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Amber Riley was born on February 15, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Glee (2009), The Wiz Live! (2015) and Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009). See full bio »

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Known For

Glee Mercedes Jones / Brittany S. Pierce
The Wiz Live! Addapearle
Dream Dream Morgan


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 2022 Single Black Female
 2019-2021 A Black Lady Sketch Show (TV Series)
Lori / Fantasia / Britnaye
- Way to Ruin the Party, Soya! (2021) ... Fantasia
- Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord? (2019) ... Lori
 2020 Infamous
 2019 The Little Mermaid Live! (TV Movie)
Daughters of Triton Emcee
 2018 Nobody's Fool
 2016 Straight Outta Oz
 2016 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series)
Dream Ghost #2
- Josh Has No Idea Where I Am! (2016) ... Dream Ghost #2
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
 2015 One Christmas Wish (TV Movie)
Jackie Turner
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series)
Mercedes Jones / Brittany S. Pierce
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
- 2009 (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
- Child Star (2015) ... Mercedes Jones (credit only)
- A Wedding (2015) ... Mercedes Jones
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Amber Riley
- Elementary School Musical (2010) ... Amber Riley (voice)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie)
Mercedes Jones
 2002 St. Sass (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

The Cast of Glee | Leading Ladies | RILEY


5' 2" (1.57 m)


Elwin Riley | Tiny Riley


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I never wanted to play a character that hated herself. I wanted people to know that those aren't the only roles for people like me, normal girls. See more »


Cousin of Ayana NnKengy Riley. See more »


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