November 13, 1975 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Aisha Hinds (born November 13, 1975) is an American television, stage and film actress. She had supporting roles in a number of television series, include The Shield, True Blood, Detroit 1-8-7 and Under the Dome. In 2016, she played Fannie Lou Hamer in biographical drama film All the Way and was cast as Harriet Tubman in WGN America period drama Underground.
Life and career
Hinds was born in Brooklyn, New York. She made her way to stardom initially with modern dancing. She began her career on television in 2003, on NYPD Blue. In 2004, she had a recurring role on The Shield as Annie Price, and later guest-starred in Crossing Jordan, Boston Legal, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Stargate SG-1, Cold Case, and Desperate Housewives. Hinds was a series regular in the two short-lived ABC series Invasion from 2005 to 2006, and Detroit 1-8-7 (2010-2011). She had recurring roles on Dollhouse, HawthoRNe and True Blood. In film, Hinds appeared in Mr. Brooks, Madea Goes to Jail, Unstoppable, and Star Trek Into Darkness. On stage, she played the leading role of The Best of Enemies at George Street Playhouse in 2011.
In 2013, Hinds appeared on the CW series, Cult, as the evil Rosalind Sakelik. Right after Cult was canceled, Hinds was cast as a series regular on the CBS television series Under the Dome based on Stephen King's book of the same title. She was changed to recurring basis after the first season. In 2014, she had supporting roles in films If I Stay and Beyond the Lights. Also in that year, she had the recurring role of Chief Investigator Ava Wallace on the CBS police procedural, NCIS: Los Angeles. In 2015, Hinds was cast as a regular in the TNT drama pilot, Breed.
In 2016, Hinds received positive reviews for playing civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer in the HBO biographical drama film All the Way. Later she was cast in the Fox drama series Shots Fired, and in WGN America period drama Underground, playing Harriet Tubman
|2004||Love Aquarium||Nina||Short film|
|2005||Assault on Precinct 13||Anna|
|2005||Neo Ned||Woman Shopper|
|2007||Mr. Brooks||Nancy Hart|
|2009||Madea Goes to Jail||Fran|
|2009||Lost Dream||Professor Capello|
|2009||Prison Break: The Final Break||Guard Cowler|
|2010||The Next Three Days||Detective Collero|
|2010||Unstoppable||Railway Safety Campaign Coordinator|
|2013||Star Trek Into Darkness||Navigation Officer Darwin|
|2013||And Then...||Short film|
|2014||If I Stay||Nurse Ramirez|
|2014||Beyond the Lights||J Stanley|
|2015||Runaway Island||Lara Cook-Nordholm|
|2003||NYPD Blue||Carla Howell||Episodes: "Yo, Adrian" and "22 Skidoo"|
|2003||Blue's Clues||Miss Marigold||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2004||ER||Administrator||Episode: "Abby Normal"|
|2004||The Shield||Annie Price||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|2004||Crossing Jordan||Asmina Chol||Episode: "Out of Sight"|
|2004||Boston Legal||Beah Toomy||Episode: "Head Cases"|
|2005||Medium||Maxine Harris||Episode: "Suspicions and Certainties"|
|2005||CSI: NY||Brett Stokes||Episode: "Recycling"|
|2005||Judging Amy||Lena Reynolds||Episode: "The Paper War"|
|2005–2006||Invasion||Mona Gomez||Series regular, 15 episodes|
|2006; 2016||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Welfare Case Worker||2 episodes|
|2006||Standoff||Anne||Episode: "Life Support"|
|2006||Lost||Nigerian Nun||Episode: "The Cost of Living"|
|2007||Stargate SG-1||Thilana||Episode: "Line in the Sand"|
|2007||Lincoln Heights||Agent Murietta||Episode: "Out with a Bang"|
|2007||Women's Murder Club||Melanie Topor||Episode: "Maybe Baby"|
|2007||Cold Case||Lorraine Henderson '07||Episode: "It Takes a Village"|
|2008||Bones||Officer Norma Randall||Episode: "The Bone That Blew"|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jackie Blaine||Episode: "Transitions"|
|2009||Prison Break||Guard Cowler||Episodes: "Free" and "The Old Ball and Chain"|
|2009||Dollhouse||Loomis||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2009||Desperate Housewives||Maid||Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"|
|2009–2010||Hawthorne||Isabel Walsh||Recurring role; 8 episodes|
|2008–2010||True Blood||Miss Jeanette||Recurring role; 8 episodes|
|2010||Weeds||Latrice||Recurring role; 3 episodes|
|2010–2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Lieutenant Maureen Mason||Series regular, 18 episodes|
|2011||CSI: Miami||Dr. Rachel Porter||Episode: "Crowned"|
|2013||Cult||Det. Rosalind Sakelik||Recurring role; 7 episodes|
|2013–15||Under the Dome||Carolyn Hill||Season 1 (series regular; 9 episodes)
Season 2-3 (recurring; 6 episodes)
|2014||Gun Hill||Arlene Carter||Television film
Nominated — Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress: Television Movie/Cable
|2014||Killer Women||FBI Agent Linda Clark||Episode: "Warrior"|
|2014||NCIS: Los Angeles||Chief Investigator Ava Wallace||3 episodes|
|2016||All the Way||Fannie Lou Hamer||Television film|
- "Aisha Hinds Biography". Buddytv.com. 1975-11-13. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
- "Aisha Hinds Credits". Tvguide.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
- "A True Story of Hate and Redemption". The New York Times. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "Aisha Hinds Joins CBS' 'Under The Dome'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
- Bendix, Trish (2013-08-01). "Aisha Hinds on playing half of a lesbian couple on "Under the Dome"". AfterEllen.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
- The Deadline Team. "Megalyn Echikunwoke Joins Lifetime's 'Damien', Aisha Hinds In TNT Pilot 'Breed'". Deadline. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
- Petski, Denise (24 August 2016). "Aisha Hinds To Star As Harriet Tubman In 'Underground' Season 2". Retrieved 25 August 2016.
- Obenson, Tambay A. (1 April 2016). "Clare-Hope Ashitey, Tristan Wilds, Aisha Hinds, Others Join 'Shots Fired' Cast". Retrieved 25 August 2016.
- Calvario, Liz (24 August 2016). "'Underground' Season 2: Aisha Hinds Cast as Harriet Tubman". Retrieved 25 August 2016.