Amber Riley is an American actress and singer. In 2002, she debuted as an actress in the pilot St. Sass. However, it didn’t air on television. She returned to acting during the late 2000s after landing the role of Mercedes Jones in the popular Fox musical series Glee. She starred on the said show in the entirety of its run from 2009-2015. She reprised her role in the concert film Glee: The 3D Concert Movie. In 2013, she competed in ABC’s Dancing with the Stars where she was declared Season 17 winner. More recently, she appeared as a celebrity judge in the British show Let It Shine. This year, she made her film debut in Nobody’s Fool.