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Sherri Shepherd


Sherri was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. When she was 11, her family moved to suburb of Hoffman Estates. Her father, Lawrence was a food service manager at Sambos Restaurant; and her mom, LaVerne cleaned homes. Sherri started her stand-up career in 1990 while working in Beverly Hills as a legal secretary. In 1995, she took the big plunge, ... See full bio »
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 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Daphne
- Mom and Dad (2013) ... Daphne
- The Lighthouse (2013) ... Daphne
- No Questions Asked (2013) ... Daphne
- Knight Vision (2013) ... Daphne
- The Poker Game (2013) ... Daphne
 2012 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Nikki
- The God-Fathers (2012) ... Nikki
 2011 Rip City (TV Movie)
Gabby
 2009 Sherri (TV Series)
Sherri Robinson
- Indecision '09 (2009) ... Sherri Robinson
- Thanks-for-Not-for-Nothing-Giving (2009) ... Sherri Robinson
- Game Changer (2009) ... Sherri Robinson
- 4 Women and a Baby (2009) ... Sherri Robinson
- Birth (2009) ... Sherri Robinson
 2009/II Precious
Cornrows
 2008 Entourage (TV Series)
Sherri Shepherd
- Fire Sale (2008) ... Sherri Shepherd
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Debbie Quill
- The Fantasy (2007) ... Debbie Quill
- Partly Cloudy, with a Chance of Disaster (2007) ... Debbie Quill
- Wedding from Hell (2007) ... Debbie Quill
- For Whom the Bells Toll (2007) ... Debbie Quill
 2004-2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
M.C. Honey
- Trading Faces (2007) ... M.C. Honey (voice)
- Rappin' Drakken (2005) ... M.C. Honey (voice)
- Hidden Talent (2004) ... M.C. Honey (voice)
 2006 Untitled Patricia Heaton Project (TV Movie)
Rachel Curtis
 2004-2006 Brandy & Mr. Whiskers (TV Series)
Cheryl / Meryl
- Go! Fight! Win! (2006) ... Cheryl / Meryl (voice)
- Where Everybody Knows Your Shame (2006) ... Cheryl / Meryl (voice)
- Any Club That Would Have Me as a Member... (2006) ... Cheryl / Meryl (voice)
- Jungle Makeover (2006) ... Cheryl / Meryl (voice)
- Get a Job (2006) ... Cheryl / Meryl (voice)
 2006 Capitol Law (TV Movie)
Glynda Johnson
 2005 Guess Who
Sydney
 2005 Beauty Shop
Ida
 2004 Cellular
Jaded Cashier
 2003 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series)
MVA Clerk God
- Drive, He Said (2003) ... MVA Clerk God
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Woman at Golf Course (as Sherri Sheppard)
 2002 Men, Women & Dogs (TV Series)
Dr. Michaels
- Cheese Dog (2002) ... Dr. Michaels
 2002 My Adventures in Television (TV Series)
Joanne Walker
- No Escape (2002) ... Joanne Walker (as Sherri Shepherd-Tarpley)
- Kind Stranger (2002) ... Joanne Walker (as Sherri Shepherd-Tarpley)
- Fired (2002) ... Joanne Walker (as Sherri Shepherd-Tarpley)
- Death Be Not Pre-Empted (2002) ... Joanne Walker (as Sherri Shepherd-Tarpley)
- The Chinese Baby (2002) ... Joanne Walker (as Sherri Shepherd-Tarpley)
 1999-2001 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Sheila Yarborough / Sheila
- Always and Forever (2001) ... Sheila Yarborough
- Bachelor Party (2000) ... Sheila Yarborough
- If the Shoe Fits... (2000) ... Sheila
- Shakin' and Fakin' (2000) ... Sheila
- Candy Girl (2000) ... Sheila Yarborough
 2000 King of the Open Mics
Marci
 2000 The Trouble with Normal (TV Series)
Nina
- Psychologists Without Borders (2000) ... Nina
 1998-1999 Holding the Baby (TV Series)
Miss Boggs
- Gordy's Choice (1999) ... Miss Boggs
- One Date at a Time (1998) ... Miss Boggs
- The Gay Divorcee (1998) ... Miss Boggs
- Looking for Mr. Hoppity (1998) ... Miss Boggs
- Homeward Boundaries (1998) ... Miss Boggs
 1998 Friends (TV Series)
Rhonda, The Tour Guide
- The One with Phoebe's Uterus (1998) ... Rhonda, The Tour Guide
 1997 Living Single (TV Series)
Comedienne
- Swing Out Sisters (1997) ... Comedienne
 1997 Claude's Crib (TV Series)
Lorene
- Clothes Encounter (1997) ... Lorene
 1995 Cleghorne! (TV Series)
Victoria Carlson
- Brother from Another Planet (1995) ... Victoria Carlson
- This Magic Moment (1995) ... Victoria Carlson
- Girlfriendz (1995) ... Victoria Carlson
- Home Alone (1995) ... Victoria Carlson
- Losing Faith (1995) ... Victoria Carlson
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Print ads for Nestle's Cranberry Raisinets "Crandulgence Life-in-Balance" sweepstakes. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sherri Shepherd-Tarpley | Sherri Sheppard

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Prior to promoting her new book while starring in her new comedy series]: I've always liked the fact that I could make people laugh at crazy stuff that has happened to me. If it makes you feel better at me falling down the stairs...then I'm going to do it. See more »

Trivia:

She and her now ex-1st husband Jeff Tarpley were expecting twins, a baby boy & a baby girl, due in July 2005 but miscarried her daughter and instead gave birth to son 3 months prematurely. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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