Salli Richardson Biography, Age, Husband, Movies And TV Shows, American Gods And News

Salli Richardson Biography

Salli Elise Richardson better known as Salli Richardson is an American actress and also a director. She was born on November 23rd, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois.

She has three siblings(brothers); Josh Richardson, Chad Richardson and Nalin. She used to play tennis while in high school and started acting in the Kuumba Workshop theater. She attended the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and graduated in 1985. She has been married to her long time boyfriend, Dondre Whitfield since September 8th, 2002. The couple has a daughter, Parker Richardson-Whitfield, and a son, Dondre Terrell Whitfield Jr.

Salli Richardson Age

She was born on November 23rd, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. She is 51 years old as of 2018.

Salli Richardson Family

Salli Richardson Mother

The only information available about the mother is that she was African American-Native American.

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Salli Richardson Whitfield | Salli Richardson Husband | Salli Richardson And Dondre Whitfield | Salli Richardson Husband Dondre Whitfield

She has been married to her long time boyfriend, Dondre Whitfield since September 8th, 2002.

Salli Richardson Children

The couple has a daughter, Parker Richardson-Whitfield, and a son, Dondre Terrell Whitfield Jr.

Salli Richardson Tupac

She used to be in a relationship with Tupac Shakur in the past.

Salli Richardson Movies And TV Shows


Year Title Role Notes
1991 Up Against the Wall Denise
1992 Prelude to a Kiss Bridesmaid
1992 Mo’ Money Pretty Customer
1992 How U Like Me Now Valerie
1993 Posse Lana
1994 I Spy Returns Nicole Scott Television film
1994 Sioux City Jolene Buckley
1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame Angela
1994 Lily in Winter Ada Covington Television film
1995 Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored Miss Alice
1996 Soul of the Game Lahoma
1996 The Great White Hype Bambi
1997 True Women Martha Television film
1998 Butter Blusette Ford
1999 Lillie Lillie
2002 Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs Karen
2002 Antwone Fisher Berta Davenport
2002 Baby of the Family Nelli McPherson
2003 Biker Boyz Half & Half
2004 Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Gail Stern
2007 I Am Legend Zoe Neville
2009 Black Dynamite Gloria
2009 Pastor Brown Jessica “Jesse” Brown Nominated—Black Reel Award for Best Actress
2010 I Will Follow Maye
2012 We the Party Principal Reynolds
2013 Teachers Christine Television film
2015 Playin’ for Love Talisa McCoy
2015 The Sin Seer Nia Post-production

TV Shows

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Silk Stalkings Shelley Episode: “Wild Card”
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Fenna / Nidell Episode: “Second Sight”
1994 Roc Diane Hubbard Episode: “The Last Temptation of Roc”
1994 New York Undercover Tammy Barrett Episode: “Eyewitness Blues”
1994–1996 Gargoyles Elisa Maza (voice) Series regular
1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles Elisa Maza (voice) Series regular
1997 Stargate SG-1 Drey’auc Episode: “Bloodlines”
1997 Between Brothers Vanessa Episode: “The Player”
1998 The Pretender Cynthia Sloan Episode: “Gigolo Jarod”
1998–1999 Mercy Point Lt. Kim Salisaw Series regular
1999 The Jamie Foxx Show Camille Turner Episode: “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire”
2000 Secret Agent Man Rachel Episode: “WhupSumAss”
2000–2001 Rude Awakening Nancy Adams Recurring role, 9 episodes
1999–2002 Family Law Viveca Foster Series regular
2003 CSI: Miami Laura Recurring role, 5 episodes
2004 Line of Fire Erica Logan Episode: “The Senator”
2004 Second Time Around Amanda Episode: “Coupling Up”
2004 NYPD Blue Bobbi Kingston Episodes: “My Dinner with Andy” and “I Like Ike”
2005 House Sharon Episode: “Sports Medicine”
2005 1-800-Missing Kelly Episode: “Sisterhood”
2005 The War at Home Vanessa Episode: “Guess Who’s Coming to the Barbecue”
2006 Bones Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland Episode: “Aliens in a Spaceship”
2009 Criminal Minds Tamara Barnes Episodes: “Hopeless” and “The Eyes Have It”
2006–2012 Eureka Allison Blake Series regular
Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series (2011)
2012 The Finder Athena Brookes Episode: “Life After Death”
2012 The Secret Lives of Wives Reed TV pilot
2012–2013 The Newsroom Jane Barrow Recurring role, 3 episodes
2013 NCIS Carrie Clark Episode: “Alibi”
2014 House of Lies Sandra Joy Episode: “Power(less)”
2014 Castle U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Weston Episode: “The Greater Good”
2014 NCIS Carrie Clark Episode: “Semper Fortis”
2015 Being Mary Jane Valerie Recurring role, 5 episodes
2015–2017 Stitchers Maggie Series regular
2015 NCIS Carrie Clark Episode: “A Day in Court”
2016 Queen Sugar Directed episodes “So Far” and “All Good”
(as Salli Richardson-Whitfield)
2017 Underground Directed episode: “Nok Aaut”
as Salli Richardson-Whitfield
2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Directed episode: “Inside Voices”
(as Salli Richardson-Whitfield)
2018 Luke Cage Directed episode: “Get Physical”
(as Salli Richardson-Whitfield)
2018 Black Lightning District Attorney Montez Episode: “The Book of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak” (also directed)
2019 The Punisher Directed episode: “Flustercluck”
2019 American Gods Directed episode: “The Ways of the Dead”
(as Salli Richardson-Whitfield)

Salli Richardson Low Down Dirty Shame

She portrayed Angela in this movie. After hitting a wall in his case against drug kingpin Ernesto Mendoza (Andrew Divoff), private eye Andre Shame (Keenen Ivory Wayans) quits the police department in disgrace.

The wisecracking investigator thinks he’s left his old life behind him, but now everything changes when an old chum from the force informs him of a break in the case. With the help of his motor-mouthed secretary, Peaches (Jada Pinkett), Andre leaps back into the action to solve the case and clear his name.

Initial release: 23 November 1994 (USA)
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Budget: 10 million USD
Box office: 29.4 million USD

Salli Richardson American Gods

She is the director of the episode, The Ways of the Dead. Ex-convict Shadow Moon roams a world he doesn’t understand, left adrift by the recent, tragic death of his wife. Little does he know his life is about to change after he meets a crafty, charismatic con man named Mr. Wednesday, who offers Shadow a job as his bodyguard.

As their journey begins, Shadow encounters a hidden America where magic is real and fear grows over the ascending power of New Gods like Technology and Media. In a grand plan to combat the threat, Mr. Wednesday attempts to unite the Old Gods to defend their existence and rebuild the influence that they’ve lost, leaving Shadow struggling to accept this new world and his place in it.

First episode date: 30 April 2017
No. of episodes: 8 (list of episodes)
Network: Starz
Production locations: Toronto, Oklahoma

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Salli Richardson-Whitfield Discusses Being a Lead TV Director


Salli Richardson NEWS

Black History Visionaries: Actress, director Salli Richardson-Whitfield


An entertainment industry veteran of over 30 years, Salli Richardson-Whitfield is best known for her starring role in the Syfy network hit series Eureka, where she also made her directorial debut. Salli has excelled as a television director, helming the movement for more diversity behind the lens in Hollywood.

Salli’s directing resume is remarkable. Her credits include Ava DuVernay’s OWN series Queen Sugar, ABC’s Scandal and Black-ish, Netflix’s Luke Cage and Dear White People, Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse, and CW’S Black Lightning to name a few. Salli is married to actor Dondré Whitfield. They are an example of a flourishing Hollywood marriage.

‘Eureka’ Actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield Signs With More/Medavoy Management


Salli Richardson-Whitfield has inked with More/Medavoy Management.

Richardson-Whitfield is best known for playing Dr. Allison Blake in the Syfy show “Eureka.”

Other credits include “I Am Legend” and “Antwone Fisher.”

She is also repped by Innovative Artists.

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