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Mandy Ellis
Mandy Ellis
Biographical Information
Real Name: Amanda Ellis
Occupation: Former CIA Clandestine Operations Operative
Title: *Clandestine Operations Operative (COO)
  • Special Activities Division (SAD)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Interests: Jason Hayes
Affiliations: *CIA
Physical Description
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8
Episode Count: 43
Character Information
First appearance: Tip of the Spear
Portrayed by: Jessica Paré

Character Flag - American Female CIA Bravo Team Season 1 Season 2 Season No.3  

Mandy Ellis, was first seen as a Clandestine Operations Officer serving in the Special Activities Division of the CIA and assigned with Bravo Team as an Analyst and CIA Liaison. However, due to her actions of giving up the location of a CIA asset [1] Mandy was demoted from her rank of Directorate of Operations and is now serving as an CIA Black-Site Interrogator.

Season 1[]

In Tip of the Spear Mandy accompanies the Team surrounding Jason Hayes to Liberia in order to catch ISL commander Abu Samir Al Masri. However it turns out that Al-Masri also has a hostage and the objective is switched to ensuring the hostages safety. Due to Mandy's insistance to also catch Al-Masri, Hayes suggests they do both. After a stand-off with Al-Masri he's shot by new recruit Clay Spenser which in Mandy's eyes was a good deed.

In Other Lives Mandy joins the team on a mission to prove the syrian goverment experimenting with a deadly nerve agent. There she helps Lisa Davis and Eric Blackburn to exfiltrate the team and a group of survivors.

Season 2[]

While in a bar in the Philippines with Jason (Paradise Losr), Mandy mentions that she remembered turning 25 “in this dump.” Jason jokes back that was a long time ago. No references are made to her exact age.

Season 3[]

Bravo Team is in Serbia and what is supposed to be a simple stakeout turns into a dramatic car chase with three dead in connection to Vadim Tarasov but are able to bring in Viktor alive. Back at HQ everyone lightheartedly makes fun of Lisa Davis and her new position before debriefing and heading to bed. Jason finds Mandy outside and the two have a quick chat. He apologizes to her for getting her in trouble, that she insists she would do it again to keep the team alive and safe. Days later they are all cralled far away, and after multiple car rides and a boat ride, find themselves at a shipping dock. Everyone watches Trent Sawyer's back as he places the tracker on the truck. Clay Spenser shoots a beer can in distraction to help Trent make his escape. Much later, Jason Hayes makes the call to infiltrate the building in order to find Bojinka . However, after cornering him, he blows himself up. [2] Everyone returns to HQ safe, except for a few scratches on clay and Jason from the bomb. Meanwhile, Mandy and Lisa have a quick de-briefing with each other. Mandy reveals she always put up walls between herself and the team, not wanting to get too close. Suggesting that Lisa does the same. Jason has gone outside to clear his head and is once again tracked down by Mandy. Later [Mandy sends them out to capture Peter Malkin. once he's interrogated, they head home. While returning back to America, Jason celebrates Lisa's first team mission with them and her new position. Eric informs everyone that Jason has signed on for two more years as their Master Chief. He then recites his oath in front of everyone aboard. [3]

Mandy was at base prepping for a protection operation in Yemen and runs into Lisa. The two have another quick conversation, with Mandy giving Lisa emotional support. She also soon runs into Ray, and to talk about how hotheaded Jason can be. [4] Weeks later she meets Clay and Ray inside Yemen, both arriving two days before the rest of the team. The already hostile country has a Civil War, and they will be protecting Ambassador Nicole Marsden who is hoping to prevent another one. The embassies is soon under attack, with Bravo still trapped outside. [5] Once they make it, they attempt their first escape, but are stopped when they are hit with missiles. After a shootout in this street they all escape on a bus.[6]

Mandy is surprised to run into Jason at the bar drinking his worries away. He bailed on his leg surgery, but she convinces him to go through with it. [7]

Mandy meets Bravo in Africa on a very public mission protecting the doctor getting research on Ebola. Later she informs them, a very pure form of the disease was stolen and could be used as a biological weapon. They are tasked with its retrieval. ![8]

Mandy checked in on Lisa to see how she was adjusting to her new position all right, having previously been having problems. Lisa didn't have time to talk and later Mandy met the boys at a bar. She pointed out a blonde that was eyeing Jason but they soon realized he was in a relationship with someone, but wouldn't say who. [9]


The team is called to Niger, Africa to protect a bridge from rebels, and return after Trent calls in an airstrike. [14] Sonny is in a mood, he is being sent to Texas for punishment after punching someone. He picks a fight with everyone at the team barbecue two days before they shipped off.[15]

Bravo returns to The Middle East to Afghanistan for the start of their three-month mission. The first three weeks are silent, much to everyone's annoyance. [16] Weeks later, Lisa and Mandy try to convince Samim, the owner of the local food shop where they all eat, to go undercover as a spy for them, to find out who the new terrorist group is. When he declines, Mandy threatens to provoke his license on the base. He is forced to agree despite being terrified. Days later during a raid, Bravo arrests him along with everyone else. He is let out after light questioning. [17] After finding this out, Mandy is worried he might have a target on him, after Reiss Julian didn't thoroughly question him to keep up appearances. Mandy spends the next couple of days trying to get in contact with Samim, only to find out he was murdered at the market place. [18]

In the aftermath of Samim's death, Mandy convinces the higher ups that she is the right person to give condolences to Samim's wife and son. When she gets there the guard at the door refuses to let Jason in as only men who are related to can come into the home of deceaced during grieving. Mandy tries to convey her sincere apologies but Samim's widow refuses to acknowledge her until Mandy pulls out the $20,000 from the United States government. The widow loses it and starts blaming Mandy for her husbands death. Calls her out for blackmailing Samim into putting himself in danger. Jason hears the allegations alongside the guards and things get tense. He barges into the room forcibly removing Mandy and leading her back into the transport vehicle where Trent Sawyer was outside waiting.[19]

Season 4[]

Season 5[]


  • Mentioned her training at The Farm [20]
  • Never knew her father at all and found out her mother was a career criminal who was a scammer, a con artist and convicted of credit card fraud, insurance fraud and identity theft.
  • She was always working one angle or another, one man or another; one of them was Mandy's dad. [21]
  • After Mandy Ellis made the call to give up a CIA asset to save Bravo Team. CIA reassigned her, and is no longer attached to Bravo permanently, but got out of D. C. and is doing Field interrogation, operations. [1] [22] [23]
  • Mandy Ellis was at base prepping for a protection operation in Yemen. [4]



Season 1

Season 2

Season 3