Bernadette Speakes

Bernadette Speakes is an actor and director with 20+ years in the industry. As
an actor, Bernadette has performed in theatres throughout the country; the Los
Angeles Metropolitan area, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D. C. and
Chicago’s The Goodman and Steppenwolf Theatres. Her TV and film credits
include performing in the Emmy Nominated show, A Stage of our Own, with
James Earl Jones, and To Sir With Love II with Sidney Poitier. She is also a
Recurring Guest Star in CW’s hit show All American. Other TV creidts include, Seal Team, Heroes, and Parenthood. In 2017, the ABFF Awards honored Bernadette as a member of the ensemble cast, for the cinematic classic in African-American films, Love Jones.

Bernadette Speakes’ directorial credits include theatre and film. In February
2020, The Bluest Eye was Bernadette’s second directorial endeavor with All The
Way West Productions, Inc., as a six-weeks sold out production. The Hollywood
Fringe Festival honored Bernadette as a Female Director of Distinction, for the production of Villain: An American Story. Bernadette has had the privilege
directing other theatre productions, staged readings, and short films such as The
Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963 (The Hudson Theatre – Backstage), CUT
(Humanitas Play Festival), Queen of Los Angeles (The Robey Theatre’s 25th
Anniversary Celebration). Bernadette’s first film short, Emerald King, has been
accepted into two festivals and she's currently in post-production on her second
short, Imaginist.

Bernadette is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Sorority Zeta Psi Chapter of
University of Georgia; she is married, with two children and resides in California.

Bernadette Speakes is an actor and director with 20+ years in the industry. As
an actor, Bernadette has performed in theatres throughout the country; the Los
Angeles Metropolitan area, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D. C. and
Chicago’s The Goodman and Steppenwolf Theatres. Her TV and film credits
include performing in the Emmy Nominated show, A Stage of our Own, with
James Earl Jones, and To Sir With Love II with Sidney Poitier. She is also a
Recurring Guest Star in CW’s hit show All American. Other TV/Film creidts include, Seal Team, Heroes, FATE of a MaThoR, Unregistered, The Soloist, and the indie film Branded. In 2017, the ABFF Awards honored Bernadette as a member of the ensemble cast, for the cinematic classic in African-American films, Love Jones.

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Credits Include

Year
Credit
2020 [IMDB]
FATE of a MaThoR
Film
2019 [IMDB]
The Sanctuary
TV Movie
2018 [IMDB]
All American
TV Series
2018 [IMDB]
Unregistered
Short
2018 [IMDB]
Open Wounds
Short
2017 [IMDB]
SEAL Team
TV Series
2014 [IMDB]
Still Here
Short
2013 [IMDB]
The Championship Rounds
Short
2010 [IMDB]
Parenthood
TV Series
2009 [IMDB]
The Soloist
Film
2009 [IMDB]
Heroes
TV Series
2005 [IMDB]
Monk
TV Series
2004 [IMDB]
Boston Legal
TV Series
2001 [IMDB]
Rocky Road
Rene as Bernad
1999 [IMDB]
The Prodigal Daughter
Short
1997 [IMDB]
Love Jones
Sheila Downes
1996 [IMDB]
To Sir, with Love II
TV Movie
[IMDB]
Branded
Film