Aisha Jamila Hinds
November 13, 1975
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Aisha Jamila 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, Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) and was cast as Harriet Tubman in WGN America period drama Underground. Hinds currently stars in the Fox procedural drama series 9-1-1.
Life and career
Hinds was born in Brooklyn, New York. 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 the WGN America period drama Underground, playing Harriet Tubman. 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.
|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|
|2016||The Tale of Four||Peaches||Short film|
|2019||Godzilla: King of the Monsters||Colonel Diane Foster|
|2003||NYPD Blue||Carla Howell||2 episodes|
|2003||Blue's Clues||Miss Marigold||4 episodes|
|2004||ER||Administrator||Episode: "Abby Normal"|
|2004||The Shield||Annie Price||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||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||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||2 episodes|
|2009||Desperate Housewives||Motel Maid||Episode: "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid"|
|2009–2010||Hawthorne||Isabel Walsh||8 episodes|
|2008–2010||True Blood||Miss Jeanette||8 episodes|
|2010–2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Lieutenant Maureen Mason||18 episodes|
|2011||CSI: Miami||Dr. Rachel Porter||Episode: "Crowned"|
|2013||Cult||Det. Rosalyn Sakelik||7 episodes|
|2013–2015||Under the Dome||Carolyn Hill||15 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|
|2017||Underground||Harriet Tubman||7 episodes|
|2017||Shots Fired||Pastor Janae James||Miniseries; 10 episodes|
|2018–||9-1-1||Henrietta "Hen" Wilson||28 episodes|
|2018||Unsolved||Voletta Wallace||Upcoming series|
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- "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.