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Sharon Lawrence (I)


You may know her from multiple nominated and SAG Award winning portrayal of ADA Sylvia Costas Sipowitz in NYPD Blue, as a stay-at-home prostitute in Desperate Housewives and a murderous realtor on Monk, as a serial killer on Law and Order:SVU, coming to terms with her long lost daughter on Rizzoli & Isles, bantering with Alfred Molina on Ladies ... See full bio »

"The Grand Tour: The Fall Guys"

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May try to find the fastest way from the Big Apple to Niagara Falls in Season 2, Episode 2 of "The Grand Tour." Episode 2 is available Friday, Dec. 15.

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Me, Myself and I
(2017)
The Ranch
The Ranch Brenda
(2017)
Shameless
Shameless Margo
(2016-2017)
NYPD Blue
NYPD Blue A.D.A. Sylvia Costas / A.D.A. Sylvia Costas-Sipowicz
(1993-1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Penny & Paul (Short)
Barb
 2017 Anabolic Life
Katherine Stenson
 2016-2017 Shameless (TV Series)
Margo
- Ride or Die (2016) ... Margo
- Own Your Shit (2016) ... Margo
- Swipe, Fuck, Leave (2016) ... Margo
 2017 Me, Myself and I (TV Series)
Eleanor
- New Job (2017) ... Eleanor
- Star Wars (2017) ... Eleanor
- The First Step (2017) ... Eleanor
- Pilot (2017) ... Eleanor
 2017 Queen Sugar (TV Series)
Lorna Prescott
- Fruit of the Flower (2017) ... Lorna Prescott
- Drums at Dusk (2017) ... Lorna Prescott
- Yet Do I Marvel (2017) ... Lorna Prescott
 2017 The Last Tycoon (TV Series)
Frances Goldwyn
- Oscar, Oscar, Oscar (2017) ... Frances Goldwyn
- An Enemy Among Us (2017) ... Frances Goldwyn
- More Stars Than There Are in Heaven (2017) ... Frances Goldwyn
 2017 The Ranch (TV Series)
Brenda
- My Best Friend (2017) ... Brenda
- Things Change (2017) ... Brenda
 2017/V Home (Short)
Margaret Sullivan
 2017 Deidra & Laney Rob a Train
Veronica
 2017 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Christine Sanders
- The One That Got Away (2017) ... Christine Sanders
 2016 I Like You Just the Way I Am (TV Series)
Debbie
- Sex with Luke (2016) ... Debbie
 2016 Hearts of Christmas (TV Movie)
Alice Shelby
 2016 Devious Maids (TV Series)
Lori
- Grime and Punishment (2016) ... Lori
 2012-2016 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Dr. Hope Martin
- Shadow of Doubt (2016) ... Dr. Hope Martin
- Food for Thought (2014) ... Dr. Hope Martin
- Dance with the Devil (2013) ... Dr. Hope Martin
- In Over Your Head (2013) ... Dr. Hope Martin
- No More Drama in My Life (2012) ... Dr. Hope Martin
 2016 Game of Silence (TV Series)
Diana Stockman
- She Sang Hymns Out of Tune (2016) ... Diana Stockman
- Hey (2016) ... Diana Stockman
- The Truth (2016) ... Diana Stockman
- Road Trip (2016) ... Diana Stockman
- Into the Black (2016) ... Diana Stockman
 2015 Mix (TV Movie)
Stella Ruiz
 2015 Blunt Talk (TV Series)
Sophie
- All My Relationships End in Pain (2015) ... Sophie
 2015/II Solace
Mrs. Ellis
 2015 Stay Filthy, Cali (TV Series short)
Woman
- Nag (2015) ... Woman
 2015 The Bridge Partner (Short)
Olivia Korhonen
 2015 If I Could Tell You (Short)
Sara Linda
 2014 Of Mind and Music
Angela Cruz
 2014 Matador (TV Series)
Emily Taft
- Mala Sangre (2014) ... Emily Taft
- Everything Old Is New Again (2014) ... Emily Taft
 2014 Somebody's Mother (Short)
Alice
 2014 Starving in Suburbia
Dr. Klein
 2014/V Grace
Sonia
 2014 Born to Race: Fast Track (Video)
Mrs. Dalton
 2014 The After (TV Movie)
Francis
 2009-2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Bobbie Dobkins
- Guess Who's Coming (2013) ... Bobbie Dobkins
- Lady Parts (2012) ... Bobbie Dobkins
- He Said, She Said (2011) ... Bobbie Dobkins
- Mother's Day (2011) ... Bobbie Dobkins
- A Mother's Secret (2010) ... Bobbie Dobkins
 2013/I Jimmy
Judge Robinson (uncredited)
 2013 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Julia Stone
- Committed (2013) ... Julia Stone
 2012 iVOTE (Short)
Marni
 2012/III The Visit (Short)
Mother / Ginny
 2012 Nuclear Family (TV Movie)
Karen
 2012 BlackBoxTV (TV Series)
Debrah Stratford
- Silverwood: Red Ink (2012) ... Debrah Stratford
 2012 Chasing the Hill (TV Series)
Mayor Rachel Lewis
- Send in the Dancing Chihuahuas (2012) ... Mayor Rachel Lewis
 2012 Middle of Nowhere
Fraine
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
Scarlett Reynolds
- The Scarlet Getter (2011) ... Scarlett Reynolds (voice)
 2011 Talker (Short)
Mary
 2011 The Glades (TV Series)
Georgia Lancer
- Moonlighting (2011) ... Georgia Lancer
 2011 The Perfect Family
Agnes Dunn
 2010-2011 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
Sylvia Baker
- The Other Half of Me (2011) ... Sylvia Baker
- The Drinks We Drank Last Night (2011) ... Sylvia Baker
- Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace (2010) ... Sylvia Baker
- Mouthful of Diamonds (2010) ... Sylvia Baker
- Luck Be a Lady (2010) ... Sylvia Baker
 2010 Hitched (TV Movie)
 2010 Blue Belle (TV Series)
Judy
- Komshe Thunderfuck (2010) ... Judy
- Goin' to Vegas (2010) ... Judy
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Melba Walker Shannon
- Bleeding Heart (2010) ... Melba Walker Shannon
 2009 Community (TV Series)
Doreen
- Politics of Human Sexuality (2009) ... Doreen
 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Dr. Trundle
- Vehicular Fellatio (2009) ... Dr. Trundle
 2009 The Line (TV Series)
Jayne
- Episode #2.8 (2009) ... Jayne
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... Jayne
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Jayne
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Jayne
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Jayne
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Robbie Stevens
- No Good at Saying Sorry (One More Chance) (2009) ... Robbie Stevens
 2009 Buzz (TV Movie)
Alexis Henson
 2008-2009 Privileged (TV Series)
Shelby Smith
- All About Tough Love (2009) ... Shelby Smith
- All About What Lies Beneath (2009) ... Shelby Smith
- All About the Ripple Effect (2008) ... Shelby Smith
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Elena Bancroft
- Life on the Line (2009) ... Elena Bancroft
 2008 The Prince of Motor City (TV Movie)
Dorothy Riley
 2006-2008 Monk (TV Series)
Linda Fusco
- Mr. Monk's 100th Case (2008) ... Linda Fusco (uncredited)
- Mr. Monk and the Bad Girlfriend (2007) ... Linda Fusco
- Mr. Monk and His Biggest Fan (2007) ... Linda Fusco
- Mr. Monk, Private Eye (2006) ... Linda Fusco
 2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer (TV Mini-Series)
Fiona Remus
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Fiona Remus
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Fiona Remus
 2008 Dirt (TV Series)
Cassie Hope
- God Bless the Child (2008) ... Cassie Hope
 2007 Hidden Palms (TV Series)
Tess Wiatt
- Second Chances (2007) ... Tess Wiatt
- Stand by Your Woman (2007) ... Tess Wiatt
- Dangerous Liaisons (2007) ... Tess Wiatt
- What Liza Beneath (2007) ... Tess Wiatt
- Mulligan (2007) ... Tess Wiatt
 2006 Fool Me Once (Short)
Maureen
 2006 Augusta, Gone (TV Movie)
Martha Tod Dudman
 2006 Lies & Alibis
Judith Hatch
 2005 I? (Short)
 2005 Nearing Grace
Mrs. Ash (uncredited)
 2004-2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Maisy Gibbons
- The Ladies Who Lunch (2005) ... Maisy Gibbons
- Come Back to Me (2004) ... Maisy Gibbons
- Running to Stand Still (2004) ... Maisy Gibbons
 2004 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Judge Rita Sharpley
- Head Cases (2004) ... Judge Rita Sharpley
 2004 Little Black Book
Mom
 2004 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Andrea Adelstein
- Predictive Neglect (2004) ... Andrea Adelstein
 2003 Word of Honor (TV Movie)
Marcy McClure Tyson
 2003 Fly Cherry (Short)
Cherry's Mom
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Maggie Peterson
- Chameleon (2002) ... Maggie Peterson
 2002 Atomic Twister (TV Movie)
Corrine Maguire
 2001-2002 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
Vivian Cates
- If These Wolves Could Talk (2002) ... Vivian Cates
- Legend of Lost Lenore (2002) ... Vivian Cates (credit only)
- Leader of the Pack (2002) ... Vivian Cates
- Four Feet Under (2002) ... Vivian Cates
- Excitable Boy (2001) ... Vivian Cates
 2002 Philly (TV Series)
Tabitha Davenport
- Here Comes the Judge (2002) ... Tabitha Davenport
- Lies of Minelli (2002) ... Tabitha Davenport
 1999-2001 Ladies Man (TV Series)
Donna Stiles
- The Happy Wanderer (2001) ... Donna Stiles
- Family Dinner (2001) ... Donna Stiles
- The 31-Inch-High Club (2001) ... Donna Stiles
- Upright and Breathing (2001) ... Donna Stiles
- A Quiet Evening at Home (2001) ... Donna Stiles
 2000/I Gossip
Detective Kelly
 1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV Mini-Series)
Dori Thorell
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Dori Thorell
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Dori Thorell
 1993-1999 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
A.D.A. Sylvia Costas / A.D.A. Sylvia Costas-Sipowicz
- Voir Dire This (1999) ... A.D.A. Sylvia Costas
- I'll Draw You a Mapp (1999) ... A.D.A. Sylvia Costas
- Show & Tell (1999) ... A.D.A. Sylvia Costas
- Grime Scene (1999) ... A.D.A. Sylvia Costas
- Raging Bulls (1998) ... A.D.A. Sylvia Costas
 1999 Blue Moon (TV Movie)
Cass Medieros
 1997-1998 Fired Up (TV Series)
Gwen Leonard
- Lustline (1998) ... Gwen Leonard
- What I Really Want to Do Is Be Direct (1998) ... Gwen Leonard
- The Pajama Game (1998) ... Gwen Leonard
- Fire and Nice (1998) ... Gwen Leonard
- Mission: and A-Hopin' (1998) ... Gwen Leonard
 1997 Superman (TV Series)
Maxima
- Warrior Queen (1997) ... Maxima (voice)
 1997 Five Desperate Hours (TV Movie)
Clair Ballard
 1997 The Only Thrill
Joleen Quillet
 1996 The Uninvited (TV Movie)
Pattie Johnson
 1996 A Friend's Betrayal (TV Movie)
Nina Talbert
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Maddie - Employment Counselor
- Caroline and the Proposal (1996) ... Maddie - Employment Counselor
 1995 Degree of Guilt (TV Movie)
Mary Carelli
 1995 The Heidi Chronicles (TV Movie)
Jill
 1995 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Amelia Earhart
- The 37's (1995) ... Amelia Earhart
 1995 The Face on the Milk Carton (TV Movie)
Sada Sands
 1994 The Shaggy Dog (TV Movie)
Beth Daniels
 1994 Someone She Knows (TV Movie)
Sharon
 1994 Bloodfist V: Human Target (Video)
Jewellry Store Clerk
 1993 Cheers (TV Series)
Rachel
- The Guy Can't Help It (1993) ... Rachel
 1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Paulette
- Parental Guidance Recommended (1993) ... Paulette
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Norma Helmutz
- Drone of Arc (1992) ... Norma Helmutz
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Other Works:

: Plays Michelle in "Under the Blue Sky" play by David Eldridge (Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA). See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was the Chair of the WIFF Foundation, which is the philanthropic arm of Women In Film. The foundation runs the several programs including one that provide our film finishing fund. So we help women complete their films with a grant from Netflix. It's great to be associated with award winning films like 'Freeheld' and 'Circumstance'. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of WRAL-TV reporter/anchor Tom Lawrence See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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