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Salli Richardson-Whitfield

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 ... See full bio »

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Eureka Allison Blake
I Am Legend
I Am Legend Zoe Neville
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 2015-2017 Stitchers (TV Series)
Maggie / Maggie Baptiste
 2016 Rosewood (TV Series)
Dr. Aubrey Joseph
 2013-2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Carrie Clark
 2015 The Sin Seer
 2015 Being Mary Jane (TV Series)
 2014 Castle (TV Series)
U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Weston
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Sandra Joy
 2013 Teachers (TV Movie)
 2012-2013 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Jane Barrow
 2013 Playin' for Love
Talisa McCoy
 2012 The Secret Lives of Wives (TV Movie)
 2006-2012 Eureka (TV Series)
Allison Blake
 2012 The Finder (TV Series)
Athena Brookes
 2012 We the Party
Principal Reynolds
 2010 I Will Follow
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tamara Barnes
 2009 Pastor Brown
Jessica 'Jesse' Brown (as Salli Richardson)
 2009 Black Dynamite
 2007 I Am Legend
Zoe Neville (as Salli Richardson)
 2006 Bones (TV Series)
Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland
 2006 Eureka: Hide and Seek (TV Mini-Series)
Allison Blake
 2005 The War at Home (TV Series)
 2005 1-800-Missing (TV Series)
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Bobbi Kingston
 2004 Second Time Around (TV Series)
 2004 Line of Fire (TV Series)
Erica Logan
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
 2003 Biker Boyz
Half & Half
 2002 Baby of the Family
Nelli McPherson (as Salli Richardson)
 2002 Antwone Fisher
Berta Davenport (as Salli Richardson)
 1999-2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Viveca Foster
 2002 Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs
Karen (as Salli Richardson)
 2000-2001 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
Nancy Adams
 2000 Secret Agent Man (TV Series)
 1999 Lillie
Lillie (as Salli Richardson)
 1999 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Camille Turner
 1998-1999 Mercy Point (TV Series)
Kim / Lt. Salisaw
 1998 Butter
Blusette Ford (as Salli Richardson)
 1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
Cynthia Sloan
 1997 Between Brothers (TV Series)
 1997 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
Martha (as Salli Richardson)
 1996-1997 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series)
Elisa Maza / Delilah
 1994-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Elisa Maza / Delilah / Salli
 1996 The Great White Hype
Bambi (as Salli Richardson)
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Lahoma (as Salli Richardson)
 1995 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored
Miss Alice (as Salli Richardson)
 1994 Lily in Winter (TV Movie)
Ada Covington (as Salli Richardson)
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Tammy Barrett
 1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame
Angela (as Salli Richardson)
 1994 Sioux City
Jolene Buckley (as Salli Richardson)
 1994 Roc (TV Series)
Diane Hubbard
 1994 I Spy Returns (TV Movie)
Nicole Scott (as Salli Richardson)
 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Fenna / Nidell
 1993 Posse
Lana (as Salli Richardson)
 1993 Space Rangers (TV Series)
 1992 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
 1992 How U Like Me Now
Valerie (as Salli Richardson)
 1992 Mo' Money
Pretty Customer (as Salli Richardson)
 1992 Prelude to a Kiss
Bridesmaid #2 (as Salli Richardson)
 1991 Up Against the Wall
Denise (as Salli Richardson)
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Other Works:

Infomercial: Co-host with Dondre Whitfield (her husband) for TimeLife's "Midnight Soul" music collection. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Salli Elise Richardson | Salli Richardson | Sally Elise Richardson | Salli Richardson Whitfield


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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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). See more »

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