Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Salli Richardson-Whitfield

actress, director, producer

Salli Richardson-Whitfield was born on Nov 23, 1967 in USA. Salli Richardson-Whitfield's big-screen debut came with Up Against the Wall directed by Ron O'Neal in 1991. Salli Richardson-Whitfield is known for The Finder directed by Daniel Sackheim, Geoff Stults stars as Walter Sherman and Maddie Hasson as Willa Monday. Salli Richardson-Whitfield has got 1 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Salli Richardson-Whitfield achieved is Black Reel Awards for Television. The upcoming new tvshow Salli Richardson-Whitfield plays is The Finder - Season 1 which will be released on Jan 12, 2012.

Salli Richardson-Whitfield is a 30 year industry veteran. She has been featured in over 20 major motion pictures and has starred opposite a number of Hollywood's top actors, including Samuel L. Jackson in THE GREAT WHITE HYPE, Denzel Washington in ANTWONE FISHER, and Will Smith in I AM LEGEND. On television, Salli starred in the long running SYFY network hit series EUREKA as well as three seasons of STITCHERS on FREEFORM.Changing gears to a role behind the camera, Salli has burst onto the scene as a director and producer. Ava DuVernay was one of the first to recognize Salli's skill as director, offering Salli two back to back episodes of the first season of QUEEN SUGAR. Her now incredibly extensive directing resume includes such shows as AMAZON'S WHEEL OF TIME, HULU'S REPRISAL, APPLE'S SEE, NETFLIX'S ALTERED CARBON, STARZ' AMERICAN GODS and SURVIVOR'S REMORSE, SHOWTIME'S THE CHI, ABC's SCANDAL, FOX's LETHAL WEAPON, FREEFORM'S SHADOWHUNTERS, NETFLIX'S DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, LUKE CAGE, and THE PUNISHER, BET's REBEL, SYFY'S THE MAGICIANS and EUREKA, BLACKLIGHTNING, ALL AMERICAN for THE CW and ABC'S BLACKISH. Salli's work on LUKE CAGE was nominated for a NAACP Award for Outstanding Directing In A Drama Series. She currently has series in development as a director/producer at Apple and Netflix.Her incredible run was punctuated by the recent announcement of an Overall Deal with HBO along with Directing and Executive Producing Julian Fellowes' upcoming drama series THE GILDED AGE and directing two episodes of Adam McKay's UNT. LAKERS SERIES.Salli is a married to actor and author, Dondre Whitfield, they have two children. She participates in countless charitable and philanthropic events, including The K.I.S. foundation.

  • Birthday

    Nov 23, 1967
  • Place of Birth

    Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Also known

    Salli Richardson, Salli Richardson Whitfield

Known For


1 wins & 3 nominations

Black Reel Awards for Television
Outstanding Directing, Comedy Series
Winner - Black Reel

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows