Shelley Robertson is an American actress.


Robertson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She started singing and acting in theatrical productions in middle school. After graduating from high school, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended Emory University, eventually graduating with a Political Science degree. Robertson then headed to law school, after working in the city government and getting halfway through her master's degree in Public Administration. However, after working with on In the Heat of the Night, Robertson decided to switch careers and move to Los Angeles, California. Early on in her stay, she began starring in theatrical productions. She eventually earned an LA Weekly nomination for Best Actress for Joe Louis Blues, and an NAACP Theatre Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for Long Time Since Yesterday. Robertson also found extensive work in TV.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Robertson portrayed Detective Dawn Rosenburg in the Season Ten episode Hashtag.


  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2016) as Celine
  • Code Black (2015) as Mali
  • Extant (2015) as Frankie
  • Ray Donovan (2015) as Candace
  • CSI: Cyber (2015) as Marie Carter
  • Jane the Virgin (2014) as Gillian
  • Criminal Minds - Hashtag (2014) TV episode - Detective Dawn Rosenburg
  • The Newsroom (2014) as Margaret Rankin
  • Revelation Road: The Black Rider (2014) as Mollly
  • Bones (2014) as Linda Dugan
  • Teen Wolf (2014) as Committee Chairwoman
  • Partners (2013) as Linda
  • 15 North (2013) as Bijou
  • Southland (2013) as Maya
  • Raising Hope (2013) as Jill
  • Switched at Birth (2013) as Dr. Speyer
  • Brother White (2012) as Waitress
  • Me Again (2012) as Mary (credited as Shelly Robertson)
  • NCIS (2012) as Navy Captain Beverly Sharp
  • Greek (2011) as Professor Morreti (2 episodes)
  • No Ordinary Family (2011) as Ruby Woods
  • Beginners (2010) as Hotel Manager (uncredited)
  • Brothers & Sisters (2007-2010) as Lynda/Journalist (3 episodes)
  • Lie to Me (2009) as Female Protester
  • Grey's Anatomy (2007) as Arlene
  • Days of Our Lives (2007) as Cop (credited as Shelley R. Robertson)
  • Cold Case (2005-2006) as Lena (2 episodes)
  • Close to Home (2006) as Carolyn Murphy
  • The West Wing (2005) as Brenda Burke
  • CSI: Miami (2005) as Nurse Mills
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002) as Doctor
  • The Court (2002) as Dorothea Aries
  • Touched by an Angel (1999) as Loretta
  • ER (1999) as Tanya Phillips
  • Everybody Loves Raymond (1999) as Sareesa
  • Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998) as Tamara
  • Sunset Beach (1998) as Dr. Maria Landeverde (3 episodes, uncredited)
  • 7th Heaven (1998) as Harriet Fields
  • Babylon 5 (1997) as Ms. Constance
  • The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997) as Donna
  • Just Friends (1996) as Sandy
  • Pinocchio's Revenge (1996) as Nurse
  • Sisters (1996) as Deandra Hughes
  • Simon (1995) as Zelda
  • Murphy Brown (1994) as Next Waver #2
  • Based on an Untrue Story (1993) as Female Onlooker at Bin
  • Caroline? (1990) as Book Salesperson
  • In the Heat of the Night (1988) as Jenny Gray


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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