Aunjanue Ellis

Aunjanue Ellis

  • Highest Rated: 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% Cover (2007)
  • Birthday: Feb 21, 1969
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • San Francisco-born actress Aunjanue Ellis graduated with a B.A. in African-American studies from Brown University before studying acting at NYU. She began her career in the mid-'90s, appearing in films like Girls Town and A Map of the World. In 2002, she gave a memorable performance as secret agent Sistah Girl in the comedy Undercover Brother, and that same year she was cast in a starring role in the series MDs. In 2005, she nabbed another starring role in a series as MSgt. Jocelyn Pierce on the Pentagon drama E-Ring, and she stayed with the show for 11 episodes. In 2008, she appeared in a starring role as an unlikely murder suspect in the thriller Cover.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

67% Miss Virginia Actor 2019
95% If Beale Street Could Talk Mrs. Hunt 2019
72% The Birth of a Nation Nancy Turner $15.9M 2016
71% Of Mind and Music Una Vida $15.6K 2016
79% Get On Up Vicki Anderson $22.9M 2014
No Score Yet The Volunteer Actor 2013
No Score Yet The Tested Darraylynn Warren 2012
35% The Resident Sydney 2012
No Score Yet Abducted: The Carlina White Story Ann Pettway 2012
76% The Help Yule Mae Davis $169.8M 2011
No Score Yet Money Matters Pamela Matters 2011
No Score Yet Game of Death Actor 2010
71% I Love You Phillip Morris Reba $2.1M 2010
14% The Hungry Ghosts Nadia 2010
20% Motherhood Sample Sale Friend $50.6K 2009
51% The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Therese (Garber's Wife) $65.5M 2009
No Score Yet Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Candy 2009
51% Notorious Sandy $36.7M 2009
No Score Yet Racing for Time Actor 2008
0% Cover Valerie Maas 2007
23% Freedomland Felicia $12.3M 2006
0% Perception Vera 2006
77% Brother to Brother Zora 2004
80% Ray Mary Ann Fisher $75.1M 2004
86% Garden State Actor $26.8M 2004
No Score Yet Headcases: People with Problems Actor 2004
86% Lovely & Amazing Lorraine $4.2M 2002
77% Undercover Brother Sistah Girl $38.3M 2002
No Score Yet John John in the Sky Earlene 2001
45% The Caveman's Valentine Lulu Ledbetter 2001
No Score Yet Disappearing Acts Actor 2000
42% Men of Honor Jo 2000
No Score Yet El Oponente June 2000
65% A Map of the World Dyshett 1999
36% In Too Deep Denise 1999
37% Desert Blue Summers 1999
No Score Yet Side Streets Brenda Boyce 1998
80% Ed's Next Move Erica 1996
88% Girls Town Nikki 1995

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

96% When They See Us
2019
Sharon Salaam
  • 2019
71% Designated Survivor
2016
Mayor Ellenor Darby
  • 2018
  • 2017
70% Quantico
2015-2018
Miranda Shaw
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
Guest Michelle Hanna Michelle Hanna/Quinn Quinn
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
77% Sleepy Hollow
2013-2017
Lori Mills
  • 2014
  • 2013
47% Missing
2012
Mary Dresden
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
Madeline Hightower Madeleine Hightower Hightower
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
94% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Linda Underwood
  • 2009
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
Ivy Kirk
  • 2008
70% True Blood
2008-2014
Diane
  • 2008
63% Justice
2006
Miranda
  • 2006
15% E-Ring
2005-2006
Sergeant Jocelyn Pierce Master Sergeant Jocelyn Pierce Sgt. Jocelyn Pierce
  • 2006
  • 2005
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
Zora Neale Hurston
  • 2005
No Score Yet Jonny Zero
2005
Gloria
  • 2005
No Score Yet Third Watch
1999-2005
Gail Moore
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
Sharon Sharon Young
  • 1999
No Score Yet New York Undercover
1994-1998
Claudia
  • 1995
  • 1994
No Score Yet High Incident
1997
Off. Joyner
100% The Book of Negroes
2015
Aminata Diallo

QUOTES FROM Aunjanue Ellis CHARACTERS

Una Vida
I had me some schooling too now.
Mary Ann Fisher
I ain't no bass, I'm a soprano.
Jo
Why do you want this so badly?
Carl Brashear
Because they said i couldn't have it
Carl Brashear
Because they said I couldn't have it
Aibileen Clark
Hey Minny
Aibileen Clark
Hey Minny.
Minny Jackson
Hey Aiblienen
Minny Jackson
Hey Aiblienen.
Yule Mae Davis
Hey Minny
Yule Mae Davis
Hey Minny.
Minny Jackson
Hmmmmm
Minny Jackson
Hmmmmm.
Yule Mae Davis
Hey!, Minnie.
Yule Mae Davis
Hey Minnie!