Andrews
- The Judge (1996) ... Cheryl Andrews
 1998 Histeria! (TV Series)
Harriet Tubman
- General Sherman's Campsite (1998) ... Harriet Tubman (voice)
 1998 Little Girl Fly Away (TV Movie)
Dr. Geddes
 1998 Blossoms and Veils (Short)
 1998 Race
Lucinda Davis
 1998 Final Justice (TV Movie)
Danielle Kline
 1997 Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (Video Game)
Vree (voice)
 1997 House of Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Shauna Kendall
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Dr. Shauna Kendall
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Dr. Shauna Kendall
 1994-1997 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Angela Hicks
- Something New (1997) ... Dr. Angela Hicks
- One More for the Road (1997) ... Dr. Angela Hicks
- Random Acts (1997) ... Dr. Angela Hicks
- You Bet Your Life (1997) ... Dr. Angela Hicks
- Tribes (1997) ... Dr. Angela Hicks
 1997 Face/Off
Hollis Miller
 1997 Things That Go Bump (TV Movie)
Harriet Napolean
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
Nurse Jenny Ford (segment "1952")
 1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves (Video)
The Oracle (voice)
 1995-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Desdemona / Coldfire
- Possession (1996) ... Coldfire (voice)
- High Noon (1995) ... Desdemona (voice)
- Legion (1995) ... Desdemona (voice)
 1996 All She Ever Wanted (TV Movie)
Dr. Marilyn Tower
 1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own (TV Movie)
Mrs. Harris
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Nina Shaw
- Mommy Not Dearest (1995) ... Nina Shaw
 1995 White Dwarf (TV Movie)
Nurse Shabana - Light Side Clinic
 1995 Zooman (TV Movie)
Ash
 1994-1995 Sweet Justice (TV Series)
Judge Addison
- Baby Mine (1995) ... Judge Addison
- Sex, Lies and Shining Armor (1994) ... Judge Addison
 1994 Robin's Hoods (TV Series)
Vivian Castro
- Unto Thyself Be True (1994) ... Vivian Castro
 1994 The X-Files (TV Series)
Agent Lucy Kazdin
- Duane Barry (1994) ... Agent Lucy Kazdin
 1994 South Central (TV Series)
Dr. LeBrock
- Co-op (1994) ... Dr. LeBrock
 1994 Birdland (TV Series)
Nurse Lucy
- Grand Delusion (1994) ... Nurse Lucy
- O.C.D.P.D. Blue (1994) ... Nurse Lucy
- Pilot (1994) ... Nurse Lucy
 1993 New Year (TV Movie)
Eudora Kellogg
 1993 Sliver: Alternate Opening (Video short)
Lt. Victoria Hendrix
 1993 Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Sara Pickett
- The Passing (1993) ... Sara Pickett (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- The Legacy (1993) ... Sara Pickett
- The Forge (1993) ... Sara Pickett (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- The Vision (1993) ... Sara Pickett (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1993 The Disappearance of Christina (TV Movie)
Detective Davis
 1993 Sisters (TV Series)
Nora Neil Marshall
- The Good Daughter (1993) ... Nora Neil Marshall
 1993 Biker Mice from Mars (TV Series)
Stonecutter (voice)
 1993 Lifepod (TV Movie)
Mayvene
 1993 Sliver
Lt. Victoria Hendrix
 1993 RoboCop 3
Bertha
 1993 Benny & Joon
Dr. Garvey (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1993 For Their Own Good (TV Movie)
Naomi Brinker
 1993 The Ernest Green Story (TV Movie)
Daisy Bates
 1992 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Clair's friend
- Clair's Reunion (1992) ... Clair's friend (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1992 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Assistant
- What About Bob? (1992) ... Assistant (uncredited)
 1986-1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Judge Roseann Robin
- Back to the Suture (1992) ... Judge Roseann Robin
- Lie Harder (1990) ... Judge Roseann Robin (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- El Sid (1986) ... Judge Roseann Robin (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- Those Lips, That Eye (1986) ... Judge Roseann Robin
 1991 True Colors (TV Series)
Judge Fallows
- Presumed Guilty (1991) ... Judge Fallows
 1991 Lifestories (TV Series)
Roxanne Tevis
- Darryl Tevis (1991) ... Roxanne Tevis
 1990 Cop Rock (TV Series)
Willa Phelan
- No Noose Is Good Noose (1990) ... Willa Phelan
- Marital Blitz (1990) ... Willa Phelan
- Potts Don't Fail Me Now (1990) ... Willa Phelan
- Oli of Ol' Lay (1990) ... Willa Phelan
 1990 Psycho IV: The Beginning (TV Movie)
Fran Ambrose
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Mama Harper
- Black on White on Fire - August 11, 1965 (1990) ... Mama Harper
 1990 Postcards from the Edge
Julie Marsden (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1990 Common Ground (TV Mini-Series)
Rachel Twymon
- Part II (1990) ... Rachel Twymon (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- Part I (1990) ... Rachel Twymon (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
Fannie Lee Chaney
 1989 No Place Like Home (TV Movie)
Prue (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Yvonne
- Too Much, Too Late (1989) ... Yvonne
 1989 Third Degree Burn (TV Movie)
Julie Cartwright (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1989 227 (TV Series)
Lucinda Merkle
- Babes in the Woods (1989) ... Lucinda Merkle (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Renee Cook
- My Past Is My Own (1989) ... Renee Cook
 1988 Leap of Faith (TV Movie)
Roberta
 1988 Run Till You Fall (TV Movie)
Janice
 1987-1988 Women in Prison (TV Series)
Dawn Murphy
- The Triangle (1988) ... Dawn Murphy
- I Do, I Don't (1988) ... Dawn Murphy
- One Hero with Relish (1988) ... Dawn Murphy
- 52 Pick Up (1988) ... Dawn Murphy
- Prisoners of Love (1988) ... Dawn Murphy
 1987 On the Edge (TV Movie)
 1987 Bagdad Cafe
Brenda
 1987 The Line (TV Movie)
Anna Mae Demsey
 1981-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Ms. Jones / Wilna Tucker / Jasmine
- Amazing Grace (1986) ... Ms. Jones (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- Little Boil Blue (1982) ... Wilna Tucker (as C.C.H. Pounder)
- The Second Oldest Profession (1981) ... Jasmine (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Timmons
- Disenfranchised (1986) ... Timmons
 1986 Valerie (TV Series)
Mrs. Davis
- Full Moon (1986) ... Mrs. Davis (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1986 As Summers Die (TV Movie)
Priscilla (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1986 Resting Place (TV Movie)
Ada Johnson
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Ernestine Littlechap
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Ernestine Littlechap (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1985 Prizzi's Honor
Peaches Altamont (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Venus Taylor
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Venus Taylor
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Venus Taylor
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Deborah
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... Deborah
 1984 Booker (TV Movie)
Jane
 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
Anne (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1980 Union City
Mrs. Lewis (as C.C.H. Pounder)
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
Valeria
 1979 All That Jazz
Nurse Blake (as C.C.H. Pounder)
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Open Admissions (1984). Drama. Written by Shirley Lauro. Directed by Elinor Renfield. Music Box Theatre: 29 Jan 1984- 12 Feb 1984 (17 performances + 7 performance that began on 24 Jan 1984). Cast: Calvin Levels (as "Calvin Jefferson"), Marilyn Rockafellow (as "Ginny Carlsen"), Nan-Lyn Nelson (as "Salina Jones, Calvin's sister")... See more »

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

C.C.H. Pounder | Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Applause is the most powerful thing... people talk about the sound of it, but what I hear is glee. See more »

Trivia:

Frequently cast as law enforcement officers or special government agents. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays strong but calm authority figures

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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