Aunjanue Ellis

Total Box Office:
 $476.8M
Highest Rated:
88% Girls Town (1996)
Lowest Rated:
0% Perception (2005)
Birthday:
Feb 21
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
San Francisco-born actress Aunjanue Ellis graduated with a B.A. in African-American studies from Brown University before studying acting at NYU. She began her career in the mid-'90s, appearing in films like Girls Town and A Map of the World. In 2002, she gave a memorable performance as secret agent…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Volunteer
  • Actor
-- 2013
Abducted: The Carlina White Story
  • Ann Pettway
-- 2012
76% The Help
  • Yule Mae Davis
$169.7M 2011
37% The Resident
  • Sydney
-- 2011
Game of Death
  • Actor
-- 2011
Money Matters
  • Actor
-- 2011
The Tested
  • Actor
-- 2010
14% The Hungry Ghosts
  • Nadia
-- 2009
72% I Love You Phillip Morris
  • Reba
$2.0M 2009
51% Notorious
  • Sandy
$36.7M 2009
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
  • Actor
-- 2009
51% The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
  • Therese (Garber's Wife)
$65.5M 2009
19% Motherhood
  • Sample Sale Friend
$50.1k 2009
0% Cover
  • Valerie Maas
-- 2008
Racing for Time
  • Actor
-- 2008
23% Freedomland
  • Felicia
$12.3M 2006
0% Perception
  • Actor
-- 2005
76% Brother to Brother
  • Zora Neale Hurston
-- 2004
81% Ray
  • Mary Ann Fisher
$75.2M 2004
86% Garden State
  • Actor
$26.7M 2004
Headcases: People with Problems
  • Actor
-- 2004
77% Undercover Brother
  • Sistah Girl
$38.2M 2002
45% The Caveman's Valentine
  • Lulu
-- 2001
John John in the Sky (I'll Wave Back)
  • Actor
-- 2001
86% Lovely & Amazing
  • Loraine
$4.2M 2001
The Opponent
  • Actor
-- 2000
Disappearing Acts
  • Actor
-- 2000
41% Men of Honor
  • Jo
$46.2M 2000
37% Desert Blue
  • Agent Summers
-- 1998
Side Streets
  • Brenda Boyce
-- 1998
88% Girls Town
  • Nikki
-- 1996


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Mentalist
2008-2013
  • Madeline Hightower
  • Hightower
  • Madeleine Hightower
2010 - 2013
NCIS: Los Angeles
2009-2014
  • Michelle Hanna
  • Michelle Hanna/Quinn
  • Quinn
2012 - 2013
43% Missing
2012
  • Mary Dresden
2012
100% The Good Wife
2009-2014
  • Linda Underwood
2009
True Blood
2008-2014
  • Diane
2008
Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Ivy Kirk
2008

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Quotes from Aunjanue Ellis's Characters

    1. Mary Ann Fisher: I ain't no bass, I'm a soprano.
    From Ray. Submitted by Alyssa B (7 months ago)
    1. Jo: Why do you want this so badly?
    2. Carl Brashear: Because they said I couldn't have it
    From Men of Honor. Submitted by Norman F (13 months ago)
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