Sallli Richardson-Whitfield has "always been a big horror fan kind of girl," so it's no surprise that she's made a career in the science fiction and fantasy genres in films and on television. Many fans remember her as the voice of Elisa Maza in the Disney animation classic Gargoyles. She also appeared in episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Space Rangers, and Stargate SG-1. She starred alongside Will Smith in the blockbuster science fiction film I Am Legend. And for the past four seasons she's been staring in SyFy channel's hit Eureka. She's also directed an episode of Eureka.
In 2011, Salli Richardson-Whitfield was nominated for the NAACP Image Award as "Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series" for her work on Eureka.
Salli's appearances at the annual Comic Con in San Diego have delighted genre fanboys and fangirls.