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Aunjanue Ellis

Actress Best Known For "Quantico" & "King Richard;" Social Justice Advocate

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Aunjanue Ellis Biography

Aunjanue L. Ellis is an American film, stage, and television actress, and producer. She began her acting career in theater, and made her film debut in Girls Town. Ellis has played leading roles in a number of independent movies, and co-starred in several mainstream films.

Ellis is best known for her roles in films Men of Honor (2000), The Caveman's Valentine (2001), Undercover Brother (2002), Ray (2004), The Express: The Ernie Davis Story (2008), The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), and The Help (2011). On television, Ellis had regular role in the ABC police drama series "High Incident," and later co-starred in a number of short-lived dramas. She had recurring roles on "The Practice," "True Blood," and "The Mentalist," and played roles in a number of made for television movies, such as Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009), Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2013), and The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (2020).

In 2015, Ellis played the leading role in the miniseries "The Book of Negroes," based on a bestselling novel by Lawrence Hill. She received critical acclaim and a Critic's Choice Award nomination for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries. From 2015 to 2017, she starred as Miranda Shaw in the ABC thriller series "Quantico." In 2019, she received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie nomination for her performance in the Netflix miniseries "When They See Us." Later she starred in the HBO drama series "Lovecraft Country" being nominated both at the Primetime Emmy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role. In 2021, Ellis starred in the critically acclaimed film King Richard, for which she received nominations for Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globe Awards, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Satellite Awards.

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Actress Best Known For "Quantico" & "King Richard;" Social Justice Advocate

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Aunjanue Ellis Biography

Aunjanue L. Ellis is an American film, stage, and television actress, and producer. She began her acting career in theater, and made her film debut in Girls Town. Ellis has played leading roles in a number of independent movies, and co-starred in several mainstream films.

Ellis is best known for her roles in films Men of Honor (2000), The Caveman's Valentine (2001), Undercover Brother (2002), Ray (2004), The Express: The Ernie Davis Story (2008), The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), and The Help (2011). On television, Ellis had regular role in the ABC police drama series "High Incident," and later co-starred in a number of short-lived dramas. She had recurring roles on "The Practice," "True Blood," and "The Mentalist," and played roles in a number of made for television movies, such as Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009), Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2013), and The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (2020).

In 2015, Ellis played the leading role in the miniseries "The Book of Negroes," based on a bestselling novel by Lawrence Hill. She received critical acclaim and a Critic's Choice Award nomination for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries. From 2015 to 2017, she starred as Miranda Shaw in the ABC thriller series "Quantico." In 2019, she received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie nomination for her performance in the Netflix miniseries "When They See Us." Later she starred in the HBO drama series "Lovecraft Country" being nominated both at the Primetime Emmy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role. In 2021, Ellis starred in the critically acclaimed film King Richard, for which she received nominations for Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globe Awards, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Satellite Awards.

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  • 'When They See Us' Star Aunjanue Ellis on "Restorative Justice" of ...
    Aug 26, 2019 ... 'When They See Us' star Aunjanue Ellis joins The Hollywood Reporter in studio to talk about Ava DuVernay's Emmy nominated Netflix...

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  • How to book Aunjanue Ellis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Aunjanue Ellis for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Aunjanue Ellis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Aunjanue Ellis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Aunjanue Ellis?

    Booking fees for Aunjanue Ellis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Aunjanue Ellis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Aunjanue Ellis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Aunjanue Ellis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Aunjanue Ellis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Aunjanue Ellis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Aunjanue Ellis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Aunjanue Ellis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Aunjanue Ellis for your event is available upon request. Aunjanue Ellis generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Olivia Colman, Cynthia Erivo, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Aunjanue Ellis for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • 'When They See Us' Star Aunjanue Ellis on "Restorative Justice" of ...
    Aug 26, 2019 ... 'When They See Us' star Aunjanue Ellis joins The Hollywood Reporter in studio to talk about Ava DuVernay's Emmy nominated Netflix series.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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