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Saidah Arrika Ekulona


Saidah Arrika Ekulona is an award-winning theatre, television and film actress. She's originated roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theatres and international theatres, and originated the role of Mama Nadi in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Ruined, for which she won an Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Jeff Award, Audelco Award and the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Righteous Kill Gwen Darvis
(2008)
The Rebound Lateefah
(2009)
The Taking of Pelham 123 Dispatcher One
(2009)
Two Lovers Nurse
(2008)

Filmography

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 2018 Culture Clash (TV Movie)
GiGi
 2018 The Haunting of Hill House (TV Series)
Mrs. Walker
- Steven Sees a Ghost (2018) ... Mrs. Walker
 2018 Dark Was the Night
Betsy
 2018 A.P. Bio (TV Series)
School Board Beth
- Teacher Jail (2018) ... School Board Beth
 2017/II The Lost (Short)
Lily (the Artist)
 2016-2017 Bull (TV Series)
Judge Lucille Abernathy / Judge Abernathy
- A Business of Favors (2017) ... Judge Lucille Abernathy
- E.J. (2017) ... Judge Lucille Abernathy
- Bedside Manner (2016) ... Judge Abernathy
 2017 Red Blooded (TV Series)
Velma Winemiller
- Pilot (2017) ... Velma Winemiller
 2016-2017 Kevin Can Wait (TV Series)
Didi
- Kenny Can Wait (2017) ... Didi
- Double Date (2017) ... Didi
- Kevin's Good Story (2016) ... Didi
 2016 Impastor (TV Series)
Sheriff Graham / Sheriff Rashida
- Thy Neighbor's Wife (2016) ... Sheriff Graham
- Judge Not (2016) ... Sheriff Graham
- My Little Brother's Little Brother's Keeper (2016) ... Sheriff Rashida
- Ah-Men (2016) ... Sheriff Rashida
- Sins of the Past-or (Pt 1) (2016) ... Sheriff Graham
 2016 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Doctor
- Baby Bump (2016) ... Doctor
 2016 Bones (TV Series)
Leah Marino
- The Murder of the Meninist (2016) ... Leah Marino
 2016 NCIS (TV Series)
911 Dispatcher
- After Hours (2016) ... 911 Dispatcher
 2015 Guidance (TV Series)
Principal Walsh
- The Pictures (2015) ... Principal Walsh
- The Secrets (2015) ... Principal Walsh
 2015 Honeyglue
Dr. Ahmad
 2014 Christian Mingle
Pam Thomas
 2014 Miss Meadows
Dr. Danielle Ryan
 2014 The 100 (TV Series)
Nygel
- Murphy's Law (2014) ... Nygel
 2014 Glee (TV Series)
Nurse
- Bash (2014) ... Nurse (uncredited)
 2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Sgt. Fuchs
- Iron City (2014) ... Sgt. Fuchs
 2013 The Den
Sally
 2013/I 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
 2013 Saving Lincoln
Mrs. Elizabeth Keckly
 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
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Leslie Fuller O.R. Pharm.
- Leap of Faith (2012) ... Leslie Fuller O.R. Pharm.
 2011 Gray Matters (TV Series)
Elaine Paige
 2010-2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Tally
- A History of Violins (2011) ... 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)
 2009 The Rebound
Lateefah
 2009 The Taking of Pelham 123
Dispatcher One
 2008 Righteous Kill
Gwen Darvis
 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
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- Made in America (2007) ... Tour Guide
 2007 Body/Antibody
Lady Cop
 2006 Bully (Video Game)
Miss Peters (voice, as Saidah Ekulona)
 2004 Alfie
Gilda - the Receptionist
 2004 Saving Face
Nurse #1
 2004 Mother's Book
Darrie
 2003 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
Linda
- About a Book Club (2003) ... Linda (as Saidah Ekulona)
 2003 The Investigators (TV Series documentary)
Actress
- The Trenchcoat Gang (2003) ... Actress
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Court Officer Rita
- Words That Wound (2003) ... Court Officer Rita
- That Voodoo That You Do (2003) ... Court Officer Rita
- Mad About You (2003) ... Court Officer Rita
- Let's Make a Deal (2003) ... Court Officer Rita
- Pilot (2003) ... Court Officer Rita
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Nurse (as Sadiah Arrika Ekulona)
 2000 Celebrity Deathmatch (TV Series)
Maxine Waters / Various
- The Congressional Hearings (2000) ... Maxine Waters / Various (voice, as Saida Ekalona)
 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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(March 11 to April 2, 2000) She played T-Anne, Andwyneth, Don Blount and Editor in Jane Martin's play, "Anton in Show Business," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Monica Koskey (Lisabette);- Gretchen Lee Krich (Casey); Annette Heide (Kate, Ben, Jackey, Gate Manager)... See more »

Alternate Names:

Saida Ekalona | Sadiah Arrika Ekulona | Saidah Ekulona

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2009 Village Voice Obie Award recipient and Joseph Jefferson Award winner for her performance in the off-Broadway production, "Ruined". See more »

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