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Deidrie Henry

The Barbados-born goddess, Deidrie Henry, is an award-winning actor and musician and much, much more. She came to the U.S. in the late 1970s and has been a national treasure ever since. As a student at Atlanta's Avondale High School, the range of her talents was already on display, as she excelled academically as well as in music, drama, athletics... See full bio »

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 2019 Shameless (TV Series)
 2019 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
- Liars (2019) ... Martha
 2018 MacGyver (TV Series)
Dr. Falama
- Specimen 234 + PAPR + Outbreak (2018) ... Dr. Falama
 2018 Bosch (TV Series)
Millie Elias
- Rojo Profundo (2018) ... Millie Elias
- Missed Connections (2018) ... Millie Elias
- Devil in the House (2018) ... Millie Elias
- Ask the Dust (2018) ... Millie Elias
 2018 Mom (TV Series)
 2016 Game of Silence (TV Series)
Det. Liz Winters / Det. Liz WInters / Detective Liz Winters
- She Sang Hymns Out of Tune (2016) ... Det. Liz WInters
- Hey (2016) ... Det. Liz Winters
- The Truth (2016) ... Detective Liz Winters
- Into the Black (2016) ... Det. Liz Winters
- Ghosts of Quitman (2016) ... Det. Liz Winters
 2016 Colony (TV Series)
- Pilot (2016) ... Heloise
 2014 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Commander Jumilla Reardon
- A Thousand Suns (2014) ... Commander Jumilla Reardon
 2014 Beyond the Lights
 2014 Justified (TV Series)
- Restitution (2014) ... Rowena
- Wrong Roads (2014) ... Rowena
- Whistle Past the Graveyard (2014) ... Rowena
 2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Terri Royce
- Under a Cloud (2013) ... Terri Royce
 2013 Twisted (TV Series)
Dr. Reidy
- The Fest and the Furious (2013) ... Dr. Reidy
 2013 The Good Mother (TV Movie)
Nurse Williams
 2012 Touch (TV Series)
Maggie Miller
- Noosphere Rising (2012) ... Maggie Miller
- Entanglement (2012) ... Maggie Miller
- Safety in Numbers (2012) ... Maggie Miller
 2011 Metro (TV Movie)
Lt. Luticia Weeks
 2011 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
Judge Gwendolyn Smith
- Perfect Witness (2011) ... Judge Gwendolyn Smith
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
- Bad to Worse (2011)
 2011 Beyond the Blackboard (TV Movie)
 2011 The Chicago Code (TV Series)
Pam Huber
- Gillis, Chase & Baby Face (2011) ... Pam Huber
 2010 Beautiful Boy
 2010 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Beatrice Senna
- Sympathy for the Devil (2010) ... Beatrice Senna
 2010 Bones (TV Series)
Elaine Akusta
- The Beginning in the End (2010) ... Elaine Akusta
 2010 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Dr. Mavis Boyd
- Lethal Combination (2010) ... Dr. Mavis Boyd
 2009 Three Rivers (TV Series)
- Ryan's First Day (2009) ... Celia
 2009 Southland (TV Series)
Niecy James
- Mozambique (2009) ... Niecy James
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
A'isha Walker
- The Best Policy (2009) ... A'isha Walker
 2008 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Dr. Williams
- Just a Sliver (2008) ... Dr. Williams
 2007-2008 The Riches (TV Series)
Aubrey McDonald
- Slums of Bayou Hills (2008) ... Aubrey McDonald
- Field of Dreams (2008) ... Aubrey McDonald
- It's a Wonderful Lie (2007) ... Aubrey McDonald
- Anything Hugh Can Do, I Can Do Better (2007) ... Aubrey McDonald
- This Is Your Brain on Drugs (2007) ... Aubrey McDonald
 2007 Heartland (TV Series)
Diane Simmons
- Mother & Child Reunion (2007) ... Diane Simmons (as Deidrie N. Henry)
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Detective Garland
- Wayne's World (2007) ... Detective Garland
 2006 A.K.A. (TV Movie)
Det. Snow
 2006 NCIS (TV Series)
Tracy Taylor
- Driven (2006) ... Tracy Taylor
 2006 Commander in Chief (TV Series)
Ms. Clarke
- State of the Unions (2006) ... Ms. Clarke
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- The Little Things (2006) ... Emma (as Deidrie N. Henry)
 2005 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
- Infectious Love (2005) ... Angela
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Nichelle Richardson
- Fear (2004) ... Nichelle Richardson
 1997 Savannah (TV Series)
Desk clerk
- Oh No, Mr. Bill (1997) ... Desk clerk (as Deidrie N. Henry)

Personal Details

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(January 3 to 29, 2017) She acted in Lanie Robertson's play, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill," in a Brown Forman Series production at the Bingham Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with with Abdul Hamid Royal, Stephanie Anne Johnson, Chris King and Tyrone Wheeler in the cast. Bill Fennelly was ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Deidrie N. Henry


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Her career began as a corporate pilot, but plans of working for Eastern Airlines came to a finished as the airline folded in 1991, after which she tried her hand, and proved to be very promising, at acting. See more »


Best known for her portrayal of the lovable "Annie" on the Popeyes Chicken television commercials.

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