Victoria Dillard was born in New York City on September 20, 1969. She began performing at the age of five with the Dance Theatre of Harlem. She worked with the company until she was eighteen, appearing in such productions as "Porgy and Bess" at the Metropolitan Opera. Then she went on tour with Mickey Rooney in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." When the run ended in California, she was cast in an episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," playing a crew member.
Victoria made her film debut opposite James Earl Jones and Eddie Murphy in "Coming to America." Other telefilm and feature film credits include "Deep Cover," "The Glass Shield," "The Ditchdigger's Daughters" and "Ali."
Victoria has made guest appearances in "Chicago Hope," "Seinfeld," "L.A. Law," "Roc," "Martin," "Family Law" and she was a regular cast member in the tv show "Spin City" from 1996 to 2000.
Victoria lives in Los Angeles. In her free time she still dances and also writes screenplays and plays for the stage.
Victoria's film credits include the following:
- Ali (2001)
- Commitments (2001)(BET Movie)
- The Best Man (1999)
- The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)(Family Channel Movie)
- Out-of-Sync (1995)
- The Glass Shield (1994)
- Killing Obsession (1994)
- Deep Cover (1992)
- Ricochet (1991)
- Internal Affairs (1990)
- Coming To America (1988)
Check out the following sites for additional information about Victoria:
Victoria Dillard@Internet Movie Database
Victoria Dillard Interview@ReelImagesMagazine.com