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Aunjanue Ellis

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aunjanue L. Ellis  (born February 21, 1969) is an American actress known for her roles in Ray and in Undercover Brother, and on television in The Mentalist Ellis was born in San Francisco, California and raised on her grandmother's farm in Mississippi,where she attended Tougaloo College before transferring to Brown University, where she completed her BA in African-American studies, while also studying acting with Jim Barnhill and John Emigh. She went on to study acting in the graduate drama program at NYU. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. In January 2004, she was a featured player in actress Regina Taylor's play, Drowning Crow, at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Feb 21, 1969 In San Francisco - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series New York Undercover 1994-09-08
Latest Project:
Movie The Birth of a Nation 2016-09-09
Known For
Poster of Quantico
Poster of The Book of Negroes
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Jonny Zero
Movie The Birth of a Nation Nancy Turner 2016-09-09
Movie Of Mind and Music Una Vida 2016-02-12
Series Quantico Miranda Shaw 2015-09-27
Series The Book of Negroes Aminata Diallo 2015-01-07
Movie Get on Up Vicki Anderson 2014-08-01
Series Sleepy Hollow Lori Mills 2013-09-16
Movie Abducted: The Carlina White Story Ann 2012-10-06
Movie Money Matters Pamela Matters 2011-11-15
Movie The Help Yule Mae Davis 2011-08-09
Movie The Resident Sydney 2011-02-10
Movie The Tested Darraylynn Warren 2011-01-01
Movie Game of Death Rachel 2010-11-27
Series Blue Bloods Sylvia Marshall 2010-09-24
Series The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
Movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Therese 2009-06-11
Movie Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Candy Carson 2009-02-07
Movie The Hungry Ghosts Nadia 2009-01-22
Movie The Express Marie Davis 2008-10-10
Series The Mentalist Special Agent Madeline Hightower 2008-09-23
Series True Blood Diane 2008-09-07
Movie Racing for Time Officer Baker 2008-02-16
Movie Cover Valerie Mass 2007-05-08
Movie Freedomland Felicia 2006-02-17
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2006-03-05
Series Justice Unknown 2006-08-30
Series E-Ring Jocelyn Pierce 2005-09-21
Series Jonny Zero Unknown 2005-01-14
Movie Perception Vera 2005-01-01
Movie Ray Mary Ann Fisher 2004-10-29
Series The D.A. Unknown 2004-03-19
Movie Brother to Brother Zora 2004-01-17
Series MDs Quinn Joyner 2002-09-25
Movie Undercover Brother Sistah Girl 2002-05-31
Movie The Caveman's Valentine Lulu 2001-01-19
Movie The Opponent 2001-08-01
Movie Lovely & Amazing Lorraine 2001-08-31
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Disappearing Acts Pam 2000-12-09
Movie Men of Honor Jo 2000-09-13
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie A Map of the World Dyshett 1999-09-13
Movie Desert Blue Agent Summers 1999-06-06
Movie Side Streets Brenda Boyce 1998-09-05
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Girls Town Nikki 1996-08-21
Series High Incident 1996-03-04
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08