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Sheryl Lee


"Dead, wrapped in plastic" is how Sheryl Lee entered onto the scene as Laura Palmer, the doomed homecoming queen on the cult TV series Twin Peaks (1990). Lee was born April 27, 1967 in Germany. She grew up in Boulder, Colorado, spending much of her youth studying dance before knee injuries ended her hope of becoming a dancer. She began acting in ... See full bio »

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 2016 Dead Ink Archive (Short) (post-production)
Alley
 2015 The Makings of You
Judy
 2014 Jackie & Ryan
Miriam
 2012 Perception (TV Series)
Lacey Penderhalt
- 86'd (2012) ... Lacey Penderhalt
 2011 Texas Killing Fields
Lucie Sliger
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Dr. Donna Gooden
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Janet Brooks
- Bullet Bump (2010) ... Janet Brooks
 2010 BioShock 2 (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2010 Winter's Bone
April
 2007 State of Mind (TV Series)
Leslie Petrovsky
- Pilot (2007) ... Leslie Petrovsky
 2007 Manchild (TV Movie)
Mary
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Ellen Garner
- And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) ... Ellen Garner
 2006 The Secrets of Comfort House (TV Movie)
Wendy
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series)
Stephanie
- Cane and Able (2006) ... Stephanie
 2005 Paradise, Texas
Betsy Kinney
 2004 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Mary Alice Young
- Unaired Pilot (2004) ... Mary Alice Young (uncredited)
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Tina Hodges
- Coming Home (2003) ... Tina Hodges
 2002 Children on Their Birthdays
Elinore Murphy (as Sheryl Lee Diamond)
 2001 Hitched (TV Movie)
Eve Robbins (as Sheryl Lee Diamond)
 1998 Dante's View
Sam Kingsley
 1998 Kiss the Sky
Andy
 1998 Vampires
Katrina
 1997 The Blood Oranges
Fiona
 1997 Bliss
Maria
 1997 David (TV Movie)
Bathsheba
 1995 Follow the River (TV Movie)
Mary Ingles
 1995 Fall Time
Patty / Carol
 1995 Homage
Lucy Samuel
 1994 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Actress
- Curse of the Krumm/Krumm Goes Hollywood (1994) ... Actress (voice)
 1994 Don't Do It
Michelle
 1994 The Can
 1994 Guinevere (TV Movie)
Guinevere
 1994 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Catherine / Shivering Deer
- Another Woman (1994) ... Catherine / Shivering Deer
 1992 Jersey Girl
Tara
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Kate Lyons
- Jake's Story (1992) ... Kate Lyons
 1991 Love, Lies and Murder (TV Movie)
Patti Bailey
 1988 He's No Hero (Video)
Liz
 1987 The Pink Chiquitas
Pink Chiquita
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Alternate Names:

Sheryl Lee Diamond

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've often said that in acting school they teach you how to develop a character and how to bring in a character. But nobody teaches you how to let go.
  • (Twin Peaks Archive interview, 2013)


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(May 14, 2011) Attended the iMatter March in Denver, Colorado, to raise awareness on global warming and climate change. See more »

Trademark:

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Nickname:

Angel Face

Star Sign:

Taurus

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i thought she looked like... soxgirl335819
Where is Sheryl? wolvesjames
was that Sheryl on One Tree Hill season finale?? spiritwriter
been watching some youtube clips from FWWM nicepenguin
Portrayed Queen Guinevere beautifully! Stratovarius9
Sheryl Lee seemed to have convincing Australian accent in 'Kiss the Sky' icemith
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