Rhoda Griffis is an out of the box American actor, famous for her supporting roles in
The Hunger Games,
The Yellow Birds, and Guardian of the Galaxy Volume 2. She is an all-rounder with a good command of theatrics as well. She has left no medium untouched and has become a known name in the television world with successful roles in ‘eastbound and down,’My fake Fiancé, Hail Mary and Mean Girls 2.
Rhoda Griffis was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S in the year 1965 and graduated from the North Carolina University, School of the arts with a degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting. At first, she made a guest appearance in television movie ‘A Mother’s Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story’ where she played Sharon in 1991. Her real career started with the independent drama film named ‘Love Field’ in which she portrayed the role of Former United States first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the year 1992.
Her other notable roles are in Song Catcher as Ambrose, wife of a coal company boss and in the series ‘Army Wives’ as Lenore Baker, General Vixen’s wife. Rhoda started acting at the age of seven with theatrics. She played prominent roles such as Lady Macbeth and Lady Anne. She also performed at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and The Actors Theatre of Atlanta.
Angels in America, Proof, Collected Stories, Intimate Apparel, Dinner with Friends, are some of her other notable plays in which she gave wonderful performances. She moved to television with the show ‘In the heat of the Night’ in which she played the role of a secretary.
She has done more than 25 Television films and series, each belonging to different genres. Some of them are Family Torn Apart, Scattered Dreams, Matlock, The Client, from the Earth to the Moon, Odd Girl Out,
Teen Spirit, Single Ladies and Level Up.
Rhoda Griffishas done 30 feature films and played versatile roles in each one of them. In 1995, she played the role of Edna in the movie‘something to talk about’ which was on the theme of Infidelity. She has worked with famous actors like
Dennis Quaid, Chris Patt and
Zoe Saldana. Her American superhero film based on Marvel comics ‘Guardian of the Galaxy vol. 2’ was a hit movie where she shared the screen with van diesel.
The film got well response from the audience. She also appeared in ‘One missed call’ in the year 2008. The audience has always praised Rhoda’s performance as being intriguing, and memorable. Her style is unique and all her roles are different from the previous ones making her a versatile actor.