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Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder (born December 25, 1952), known professionally as CCH Pounder, is a Guyanese American actress. She has appeared in numerous plays, films, made-for-television films and television miniseries, and has made appearances on notable television series.

Pounder is known for her role as Dr. Angela Hicks in the medical drama series ER (1994–97) and Detective Claudette Wyms in the FX police drama series The Shield (2002–08). Since 2014,[update] she has portrayed medical examiner Dr. Loretta Wade on the police drama series NCIS: New Orleans.

In film, she appeared in All That Jazz (1979), Go Tell It on the Mountain (1984), Prizzi's Honor (1985), Postcards from the Edge (1990), Benny & Joon (1993), Demon Knight (1995), Face/Off (1997), Orphan (2009), Avatar (2009), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013), and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

Pounder was born in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana), daughter of Ronald Urlington Pounder and of Betsy Enid Arnella (née James).[2] She was educated in England, and in 1970, at age 18, she moved to the United States, where she attended Ithaca College.[3]

Pounder made her acting debut in the film All That Jazz (1979). She continued her professional career in New York City theater, where she appeared in The Mighty Gents, by playwright Richard Wesley, and Open Admissions on Broadway. She moved to Los Angeles in 1982.[4] She starred in the film Bagdad Café,[5] and has made smaller appearances in many other successful films.

She has focused primarily on her television career. In the early 1980s, Pounder first appeared in guest roles on Hill Street Blues, and then on several popular shows (The Cosby Show, RoboCop 3, L.A. Law, The X-Files, Living Single, and Quantum Leap) before landing a long-running recurring role as Dr. Angela Hicks on ER, from 1994 to 1997. In the midst of this she co-starred in the Tales From the Crypt feature film Demon Knight (1995). She then returned to guest appearances on other shows, including The Practice, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Millennium, The West Wing (where she was considered for the role of C. J. Cregg), and the short-lived sitcom Women in Prison.

From 2002 to 2008, she starred as Detective Claudette Wyms in the FX police drama The Shield. For this role she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2005 and an NAACP Image Award.[6] She had previously been nominated for an Emmy in 1995 (for guest starring in The X-Files) and in 1997 (for her supporting role on ER). She has also lent her voice to several video games and animated projects, including Aladdin and the King of Thieves, True Crime: Streets of LA, Gargoyles as Desdemona and Coldfire, and Justice League Unlimited as government agent Amanda Waller, which role she reprised for the animated movie adaption of the comic book Superman/Batman: Public Enemies[7] as well as the video game Batman: Arkham Origins, its sequel Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, and another animated film that takes place in continuity with the games, Batman: Assault on Arkham.

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