Aisha Hinds

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Aisha Hinds
Born
Aisha Jamila Hinds

(1975-11-13) November 13, 1975 (age 47)
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present
SpouseNigel Walker (m. 2022)

Aisha Jamila Hinds is an American television, stage and film actress. She had supporting roles in a number of television series, including The Shield, Invasion, True Blood, Detroit 1-8-7 and Under the Dome. In 2016, she played Fannie Lou Hamer in biographical drama film All the Way. She has also appeared in Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) and was cast as Harriet Tubman in WGN America period drama Underground. Beginning in 2018, Hinds stars in the Fox procedural drama series 9-1-1.

Life and career[edit]

Hinds was born in New York, New York.[1] She began her career on television in 2003, on NYPD Blue.[2] 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.[1] 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.[3]

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.[4][5] 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.[6]

In 2016, Hinds received positive reviews for playing civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer in the HBO biographical drama film All the Way.[7] Later she was cast in the Fox drama series Shots Fired,[8] and in the WGN America period drama Underground, playing Harriet Tubman.[7][9] She stars as paramedic Henrietta "Hen" Wilson on TV series 9-1-1 which focuses on Los Angeles first responders including 9-1-1 dispatchers, police officers and the firefighters and paramedics as they deal with not only saving lives but also with struggles in their own lives.[10][11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Miracle in Toyland Toy Woman (voice) Video
2004 Love Aquarium Nina Short
2005 Assault on Precinct 13 Anna
Neo Ned Woman Shopper
Hate Paula TV Movie
2006 Blue's Biggest Stories Joe's Friends Video
2007 Mr. Brooks Nancy Hart
2009 Madea Goes to Jail Fran
Lost Dream Professor Capello
Prison Break: The Final Break Guard Cowler
Within Dr. Kelly
2010 Unstoppable Railway Safety Campaign Coordinator
The Next Three Days Detective Collero
2011 Five Bernice TV Movie
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Navigation Officer Darwin
And Then... - Short
The Arrangement Rosie TV Movie
2014 Gun Hill Arlene Carter TV Movie
If I Stay Nurse Ramirez
Beyond the Lights J Stanley
2015 Runaway Island Lara Cook-Nordholm
Breed Captain Dennison TV Movie
2016 All the Way Fannie Lou Hamer TV Movie
The Tale of Four Peaches Short
#Trending Renee's Mom (voice) Short
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Colonel Diane Foster
First Day Back Principal Short
TBA The Perfect Find Billie

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 NYPD Blue Carla Howell Episode: "Yo, Adrian"
Blue's Clues Miss Marigold Recurring Cast: Season 5
2004 ER Administrator Episode: "Abby Normal"
The Shield Annie Price Recurring Cast: Season 3
Crossing Jordan Asmina Chol Episode: "Out of Sight"
Boston Legal Beah Toomy Episode: "Head Cases"
2005 Medium Maxine Harris Episode: "Suspicions and Certainties"
CSI: NY Brett Stokes Episode: "Recycling"
Judging Amy Lena Reynolds Episode: "The Paper War"
2005-06 Invasion Mona Gomez Recurring Cast
2006 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Welfare Case Worker Episode: "Dennis and Dee Go on Welfare"
Standoff Anne Episode: "Life Support"
Lost Nigerian Nun Episode: "The Cost of Living"
2007 Stargate SG-1 Thilana Episode: "Line in the Sand"
Lincoln Heights Agent Murietta Episode: "Out with a Bang"
Women's Murder Club Melanie Topor Episode: "Maybe Baby"
Cold Case Lorraine Henderson Episode: "It Takes a Village"
Conspiracy - Episode: "Pilot"
2008 Bones Officer Norma Randall Episode: "The Bone That Blew"
2008-10 True Blood Miss Jeanette Recurring Cast: Season 1-2, Guest: Season 3
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jackie Blaine Episode: "Transitions"
Dollhouse Agent Loomis Recurring Cast: Season 1
Prison Break Guard Cowler Episode: "Free" & "The Old Ball and Chain"
Desperate Housewives Motel Maid Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"
2009-10 Hawthorne Isabel Walsh Recurring Cast: Season 1-2
2010 Weeds Latrice Recurring Cast: Season 6
2010-11 Detroit 1-8-7 Lieutenant Maureen Mason Main Cast
2011 CSI: Miami Dr. Rachel Porter Episode: "Crowned"
2013 Cult Det. Rosalyn Sakelik Recurring Cast
2013-15 Under the Dome Carolyn Hill Recurring Cast
2014 Killer Women FBI Agent Linda Clark Episode: "Warrior"
NCIS: Los Angeles Chief Investigator Ava Wallace Recurring Cast: Season 6
2015 G Code Deidra Gooding Episode: "Pilot"
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Amelia Episode: "Auditions"
2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Welfare Case Worker Episode: "Frank Falls Out the Window"
2017 Underground Harriet Tubman Recurring Cast: Season 2
Shots Fired Pastor Janae James Main Cast
2018 Unsolved Voletta Wallace Recurring Cast
2018-present 9-1-1 Henrietta "Hen" Wilson Main Cast
2021 9-1-1: Lone Star Henrietta "Hen" Wilson Episode: "Hold the Line"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome
2015 Black Reel Awards Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress: Television Movie/Cable "Gun Hill" Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Aisha Hinds". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Aisha Hinds Biography". Buddytv.com. 1975-11-13. Archived from the original on 2014-01-08. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  3. ^ "A True Story of Hate and Redemption". The New York Times. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (5 February 2013). "Aisha Hinds Joins CBS' 'Under The Dome'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  5. ^ Bendix, Trish (2013-08-01). "Aisha Hinds on playing half of a lesbian couple on "Under the Dome"". AfterEllen.com. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  6. ^ The Deadline Team (6 February 2015). "Megalyn Echikunwoke Joins Lifetime's 'Damien', Aisha Hinds In TNT Pilot 'Breed'". Deadline. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  7. ^ a b Petski, Denise (24 August 2016). "Aisha Hinds To Star As Harriet Tubman In 'Underground' Season 2". Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  8. ^ Obenson, Tambay A. (1 April 2016). "Clare-Hope Ashitey, Tristan Wilds, Aisha Hinds, Others Join 'Shots Fired' Cast". Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  9. ^ Calvario, Liz (24 August 2016). "'Underground' Season 2: Aisha Hinds Cast as Harriet Tubman". Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Aisha Hinds Spills The Tea On '9-1-1' And Getting Engaged During The Pandemic". Essence. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  11. ^ Carter, Kelley L. (2018-01-03). "Aisha Hinds, Harriet Tubman from 'Underground,' is rolling with Angela Bassett in '9-1-1'". Andscape. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  12. ^ "'9-1-1' Star Aisha Hinds on Hen and Owen's Deadly 'Lone Star' Crisis, Bonding Over Incredible Trauma". TheWrap. 2021-02-02. Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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