Aunjanue Ellis

Aunjanue Ellis

Highest Rated: 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Lowest Rated: 0% Cover (2007)

Birthday: Feb 21, 1969

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Aunjanue Ellis may not be a household name in Hollywood, but her face and performances as a versatile character actress left a lasting impression on audiences. From a special agent on "The Mentalist" (CBS 2008-15) to a bitter backup singer in the biopic "Ray" (2004) and a housemaid in 1960s Mississippi in "The Help" (2011), her dynamic roles earned her countless awards and the ability to seek out non-stereotypical characters worthy of her talent.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 100% The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel Mattie Moss Clark (Character) - 2019
50% 84% Miss Virginia Lorraine Townsend (Character) - 2019
95% 71% If Beale Street Could Talk Mrs. Hunt (Character) $14.9M 2018
56% 96% Pimp Gloria May (Character) - 2018
72% 71% The Birth of a Nation Nancy Turner (Character) $15.8M 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Romeo and Juliet in Harlem Lady Capulet (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2015
71% 87% Of Mind and Music Una Vida (Character) $15.1K 2014
80% 68% Get On Up Vicki Anderson (Character) $30.5M 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Volunteer Leigh (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 69% Abducted: The Carlina White Story Ann Pettway (Character) - 2012
76% 89% The Help Yule Mae (Character) $169.7M 2011
35% 27% The Resident Sydney (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 19% Game of Death Rachel (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 58% The Tested Darralynn Warren (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 89% Money Matters Pamela Matters (Character) - 2010
52% 65% Notorious Sandy (Character) $36.8M 2009
14% 62% The Hungry Ghosts Nadia (Character) - 2009
51% 52% The Taking of Pelham 123 Therese (Garber's Wife) (Character) $65.5M 2009
No Score Yet 85% Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Candy (Character) - 2009
0% 78% Cover Unknown (Character) $62.2K 2007
23% 25% Freedomland Felicia (Character) $12.5M 2006
0% 32% Perception Vera (Character) - 2005
77% 74% Brother to Brother Zora (Character) - 2004
80% 87% Ray Mary Ann Fisher (Character) $75.3M 2004
77% 64% Undercover Brother Sistah Girl (Character) $38.2M 2002
86% 63% Lovely & Amazing Lorraine (Character) $4.2M 2001
No Score Yet 71% John John in the Sky Earlene (Character) - 2001
45% 52% The Caveman's Valentine Lulu (Character) $687.1K 2001
No Score Yet 12% The Opponent June (Character) - 2000
42% 81% Men of Honor Jo (Character) $48.8M 2000
60% 85% Disappearing Acts Pam (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Side Streets Brenda Boyce (Character) - 1998
37% 47% Desert Blue Agent Summers (Character) $99.1K 1998
88% 81% Girls Town Nikki (Character) $508.7K 1996

TV

Credit
90% 69% Lovecraft Country Hippolyta Freeman (Character) 2020
No Score Yet 58% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2020
78% 93% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Reverend Laura Chase (Guest Star) 2020
96% 91% When They See Us Sharon Salaam (Character) 2019
71% 53% Designated Survivor Eleanor Darby (Guest Star) 2018
70% 48% Quantico Miranda Shaw (Character) 2015-2017
No Score Yet 77% NCIS: Los Angeles Michelle Hanna (Guest Star) 2017 2012-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet q Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Book of Negroes Aminata Diallo (Character) 2015
76% 76% Sleepy Hollow Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 86% The Mentalist Unknown (Guest Star) 2013 2010-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Missing Unknown (Guest Star),
Guest
2012
No Score Yet 89% Blue Bloods Sylvia Marshall (Guest Star) 2012
94% 92% The Good Wife Linda Underwood (Guest Star) 2009
70% 72% True Blood Diane (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
63% No Score Yet Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
15% No Score Yet E-Ring Master Sgt. Jocelyn Pierce (Character) 2005-2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jonny Zero Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The D.A. Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
27% No Score Yet MDs Unknown (Character) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet High Incident Unknown (Character) 1996-1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE HBO: Lovecraft Country Hippolyta Freeman (Character)

QUOTES FROM Aunjanue Ellis CHARACTERS

Una Vida says: I had me some schooling too now.

Mary Ann Fisher says: I ain't no bass, I'm a soprano.

Jo says: Why do you want this so badly?

Carl Brashear says: Because they said i couldn't have it

Carl Brashear says: Because they said I couldn't have it

Aibileen Clark says: Hey Minny

Aibileen Clark says: Hey Minny.

Minny Jackson says: Hey Aiblienen

Minny Jackson says: Hey Aiblienen.

Yule Mae Davis says: Hey Minny

Yule Mae Davis says: Hey Minny.

Minny Jackson says: Hmmmmm

Minny Jackson says: Hmmmmm.

Yule Mae Davis says: Hey!, Minnie.

Yule Mae Davis says: Hey Minnie!