Ethnicity: African American/Native American (Cherokee) and Caucasian (English/Italian).
Salli Elise Richardson was born November 23, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois. Salli’s acting career was first nurtured in the theater. Her first feature performance was in 1991 as “Denise” in Up Against the Wall (1991). However, her breakthrough role was in 1993’s How U Like Me Now (1992), which received favorable reviews. Today, Salli is widely-known as the voice of “Elisa” in the cartoon series “Gargoyles” (1994). So, be sure to look out for Salli in a variety of upcoming roles, because her presence & star quality will continue to shine beyond “Eureka” (2006).