Salli Richardson-Whitfield is an American television and film actress. Richardson is best known for her role as Angela on the 1994 hit comedy/action film A Low Down Dirty Shame, and for her role as Dr. Allison Blake on the Syfy comedy-drama series Eureka.
She is also known for her voice acting as Elisa Maza the Disney animated series Gargoyles, and as Viveca Foster on the CBS series Family Law. Richardson also has appeared in a number of films such as The Great White Hype, Antwone Fisher, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, and I Am Legend. She had leading roles in the independent films Pastor Brown, Black Dynamite, and I Will Follow. In August-September 2016, she made appearances as one of the co-hosts of the Hollywood Today Live daily show sitting next to Ross Mathews.