Dondre Whitfield

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Dondré T. Whitfield
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Whitfield in 2008.
Born Dondre Terrell Whitfield
(1969-05-27) May 27, 1969 (age 46)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Occupation Actor
Years active 1982-present
Spouse(s) Salli Richardson (m. 2002; 2 children)

Dondré Terrell Whitfield (born May 27, 1969) is an American television and film actor. Whitfield is best known for his roles as Robert Foreman in The Cosby Show (1985-1987), Terrence Frye in All My Children (1991-1994) and James Gordon in Between Brothers (1997-1999).


Whitfield attended the Performing Arts High School in New York City, New York. He was featured on the sitcom The Cosby Show as Robert Foreman (the love interest of Tempestt Bledsoe's character Vanessa Huxtable). Since then, he has appeared in many television series, including The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin, and Girlfriends. He had a starring role on the short-lived sitcom Between Brothers.

Whitfield portrayed Terrence Frye on the ABC Daytime drama All My Children from 1991-1994. The role earned him nominations for three Daytime Emmy Awards and two Soap Opera Digest Awards. He was seen in Ghost Whisperer, CSI: Miami and The Event. He also played Coach MacIntyre on the ABC family drama Make It Or Break It.

Whitfield has appeared along with his wife Salli Richardson in a late night infomercial as part of an advertising campaign to promote the Time Life Zestify Midnight Soul collection.,[1] and in an episode of Eureka (in which he played Richardson's on-screen brother).

In 2015, Whitfield joined the cast of Real Husband of Hollywood, alongside Kevin Hart, Nelly, Nick Cannon and Duane Martin.


He is married to actress Salli Richardson. They have two children: a daughter, Parker Richardson Whitfield, and a son, Dre Terrell Whitfield (born January 24, 2009).[2]


  1. ^ Sally Richardson-Whitfield - Biography IMDb. Retrieved April 26, 2010
  2. ^ Dondre and Salli Richardson-Whitfield Welcome a Son Celebrity Baby Blog, February 25, 2009

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