Appeared (as "Lola") in the William Inge
play "Come Back, Little Sheba" at the Biltmore Theater on Broadway. Revival. and in its Los Angeles showing at the Kirk Douglas
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Epatha Merkerson | Epatha Merkinson
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
My dad said he had a teacher named Epatha who was influential in keeping him in school. But my mother said it was an old girlfriend of his. So that's why she stuck in the Sharon Epatha. That's what the "S" stands for. Everyone knows now because some numbskull I went to high school with decided to put it on the Internet.
Her Law & Order
(1990) character, Lt. Anita Van Buren, whom she has played since 1993, is the longest running African American character in an American television drama.