Related Information for Amber Riley Amber Patrice Riley (born February 15, 1986, Los Angeles, California) is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Mercedes Jones in the hit Fox TV show "Glee".As a member of the Glee Cast since 2009, Riley has sung numerous solos, including "Bust Your Windows", "Hate on Me", "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", "Beautiful", "I Look To You", "Bridge Over Troubled Water," and an original song "Hell T.. read more