Riley at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego
|Born||February 15, 1986
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer-songwriter, philanthropist, dancer|
Amber Patrice Riley (born February 15, 1986) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist, known for her role on the series Glee as Mercedes Jones. She has also appeared as the daughter of "Dirk Black" in the American Black comedy All of Us. At the age of seventeen, Riley auditioned for American Idol but was turned down by the producers. Most of her cover versions have appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Personal life[change | edit source]
Discography[change | edit source]
Glee Cast discography[change | edit source]
- Glee: The Music, Volume 1 (2009)
- Glee: The Music, Volume 2 (2009)
- Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna (2010)
- Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers (2010)
- Glee: The Music, Journey to Regionals (2010)
- Glee: The Music, The Rocky Horror Glee Show (2010)
- Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album (2010)
- Glee: The Music, Volume 4 (2010)
- Glee: The Music, Volume 5 (2011)
- Glee: The Music Presents the Warblers (2011)
- Glee: The Music, Volume 6 (2011)
- Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2011)
- Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 2 (2011)
- Glee: The Music, Volume 7 (2011)
- Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album (2012)
- Glee: The Music Presents Glease (2012)
- Glee: The Music, Season 4, Volume 1 (2012)
- The Quarterback (Music From the TV Series) (2013)
Filmography[change | edit source]
|2002||St. Sass||Toby||Television pilot|
|2009–present||Glee||Mercedes Jones||Seasons 1–4: Series regular
Seasons 5-present: Recurring guest star
|2010||The Simpsons||Aiesha||Episode: "Elementary School Musical"|
|2011||Glee: The 3D Concert Movie||Mercedes Jones||Movie|
|2013||Dancing With the Stars||Herself||She won the season on November 26, 2013
Partnered with Derek Hough
References[change | edit source]
- "Glee Star Amber Riley On Idol Rejection: "I Still Work On Fox And Get Paid"". Accesshollywood.com. September 30, 2009. http://www.accesshollywood.com/glee-star-amber-riley-on-idol-rejection-i-still-work-on-fox-and-get-paid_article_23649. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
- Tran, Vivyan (September 7, 2012). "Celebrities spotted at the Democratic National Convention". Politico. http://www.politico.com/gallery/2012/09/celebrities-spotted-at-the-democratic-national-convention/000417-005459.html.
- "UPDATED Glee Exclusive: 4 Original Cast Members Not Returning as Series Regulars for Season 5; Plus — Who's Getting Promoted?". http://tvline.com/2013/06/28/glee-season-5-cast-heather-morris-mark-salling-not-returning/.
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