Aunjanue Ellis

Lowest Rated: 0% Cover (2007)
Birthday: Feb 21, 1969
Birthplace: Not Available
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 Sistah Girl in the comedy Undercover Brother, and that same year she was cast in a starring role in the series MDs. In 2005, she nabbed another starring role in a series as MSgt. Jocelyn Pierce on the Pentagon drama E-Ring, and she stayed with the show for 11 episodes. In 2008, she appeared in a starring role as an unlikely murder suspect in the thriller Cover.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
95% If Beale Street Could Talk Mrs. Hunt 2019
72% The Birth of a Nation Nancy Turner $15.9M 2016
71% Of Mind and Music Una Vida $15.6K 2016
80% Get On Up Vicki Anderson $22.9M 2014
No Score Yet The Volunteer Actor 2013
No Score Yet The Tested Darraylynn Warren 2012
37% The Resident Sydney 2012
No Score Yet Abducted: The Carlina White Story Ann Pettway 2012
75% The Help Yule Mae Davis $169.8M 2011
No Score Yet Money Matters Pamela Matters 2011
No Score Yet Game of Death Actor 2010
71% I Love You Phillip Morris Reba $2.1M 2010
14% The Hungry Ghosts Nadia 2010
20% Motherhood Sample Sale Friend $50.6K 2009
51% The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Therese (Garber's Wife) $65.5M 2009
No Score Yet Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Candy 2009
51% Notorious Sandy $36.7M 2009
No Score Yet Racing for Time Actor 2008
0% Cover Valerie Maas 2007
23% Freedomland Felicia $12.3M 2006
0% Perception Vera 2006
77% Brother to Brother Zora 2004
80% Ray Mary Ann Fisher $75.1M 2004
86% Garden State Actor $26.8M 2004
No Score Yet Headcases: People with Problems Actor 2004
86% Lovely & Amazing Lorraine $4.2M 2002
77% Undercover Brother Sistah Girl $38.3M 2002
No Score Yet John John in the Sky Earlene 2001
45% The Caveman's Valentine Lulu Ledbetter 2001
No Score Yet Disappearing Acts Actor 2000
42% Men of Honor Jo 2000
No Score Yet El Oponente June 2000
65% A Map of the World Dyshett 1999
36% In Too Deep Denise 1999
37% Desert Blue Summers 1999
No Score Yet Side Streets Brenda Boyce 1998
80% Ed's Next Move Erica 1996
88% Girls Town Nikki 1995

TV

CREDIT
73% Designated Survivor
2016-2018
Mayor Ellenor Darby
  • 2018
  • 2017
74% Quantico
2015-2018
Miranda Shaw
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
Michelle Hanna Michelle Hanna/Quinn Quinn
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
77% Sleepy Hollow
2013-2017
Lori Mills
  • 2014
  • 2013
47% Missing
2012
Mary Dresden
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
Madeline Hightower Madeleine Hightower Hightower
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
96% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Linda Underwood
  • 2009
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
Ivy Kirk
  • 2008
69% True Blood
2008-2014
Diane
  • 2008
No Score Yet Justice
2006
Miranda
  • 2006
No Score Yet E-Ring
2005-2006
Sergeant Jocelyn Pierce Master Sergeant Jocelyn Pierce Sgt. Jocelyn Pierce
  • 2006
  • 2005
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
Zora Neale Hurston
  • 2005
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
Sharon Sharon Young
  • 1999
100% The Book of Negroes
2015
Aminata Diallo
No Score Yet When They See Us
2019
Sharon Salaam

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