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"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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Known For

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
(1992)
Vampires
Vampires Katrina
(1998)
Café Society
Café Society Karen Stern
(2016)
Winter's Bone
(2010)

Filmography

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 2016 Dead Ink Archive (Short) (completed)
Alley
 2016 Café Society
Karen Stern
 2016 Rosewood (TV Series)
Brenda Downs
- Keratin & Kissyface (2016) ... Brenda Downs
 2016/I Rebirth
Air
 2014 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)
Atlantic Express Gossiping Baby Jane Splicer (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 (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 Series)
Patti Bailey
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Patti Bailey
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Patti Bailey
 1988 He's No Hero (Video)
Liz
 1987 The Pink Chiquitas
Pink Chiquita
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Other Works:

Stage play: Electric River, Pioneer Square Theater, in Seattle, Washington. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 17 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sheryl Lee Diamond

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on playing Laura Palmer in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)] I felt really great about the decision because I never felt complete with Laura. I never got to be Laura alive, just in flashbacks, so it allowed me to come full circle with the character. Laura always had a tremendous amount of life, because everybody talked about her, yet I didn't get to do those things and be her. ... See more »

Trivia:

(November 15, 2000) Attended the premiere of public awareness campaign "Why Are We Here?", to raise awareness for biodiversity protection. See more »

Trademark:

Her smile

Nickname:

Angel Face

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Give her awards for Twin Peaks 2017. meyers81
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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
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