Amber Riley

Actress | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Glee (2009-2015) | The Wiz Live! (2015) | Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009)
AWARDS 
1 win & 11 nominations More »
AKA 
The Cast of Glee | Leading Ladies
NICKNAME  
Mama A
BORN 
Feb 15, 1986 (age 32)
HEIGHT 
5' 2" (1.57m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Straight Outta OzStraight Outta Oz Brenda  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Glee: The 3D Concert MovieGlee: The 3D Concert Movie Mercedes, Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'", "Empire State of Mind", "Ain't No Way", "River Deep, Mountain High", "Forget You", "Born This Way", "Loser Like Me", "Somebody to Love", "Dog Days Are Over" (uncredited))  Less 2011 $9MM $12MM / $19MM
  • Primary photo for Glee EncoreGlee Encore (Video) Mercedes Jones (archive footage), Performer ("Somebody To Love", "I'll Stand By You", "Lean On Me", "Imagine", "Don't Rain On My Parade", "Vogue", "Like A Prayer", "Beautiful", "Bad Romance", "Any Way You Want It/Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin'", "You Can't Always Get What You Want" (uncredited))  Less 2011
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCrazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) Dream Ghost #2 (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("Dream Ghosts") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Wiz Live!The Wiz Live! (TV Movie) Addapearle  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for My One Christmas WishMy One Christmas Wish (TV Movie) Jackie Turner  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Mercedes Jones / Brittany S. Pierce (112 episodes, 2009), Performer ("Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)", "Good Vibrations") (1 episode, 2010), Performer (" (I've Had) The Time of My Life", "Dog Days are Over") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("How Will I Know", "My Love is Your Love") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("I Am Changing") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Getting Married Today") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Seasons of Love", "I'll Stand by You") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Defying Gravity", "Happy") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("I Look to You", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "One of Us") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Halo/Walking on Sunshine") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Marry You") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Someday We'll Be Together", "I Lived") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("The Edge of Glory", "Paradise by the Dashboard Light") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Homeward Bound/Home") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Take on Me") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Disco Inferno", "Stayin' Alive") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Toxic") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Blame It (On the Alcohol)") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("We Need a Little Christmas") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("I'm His Child", "Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("I Love New York / New York, New York") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Cell Block Tango", "Not the Boy Next Door", "Shake It Out") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat", "You Get What You Give") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Dammit Janet", "Sweet Transvestite", "The Time Warp") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Gives You Hell", "Hello Goodbye") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Respect", "You're the One That I Want", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Lean on Me") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("You're the One That I Want") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Survivor / I Will Survive", "We Are Young") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("The Lady is a Tramp", "The Boy is Mine") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Baby It's You", "What the World Needs Now") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Stereo Hearts", "I Will Always Love You", "Cherish / Cherish", "Love Shack") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Summer Nights", "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Ain't No Way") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Start Me Up/Livin' on a Prayer") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Hate on Me", "Ride wit Me", "Keep Holding On") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Pumpin Blood") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("All I Want for Christmas Is You", "My Favorite Things", "Do They Know It's Christmas?") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Last Name", "Somebody to Love", "Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("At Last", "I'm So Excited") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Sweet Caroline") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Forget You") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Don't Wanna Lose You") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("River Deep - Mountain High") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Any Way You Want It/Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'", "Don't Stop Believin' (Regionals Version)", "To Sir, with Love") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Human Nature", "Black or White") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("All About That Bass") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Take Me or Leave Me", "Sing") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Empire State of Mind") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Born to Hand Jive") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("I Melt with You", "Take Me Home Tonight") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Born This Way") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("I Kissed A Girl") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("4 Minutes", "Like a Prayer", "Express Yourself") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Bust Your Windows") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Hit Me With Your Best Shot / One Way or Another", "Rumour Has It / Someone Like You") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Try a Little Tenderness") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Loser Like Me", "Hell to the No") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman", "Colorblind") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Dancing Queen") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Fly / I Believe I Can Fly", "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Imagine", "Don't Make Me Over", "Hair / Crazy in Love") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Proud Mary") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Shakin' My Head", "Pompeii") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Beautiful") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Bad Romance") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("I Want to Know What Love Is", "Let's Wait Awhile") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("We Got the Beat", "You Can't Stop The Beat") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Superstition", "Higher Ground") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Spotlight", "It's All Over", "Out Here On My Own") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Candyman") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Doo Wop (That Thing)") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Le Freak", "Gold Digger", "Push It", "Take a Bow") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009–2015 112
    • Dreams Come True (Mar 20, 2015) Mercedes Jones, Performer ("Someday We'll Be Together", "I Lived") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2009 (Mar 20, 2015) Mercedes Jones, Performer ("I'm His Child", "Don't Stop Believin'") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (Mar 6, 2015) Mercedes Jones  Less
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  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Performer ("Colorblind", "Do Your Thing") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • The Finals Award Show (May 20, 2014) Performer ("Colorblind", "Do Your Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("I Look To You")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Queen Latifah ShowThe Queen Latifah Show (TV Series) Performer ("Colorblind") (1 episode, 2014), Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Halle Berry! (Apr 3, 2014) Herself, Performer ("Colorblind")  Less
  • Primary photo for Britain's Got TalentBritain's Got Talent (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • 2013: Auditions 2 (Apr 20, 2013) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest / Herself (2 episodes, 2011), Performer ("All Night Long (All Night)") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("All I Want for Christmas Is You") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 2
    • Episode #20.60 (Dec 20, 2011) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("All I Want for Christmas Is You") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #19.91 (Feb 10, 2011) Herself, Performer ("All Night Long (All Night)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Queens of PopQueens of Pop (TV Series) Performer ("Express Yourself") (1 episode, 2011), Herself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Madonna (Jul 22, 2011) Herself - Interviewee, Performer ("Express Yourself")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Mercedes Jones / Herself - Special Guest (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #7.28 (Dec 5, 2010) Mercedes Jones / Herself - Special Guest (as The Cast of Glee), Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Performer ("Good Vibrations") (1 episode, 2010), Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Elementary School Musical (Sep 26, 2010) Herself (voice), Performer ("Good Vibrations") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 62nd Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("Born to Run") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for EastEndersEastEnders (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Stop Believing") (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 3
  • Primary photo for Dancing on IceDancing on Ice (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #5.16 (Feb 28, 2010) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #14.92 (Jan 15, 2010) Performer ("Don't Stop Believin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for Glee: Director's Cut Pilot EpisodeGlee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) Mercedes Jones, Performer ("Respect", "You're the One That I Want", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for St. SassSt. Sass (TV Movie) Toby  Less 2002
Self (64 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Mercedes Jones (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Herself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • RuPaul Rewind (Apr 16, 2012) Herself - Guest Judge (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Mercedes Jones (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Episode #6.55 (Apr 12, 2012) Mercedes Jones (archive footage)  Less

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