- Full Name Dondre Whitfield
- Occupation Actor
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
- Birth Date May 27, 1969
- Age 53 Years, 8 Months
Dondré Whitfield | BiographyHusband of Veteran actress Salli Richardson
Growing up, Whitfield developed a passion for acting. And thus, he studied drama at Performing Arts High School in New York to chase his dream further. At age 16, he landed his first acting job in a recurring role in the NBC TV series, 'The Cosby Show' and the rest is history.
Dondre Whitfield is a veteran American TV and film actor. He is mainly recognized as Terrence Frye from the 90s ABC soap opera, All My Children.
Who is Dondre Whitfield?
Dondre Whitfield is a famous TV and film actor. He first gained global fame and popularity with the 1980s sitcom series The Cosby Show on NBC. Moreover, Dondre is the author of the amazon.com #1 bestselling book of 2020, ‘Male vs. Man.’ The book is basically about learning how to raise children and teaching them to respect women.
Whitfield began his acting career in the mid-1980 with a recurring role in NBC sitcom, The Cosby Show. He then played several single episodes and minor roles on different TV shows and movies before landing a career-defining role in the ABC series All My Children. Whitfield appeared as the show’s regular cast from 1991 to 1994. During this period, he received three nominations for the ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ in the category of ‘Outstanding Younger Actor’ and two nominations for the ‘Soap Opera Digest Award.’
Following the success from All My Friend, Dondre appeared as series regular of numerous TV shows such as Between Brothers (1997-1999), Living in Captivity (1998), Secret Agent Man (2000), Make It or Break It (2012), Mistresses (2013-2014), and Queen Sugar (2016-2019). In 2018, he became the nominee of the 'NAACP Image Award' in ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.’
Besides TV series and talk shows, Dondre has also appeared in many feature films and movies. His notable roles are in White Man’s Burden (1995), Mr. 3000 (2004), 35 and Ticking (2011), and Middle of Nowhere (2012).
Early Age, Parents, and Siblings
Dondre Whitfield was born in Brooklyn, New York. As of now, many aspects of his early life remain private, including details of his parents, siblings, and early life.
Growing up, Whitfield developed a passion for acting. And thus, he studied drama at Performing Arts High School in New York to chase his dream further. At age 16, he landed his first acting job in a recurring role in the NBC TV series, The Cosby Show.
Dondre married the love of his life Salli Richardson on 8 September 2002. They met for the first time in 1997 and, after five years of dating, married in 2002. On their 19th Anniversary, Dondre took to his Instagram and wished his wife, sharing several of their romantic pictures, including the ones of their wedding day.
Dondre’s wife, Salli Richardson, is also a veteran actress with over 30 years of TV and film career. She is mainly known for starring in the 1996 sports comedy film, The Great White Hype. Her other notable appearances include films like Biker Boyz (2003), I Am Legend (2007), Black Dynamite (2009), We the Party (2012), and The Sin Seer (2015).. In addition, Salli holds credit for numerous TV shows. Her most recent TV appearance was in the 2020 historical drama series The Gilded Age.
The pair have two sons together, Parker Whitfield and Dre Whitfield
The veteran actor’s film and TV career spans over 35 years. In all these years working as an actor and writer, Dondre has amassed an estimated net worth of $1 million, according to Celebritynetworth, as of 5 December 2021.