Nambi E. Kelley

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Nambi E. Kelley was born in New York City on a Monday to Don and Carol Kelley. Leaving New York at the age of 3, Nambi's family moved to Chicago where Nambi grew up across the street from Chicago's Ida B. Wells housing projects. An excellent student, Nambi excelled, and won a full scholarship to the prestigious Theatre School at DePaul University ... See full bio »

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Chicago Justice Corrine Haley
Haunt Woman
Madam Secretary Mrs. Cole


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 2021 Corona Town (TV Series short)
- Covid Cooties (2021) ... LeShay
 2020 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Jeanette Seaver
- Pain Is for the Living (2020) ... Jeanette Seaver
 2017 Chicago Justice (TV Series)
Corrine Haley
- Drill (2017) ... Corrine Haley
 2017 Haunt (Short)
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Mrs. Cole
- Tamerlane (2015) ... Mrs. Cole
 2014 Elementary (TV Series)
Ms. Stone
- Paint It Black (2014) ... Ms. Stone
 2013 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Claypool's Nurse
- Lethe (2013) ... Claypool's Nurse
 2009 The Beast (TV Series)
- Mercy (2009) ... Jess
 2004 Dragnet (TV Series)
Haley Powell
- Killing Fields (2004) ... Haley Powell
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Chevelle Jones
- Recovery Time (2002) ... Chevelle Jones
 2001 Close to Home (TV Short)
Sophomore Girl
 2000 Bel Air
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
E.R. Res. Simmons / E.R. Res Simmons
- Assume the Position (2000) ... E.R. Res Simmons
- Weenis Between Us (2000) ... E.R. Res. Simmons
- Oscar de la Boya (2000) ... E.R. Res. Simmons
 1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
- Just One of Those Things (1999) ... Michelle
 1998 Cupid (TV Series)
- A Truly Fractured Fairy Tale (1998) ... Joy
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 2021 Our Kind of People (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Miseducation of the Negro (2021) ... (written by)
 2021 Corona Town (TV Series short) (4 episodes)
- Corona (2021)
- A Rat Named Joe (2021)
- Rah Rah (2021)
  The Chi (TV Series) (staff writer - 10 episodes, 2020) (written by - 1 episode, 2020)
- A Couple, Two, Three (2020) ... (staff writer)
- Lackin' (2020) ... (staff writer)
- Frunchroom (2020) ... (staff writer)
- A Stain (2020) ... (staff writer)
- Woo Woo Woo (2020) ... (staff writer)
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 2012 The Untimely Concurrence (Short) (special thanks)
 2010/II The Encounter (Short) (special thanks)

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She acted in Lynn Nottage's play, "Crumbs From the Table of Joy", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Ella Joyce in the cast. See more »

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She was nominated for a 2015 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for New Adaptation of "Native Son" at the Court Theatre and American Blues Theatre both in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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