Saidah Arrika Ekulona

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Righteous Kill (2008) | The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) | The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
AKA 
Saida Ekalona | Sadiah Arrika Ekulona | Saidah Ekulona
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)
GUILDS *
AFTRA | AEA | SAG
ETHNICITY *
African American
HAIR *
Brown (Shoulder Length)
EYES *
Brown
PHYSIQUE *
Average
VOICE TYPE *
Alto
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BullBull (TV Series) Judge Lucille Abernathy / Judge Abernathy ( 3 episodes, 2016–2017 )  Less 2016–2017 3
  • Primary photo for Red BloodedRed Blooded (TV Series) Velma Winemiller ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Pilot (May 1, 2017) Velma Winemiller  Less
  • Primary photo for Kevin Can WaitKevin Can Wait (TV Series) Didi ( 3 episodes, 2016–2017 )  Less 2016–2017 3
  • Primary photo for ImpastorImpastor (TV Series) Sheriff Graham / Sheriff Rashida ( 6 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 6
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  • Primary photo for Mike & MollyMike & Molly (TV Series) Doctor ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for BonesBones (TV Series) Leah Marino ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) 911 Dispatcher ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for GuidanceGuidance (TV Series) Principal Walsh ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for The 100The 100 (TV Series) Nygel ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Bash (Apr 8, 2014) Nurse (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ShamelessShameless (TV Series) Sgt. Fuchs ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Austin & AllyAustin & Ally (TV Series) Val Crawford / Val ( 3 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 3
  • Primary photo for The NewsroomThe Newsroom (TV Series) Nia Robbie ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Samantha ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for General HospitalGeneral Hospital (TV Series) Mayor Janice Lomax ( 3 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 3
  • Primary photo for LegitLegit (TV Series) Miss Clark ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Family (Feb 21, 2013) Miss Clark  Less
  • Primary photo for Debt CollectorsDebt Collectors (TV Series) Laura Sneed ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Nurse JackieNurse Jackie (TV Series) Tosha ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for A Gifted ManA Gifted Man (TV Series) Dr. Henderson ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Blue BloodsBlue Bloods (TV Series) Leslie Fuller O.R. Pharm. ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Leap of Faith (Feb 10, 2012) Leslie Fuller O.R. Pharm.  Less
  • Primary photo for Gray MattersGray Matters (TV Series) Elaine Paige  Less 2011– 
  • Primary photo for Royal PainsRoyal Pains (TV Series) Tally ( 2 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011 2
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Nardalee Ulah / Detective Yorkin / Ethan's Mother / Dr. Lakhmajara ( 4 episodes, 1999–2010 )  Less 1999–2010 4
    • Witness (Mar 17, 2010) Nardalee Ulah  Less
    • Execution (Feb 1, 2002) Detective Yorkin  Less
    • Secrets (Feb 2, 2001) Ethan's Mother  Less
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  • Primary photo for MercyMercy (TV Series) Beverly Mercer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Tour Guide ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Hope & FaithHope & Faith (TV Series) Linda ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The InvestigatorsThe Investigators (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Queens SupremeQueens Supreme (TV Series) Court Officer Rita ( 5 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 5
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  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Officer Radson / Dr. Claire Metoyer ( 2 episodes, 1998–2000 )  Less 1998–2000 2
    • Standoff (Nov 8, 2000) Officer Radson  Less
    • Agony (Nov 4, 1998) Dr. Claire Metoyer  Less
  • Primary photo for Celebrity DeathmatchCelebrity Deathmatch (TV Series) Maxine Waters / Various ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Sex and the CitySex and the City (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto IVGrand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) IF99 Imaging (voice)  Less 2008 $100MM
  • Primary photo for BullyBully (Video Game) Miss Peters (voice)  Less 2006
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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Taking of Pelham 1:23 * – Cynthia (Dispatcher #1) Tony Scott
  • Righteous Kill * – DA Gwen Darvis Jon Avnet
  • Two Lovers * – Nurse James Gray
  • The Second Line * – MacArthur's Mom John Magary
  • Uncertainty * – Mary Sherman Scott McGehee and David Siegel
  • The Royal Tenenbaums * – Nurse Wes Anderson
  • Alfie * – Gilda, the receptionist Charles Shyer
  • Happy Accidents * – Nurse Brad Anderson
  • Saving Face * – Nurse Alice Wu
  • The Metrosexual * – Female Executive Adam Kaufman
  • Body/Antibody * – Lady Cop Kerry Douglas Dye & Jordan Hoffman
  • That's What She Said * Indie/ Dir. Carrie Preston
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Law & Order SVU * – Guest Star NBC/ Dir. David Platt/Arthur Forney/Rick Rosenthal
  • Royal Pains * USA/ Dir. Tawnia McKiernan
  • Mercy * NBC/ Dir. Ed Bianchi
  • The Sopranos * – Tour Guide David Chase
  • Hope and Faith * – Linda Gil Junger
  • All My Children * – Prison Guard Conal O'Brien
  • Queen Supreme * – Rita Paul Shapiro;Jace Alexander;Michael Fields; Bill D'Elia
  • Queen Supreme (pilot) * – Rita Tim Robbins
  • Sex and the City * – Nurse Allen Coulter
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • In Mother Words * Geffen Playhouse/ Dir. Lisa Peterson
  • Ruined * – Mama Nadi Manhattan Theatre Club/ Dir. Kate Whoriskey
  • Othello Tour * Vienna &Bochum/ Dir. Peter Sellars
  • Unconditional * – Lotty Mark Wing-Davey
  • Romeo and Juliet * – Lady Montague NYSF/ Michael Greif,dir.
  • Anon * – Rita Atlantic Theatre Company/ Melissa Kievman,dir.

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre * – Masters in Fine Arts-Acting 1995 Minneapolis, MN
  • Albright College * – B.A.-Theatre, African-American Studies, Women's Studies 1992 Reading,PA
  • National Theatre Institute-Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center * – Certification of Completion 1991 Waterford, CT

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Edinburgh Fringe First * – Best Production 1989
  • Albright College * – Young Alumnus of the Year 2003
  • Obie Awards * – Obie Award for Performance 2009
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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