|Dondré Whitfield Sr.|
Whitfield in 2008.
|Born||Dondre Terrell Whitfield
May 27, 1969
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Salli Richardson (m. 2002; 2 children)|
Dondré Terrell Whitfield (born May 27, 1969) is an American actor. He began his career appearing in a recurring role as Robert Foreman on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1985–1987), before playing Terrence Frye in the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children (1991–1994). He received three Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series nominations for his performance on All My Children.
Whitfield had starring role in a number of short-lived sitcoms, include The Crew (1995–96), Between Brothers (1997–1999), and Hidden Hills (2002–03). He also has appeared in a number of films, such as Two Can Play That Game (2001), The Salon (2004), Pastor Brown (2009), and Middle of Nowhere (2012). In 2015, Whitfield joined the cast of BET reality comedy series Real Husbands of Hollywood, and in 2016 began starring in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Queen Sugar.
Whitfield began his television career appearing in the recurring role on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show as Robert Foreman (the love interest of Tempestt Bledsoe's character Vanessa Huxtable). He later had a two year-run on The NBC daytime soap opera, Another World. From 1991 to 1994, Whitfield portrayed Terrence Frye in the ABC Daytime soap opera, All My Children. The role earned him nominations for three Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series and two Soap Opera Digest Awards.
After leaving daytime television, Whitfield starred in the short-lived Fox sitcom The Crew during 1995–96 season. In 1997, he went to star alongside Kadeem Hardison in another short-lived sitcom, Between Brothers. He had dramatic turn in the 2000 UPN series Secret Agent Man, it also was cancelled after one season. From 2002 to 2003, he starred alongside Tamara Taylor in another short-lived sitcom, Hidden Hills on NBC. From 2001 to 2002, Whitfield had a recurring role on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends. He also has appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show, NYPD Blue, Strong Medicine, Ghost Whisperer, CSI: Miami, Cold Case, and Grey's Anatomy.
In film, Whitfield has appeared opposite Vivica A. Fox in Two Can Play That Game (2001), The Salon (2004). He co-starred in White Man's Burden (1995), Mr. 3000 (2003), and Middle of Nowhere (2012). He has appeared along with his wife Salli Richardson in 2009 film Pastor Brown, and well as guest-starred on Eureka (in which he played Richardson's on-screen brother), and Stitchers. Whitfield also had the recurring roles on Make It or Break It and Mistresses as Rochelle Aytes' husband. In 2015, Whitfield joined the cast of BET reality comedy series Real Husbands of Hollywood.
|1988||Bright Lights, Big City||Brian Jones||Uncredited|
|1989||Homeboyz II: Crack City||Breakdancer|
|1995||White Man's Burden||Terrence|
|2000||Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion||Kevin Anjanette||Television film|
|2001||Two Can Play That Game||Dwain|
|2011||35 and Ticking||Austin|
|2012||Middle of Nowhere||Littleton|
|2015||Relentless||Coffee Drinking Man|
|2016||The Christmas Swap||Gerry Craig||Television Film|
|1985–1987||The Cosby Show||Robert Foreman||6 episodes|
|1986||Diff'rent Strokes||Leon Davis||Episode: "Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown"|
|1989–1990||Another World||Jesse Lawrence||Series regular|
|1991–1994||All My Children||Terence Frye||Series regular
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1992-1994)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer (1993)
Nominated — Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Leading Actor (1994)
|1995–1996||The Crew||MacArthur 'Mac' Edwards||Series regular, 21 episodes|
|1996||The Jamie Foxx Show||Icepick Isaacs||Episode: "A Thanksgiving to Remember"|
|1997||3rd Rock from the Sun||Dontae||Episode: "Dickmalion"|
|1997||Martin||Trey Foster||Episode: "Goin' for Mine"|
|1997–1999||Between Brothers||James Gordon||Series regular, 17 episodes|
|1998||Living in Captivity||Curtis Cook||Series regular, 8 episodes|
|2000||Secret Agent Man||Davis||Series regular, 12 episodes|
|2000||The X-Files||Agent||Episode: "Within"|
|2000||Nash Bridges||Jason||Episode: "Double Trouble"|
|2001||NYPD Blue||Off. Lawrence||Episode: "Love Hurts"|
|2001–2002||Inside Schwartz||William Morris||Series regular, 4 episodes|
|2001–2002||Girlfriends||Sean Ellis||11 episodes|
|2002–2003||Hidden Hills||Zack Timmerman||Series regular, 13 episodes|
|2004||Less than Perfect||William||Episode: "The Pimp Hat"|
|2004||Half & Half||Brendan||Episode: "The Big Birth-Date Episode"|
|2004||Strong Medicine||Michael||Episode: "Selective Breeding"|
|2004||Second Time Around||Chris||Episode: "Coupling Up"|
|2006||Jake in Progress||Mark||3 episodes|
|2005–2006||Ghost Whisperer||Mitch Marino||3 episodes|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Alan Solner||Episode: "Curse of the Coffin"|
|2009||Samantha Who?||Wes Green||Episode: "Todd's Job"|
|2008–2010||Cold Case||Jarrod Jones||3 episodes|
|2011||Grey's Anatomy||Oliver Richter||Episode: "Golden Hour"|
|2010–2011||The Event||Mike Garret||4 episodes|
|2012||Make It or Break It||Coach McIntire||8 episodes|
|2012||Eureka||Dr. Marcus Blake||Episode: "Smarter Carter"|
|2014||Hart of Dixie||Lt. Governor Alex Byrd||Episode: "One More Last Chance"|
|2013–2014||Mistresses||Paul Malloy||9 episodes|
|2015||Real Husbands of Hollywood||Himself||Episode: "When Kevin Met Salli"|
|2016||Stitchers||Sam Lewis||Episode: "Pretty Little Lawyers"|
|2016–present||Queen Sugar||Remy Newell||Series regular
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2018)
- The Deadline Team. "Dondre Whitfield Cast In 'Real Husbands Of Hollywood' - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
- Denise Petski. "Tina Lifford, Dondré Whitfield Among Four Cast In 'Queen Sugar' - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
- "Dondre Whitfield Biography (1969-)". Retrieved 17 February 2016.
- "Salli Richardson". Retrieved 17 February 2016.
- Dondre and Salli Richardson-Whitfield Welcome a Son Celebrity Baby Blog, February 25, 2009