Aunjanue Ellis studied acting in the graduate drama program at New York University after receiving her B.A. in African-American studies from Brown University. She made her Broadway debut in George C. Wolfe's "The Tempest" which began as a Shakespeare in the Park production. She also made a return to Shakespeare as Hermione, Queen of Sicily, in "The Winter's Tale."
Aunjanue’s film credits include "The Caveman's Valentine," "Men Of Honor," "Girls Town," "Undercover Brother" and "Ray."
Aunjanue had recurring roles in such tv shows as "The Practice," "Third Watch" and "100 Centre Street."
She was a regular in the tv series "High Incident," "MDs," "Jonny Zero" and "E-Ring."
Aunjanue's film credits include the following:
- Freedomland (2006)
- Perception (2005)
- Ray (2004)
- Brother To Brother (2004)
- I Am Ali (2002)
- Undercover Brother (2002)
- Lovely & Amazing (2001)
- The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
- John John In The Sky (2000)
- Disappearing Acts (2000)(HBO Movie)
- The Opponent (2000)
- Men Of Honor (2000)
- A Map Of The World (1999)
- In Too Deep (1999)
- Desert Blue (1998)
- Side Streets (1998)
- Ed's Next Move (1996)
- Girls Town (1996)
Check out the following sites for additional information about Aunjanue:
Aunjanue Ellis@Internet Movie Database
The Winter's Tale
Aunjanue Ellis Interview- 2004@Black Film.com
Aunjanue Ellis News
Aunjanue Ellis News, Interviews & Updates