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Matthew Morrison
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Amber Riley

Knowledge Identifier: +Amber_Riley

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Amber Riley

American actress and singer, best known for her role on the series Glee as Mercedes Jones add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1986.

Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (15%), California (15%)

Main connections: I Will Always Love You, Steve Mac, Derek Hough

Linked to: Elementary School Musical, VH1, American Broadcasting Company, Fox Broadcasting Company

 

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Amber Riley was born in 1986 add something


2004

Amber graduated from La Mirada, California High School in La Mirada, California in 2004 add something


2009

A member of the main cast, she has appeared since the show's pilot, which debuted in May 2009 add something


2010

On September 12, 2010, Riley appeared at the 2010 MTV VMAs add something

 

Chris Colfer - Colfer appeared on the British chat show "Friday Night with Jonathan Ross" on June 18, 2010, along with his fellow "Glee" co-stars Amber Riley and Matthew Morrison


2011

In 2011, Riley acted as a campaign spokesperson for Do Something and VH1 Save The Music Foundation's second annual "Battle for the Bands add something

 

In 2011, Riley received an NAACP Image Award nomination for her portrayal of Mercedes; she has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her acting on "Glee", along with the show's ensemble, and has been nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her acting on the show add something


2012

She sang the national anthem on the opening day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention add something

 

I Will Always Love You - In 2012, the song was covered in musical TV series "Glee" in episode "Heart" performed by Amber Riley as her character Mercedes Jones


2013

On June 28, 2013, it was reported that Riley will not be returning as series regular on "Glee" fifth season, but will instead be a recurring guest star add something

 

On September 4, 2013 it was announced that Riley would be joining the cast of the seventeenth season on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars", and will be partnered with the show's only four-time champion, Derek Hough add something


2014

Riley's debut single "Colorblind" premiered live on April 3, 2014 on "The Queen Latifah Show" add something

 

The song was written by Emeli Sandé, Claude Kelly and Steve Mac, and will be released as a digital download on April 8, 2014 add something


2015

In 2015 Amber announced that she will star in a Christmas TV Movie add something


2016

It was announced on 4th February 2016 that Riley would play the lead role of Effie White in Dreamgirls the Musical which is set to open at the Savoy Theatre in London's West End in November 2016 add something

 

In November 2016, Riley will begin portraying Effie White in the West End debut production of "Dreamgirls" add something

 

In December 2016, Riley performed a song from 'Dreamgirls' at the Royal Variety Performance in London add something


 

In April 2017, Riley won the Laurence Olivier award for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal add something

 

Their debut album, "Songs from the Stage", was released on November 17, 2017 add something