Shelli Boone has been working in Hollywood for over a decade, guest starring on popular shows such as “Entourage”, “Castle”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Private Practice”, “Mr. Box Office” and Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne.” One of her most notable roles was as series regular ‘Evan Reed’ in FOX’s primetime drama soap “Saints and Sinners.”
A regular on the film festival circuit, she played twins in the Lionsgate horror release “Holla”, garnering her a Best Actress nomination in the Chicago Film Festival. A lover of comedy, Shelli starred alongside Kevin Hart in the underground cult classic “Something Like a Business” and played Stacey Dash’s bestie in “House Arrest”. She most recently wrapped the hilarious parody “A Week in London” due out August 2016.
She won a Best Actress award in the LAWebFest for her lead role in the web series “Sistah Did What” and is proud to have the short “Wedlocked” still screening around the country. She is also slated to star in the upcoming web series “Fam”. Shelli was nominated for an NAACP Best Actress Award for her stage portrayal of Dorothy Dandridge in “Dorothy and Otto” and she also embodies the vivacious Josephine Baker in “When Divas Were Divas”currently touring Southern California.
She has produced her own stage productions, “Out West: Women of the Plains” and “The Cell Block Seven”, which premiered in Washington, DC and went on to earn another NAACP nomination for Best Ensemble. Shelli and her writing partner currently have several scripts in development.
Shelli has appeared in over twenty national and international commercials and modeled in print campaigns for Anheuser-Busch and Milkbone. She has voiced radio spots for McDonald’s and Chevrolet.
Her faith, family and friends are her biggest sources of inspiration to continue to thrive as an entertainer and creator.