Amber Riley is an actor and singer, best known for her role as Mercedes Jones on the popular TV musical Glee.
She has appeared as part of the ensemble cast of Glee
since its pilot broadcast in 2009. Her work earned her a nomination for an NAACP Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as a Teen Choice Award for Female Scene-Stealer in 2011. She made a leap to the big screen with her role in Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
, which hit theaters in 2011.