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Cheryl Lynn

Raised in the church in Los Angeles, California, Cheryl Lynn was once too shy to sing church solos. By 1978, she was a speech pathology major in college. With her singing talents known primarily by her family and her then-boyfriend, she had not considered a career as a singer. Yet her boyfriend, Delbert Langston, issued an ultimatum: she would ... See full bio »
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Known For

Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way Soundtrack
(1993)
The Holiday
The Holiday Soundtrack
(2006)
Shark Tale
Shark Tale Soundtrack
(2004)
The Pink Panther
The Pink Panther Soundtrack
(2006)

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 2016 Atlanta (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Go for Broke (2016) ... (performer: "Encore" - uncredited)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.8908 (2016) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited) / (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.8885 (2016) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited) / (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 2016 A Hologram for the King (lyrics: "Got To Be Real") / (music: "Got To Be Real") / (performer: "Got To Be Real")
  South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Safe Space (2015) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
  Scandal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Yes (2015) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited) / (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 2014 Night at the Museum 3 (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2014 Vestido Pra Casar (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real")
  American Dad! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls (2010) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2006 The Holiday (performer: "Got to Be Real" (1978)) / (writer: "Got to Be Real" (1978))
 2006 The Pink Panther (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disco (2005) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Deja Past (2004) ... (performer: "Got To Be Real" - uncredited)
 2004 Shark Tale (performer: "Sweet Kind of Life") / (writer: "Got to Be Real", "Sweet Kind of Life")
 2004 The Cookout (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.203 (2003) ... (writer: "Luxo Pesado" - uncredited)
 2003 Get Up! (performer: "Got To Be Real") / (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2002 Undercover Brother (performer: "Got To Be Real") / (writer: "Got To Be Real")
  Sex and the City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- The Real Me (2001) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited) / (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 2000 Keeping the Faith (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1999 The Wood (performer: "If This World Were Mine")
  Will & Grace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Head Case (1998) ... (performer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited) / (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 1998 Safe Men (performer: "Got To Be Real") / (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (performer: "Encore", "Keep It Hot", "Got To Be Real" - uncredited) / (writer: "Keep It Hot", "Got To Be Real" - uncredited)
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1993 Carlito's Way (performer: "Got To Be Real") / (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 1991 Queens Logic (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1990 Paris Is Burning (Documentary) (performer: "Got To Be Real") / (writer: "Got To Be Real" - as C. Lynn)
 1990 Ghost Dad (performer: "Everytime I Say Goodbye")
 1986 Armed and Dangerous (performer: "STEPPIN' INTO THE NIGHT")
 1984 Heavenly Bodies (performer: "At Last You're Mine")
 1980 The Last Married Couple in America (performer: "Got to Be Real") / (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1977 Roseland (performer: "Super Cool")
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TV commercial (soundtrack song "Got to Be Real") for UK's "Marks & Spencer" womenswear featuring Dannii Minogue, Twiggy, Lisa Snowdon, V.V. Brown and Ana Beatriz Barros.
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Cheryl's signature record, "Got To Be Real", was inducted into the "Dance Music Hall Of Fame" on September 19, 2005. See more »

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