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Sherilyn Fenn


Her childhood was filled with change. Sheryl Ann (later "Sherilyn") was the youngest of 3 kids. She and her two older brothers were raised by their musician mom, Arlene Quatro, who moved the family around Michigan. She and her mom went to L.A. when Sherilyn was 17. Within a couple of years, Sherilyn was working in TV and film, with multiple ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rude Awakening
Rude Awakening Billie Frank
(1998-2001)
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men Curley's Wife
(1992)
Wild at Heart
Wild at Heart Girl in Accident
(1990)
Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks Audrey Horne
(1990-1991)

Filmography

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 2016 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Marsha Walker
- Off the Wagon (2016) ... Marsha Walker
 2016 Shameless (TV Series)
Queenie / Queen
- Paradise Lost (2016) ... Queenie
- Pimp's Paradise (2016) ... Queen
- NSFW (2016) ... Queenie
 2016 Casa Vita (TV Movie)
Marlene Lindstrom
 2015 Unnatural
Dr. Hannah Lindval
 2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Donna Cochran
- Rodef (2014) ... Donna Cochran
- Volcheck (2014) ... Donna Cochran
- Viagra (2014) ... Donna Cochran
- S U C K (2014) ... Donna Cochran
 2012-2014 Project: Phoenix (TV Series short)
Elena Hyland
- Happy Trails to You (2014) ... Elena Hyland (credit only)
- Mother of the Year (2014) ... Elena Hyland (credit only)
- Enter the Dragon (2014) ... Elena Hyland (credit only)
- I've Always Been More of a Cat Person (2014) ... Elena Hyland (credit only)
- And So It Begins (2014) ... Elena Hyland (credit only)
 2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Madame Suzanne
- Love for Sale (2014) ... Madame Suzanne
 2013/II Bump (Short)
Mother
 2013 Raze
Elizabeth
 2012 Bigfoot (TV Movie)
Sheriff Becky Alvarez
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Maudette Hornsby
 2009 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Helen Trask / Helen Traylen
- Let's Get It Ahn (2009) ... Helen Trask / Helen Traylen
 2008 House (TV Series)
Mrs. Soellner
 2007 Treasure Raiders
Lena
 2007 Smith (TV Series)
Debbie Turkenson
- Six (2007) ... Debbie Turkenson
 2006 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Gwen Creighton
- Open Water (2006) ... Gwen Creighton
 2006 Whitepaddy
Karen Greenly
 2005 Deadly Isolation (TV Movie)
Susan Mandaway
 2005 Officer Down (TV Movie)
Detective Kathryn Shaunessy
 2005 The 4400 (TV Series)
Jean DeLynn Baker
- Carrier (2005) ... Jean DeLynn Baker
 2005 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Heather Reid
- My Name Is Amy Gray... (2005) ... Heather Reid
 2004 Mr. Ed (TV Movie)
Carlotta Pope
 2004 Pop Rocks (TV Movie)
Allison Harden
 2004 Cavedweller
M.T.
 2004 Century City (TV Series)
Bree Clemens
- The Face Was Familiar (2004) ... Bree Clemens
 2004 NCIS (TV Series)
Jane Doe / Suzzanne McNeil
- Left for Dead (2004) ... Jane Doe / Suzzanne McNeil
 2003 Dream Warrior
Sterling
 2003 Nightwaves (TV Movie)
Shelby Naylor
 2002 Scent of Danger (TV Movie)
Brenna Shaw
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Gloria Stanfield
- Deception (2002) ... Gloria Stanfield
 2002 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Vanessa
- Gift (2002) ... Vanessa
- Cheetos (2002) ... Vanessa
 2001 Off Season (TV Movie)
Patty Winslow
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series)
Charlotte (segment "Used Car")
- Now He's Coming Up the Stairs/Used Car (2001) ... Charlotte (segment "Used Car")
 2001 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Nora Griffiths / Nora's Clone
- Replica (2001) ... Nora Griffiths / Nora's Clone
 2001 Blind Men (TV Movie)
 2000 Cement
Lyndel
 1999 Love American Style (TV Movie)
Nancy (segment "Love And The Jealous Lover")
 1998 Outside Ozona
Marcy Duggan Rice
 1998 Cupid (TV Series)
Helen Davis
- Pick-Up Schticks (1998) ... Helen Davis
 1998 Nightmare Street (TV Movie)
Joanna Burke / Sarah Randolph
 1997 The Don's Analyst (TV Movie)
Isabella Leoni
 1997 Lovelife
Molly
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
Ginger
- The One with Phoebe's Ex-Partner (1997) ... Ginger
 1996 The Assassination File (TV Movie)
Lauren Jacobs
 1996 A Season in Purgatory (TV Movie)
Kit Bradley
 1995 Slave of Dreams (TV Movie)
Zulaikha
 1995 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Erika
- You, Murderer (1995) ... Erika
 1994 Spring Awakening (TV Movie)
Margie
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Audrey Horne
- Episode #2.19 (1991) ... Audrey Horne (credit only)
 1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
Billie Frechette
 1991 Books: Feed Your Head (TV Mini-Series short)
Woman reading 'Delta of Venus'
- Delta of Venus (1991) ... Woman reading 'Delta of Venus'
 1990 Backstreet Dreams
Lucy
 1990 Meridian (Video)
Catherine
 1989 True Blood
Jennifer Scott
 1989 Crime Zone
Helen
 1989 TV 101 (TV Series)
Robin Zimmer
- The Last Temptation of Checker: Part 2 (1989) ... Robin Zimmer
- The Last Temptation of Checker: Part 1 (1989) ... Robin Zimmer
 1988 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Beth
- A Family Again (1988) ... Beth
 1988 Divided We Stand (TV Movie)
Lorraine
 1987 Zombie High
Suzi
 1987 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Diane Nelson
- Blindsided (1987) ... Diane Nelson
 1986 Heart of the City (TV Series)
Lisa
- The Chemistry of Rage (1986) ... Lisa
 1986 Thrashin'
Velvet
 1985 Cheers (TV Series)
Gabrielle
- The Groom Wore Clearasil (1985) ... Gabrielle
 1985 Out of Control
Katie
 1985 Dummies (Short)
 1984 Silence of the Heart (TV Movie)
Monica
 1984 The Wild Life
Penny Harlin
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Executive director of the child enrichment program CosmiKids film and television division. See more »

Publicity Listings:

28 Interviews | 67 Articles | 40 Pictorials | 52 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[[interviewed by M.J. Simpson, 10/1/97, on director David Lynch] I'm sure you've heard that description, "Jimmy Stewart from Mars". Yes. Because a part of him is really so sweet and pure and innocent. He'd tell me my take was "Jim-dandy", or "Doggone it, Sherilyn, that was cool". His direction is abstract. He doesn't ever say "Go do this" or "Go do that". He'll just tell you some weird story, or ... See more »

Trivia:

According to Fenn, her acting coach Roy London played a pivotal role in her development as an actress. See more »

Trademark:

Classic beauty of the old Hollywood film stars that led her to be compared to such actresses as Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Vivien Leigh. See more »

Nickname:

Sherri

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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