Salli Richardson

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Salli Elise Richardson-Whitfield (born November 23, 1967) is an American television and film actress. She is known for her role on Eureka and her voice acting on Gargoyles. Richardson-Whitfield was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of an African American mother and an Irish-Italian father. She has three brothers: Josh Richardson, Chad Richardson, and Nalin. Salli Richardson played tennis in high school, and launched her acting career in the Kuumba Workshop theater there. She graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in 1985. Richardson's acting credits include: A Low Down Dirty Shame, Posse, and Antwone Fisher. She has also guest-starred in numerous television shows, such as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Silk Stalkings, New York Undercover, The Pretender and Secret Agent Man. Richardson had a recurring role as "Kim" on the show Mercy Point and as "Nancy Adams" on Rude Awakening. She played "Viveca Foster" on the television drama Family Law. She is best known by animation fans as the voice of Elisa Maza on the animated series Gargoyles.
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