Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Highest Rated: 83% Black Dynamite (2009)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Nov 23, 1967

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Salli Richardson began her professional acting career in the theater at the Kuumba Workshop in Chicago and eventually moved to Los Angeles where she landed numerous guest roles on series such as "Silk Stalkings," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "New York Undercover," "The Jamie Fox Show" and "Stargate SG-1." Richardson spent three seasons as the voice of Elisa Maza on Disney's animated series "Gargoyles." before graduating to roles in feature films, particulary worjking with minority directors, including Mario Van Peebles' "Posse" (1993), Lou Diamond Phillips' directorial debut film "Souix City" (1994)--which won the Gold Medal at the Houston Film Festival-Keenan Ivory Wayans' "A Low Down Dirty Shame" (1994), Tim Reid's "Once Upon a Time.When We Were Colored" (1995), HBO's "Soul Of The Game" (1996) and Reginald Hudlin's "The Great White Hype" opposite Samuel L. Jackson. She also held regular or recurring roles on numerous television shows including Showtime's "Rude Awakenings," UPN's "Mercy Point" and CBS's "Family Law." She snared her highest profile role to date playing the role of Berta for director Denzel Washington in "Antwone Fisher" (2002). Next Richardson--by that point married to actor Dondre Whitfield and billed as Salli Richardson-Whitfield--appeared in "Biker Boyz" (2003), opposite her "Fisher" co-star Derek Luke, Laurence Fishburne and Kid Rock, followed by the horror-thriller "Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid" (2004). In between those fetaure films she landed a recurring role as Erica Logan on the CBS crime procedural "CSI: Miami" beginning in 2003.

Highest rated movies

Black Dynamite
I Will Follow
Antwone Fisher
Once Upon A Time... When We Were Colored
I Am Legend
Soul of the Game
The Great White Hype




No Score Yet No Score Yet Post Life Director - 2016
No Score Yet 33% The Sin Seer Nia (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saving Westbrook High Christine (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Playin' for Love Talisa McCoy (Character) - 2013
28% 67% We the Party Principal Reynolds (Character) - 2012
82% 66% I Will Follow Maye (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 53% Pastor Brown Jessica 'Jesse' Brown (Character) - 2009
83% 85% Black Dynamite Gloria (Character) $228.5K 2009
68% 68% I Am Legend Zoe (Character) $256.4M 2007
26% 27% Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Gail Stern (Character) $31.5M 2004
23% 54% Biker Boyz Half & Half (Character) $21.7M 2003
78% 86% Antwone Fisher Berta Davenport (Character) $21.1M 2002
No Score Yet 77% Book of Love Karen (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet 68% Butter Blusette Ford (Character) - 1998
45% 35% The Great White Hype Bambi (Character) $7.8M 1996
67% 64% Soul of the Game Lahoma (Character) - 1996
71% 87% Once Upon A Time... When We Were Colored Miss Alice (Character) $65.1K 1995
No Score Yet 60% Sioux City Jolene Buckley (Character) - 1994
0% 71% A Low Down Dirty Shame Angela (Character) $29.4M 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Returns Nicole Scott (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lily in Winter Ada Covington (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 88% Gargoyles, the Movie: The Heroes Awaken Elisa (Voice) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet How U Like Me Now Valerie (Character) - 1993
33% 47% Posse Lana (Character) $16.4M 1993


63% 87% See Director 2019
97% 75% Doom Patrol Director 2019
96% 63% All American Director 2019
92% 57% black-ish Director 2019
92% 51% Black Lightning Director 2018
95% 91% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director 2018
No Score Yet 86% Stitchers Maggie Baptiste (Character),
93% 73% Scandal Director 2017
96% 87% Underground Director 2017
9% 74% Rosewood Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 85% NCIS Carrie Clark (Guest Star) 2013-2015
No Score Yet 70% Real Husbands of Hollywood Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Boris & Nicole Show Guest 2015
82% 87% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 84% House of Lies Sandra Joy (Guest Star) 2014
58% 91% The Newsroom Jane Barrow (Guest Star) 2012-2013
82% 88% Eureka Agent Allison Blake (Character) 2006-2012
57% 76% The Finder Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
90% 82% Bones Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland (Guest Star) 2006
24% No Score Yet The War at Home Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
90% 96% House Sharon (Guest Star) 2005
83% 83% NYPD Blue Bobbi Kingston (Guest Star) 2004
55% No Score Yet Second Time Around Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
60% No Score Yet Line of Fire Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet 61% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Viveca Foster (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
30% No Score Yet Mercy Point Unknown (Guest Star) 1998-1999
No Score Yet 93% The Pretender Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet True Women Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet 74% Gargoyles Elisa Maza (Voice) 1994-1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gargoyles Elisa Maza (Voice) 1996-1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
91% 87% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fenna/Nidell (Guest Star) 1993