For seven years, Pounder portrayed Claudette Wyms on the critically acclaimed series The Shield, which earned her numerous accolades, including a Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy nomination, NAACP Image Award nominations for Best Actress in a Drama Series, the MIB Prism Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Drama, two Golden Satellite Awards for Performance by an Actress in a Series Drama, the Genii Excellence in TV Award from the Southern California Chapter of the American Women in Radio & TV, and the LOOP Award from Lupus LA.
Pounder was also honored with an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dr. Angela Hicks on the series ER, and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role in The X-Files. In addition, she received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for Grow Old Along With Me, The Best is Yet to Come, and won an AUDI, the Audio Publishers Association's top honor, for Women in the Material World.
Pounder's additional film credits include Bagdad Café, Prizzi's Honor, Postcards from the Edge, RoboCop 3, Sliver, Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight, Face/Off and End of Days.
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CCH Pounder Facts
|Birth Name||Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder|
|Birthday||December 25, 1952 (70)|
|End of Days|
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