Dondre Whitfield, best known for his character as Terrence Frye in the ABC Soap opera “all my children” alongside Amy Adams and Lily Allen, was born on May 27, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, US. There is no much information about his parents. However, he has a brother, and his mother’s name is Vonda Bembry.

Dondre’s nationality is American and is adaptable, outgoing, intelligent, and impulsive like a Gemini. He established himself in the entertainment industry through his performance in “The Crew,” “Between Brothers,” “The Salon,” “Middle of Nowhere.” 

Quick Infos
Full NameDondre Whitfield
Date of birthMay 27, 1969
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, US
Parent(s)Vonda Beembry
Weight75 kg
Height5ft 10in
WifeSalli Richardson
Net Worth$1 million

Where did Dondre go to college?

We have very little information about his education; he graduated in acting from the Performing Arts High School located in New York. He was interested in acting since his childhood, and his family encouraged him to follow his dream. According to Dondre Whitfield, he is where he is just because of his family and his fans. 

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How Whitfield started his Career

The actor made his debut on the NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show” in 1985, where he played the role of “Robert Foreman,” who was the love interest of Vanessa Huxtable. He made his film debut in the 1988 movie “Homeboy,” where he played the character of Billy Harrison. 


Dondre was seen as a biker in the 2003 sports action movie “Biker Boyz.” The following year he appeared as Skillet in the sports comedy movie “Mr. 3000” as Rickey in the 2005 comedy movie “the salon.” 

Whitfield’s acting skills are phenomenal, which could not be ignored. Soon he starred in the 1995 American drama movie about racism, “White Man’s burden,” where he played the character of Terrence. Then, in the 2001 romantic comedy movie, “Two can play that game,” alongside Terry Crews and Julio Macias, where he played the role of Dwain.

He then was chosen for the role of Chaz in the 2009 movie “pastor brown,” as Austin in the 2022 romantic comedy film “35 & tickling,” and in 2016 “the Christmas swap” as Gerry Craig. 

TV Series

Whitfield is more known for his work in television than his work in the Film Industry. He has worked in many critically acclaimed tv shows and has been very well appreciated for his efforts. His all-time best performance was for the 1991-1994 soap opera “all my children,” where he brought Terrence Fyre’s character into life.

He also appeared as Mac Arthur Edwards in the 1995-1996 sitcom “The Crew.” He was chosen for the role of James Gordon in the 1997-1999 series “between brothers,” as Curtis Cook in the 1998 series “Living in Captivity,” as Davis in the 2000 series “secret agent man.” 

Whitfield was then seen as Sean Ellis in the sitcom “girlfriends” (2001-2002), as William Morris in “inside Schwartz” (2001-2002), as Zack Timmerman in “Hidden hills” (2002-2003), like Mark in “Jake in Progress” (2006), as Coach Mclntire in “make it or break it” (2012) and as Paul Malloy in mystery drama soap opera “mistresses” (2013-2014). In addition, he is playing the character of Rémy Newell in the series “Queen Sugar” alongside Adam West and David Thewlis

His excellent screen presence attracted directors to cast him in his shows. He has guest-starred in many successful Tv shows like “The X-Flies” as an agent, “NYPD Blue” as officer Lawrence, “half and half” as Brenden, “CSI: Miami” as Alan Sooner, “Cold Case” as Jarrod Jones, “Samantha Who?” as Wes Green, “Grey’s Anatomy” as Oliver Richter, “Real Husband of Hollywood” as himself and “Stitchers” as Sam Lewis. 

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What kinds of Awards has Dondre Achieved?

Although this brilliant actor hasn’t received any awards yet, Dondre Whitfield has been nominated several times for his excellent work. He was nominated for the Daytime Emmy award for outstanding ginger actor in a drama series (1992-1994), Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer (1993), and Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Leading Actor (1994) for his role as Terrence Frye in the series “All my children.”

Dondre Whitfield was nominated in 2018 for NAACP Image Award for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for his performance in Queen sugar. We hope he gets awards for his work in the future. 

Who is Dondre married to?

This very handsome man Dondre Whitfield is already married to the love of his life, actress Salli Richardson on September 8, 2002. They completed their 18th marriage anniversary and are still madly in love with each other. This beautiful couple gave two children, a girl Parker Richardson and a son Dre Terrell Whitfield. These amazing pairs were listed on the 10 hottest couples by Ebony magazine, and their marriage was the top wedding of the year. 

Dondre Whitfield was a semi-pro baseball player during his teens and is a golfer and a motorcyclist. His sexual preference is female, and he has a brown complexion. He enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, riding motorbikes, playing golf, and reading. 

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Social Media

Dondre Whitfield is very active in social media, where he keeps updating his fans about himself and his plans. Dondre Whitfield  Instagram account is @alldondre and has 363 followers, and his Twitter account is @DondreWhitfield and has 61.9k followers.

Dondre Whitfield often shares pictures with his family, vacation pictures, promotion of his new projects, and awarding people about the World’s issues. 

How much is Dondre Whitfield’s Net Worth?

Dondre Whitfield has work in more than 10 tv shows and has earned a lot of money. He has a net worth of $1 million, and his main source of income is the entertainment Industry. He has mostly been seen in sitcoms, and he considers sitcoms to be his comfort zone. 


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