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Aunjanue Ellis Nominations & Awards


 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
Aunjanue Ellis . He has nominated for an Golden Globes Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) and two Emmy Awards. He's known for Ray (2004), If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) and When They See Us (TV Miniseries) (2019).

All Movies of Aunjanue Ellis

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  • King Richard
    Based on the true story, “King Richard follows the journey of Richard Williams, an undeterred father instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time, who will end up changing the sport of tenn...
    Character: Oracene 'Brandy' Williams
    United States  2021
  • Lovecraft Country (TV Series)
    TV Series (2020). 10 Episodes. Atticus Black (Jonathan Majors) joins up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of hi...
    Character:  Hippolyta Freeman 10 episodes, 2020
    United States  2020
  • When They See Us (TV Miniseries)
    Based on a true story that gripped the country, the limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
    United States  2019
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
    Based on the novel by James Baldwin, “If Beale Street Could Talk” follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their unborn child. The movie is a celebr...
    Character: Mrs. Hunt
    United States  2018
  • The Birth of a Nation
    Set against the antebellum South, this story follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. After witnessing co...
    United States  2016
  • Quantico (TV Series)
    TV Series (2015-2018). A look at the lives of young FBI recruits training at the Quantico base in Virginia when one of them is suspected of being a sleeper terrorist.
    United States  2015
  • Get on Up
    Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown. From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul, Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance.
    Character: Vicki Anderson
    United States  2014
  • Missing (TV Series)
    TV Series (2012). Becca Winstone (Ashley Judd) learns that her son, Michael, disappears while studying abroad, and it's a race against time when she travels to Europe to track him down. A surprising turn of events reveals just how...
    United States  2012
  • The Resident
    Juliet (Hilary Swank), a young doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secr...
    Character: Sydney
    United Kingdom  2011
  • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    From Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the course of medicine forever. Young Ben Ca...
    United States  2009
  • The Mentalist (TV Series)
    TV Series (2008-2015). 7 Seasons. 151 Episodes. A team of the Californian Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may officially be lead by haughty agent Lisbon. However, her mediocre intelligence and methods by the book are no match for 'm...
    Character:  Madeleine Hightower 17 episodes, 2010-2013
    United States  2008
  • Freedomland
    Late one night in a working class New Jersey suburb, a bloodied woman staggers mute and dazed into the emergency room at the Dempsy Medical Center...
    United States  2006
  • Jonny Zero (TV Series)
    13 episodes, 2005-2007. An ex-con wants to start an honest life. His old crime outfit wants him, as well as an FBI agent who's working on a case against his former partners in crime. All he wants is to regain his family's trust an...
    United States  2005
  • Brother to Brother
    A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter.
    United States  2004
  • Ray
    The Life Story of Ray Charles. Soul singer Ray Charles' life transpires on-screen, from his humble beginnings in Georgia, where he went blind at the age of seven, to his pre-fame life touring the South, and on to his career as one...
    Character: Mary Ann Fisher
    United States  2004
  • Undercover Brother
    When a sinister underground movement threatens to overthrow the government, the Good Guys must call on the one crime fighter cool enough to infiltrate the enemy on the streets or between the sheets -- Undercover Brother (Griffin)....
    Character: Sistah Girl
    United States  2002
  • The Caveman's Valentine
    A cave-dwelling man sets out to track down the killer of a homeless boy and bring him to justice.
    Character: Lulu
    United States  2001
  • Lovely & Amazing
    The Marks family is a tightly-knit quartet of women. Jane is the affluent matriarch whose 3 daughters seem to have nothing in common except for a peculiar sort of idealism. Setting the tone of vanity and insecurity, Jane is underg...
    Character: Lorraine
    United States  2001
  • Girls Town
    A look at a group of girl friends coming-of-age during their senior year of high school in urban America. Nikki and Emma have a heart to heart talk one evening about how much they'll miss each other at college next year, but the n...
    United States  1996