Salli Richardson-Whitfield was born November 23, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. Salli's acting career was first nurtured in the theater and, ever since, she has been on a non-stop journey to success.
Her first feature performance was in 1991 as "Denise" in Up Against the Wall. Salli was also the voice of Eliza Maza in the animated show The Gargoyles for over 70 episodes from 1994 to 1996.
She was also in True Women, Mercy Point, Book of Love, I am Legend, Black Dynamite, and has been one of the main roles on Eureka since 2006.