SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Full / Real Name: Salli Elise Richardson
Born: 23 November 1967 (53 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

8.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Salli Richardson-Whitfield is an American actress best known for her roles in the feature films Antwone Fisher (2002) and Biker Boyz (2003), and for her role as Allison Blake in the sci-fi series Eureka, from 2006-2012.

Richardson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Marcia Harris and Duel Richardson, who is the director of Neighbourhood Relations/Educational Programs and Office of Community Affairs for the University of Chicago.

Her father has Italian and English ancestry and mother is African-American, with some Native American ancestry.

Richardson played high school tennis, and launched her acting career in the Kuumba Workshop theatre there.

Richardson's acting credits include the feature films Posse (1993), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994), The Great White Hype (1996), Antwone Fisher (2002), Biker Boyz (2003), Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004) and I Am Legend (2007).

She has guest-starred in numerous television shows including Stargate SG-1, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Silk Stalkings, New York Undercover, The Pretender, NYPD Blue, House, Missing, The War At Home and Bones.

Richardson has had recurring roles on Mercy Point, Rude Awakening, Family Law and CSI: Miami and voiced the character of Elisa Maza on the animated series Gargoyles.

Currently she is cast as Department of Defence agent (and later head of Global Dynamics) Allison Blake in the television series Eureka.

Salli had a short-lived romance with fellow actor Matthew McConaughey and the late rapper/actor Tupac Shakur.

On September 8, 2002, she married long-time beau, Dondre Whitfield, a fellow actor. She and Whitfield have a daughter, Parker Richardson-Whitfield and a son, Dre Terrell Whitfield.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Vanessa

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Kurland

U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Weston

Tamara Barnes

Laura

Allison Blake

Allison Blake

Allison Blake

Allison Blake

Allison Blake

Herself

Sharon

Sandra Joy

Kelly

Carrie Clark

Carrie Clark

Bobbi Kingston

Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Nancy Adams

Fenna

Drey'auc

Maggie Baptiste

Maggie Baptiste

Maggie Baptiste

Athena Brookes

Camille Turner

Jane Barrow

Jane Barrow

Vanessa


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Monday 26 July

The Longest Date returns to S3 as The Home Channel is Loving Gluten Free.


New on TV today: Sunday 25 July

New local thriller Reyka debuts on M-Net and Billy Buys Brooklyn on Discovery.


New on TV today: Saturday 24 July

World's Most Dangerous Shark? airs on Nat Geo Wild as Curiosity documents the Highway to the Arctic.


A Magical Love Story Teasers - August 2021

One year later, Aman gets into a fight at a club while Roshni's life takes a turn for the worse.


Strange Love Teasers - August 2021

Niranjan sets his study on fire to cause animosity.


An Unusual Tale Teasers - August 2021

Sarika plans to kill Shobha but doesn't succeed - twice.


New on TV today: Friday 23 July

Netflix discusses more of The Movies that Made Us as game show Slim Vang sy Baas starts on VIA.


Survivor SA: Immunity Island Recap - Episode 8

Merge madness splits the mean girls!


As Die Skoen Pas Teasers - August 2021

Defne and Ă–mer are about to marry but something happens that changes everything.


The Queen: Zandile Msutwana returns as Vuyiswa for Season 6

The season premieres Monday 26 July and the holiday's oves for Hector.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.